Volume 8, Number 6
Though God chose Israel to be His people, salvation is not limited to them. The New Covenant opens salvation to the Gentiles--to people of all races, ethnicities and nations. Paul writes, "By grace you have been saved" (Ephesians 2:5) - not by race! (Forerunner Image)
Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
The Beatitudes, Part 6:
The Pure in Heart
Purity before God is far more than just being clean. John Ritenbaugh explains that to Jesus being pure in heart touches on the very holiness of God!
A Matter of Honor
The Bible has a great deal to say about honor and whom we should honor. This article gives us a hard but necessary lesson in honor.
Is America's Military Ready?
by Richard T. Ritenbaugh
Though still the strongest military power in the world, America is growing weaker and less ready to defend itself. Could this be a sign of the end?
Servant of God, Act II:
God's Gift of Faith
by Charles Whitaker
The story of Ebed-Melech goes far beyond a historical vignette. Concluding his series, Charles Whitaker shows how the story is an allegory of God's grace to the Gentiles.
News, events and trends in relation to Bible prophecy for June 1999.
More 'Church' Symbols
The Bible uses so many symbols for God's church that no single Bible Study could do them justice. Here are several more, many of them familiar to Bible readers.
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