Charles Whitaker refutes a heresy, stemming from a faulty interpretation of Jeremiah 31:34. Adherents of this heresy hold that God has not yet instituted the New Covenant, as indicated by the fact that the Church is deeply involved in teaching. In point of fact, teaching is a fundamental part of God's Work today. God instituted …
The Parable of the Householder is addressed to Christ's disciples, and beyond them, to God's ministers, whom Jesus wants to feed His flock a balanced spiritual diet.
Richard Ritenbaugh asks if we have the resources to reject Satan's counterfeit for God's truth. Paul assures us that by having Christ's mind, we have the capacity to discern truth from error. God's faithful ministry is a tool to help us become discerning. God gives spiritual gifts for the purpose of edifying one another. The …
Sin has tainted the most faithful leaders. Most (perhaps all) church leaders have skeletons in their closets, but we follow them as they follow Christ.
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on science fiction audio novels, the Lost Fleet, focuses upon a larger than life hero Captain Geary, who had been kept alive through cryogenics, while a war raged between the Alliance and the Syndicate Worlds, slaughtering massive numbers of troops on both sides. Captain Geary, because he has been …
God's called-out ones must not stop testing, retesting, proving, and reproving all things, even though we may think they have proved everything already.
The events in Matthew 24 parallel the six seals of Revelation 6 and the seventh seal of Revelation 7, showing a definite chronological progression.
A person who is puffed up parades his knowledge by exhibiting impatience, intolerance, or a false modesty, marginalizing what the uneducated in their minds.
Satan can fine-tune the course of this world (Zeitgeist), customizing it depending on whom he may seek to murder. We need to be thinking and vigilant.
Our attitude toward government must be one of submission. The church cannot perform its function without the cooperation of the carnal civil governments.