The Prayers of Jesus

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Christ's example teaches us to pray humbly in all situations, including decision making, resisting temptation, and acquiring spiritual strength.


Back to Basics

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Increasing knowledge without the capacity to process it leads to insanity. To combat information overload, we must get back to the basics of Christianity.


Approaching God Through Christ (Part Four)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Jesus Christ is symbolized by the table of showbread in the Tabernacle, having gold utensils and vessels for bread and wine, symbolizing our fellowship with God.


Call Upon the Name of the Lord

Sermonette by Austin Del Castillo

Should we only pray to God the Father, given Christ's words in the model prayer and His proclamation that the Father was greater than He?


We Have an Advocate With the Father

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

When we sin, we have an advocate with Jesus Christ, who has been commissioned to forgive our sins upon repentance. There is no forgiveness apart from Christ.


The Five Paraklete Sayings

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The five parakletos sayings of Christ prove that the Holy Spirit is the essence, mind, and power of God and Christ in us, providing us assistance and counsel.


Prayer and the Incense Altar

Sermon by Kim Myers

We have much work to do as saints, sending up incense symbolically as we pray for each other and for God's purpose to be fulfilled universally.


Assurance That We Know Him!

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

Martin Collins, reflecting on the fate of the double-minded man in James 1:5, admonishes us to strengthen our foundation of faith in our run-up to Passover. We cannot take the Passover while doubting God's faithfulness in delivering us and giving us eternal life. The love of God is perfected in those who exercise faith by …


Privileges of the Family of God

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Martin G. Collins

It is impossible to be a Christian without being a child of God. When we are in God's family, we have distinct privileges.


Magic Doesn't Work (Part Two)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh reiterates that people are attracted to magic because they think it brings quick results, bringing them their fondest desires, erasing their fears and providing for their needs, altruistically cleaning up the annoyances of the culture and the people around them, and fashioning the world around them in their …


Teach Us To Pray! (Part One)

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

A righteous life needs frequent times of prayer or communication with God. In one sense, Jesus Christ's life was one continuous prayer.


The Talking Blood (Part Two)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

God the Father does not take the minimization of His Son's sacrifice lightly, as some Protestant theologians imply with their cheap grace doctrine.


The Priesthood of God (Part Seven)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

A priest, having cognizance of his own weaknesses, has an obligation to empathize with other peoples' weaknesses and bear one another's burdens.


Consequences of Resurrection and Ascension

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Neither Christmas or Easter appear in the Feasts of the Lord, but we find plenty of emphasis on the resurrection and ascension of Christ in the Holy Days.


The Sacrifices of Leviticus (Part 3)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Various animals were used in the burnt offering—bullocks, lambs, doves, and goats. Each depicts some characteristic of Jesus that we must emulate as we serve God.


More Than Conquerors

Sermon by Charles Whitaker (1944-2021)

Paul says that we are 'more than conquerors.' We savor the spoils of victory through the sacrifice of Christ, enabling us to subdue our sins and carnal nature.