Glad Tidings

GT—Volume 13 Issue 2

2 Feb , 2016  

Let Us Examine What Real Love Is “Make me the happiest man on earth, and say you will marry me.” It sounds romantic. This or similar words often form a marriage proposal. Marriage is not in vogue as much as it was when Ruth and I married, over 50 years ago. Marriage then involved the […]

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Glad Tidings

GT—Volume 13 Issue 1

3 Jan , 2016  

Resolution Or Resurrection This usually takes the form of New Year’s Resolutions. Some people make a list. I resolve to: smile more grumble less obey my mother listen politely for the 12th time to GranDad’s old stories Others make one major resolution, “I resolve to quit smoking.” These are personal attempts to improve by making […]

Prayers

Mission Prayer

30 May , 2015  

“And Jesus came to them and spake unto them, saying, All authority hath been given unto me in heaven and on earth. Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit: teaching them to observe all things […]

Prayers

God Makes Us Holy

9 Jan , 2015  

January 11, 2015 Let Us Hold Fast We live in a world that is primarily secular and non-Christian. In our culture we are bombarded with messages that encourage us to engage in ungodly pursuits. Advertising not only urges us to buy excessively, but encourages us by appealing to our fleshly and sexual desires. We are […]

Prayers

O Magnify the LORD with Me

30 Dec , 2014  

December 11, 2014 I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. I sought the Lord, and he […]

Glad Tidings

GT—Volume 11 Issue 7

18 Jul , 2014  

Response to Perceptions This is a 45 year old response to a letter I sent. My friend wrote about some of her understandings of the world. These are excerpts. The names I have changed , but not the grammar, etc. Mary wrote, You asked me, what idealistic ideals did not fit the Church, and what principles […]

Christ and Culture

Culture’s Economy vs. Christ’s Economy

7 Jul , 2014  

Gratia Christi, quod Sum, quod Vivo, quoque Laboro facit. The grace of Christ makes what I am, what I live, what I do Culture’s Economy vs. Christ’s Economy The current culture envisions our national economy as a zero sum game. The belief is promoted that we have a limited amount of financial resources and no […]

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Christ and Culture

Culture of Government vs. Culture of Christ

30 Jun , 2014  

Gratia Christi, quod Sum, quod Vivo, quoque Laboro facit. The grace of Christ makes what I am, what I live, what I do  Culture of Government vs. Culture of Christ Ruth read a recent Facebook post about a SWAT Team raid on the Garden of Eden. Neighborhood complaints of code enforcement and allegations of growing […]

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Christ and Culture

Marriage in the Culture vs. Marriage in Christ

23 Jun , 2014  

Gratia Christi, quod Sum, quod Vivo, quoque Laboro facit.  “The grace of Christ makes what I am, what I live, what I do” Love in the 60’s Ruth and I began dating and because we liked one another, we became “steadies”. We fell in love in 1960, and began looking toward marriage as the consummation […]

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Prayers

Father’s Day Prayer

19 Jun , 2014  

Almighty Father June 15, 2014 Almighty Father, we bow before You to worship and adore You. You have demonstrated all the traits of a wonderful father. You have been our progenitor. Without Your conceiving us we would not exist. You have been our nurturer. Without your care we could not live. You have taught us […]

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