Egypt is not directly a symbol of sin, but instead the world. The Days of Unleavened Bread symbolize what God did for us, not what we did by our own power.
John Ritenbaugh exhorts us to consider what God is working out in our lives. We usually tend to compare ourselves not with the majority of the world, who are worse off than we are, but with a set of high-achievers (such as the NASA astronauts who walked on the moon), possibly lusting after their property and attainment. We can …
Vanity has many nuances, including transitoriness, futility, profitlessness, confusion, falseness, conceit, vainglory, denial, and idolatry.
God's promise to give us the desires of our heart is contingent upon delighting ourselves in Him, changing our hearts to be in alignment with His attributes.
Because of our 'time-bound' state, unless we sync with God's timetable, we are squandering our God-given time to become members of His family.
Richard Ritenbaugh, delivering the keynote address to the 2019 Feast of Tabernacles, continues the tradition of alluding to the expression "the handwriting is on the wall," a terror-filled message notifying the prideful and decadent Babylonian king, Belshazzar, that God would end his rule that night. A similar fate …
Looking at death as 'gain,' Jesus Christ and Paul calmly looked upon death as a natural part of life, as a transition to a better life in the resurrection.