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.


Stewardship of God's Temple (Part Three)

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by David F. Maas

Humanity has been disobeying the laws of sleep and rest, leading to a cumulative sleep-debt which has shortened and deteriorated the quality of their lives.


Stewardship of God's Temple (Part Two)

Sermon by David F. Maas

Even though individuals do not necessarily practice spiritual fasting for physical reasons, the physical benefits supply types that teach us spiritual things.


Stewardship of God's Temple (Part One): Controlling Our Appetites

Sermon by David F. Maas

After God's calling, the human body becomes the temple of God's Spirit, a reality which obliges us to care for our bodies because they belong to God.


Stewardship of God's Temple (Part Six): Sunshine, Fresh Air, Cleanliness

Sermon by David F. Maas

In this sixth and the penultimate installment of "The Stewardship of God's Temple (namely the tending and keeping of our physical bodies—which are indeed the temples of God's Holy Spirit), the focus will be on the benefits of sunshine, fresh air, and cleanliness as we keep God's physical health laws, as well as the …


Stewardship of God's Temple (Part Five)

Sermon by David F. Maas

Some have foolishly denigrated the value of physical exercise by taking Paul's admonition to Timothy totally and hopelessly out of context.


The Microbe is Nothing, the Terrain is Everything

Commentary by Bill Onisick

We should be more concerned about a compromised immune system than about germs. Instead of fearing the virus, we should fear breaking God's health laws.


Maintaining Good Health (Part 3)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The Bible contains 700 references to the act of eating. Eating reminds us that God's provision and human need also apply on a spiritual level.


Eating: How Good It Is! (Part One)

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

The Bible frequently uses analogies from physical life to explain spiritual principles. There are over 700 references to eating in Scripture.


Eating: How Good It Is! (Part Five)

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

Both food and information are readily available in the West. What is our approach to them? Our attitude toward and application of them makes all the difference.


Maintaining Good Health (Part 1)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Stewardship of our bodies is (like the Levitical maintenance of the temple) an aspect of holiness, strengthening our relationship with Jesus Christ.


Maintaining Good Health (Part 14)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Proper diet demands responsible choices, and if we do not yield to God's laws governing nutrition, choosing the best foods, we will eventually pay the price.


Maintaining Good Health (Part 2)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The cleanliness laws in Leviticus, prescribing cleansing and quarantine, apply to the spiritual dimension as well. God will not tolerate uncleanness.


Maintaining Good Health (Part 9)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Good spiritual health follows the same patterns and laws as do physical and psychological health. Any permanent change in character must come from within.


Maintaining Good Health (Part 11)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Human nature takes chances, assuming the day of reckoning will come later, not sooner. We cannot ignore truth or God's laws without paying a horrific price.


Eating: How Good It Is! (Part Six)

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

In the West, both food and information are readily available. We need self-control and a dedication to truth in order to live a godly life.


Eating: How Good It Is! (Part Seven)

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

Our physical bodies have a defense system to keep out invaders. Spiritually, how well do we maintain our defenses against error and contamination?