United Church of God

United News: December 2007

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In This Issue

  • by Derrick Smith
"Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand" (Ephesians 6:13, emphasis added throughout).
  • by Skip Miller
Canna lilies are taller; calla lilies are shorter. Both produce incredible blossoms that today are here and tomorrow are cast upon the compost pile.
  • by Carol Taylor
"My mate hasn't been called—is there something wrong with me?" "I'm married but can't have children—is there something wrong with me?" "I was married but my mate died—is there something wrong with me?"
  • by Stuart Segall
When Jan and I were first married, we went camping four or five times.
by André van Belkum
by David Johnson
by Gerald Seelig
by James Capo
by Peter Eddington
by United News
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  • by Gary Jacques
It was a beautiful summer day. Not too hot and not too cool. A perfect day just made for mowing the lawn. I had been mowing for about an hour when I noticed a toad directly in my path. I stopped walking and waited for the toad to get out of the way of the noisy gas-eating monster I was pushing.
  • by Don Hooser
The serpent plays a part in many cultural traditions around the world. But unlike Genesis 3, in many of the traditions the snake is the hero instead of the villain! That's exactly what Satan would like for people to believe!
  • by Gregory Dullum
When I see Noah in the resurrection, I may ask him why he didn't swat the last two flies and mosquitoes when he had the chance.
  • by Sharon VanSchuyver
Recently, while reading a book by Christian psychologist Dr. James Dobson, I was introduced to a lesson that I won't soon forget.
  • by Randy Vild
The majestic eagle can teach us much about rising above the storms of life and preparing to soar.
  • by United News
Eating is one of our most pleasurable activities, and God intended it to be so.
  • by Jay Turner
As we go through life's trials and tribulations, we can easily fall prey to discouragement.
by United News
  • by Phyllis Newton
As I was straightening and picking up around the house, I thought about house rules.
by Ken Giese
  • by Tina Rupp
There is such joy and gratitude in picking a red, ripe, juicy tomato from the plant, a refreshing, crisp cucumber from the vine or a beautiful, fragrant rose from the bush growing in your own garden!
by Clyde Kilough