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The Truth About NEW YEAR'S! The Truth About NEW YEAR'S!
William H Ellis  -  Plain Truth   -  December 1964

How did the celebration of New Year's Eve begin? Why is the beginning of a year placed in the middle of a dead winter? And where did the many customs surrounding it originate? Most people carelessly assume that celebrating New Year's Eve is a Christian custom. But did the practice of "waiti ...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!? HAPPY NEW YEAR!?
David Jon Hill  -  Plain Truth   -  January 1978

Here we are again with another new year. Festivity. Resolutions. Predictions. Income tax around the comer. What will happen-let's say over the next ten years? Nobody knows the future for sure, but there are some good guesses that can be made putting together present trends and biblical prophecy. T ...

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WHY NOT? WHY NOT KEEP A RESOLUTION? WHY NOT? WHY NOT KEEP A RESOLUTION?
David Jon Hill  -  Plain Truth   -  January 1978

It doesn't have to be New Year's Eve. Every day is a new day. And make an easy one. Don't be so hard on yourself and set such standards you will never accomplish anything. Don't try to change yourself overnight. Think small but above all ACT! One small change could change your whole life! Ho ...

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MASTERING THOSE RUGGED RESOLUTIONS MASTERING THOSE RUGGED RESOLUTIONS
Arthur C Mokarow  -  Plain Truth   -  January 1977

"I'm going to stick to a rigid diet this year and keep slim." "This year no more credit purchases - I'm getting out of debt." Sound familiar? Millions of such resolutions are made every year, but precious few are ever realized. Here are the keys for mastering those rugged res ...

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How Pagan Holidays Entered the Church - Part IX How Pagan Holidays Entered the Church - Part IX
Herman L Hoeh  -  Plain Truth   -  August 1953

Here is an astounding revelation, making plain when pagan holidays - Sunday, Christmas, New Year's Day - first crept into the church. It will come as a shocking surprise. You probably have never noticed it, but it is true! Instead of being veiled in misunderstanding and mystery, the first introduc ...

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The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers The Bible Answers Short Questions From Our Readers
Plain Truth Staff  -  Plain Truth   -  January 1966

Question: A new book, The Passover Plot, suggests that Jesus, mistakenly believing Himself to be the promised Messiah, schemed throughout His life to manipulate people so that the Old Testament prophecies would be fulfilled. According to the book, Jesus planned to feign His death and resurrection. B ...

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God's Sacred Calendar God's Sacred Calendar
Herbert W Armstrong  -  Special Topics   -  1974

God's sacred calendar is the true calendar for all mankind. Its principles go back to the very first chapter of the Bible, where the sun and the moon were appointed to be for signs, seasons, days and years (Gen. 1:14). This is the calendar God gave to Israel when He led them out of the pagan pract ...

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The Truth About NEW YEAR'S! The Truth About NEW YEAR'S!
William H Ellis  -  Special Topics   -  1964

How did the celebration of New Year's Eve begin? Why is the beginning of a year placed in the middle of a dead winter? And where did the many customs surrounding it originate? MOST people carelessly assume that celebrating New Year's Eve is a Christian custom. But did the practice of "waiti ...

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