Does God Allow the Hunting and Killing of Animals?

Bible Questions & Answers

It is not against God's will to kill and use animals for food, nor is it wrong to kill predators. This does not mean that game should be killed recklessly.


Beasts Among Us

Sermonette by Ronny H. Graham

Ronny Graham, reflecting upon the prophetic warnings about wild beast ascendency at the end times, suggests that unwise environmentalist policies may have been a contributory cause of this impending curse. Alligators (with an estimated population of 1,500,000), bears, mountain lions, coyotes, and wolves, because of protectionist …


Lessons From the Animals

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Mankind has been given dominion or responsibility for the care of animal life, preserving and embellishing their environment, as God would take care of them.


Animals of Israel

Sermonette by Ronny H. Graham

Animals often serve to symbolically represent human traits, and Jacob referred to some of his offspring in Genesis 49 as having animal characteristics.


The Beasts Among Us

'Prophecy Watch' by Ronny H. Graham

Prophecy tells us that one of the plagues of the end time concerns attacks by wild beasts. Ronny Graham, an avid sportsman, relates how this may be coming to pass.


The Spiraling Impact of Alien Invasion

Commentary by Martin G. Collins

Martin Collins, reflecting on the obsession with alien invasions portrayed by movie and video game industries, warns us that a real alien invasion has been underway for a long time by such species as flying silver carp, Asian tiger mosquitoes, Burmese pythons, feral hogs, red imported fire ants, zebra mussels, etc. all …


Sky Like Iron, Earth Like Bronze

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Just about half of the continental United States suffers under severe drought conditions. And lack of water is not the only thing we need to worry about.


Acts (Part Sixteen)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

We must always conduct ourselves with the long-term spiritual interests of others in mind, being sensitive to the conscience and scruples of others.


The Four Horsemen (Part Five): The Pale Horse

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Death rides a ghastly pale horse and is accompanied by Hades. The Four Horsemen picture God's judgment due to man's rejection of His way of life.


Bugs and Beasts

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Through Amos, God shows us that He uses natural disasters to show His displeasure. If we believe that God is Creator, we should ask ourselves why things occur.


Make Sure of Your Focus (1998)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Our focus should be to seek God's kingdom, reciprocating God's love, committing ourselves to a life of service, fulfilling His purpose without complaining.


The Handwriting Is on the Wall (1994)

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Without God's Spirit, mankind is guided by another spirit, leading to destructive consequences, made all the more menacing by increased technological capabilities.