United Church of God

United News: January 2000

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  • by Frederick Kellers
God doesn't bind fraudulent contracts—including the contract of marriage. Under the first covenant God made with Israel, if a man married a woman and found that she had deliberately hidden the fact that she was not a virgin, he was permitted to put her away. We would say that the marriage was annulled. That is, it was never a valid, bound marriage. The same would be true today for a man who...
  • by Denny Luker
When Loma Armstrong was called to understand the Sabbath in the 1920s, God used her to teach her husband, Herbert W. Armstrong. Though he did his best to disprove it, after six months of intensive study, he finally had to accept the truth that his wife had discovered. Together they were used to spread the truth to multiple thousands.
by Les McCullough
  • by John Cafourek
The alarming increase in the number of children affected by abuse in our society today can seem overwhelming in its powerfully negative impact. Are there any solutions available to us?
  • by Frederick Kellers
In the musical, Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye's eldest daughter begs him to not make her marry the wealthy butcher, but to allow her to marry the poor tailor. Why? Because she loves him. This stuns the father because love wasn't considered to be an important consideration in marriage.