Christ and Culture

Advent Study #4 – Love

22 Dec , 2019  

Scriptures of Love   Jehovah did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all peoples: but because Jehovah loveth you, and because he would keep the oath which he swore unto your fathers, hath Jehovah brought you out […]

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Christ and Culture

Advent Study #3 – Joy

15 Dec , 2019  

 Scriptures for Joy   And David spake to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brethren to be the singers with instruments of music, psalteries and harps and cymbals, sounding, by lifting up the voice with joy.   (1 Chronicles 15:16) Comment The Tabernacle of Moses had been replaced many times over the centuries. The […]

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Christ and Culture

Advent Study # 2 – Peace

8 Dec , 2019  

Scriptures for Peace   Think ye that I am come to give peace in the earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division: for there shall be from henceforth five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.  They shall be divided, father against son, and son against father; mother against daughter, […]

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Christ and Culture

Advent Study #1 – Hope

1 Dec , 2019  

Scriptures of Hope   And, behold, the Lord stood above it, and said, I am the Lord God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed; And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou […]

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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” […]

Christ and Culture

Happy, Happy Easter!!

16 Apr , 2017  

Hallelujah! He is Risen! He is Risen. Hallelujah!! This is the traditional call and response in more liturgical churches on Easter morning. It is a joyous affirmation of our faith. We are participants in Christ’s resurrection because in our surrender to Him as Lord, we died in Him to sin and were resurrected to new […]

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Christ and Culture

Advent Celebration: Christmas!

24 Dec , 2016  

Christmas Day – The Christ Candle, white So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David.  He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child.  While […]

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Christ and Culture

Advent Celebration: Fourth Sunday

18 Dec , 2016  

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Fourth Sunday in Advent – The John the Baptist Candle, purple …during the high-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John son of Zechariah in the wilderness.  He went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.  As it is written in the book of the words […]

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Christ and Culture,Glad Tidings

Glad Tidings Introduction and Purpose

16 Dec , 2016  

Glad Tidings© is a monthly Christian Epistle. It has been published since January, 2004, and distributed free of charge by email. It is also published monthly on this website. Since Glad Tidings© is sent to all comers. It contains an article that seeks to investigate themes that are common to people in general, and Americans […]

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Christ and Culture

Christmas Observation

16 Dec , 2016  

Shepherds worship Jesus

Angels Appear to the Shepherds The shepherds, who were expecting nothing, who were “just common joes”, who were minding their business, were energized to check out the fantastic report, …for there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.    (Luke 2:11) Now, they were Jews. […]

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