Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 7, 2018)

A Brick in the Wall  You may have heard the expression: “He was a brick!” Few know the origin and significance of that expression. The term implies all that is brave and loyal. Plutarch, in writing...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 7, 2018)

Avoid Coverups Centuries before the time of Christ, near the Greek city of Sparta, a young boy saw his teacher approaching on the path ahead. Fear gripped him. At the age of seven, the boy had...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (November 9, 2017)

Overcoming Obstacles The nine-foot, 400-pound Goliath challenged the children of Israel and blasphemed Almighty God. David, a seventeen-year-old fuzzy-cheeked lad who came to visit his brothers demanded to know why they were not accepting the...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 15, 2017)

Punching Holes in the Darkness A young boy with his face to the window watched with fascination as an old lamplighter came down the street. One by one he was lighting the old-fashioned gas street lamps....

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 21, 2017)

Alligators and Children Years ago in South Florida, a little boy decided to go to the swimming hole behind his house.  He ran out the back door and flew into the water. As he swam...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (November 2, 2017)

A Cracked Pot A water bearer in India had two large pots, each hung on one end of a pole that he carried across his neck. One pot had a crack in it. The other...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (July 4, 2019)

Heavenly Helicopter “Not a hair of your head shall be lost. By your patience possess your souls” (Luke 21:18-19). I’m sure most know well-meaning parents who appear overprotective in the lives of their children.  The term is...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (July 1, 2017)

No Time to Pray I got up early one morning and rushed right into the day. I had so much to accomplish that I didn’t have time to pray. Problems just tumbled upon me and heavier came...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (March 2, 2017)

Building a Wall In Ancient China, the people desired security from the barbaric hordes to the north, so they built The Great Wall of China. It was so high they knew no one could climb...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (January 18, 2018)

What Would You Do for $10,000,000? This question was once asked in a poll. People were given several options and then instructed to indicate all that they would be willing to do. Here were the...