Glad Tidings

The Ol’ Time Religion

7 Oct , 2019  

GT—Volume 16 Issue 10 Music as Praise to God A Christian radio station in our area advertises that it is the source for classic Christian music. Then it raises the question of veracity by playing the recent upbeat gospel music (unknown by us ‘ol’ fogies) and the 7/11 gospel, i.e. seven words repeated eleven times. […]

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Glad Tidings

This Amazing Machine!

17 Sep , 2019  

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GT—Volume 16 Issue 9 Our Bodies are a Marvel! As I am creating this issue, I am typing, while at the same time I’m hearing the lovely sounds of Classical music. My ears are receiving sound waves all the time, waking or sleeping. Those invisible waves beat against our ear drums on both sides of […]

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Glad Tidings

Good Versus Evil

7 Aug , 2019  

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GT—Volume 16 Issue 8 God’s Morality Abandoned This never ends well. It always leads to more and more awfulness. History is full of terrible examples of how evil is perpetrated in the name of what people have decided is “right”. It can be painful to consider. But we have reason to hope and rejoice! God […]

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Christ and Culture,Prayers

The Way, The Truth and The Life

7 Mar , 2018  

We Were Taught to Be Good I first met our dear friend when I was in college. My wife knew her in high school. We were all members of the college group, across from the University of Washington campus. That was a time of the beatniks and when drugs first were rampant on the “Ave” […]

Prayers

Yield Not To Sin

17 Jan , 2018  

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Your Reasons to Pray Before I begin my introduction to prayer, please consider the concerns that are on your hearts. God created us with volition, the capacity to choose. And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, “You may surely eat of every tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you […]

Glad Tidings

Freedom in Christ Jesus

7 Aug , 2017  

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GT—Volume 14 Issue 7 Liberty, Equality, Fraternity The battle cry of the French Revolution in 1779 when the people sought deliverance from the oppression of uncaring kings. The royalty continued spending money, while the income of the nation fell.  This required extensive borrowing. The peasants were starving while the royalty feasted using borrowed money. France was […]

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Prayers

Our Lord, Jesus, is Magnificent

17 Jul , 2017  

The Lord is Magnificent

O Magnify the LORD with Me Oh, sing unto Jehovah a new song: Sing unto Jehovah, all the earth. Sing unto Jehovah, bless his name; Show forth his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, His marvelous works among all the peoples. For great is Jehovah, and greatly to be praised: […]

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Prayers

Father’s Day

18 Jun , 2017  

Fatherhood of God Scripture is filled with passages that affirm the truth that God is not only our Creator, but He is also our Father. Here are just a few: Wherefore David blessed Jehovah before all the assembly; and David said, Blessed be thou, O Jehovah, the God of Israel our father, forever and ever. […]

Prayers

Memorial Day Prayer

29 May , 2017  

We Have Been Saved  But the Comforter, even the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said unto you.   (1 John 14:26) Please Pray With Me Father, we remember all the ways you have blessed our Nation. We remember that your Son paid a […]

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Glad Tidings

You May Think Easter Is Over

30 Apr , 2017  

GT—Volume 14 Issue 5 Jesus Alive in Our Lives Ruth and I, early in our life in Christ, were advisors to a church youth group. One Easter morning we went to a sunrise service, then had an early pancake breakfast at our church and afterward went to an Easter Egg hunt at my sister’s home. […]