Glad Tidings

Indoctrination Education

1 Aug , 2020  

GT—Volume 17 Issue 8 Indoctrination Education “William Temple characterized this as a ‘cut flower civilization.’ It appears beautiful, but is cut off from its roots, the value system that nourished it. Signs of withering may be detected in increased criminality, salaciousness, profanity, vulgarity, and uncontrollable drug culture. Instead of emphasizing values proven by years of […]

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Love in Marriage

5 May , 2020  

Married Love Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote Sonnet 43 as a poem of love for the person she cherished. It was dedicated to her husband, poet Robert Browning. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of […]

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Hearing God’s Voice in the New Year!

1 Jan , 2020  

GT—Volume 17 Issue 1 Joseph Chooses to Honor Mary Joseph was a spiritually attuned man. Mary, the mother of Jesus, was apparently an adulteress. When he thought in his own generosity, instead of accusing her publicly, he chose to put her away quietly. Not muss, no fuss, no publicity. I’m sure her parents (Joachim and […]

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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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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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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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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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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. […]

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New Year, New Opportunities for Love!

2 Jan , 2017  

GT—Volume 14 Issue 1 Party! Party ! Party! New Year’s Eve is the time for parties, whether we go to a large public party where one can get lost in the crowd and lose all inhibitions, or go to an intimate party with friends or family. Seattle’s major celebration is held at the Space Needle. […]

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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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