New Covenant Priesthood (Part One)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Old Testament activities picture New Testament realities, elevated to their spiritual intent. The church has been chosen as a royal and holy priesthood.


The Priesthood of God (Part Ten) Conclusion

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

As future priests, we are going to be given rigorous, hands-on jobs to teach people righteousness and holiness, distinguishing between the sacred and profane.


New Covenant Priesthood (Part Two)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The Sabbath is not a mere ceremonial observance, but identifies God's people as different, and consequently a perpetual irritant to the world.


The Priesthood of God (Part Two)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The firstborn privileges indicate prominence, carrying the birthright promises. In the New Testament, the firstborn did not always correspond to actual birth order.


Tithing

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

The biblical system of tithing has been a point of controversy among Christians for centuries. Was the law of tithing changed for Christ's church?


Ezekiel's Temple and the Covenants

Sermonette by David C. Grabbe

A future Millennial temple (described in Ezekiel 40—48) will contain some elements of the Old Covenant, including animal sacrifices and Levitical priests.


Tithing: God's Financial System

Article by John O. Reid (1930-2016)

God has set in place a wonderful system to pay for the promulgation of His truth. Here are answers several common questions on the subject.


Tithing: First Tithe

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Many churches understand tithing but do not believe that God commands them for today. However, tithing has always been God's way of financing His work on earth.


Tithing (1995)

Bible Study by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The subject of tithing is bound to spawn arguments in this time, but the biblical teaching about it is very simple: The tithe is God's and still in force!


Hebrews (Part Eight)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

Jesus Christ's priesthood is superior to the Aaronic priesthood because Christ tenure is eternal rather than temporal, guaranteeing both continuity and quality.


An Offering Made By Fire

Sermonette by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

In I Peter 2:5-9, God's people are called a chosen generation and a royal priesthood, God's own distinctive people, commissioned to offer sacrifices.


Common Tithing Questions

'Ready Answer' by Staff

The doctrine of tithing often raises specific questions regarding how many there are, who they go to and whether they are strictly on agriculture.


Have the Ten Commandments Passed Away?

'Ready Answer' by Earl L. Henn (1934-1997)

Many Protestant denominations teach that God's law is done away, calling it 'the ministry of death.' Butt II Corinthians 3:7 does not support this.


Ending Your Financial Worries

Herbert W. Armstrong Booklet

Even with all the political problems hanging over us, Americans are most concerned about their personal finances. Here is how your financial problems can be solved!


Hebrews (Part Seven)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

With godly hope, we need to envision the successful accomplishment of God's purpose for us, realizing that God has bound that promise with an oath.


Sanctification and Holiness (Part 3)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

In Numbers 16-18, God performed several miracles to demonstrate conclusively that not everyone is called to the same function and that He remains the Boss.


Taking Your Priestly Responsibilities Seriously!

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

God is training us as a holy priesthood, called to offer unblemished sacrifices, honoring His name, putting down pride, presumptuousness, and arrogance.


Priestly Purity

Article by Martin G. Collins

God has called us as a royal priesthood, one whose spiritual purity cannot be compromised. God's truth works to purify us for His Kingdom.


Wilderness Wandering (Part Three)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

We are being fitted as lively stones into an already formed Kingdom, being conformed to the image of Christ, who has been designated as the Cornerstone.


The Covenants, Grace, and Law (Part Nineteen)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The spirit of the law does not do away with the letter of the law; without the letter, there is no spirit because there is no foundation. Examples show God's will.


Tithing

Sermon by John O. Reid (1930-2016)

This comprehensive overview of tithing explores the attitudes we should have toward tithing, the purposes of the tithe, and the benefits of tithing.


Hebrews (Part Nine)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

After the change from the Aaronic to the Melchizedek priesthood, it was also necessary to change the Covenant. The flaw was not the law, but the heart.


'Done Away' Is Incorrect

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Protestantism alleges that God's law is 'done away.' What Scripture shows, though, is that some aspects are not required presently, but God's law is eternal.


Malachi's Appeal to Backsliders (Part One)

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

The same attitudes in Malachi are prevalent today. The offenses mentioned are 1) arrogance, 2) mixed marriages, and 3) neglect of tithes.


The Law of the Firstborn

Article by Staff

It is an unusual fact that the subjects of God's spring holy days and firstborns appear in the same contexts. Here is what this means to us.


Sanctification and Holiness (Part 2)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Dathan and Korah agitated for a democratization of priestly responsibilities. God shows that not everybody set apart is holy in the same way.