December 2011

About this issue:

Savor the Savior. Read about a new look at the Sabbath by Max Torkelsen in the December issue of the Gleaner.

More Features

  • Texts on the Sabbath

    The Early Church and the SabbathJesus warned the Church leaders [apostles] about the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. He instructed them to pray that their flight would not be on the Sabbath day, (Matthew 24:20). (This is the only commandment J...
  • Savor the Savior ...

    "And He said unto them, ‘The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath: Therefore the Son of Man is Lord also of the Sabbath.'" Mark 2:27, 28Have you ever been to somebody's house that was really fussy? As you arrive, you see their law...
  • Savor the Savior ...

    "And He said unto them, ‘The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath: Therefore the Son of Man is Lord also of the Sabbath.'" Mark 2:27, 28Have you ever been to somebody's house that was really fussy? As you arrive, you see their law...
  • Taste and See that the Sabbath is Good ...

    December 01, 2011
    "The primary purpose of soup is not to be preserved in a bowl but to be eaten and enjoyed for the nourishment it provides. That's not so far different from the Sabbath, the primary purpose of which is an amazing gift from God." — Max C. Torkelsen
  • Taste and See that the Sabbath is Good ...

    December 01, 2011
    "The primary purpose of soup is not to be preserved in a bowl but to be eaten and enjoyed for the nourishment it provides. That's not so far different from the Sabbath, the primary purpose of which is an amazing gift from God." — Max C. Torkelsen

Others

  • Home for the Holidays

    December 01, 2011
    Over the river and through the woods, the holiday rush is on. In the midst of frantic shopping-mall crowds, jam-packed airports and bumper-to-bumper traffic, many look forward to one thing: going home for Christmas.The song "I'll be Home for Chris...
  • Letters

    December 01, 2011
    Romans 8:28 is True[Regarding Let's Talk, October 2011] Almost six years ago, we lost our 28-year-old son in a motorcycle accident. A "sympathy card," made especially for us, haunts me to this day. The person wrote that it was good we had experien...
  • Home for the Holidays

    December 01, 2011
    Over the river and through the woods, the holiday rush is on. In the midst of frantic shopping-mall crowds, jam-packed airports and bumper-to-bumper traffic, many look forward to one thing: going home for Christmas.The song "I'll be Home for Chris...
  • Don't Miss Out! From Our Hearth to Your Hearth

    December 01, 2011
    Enter our GLEANER Christmas drawing for a chance to win a several special gifts from our Pacific Press partners ... or even a new Kindle Fire tablet! To enter, just make sure you are signed up to receive the FREE weekly GleanerNOW! e-newsletter be...
  • Archive Photo

    December 01, 2011
    Do you recognize the location for this photograph? Perhaps you, a friend or family member is in the picture. Share your comments via email at talk@gleaneronline.org, or visit the GLEANER Blog at gleaneronline.org and select the latest monthly arch...
  • Christmas Truce

    While looking for a GLEANER story, I uncovered a most intriguing event. Historians mark a lull in World War I where enemy soldiers stopped the war in order to celebrate Christmas on the frontlines.As Christmas Eve 1914 approached, soldiers realize...
  • Northwest Communicators Shine at SAC Convention

    December 01, 2011
    Nearly 200 Adventist communication professionals and interested students combined forces at this year's Society of Adventist Communicators (SAC) Convention, held October 20–22 in Chicago, Illinois.Northwest communicators were well-represented. The...
  • The Gift

    December 01, 2011
    Several months ago, with weather still warm and sunny, my wife and I purchased a boat. Hold your fire ... this vessel is no splurge of luxury. Our new yacht, stretched to its uttermost, is less than 13 feet long. It's flat as a pancake unless fill...
  • Letters

    December 01, 2011
    Romans 8:28 is True[Regarding Let's Talk, October 2011] Almost six years ago, we lost our 28-year-old son in a motorcycle accident. A "sympathy card," made especially for us, haunts me to this day. The person wrote that it was good we had experien...
  • Don't Miss Out! From Our Hearth to Your Hearth

    December 01, 2011
    Enter our GLEANER Christmas drawing for a chance to win a several special gifts from our Pacific Press partners ... or even a new Kindle Fire tablet! To enter, just make sure you are signed up to receive the FREE weekly GleanerNOW! e-newsletter be...
  • Archive Photo

    December 01, 2011
    Do you recognize the location for this photograph? Perhaps you, a friend or family member is in the picture. Share your comments via email at talk@gleaneronline.org, or visit the GLEANER Blog at gleaneronline.org and select the latest monthly arch...
  • Northwest Communicators Shine at SAC Convention

    December 01, 2011
    Nearly 200 Adventist communication professionals and interested students combined forces at this year's Society of Adventist Communicators (SAC) Convention, held October 20–22 in Chicago, Illinois.Northwest communicators were well-represented. The...
  • The Gift

    December 01, 2011
    Several months ago, with weather still warm and sunny, my wife and I purchased a boat. Hold your fire ... this vessel is no splurge of luxury. Our new yacht, stretched to its uttermost, is less than 13 feet long. It's flat as a pancake unless fill...
  • Christmas Truce

    While looking for a GLEANER story, I uncovered a most intriguing event. Historians mark a lull in World War I where enemy soldiers stopped the war in order to celebrate Christmas on the frontlines.As Christmas Eve 1914 approached, soldiers realize...

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