Start Now to Begin Walking

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The things of God require digging; it is time to walk step-by-step to the finish of the cause He has called us to complete.


Make Sure of Your Focus!

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Distractions produce a movement toward randomness and confusion, seriously endangering one's calling. We must sharpen our focus on God and His purpose.


Be There Next Year

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

Members of God's church usually come home from the Feast of Tabernacles with renewed strength. Yet, some fall away each year. Here's how to stay the course.


We Can Make It!

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the book Final Exit by Derek Humphry, a work exploring the prevalence of suicide and its impact on the survivors, warns us that this is the time to get our ducks in a row, making the most of what we have experienced, establishing our spiritual priorities, and reflecting deeply on why we gave …


Enduring to the End

Sermonette by Ryan McClure

The tearful goodbyes at the close of the Feast of Tabernacles often lead to a kind of post-Feast blues. Contemplating the soon-coming Satanic festivals of Halloween, Christmas and New Year's takes the edge off the Feast—and by the time Passover comes, Easter too will be at the door! We have come to the place where some of …


Laodiceanism and Being There Next Year

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Our biggest danger at this time is to be lured into spiritual drunkenness by the pagan Babylonian system. Our God is not what we say we worship but whom we serve.


Perseverance and Hope

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

In the turbulent and uncertain times ahead, we will need extraordinary fortitude and courage. Trials can improving perseverance or active endurance.


Hope to the End

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Peter, while warning about impending suffering, nevertheless distinguishes himself as the apostle of hope, keeping our minds on what is to be rather than what now is.


Be There Next Year!

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Whether we do or do not make it to the Feast of Tabernacles next year depends on our faithfulness at stirring up the gift of God's spirit within us.


Continue to Live the Perfect Law of Liberty

Sermonette by Mark Schindler

America is an experiment in self-government, successful only if the citizens remain moral. The law of liberty works only if we obey God's Commandments.


Home From the Feast - Now What?

Sermonette by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting that we have all returned from the Feast of Tabernacles, reminds us that we must now get into the flow of mundane daily living once again. In many ways, the life of a Christian is similar to anyone else living in the hectic 21st Century, but we are not like everyone else, having been set apart and …


Prepare for Next Year's Feast!

'Ready Answer' by Staff

The Feast of Tabernacles has passed for another year, and our hopefully positive experiences are fresh on our minds. We need to begin getting ready for the next festival now , providing a few areas of preparation we may well want to consider so we can call next year's Feast "the best ever."


The Feast Is Over . . . Now What?

Article by Staff

The Feast of Tabernacles is always the highlight of our year, but what do we do afterward? How can we sustain the high level of zeal that began at the Feast?