THE SCANDAL OF FAITH
- No need to swallow your tears. // Christian Science Monitor;8/15/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 183, p19
Focuses on sorrow, joy, and prayer from a Christian Science perspective.
- WHO SHOULD REPENT? Luke 13:1-5 and Acts 2:38-39. Gantt, Frank // Journal of Theology;Jun2013, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p2
The article presents meditations on repentance taken from Luke 13:1-5 and Acts 2:38-39, which will be preached during the Lenten season of 2013. It defines repentance as a sorrow for sin or contrition and trusting or faith in Jesus for the forgiveness of sins. It points out repentance as the...
- Two minutes to eternity. Shelley, Marshall // Christianity Today;5/16/94, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p25
Asks why God would allow the `miracle of birth' to be followed so closely by the mystery of death. Trisomy 13, a chromosomal abnormality detected in the unborn child of the author and his wife; The death of their baby shortly after birth; How the author came to terms with the loss of the child.
- Leaving and grieving. Barnes, M. Craig // Christian Century;11/14/2012, Vol. 129 Issue 23, p35
A personal narrative is presented that discusses the author's experience of leaving a position as pastor of a church, noting the grief felt by congregants at his church and the notion of discernment in the calling of pastors.
- November preparations and prayer. Bean, Danielle // Catholic Digest;Nov2015, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including purgatory and the praying for the dead, health ideas for those experiencing grief, and inspiring stories of evangelization.
- Dealing with disaster. // Christian Science Monitor;9/18/98, Vol. 90 Issue 207, p13
Discusses how, according to Christian Science, prayer which begins with God as the creative Principle of His entirely good creation can dissipate gloom and grief because it acknowledges the higher reality which lies beyond tragedy and loss like that which occurred in the crash of Swiss Air...
- Our Changing Lives. // Ellis County Press;9/17/2015, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p4
In this article, the author preaches that joy and sorrows are a part of one's life and stresses on the role of God's wisdom in guiding everyone through all phases of life.
- Faith is balm for 'collective grief after tragedy. YARBROUGH, JULIE // United Methodist Reporter;5/3/2013, Vol. 160 Issue 1, p7A
The author opines that collectively grieving after a tragic incident, for example in the form of a church service, can soften the blow of loss and alleviate the feeling of loneliness.
- A Wordless Presence. FIELDS, LESLIE LEYLAND // Christianity Today;Sep2011, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p58
The author reflects on the concept of wordless presence for Christians. As a writer, she says she has to objective in her writings even if it involves her son. She believes that God has always been close and not objective to spend his own blood and spit. She adds that wordless presence for...