Who Owns Water?

Commentary by Martin G. Collins

Fascist governments would like to put a lock on the world's water supply, making everyone dependent on an unholy alliance between government and business.


An Abundance of Living Water

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Water has great metaphorical significance on the Last Great Day of the Feast, symbolizing God's Holy Spirit given without measure.


Baptism and Unleavened Bread

Sermonette by Ronny H. Graham

The pattern of burial and rescue from a watery grave appears often in scripture, indicating that baptism plays an enormous role in God's overall purpose.


The Berean Example

Article by Staff

The ancient Bereans have a wonderful biblical reputation. Just how special were these Macedonian Christians?


Stewardship of God's Temple (Part Four)

Sermon by David F. Maas

One of the most marvelous gifts God has given humanity is water—having both physical and spiritual dimensions, serving as the symbol of God's Spirit.


What a Difference a Day Makes

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

On the Day of the Lord, God will use natural forces to bring drastic change to planet Earth. Fire and water are two agents by which God will purify the earth.


The Goodness and Severity of God (Part One)

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

Restoration often follows swiftly on the heels of God's wrath, providing us with hope that God's blessing will come sooner rather than later.


Born Again or Begotten? (Part Two)

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

We must understand Jesus' words about being born again from a spiritual perspective. Interpreting His symbols physically obscures necessary truths.


Psalm 23 (Part Two)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

Sheep are the most dependent on their owner for their well-being. From the viewpoint of the sheep, the quality of care of the shepherd is of utmost importance.


Resistance (Part Three): Persistence

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The elite athlete is the one with the gritty persistence and tenacity to fight on regardless of the obstacles, wanting nothing to do with mediocrity.


Pentecost and the Holy Spirit

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The receiving of God's Spirit is for God's creative effort in our lives. God's Spirit transforms us from a state of destruction into a state of purity.


John (Part Thirteen)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

The myriad opinions of the crowd concerning Jesus were all conditioned from their perspectives and traditions, but hardly ever from God's perspective.


God of Our Salvation

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, suggesting that many people go to their graves with their spiritual problems unresolved, suggests that they carelessly follow the dictates of their own hearts. Even just men fall into sin. Many people have lived their whole lives not aware of their sin, unaware of the law that defines sin. The Great White …


Four Views of Christ (Part 1)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

In the typology of the four living creatures (Revelation 4:6-8) lies the foundation for understanding the gospels as four representations of the same Life.


The Second Resurrection

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

God has a timetable, carefully calculated to allow people to receive and respond to the truth at their best time for salvation, each in his own order.


My Hour Has Not Yet Come

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Mark Schindler

Jesus' response to His mother at the wedding—'My hour has not yet come'—was not disrespect but perhaps a challenge to attach real faith with mere knowledge.