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.


Our Reasonable Service

Sermonette by Bill Onisick

One really cannot have proper spiritual health without maintaining a physical regime of diet, exercise, and rest. We have a responsibility to educate ourselves.


Antibiotic Doomsday Scenario

Commentary by Martin G. Collins

Martin Collins reports that, because our society has relied so heavily on antibiotics for trivial things, the World Health Organization warns about a coming time when antibiotics will become useless against infections which have developed a stubborn resistance. Over 50% of the prescribed antibiotic drugs are unnecessary, and …


Here's to Your Good Health!

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

Maintaining good health is a vital part of our duty to glorify God in our bodies. We should study health and ourselves so we can keep the temple of the Holy Spirit healthy and do good for others.


A Tale of Two Frenchmen

Commentary by Charles Whitaker

Comparing Pasteur's Germ Theory with B├ęchamp's Terrain theory reveals that the latter is more descriptive of the biological landscape as created by God.


Lord, Increase Our Faith

Sermonette by David C. Grabbe

Faith is a gift which requires continual practice and exercise. God will grant us more faith if we faithfully use what He has already given us.


Maintaining Good Health (Part 9)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Sin, like junk food appeals to our sensual inner appetites, and may seem delightful in its initial stages, but it leads inevitably to death. We have an awesome responsibility, with the help of God's Holy Spirit, to change our inner nature, circumcising our hearts, drawing a definitive line, saying no to sin. John Ritenbaugh …


Titus 2:11-14

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

We are obligated to dress and keep what is placed in our care, improving what He has given to us. We dare not stand still, but must make effort to grow.


Are We Mentally Fit?

Commentary by Bill Onisick

People are now battling sleep difficulty, anxiety, depression, and loneliness as never before in history.


Maintaining Good Health (Part 10)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Even though we are already damaged goods when God calls us, by embracing God's truth and seeking His help, we can break the bad habits which enslave us.


Christian Men: Personal Responsibility

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

Although men have no moral or mental advantages over women, God has commissioned them to actively lead, providing security and stability to family and society.


Christians in the Spotlight

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh contends that, like our Elder Brother Jesus Christ (the source of our illumination), we need to serve as lights, walking in the light, and reflecting this light to this dark and confused world. While this light begins as reflected light, it must eventually emanate from the inside as self-contained, righteous …


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?


Our Spiritual Marathon

Sermonette by Bill Onisick

Bill Onisick, reflecting on his recent experience training for and running a marathon, draws some analogies that apply to our spiritual marathon—a race characterized as a mental task. We all have goals and trials, but often pride makes us think we know better than God what course is best for us to follow. Our God has a …


Maintaining Good Health (Part 13)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Commitment to a course of action is essential for physical or spiritual success. Faith motivates and sustains right action, protecting us from the yo-yo like fits of starting and stopping. Shallow or incomplete faith is contrasted with complete or mature faith. Our simple faith must transform into mature or enduring faith, which …