April Murder

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

In the past fourteen years, 292 people were killed in four April mass murders in the United States, and perhaps others could be added to the tally.


Mass Shootings in Today's America

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The knee-jerk calls for gun control after a mass shooting miss other, more likely causes of mass murders—especially the spiritual dimension.


Ginning Up Racial Strife

'WorldWatch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

As summer ended, the tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri, transfixed the nation. The officer-involved shooting of a young black man touched off demonstrations and rioting, not just in the St. Louis area, but all across the nation. Richard Ritenbaugh proposes that racial animosities are being stoked for political reasons.


You Fight and War

CGG Weekly by Martin G. Collins

In all religious confrontations, the motivation is the desire for power. It is a desire to have the upper hand, to control the target of one's desires.


A Problem With No Present Solution

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on news reports of the tragic mass slaying in Connecticut in mid-December 2012, motivating the liberal Democrat politicians to call for gun control, observes that throughout the 'civilized world,' ironically, where the gun control laws are the strictest, the more vulnerable the innocent populace …


Bloodshed Upon Bloodshed

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Philosophically, the belief in the innate goodness of human nature has been a part of the liberal mind at least as long as the ideas of Mencius, Confucius, and Plato.


It Won't Stop Until We Stop Giving Permission

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

All sin has occurred because God has given people the ability to make choices. Knowing that God is right will help deter us from making the wrong choice.


'As It Was In the Days of Noah'

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

When Jesus said the end time would be like the days of Noah, did He mean that the last days would be violent and corrupt, or that they would come suddenly?


Shooting At UNCC

Commentary by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh reflects on the April 30, 2019 shooting at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus. Like the Synagogue shooting in California a few days earlier, a brave hero, Riley Howell, an ROTC student, saved the lives of his fellow students, giving up his own as he tackled the deranged UNCC dropout, Trystan …


Is This the Spirit of the Times?

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh,reflecting that our culture has undergone a vast change in zeitgeist (spirit of the times) in both leadership and standards of morality, suggests a change in national attitude, a lifting of mental fog and an emergent rage. Responsibility in leadership has disappeared. After they left office, Harry Truman rejected …


At It Again

Commentary by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, pointing out that, while the Democrats and the spin machine of the mainstream media have obsessed with the fake Russian collusion narrative, they ignore extremely more important world events. The conflagration on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, the only place where Jews do not have control, has flared out of …


The Handwriting Is on the Wall (1995)

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Because restraints that once held human nature in check have been removed, the US has grown increasingly more corrupt, approaching conditions before the Flood.


How Dark the Heart

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

We dare not yield to politically correct propaganda, brainwashing us into thinking that murder, sexual perversion, or any evil is acceptable in the eyes of God.


The Sixth Commandment

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

The commandment against murder is the one most universally followed by man. But Jesus shows there is much more behind it than merely taking another's life.


Political Correctness in Spades (Part Five)

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

Political correctness is a kind of programmed conditioning by progressives to convince people to override their common sense and clear evidence.


Jihad in Our Streets

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The spirit of jihad has jumped its bounds, eagerly infecting a generation of deluded, mis-educated American youth to take to the streets in a new holy war.


The Four Horsemen (Part Three): The Red Horse

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Of the Four Horsemen, the red horse is the easiest to interpret. While war is the predominant symbol, the rider of the red horse may strike closer to home.


What's Happening to the Blacks?

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the recent hopelessly biased liberal media portrayal of the Zimmerman trial, indicates that the leftist liberal media have sold the Black populace a bill of goods, portraying White America as hopelessly racist and the Black minority as perennial victims of hate crimes. The liberal media has also …


Murder?

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

The position of the Church of the Great God on the subject of abortion. Counters some of the major arguments used by pro-abortionists.


Solving the School-Shooting Crisis

Commentary by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh reflects on the horrendous school shooting in Florida, perpetrated by a deranged student, Nicholas Cruz, who had just been transferred to an institution for students with behavioral issues. The police had been called to his house 32 times; the FBI had received timely warnings about him but failed to follow …


Behind the Scandal

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Many Americans have reached the nadir of morality and inhumanity described in Hosea 4:1-2. How much lower can we go and still function as a civil society?


Who's Sending the Looters?

Sermonette by Ronny H. Graham

As God anciently used Gentile nations to puncture Israel's pride, so He may allow Gentiles in Israel to serve as a testimony of Israel's lawlessness.


So Far Away

Sermonette by Joseph B. Baity

When the children of light judge and condemn those living in this world, they become the world and move away from God.


Just Under the Skin

Commentary by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The veneer of civility that covers civilization is thin, hardly able to conceal our carnal nature. That nature turns violent seemingly at the drop of a hat.


Why Things Won't Change

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

Only by a massive returning to God will the political landscape change for the better. The culture will only change for the worse if mobs get their way.


Hebrews as a Sermon (Part One)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Even as Hebrews prepared the first century church for persecution, so it is also relevant to today's church as it faces an increasing assault on God's law.


Without Restraint

Commentary by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Paul describes the latter times, when people will behave like spoiled brats, cursing, looting, and showing no self-control—all happening today.


The World's Need for Atonement

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

According to the liberal media, all we have to do is get world leaders in one room, and after a few handshakes and a couple of beers—voila! World peace!


The Commandments (Part Thirteen)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

God has never given mankind the prerogative to determine whether war is just or not. God has promised to protect us, conditioned on our obedience to our covenant.


Freedom the Right Way

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Like the Israelites, we do not have to take up arms to break our shackles. God secured our freedom for us by His gracious gift, and He wants us to use our freedom.


Appeasement (Part One)

CGG Weekly by John Reiss

A Twitter user, referring to the continuing riots, posted, 'When you appease criminals to try to 'get along', they see your weakness and take over.'


Has America Gone Crazy? (Part One)

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

America today resembles pre-revolution France. Like other mass movements, America's civil war drums are beaten by leaders in government, religion, and education.


Has Humanity Reached Total Depravity? (Part Three)

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

God in us by His Spirit accounts for any real good that we may do. Otherwise, we would be just like everyone else: altogether evil continually.


Does Scripture Allow for Killing in Self-Defense?

'Ready Answer' by David C. Grabbe

Many believe that we are allowed to take another's life in defense of our own, God's Word distinguishes only between accidental and premeditated killing.


Kid Kid-Killers

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The rash of school shootings in America definitely has a cause, but it is not the ones that the experts predictably blame on the evening news.


The Commandments (Part Fifteen)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

Jesus emphasized the spirit of the law, which places deterrents on the motive (anger, resentment, envy, revenge), preventing murder from ever taking place.


Preventing the Warfare State

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Satan has taught mankind the craft of war between nations, within families, in politics, and in sports. We must resist being dragged into partisan battles.


Why Hebrews Was Written (Part Six)

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

American culture is in obvious decline, and it is undoubtedly linked to the fact that mainstream Christianity is bereft of moral leadership.


Conspiracy Theory (Part Seven)

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

Satan has done a good job of sabotaging the educational system of this nation, a deliberate effort by those motivated by a desire for wealth and power.


Many Excuses

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

We need to avoid the trap of self-justification, allowing our hasty words to lure us into sin. We must be quick to listen, and slow to speak.


The Sixth Commandment (Part One) (1997)

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

Our society is becoming increasingly violent. The sixth of the Ten Commandments covers crime, capital punishment, murder, hatred, revenge and war.


Conditioned Response

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

The defilement that begins in the heart is shaped, molded, and conditioned by the media, training people to override their conscience, desensitizing them.