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.
Distractions produce a movement toward randomness and confusion, seriously endangering one's calling. We must sharpen our focus on God and His purpose.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.
In the turbulent and uncertain times ahead, we will need extraordinary fortitude and courage. Trials can improving perseverance or active endurance.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 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?