Repentance has fallen out of favor in mainstream Christianity, yet neither genuine baptism nor remission of sins can occur until the individual repents.
National renewal cannot take place unless there is a true turning from sin and commitment to following the Law of God.
Freedom and security are not mutually exclusive. But they come at the price of very great personal sacrifice: submission to God.
God often works through disasters, natural and manmade, letting His people know His displeasure with their sins. John Ritenbaugh argues that the terrorist attacks of September 11 are a divine warning, especially to His church, to return speedily to a right. . .
The United States of America suffered a savage blow yesterday, September 11, 2001, by an as-yet unknown terrorist group. ...
John Ritenbaugh, while concurring that New Orleans is unquestionably one of the most dysfunctional venues in North America, with the murder rate 10% above the national average, the home of numerous perverted sex, immorality and perverted lifestyles, we mus. . .
This morning marked the eighth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center buildings in New York City by Islamic fundamentalists. ...
The 9/11 bombings were tragic and terrible. Some have since asked, 'Was God involved? Is He to blame?' These tough questions have challenging answers.
Richard Ritenbaugh observes that incidents of terrorism are on the rise, occurring two to three times a day, many of which are not reported by the Mainstream media. These gruesome incidents, perpetrated within the Israelitish nations by foreign immigrants . . .
In this special address following September 11, 2001, John Ritenbaugh warns that America, like ancient Israel described in Amos 4-5, has drifted so far from God's way that they do not have a clue as to what to repent of. Tuesday morning, the leadership of . . .
Yesterday the Supreme Court of the United States of America removed the ban on homosexual sex. ...
What is in store for the nations of Israel? Is their future promising or bleak—or both? This article concludes a three-part series on the people of Israel.
Martin Collins, reflecting on the troubling March 14, 2011 Time magazine article, "Are America's Best Days Behind Us?" suggests that, according to some standards, America's infra-structure, educational standards, manufacturing base, and economy, . . .
Without national repentance, there will be national calamity. Being the world's sole superpower matters not a whit if God is against us.
John Ritenbaugh, lamenting that the course that America is taking has destroyed her virtue, claims that breaking the first commandment is the worst sin because its violation is the epitome of self-centeredness, putting the self before God, the most blatant. . .
Martin Collins, reflecting on the devastating locust plagues described in Joel, marvels that the prophet, instead of promising a silver lining on a very black cloud, affirmed that things were going to get intensely worse before they got better. Nevertheles. . .
God, through His prophets, warns that He will chasten His people with increasing severity until they repent and begin to reflect His characteristics.
Martin Collins, continuing his exposition of Hosea, draws parallels between the scattering of physical Israel and the Church of God. The adulterous leadership of physical Israel has turned its back on God, despising God's omniscience, omnipotence, and merc. . .
At some point in the near future, the modern descendants of Israel will learn of their true identity—and have to face the consequences of that knowledge. Using the prophecies of the Second Exodus, David Grabbe reveals that God will do what is necessa. . .
Israel consistently cycles through God's deliverance, apostasy through idolatry and immorality, God's chastening, national repentance, then deliverance again.
Hananiah made a significant mistake: prophesying good when God had called for destruction. While God's will is for good, the timing makes all the difference.