John Ritenbaugh, using Paul Harvey's technique of exposing the "rest of the story," learned that the elderly lady who had sued McDonald's because of third-degree burns from excessively hot coffee only wanted remuneration for the cost of her medical attention and her attorney's fees. However, after McDonald's refused …
The absolute flood of words available to digest every day can make us a little crazy, carried this way and that by persuasive rhetoric or a new fact or angle.
Our problem is more difficult than Pilate's was only in the fact that we are faced with a tsunami of information each day, as compared to his trickle of news.
Michael Crichton predicted the disinformation age we are living through right now, warning that it would be difficult to separate reality from fantasy.
John Ritenbaugh, in this annual "Handwriting on the Wall" message, reflecting on the upcoming election, focuses upon the critical condition of a badly mishandled economy, having produced a future looking far worse than the immediate past. The current administration has been lying to this country for the past four years …
Our vulnerability to deception has been increased with the exponential explosion of information, via Facebook, Twitter, and other internet sources.
Increasing knowledge and other modern factors lend themselves to deception, yet this is one of the primary end-time trends that Jesus warns us against.
Totalitarian governments often attempt to perpetuate their regimes through policies of 'reschooling' their citizens to bring about behavioral changes.
Richard Ritenbaugh continues the theme of the difficulty we have in this age to distinguish truth from error. Satan's biggest targets for disinformation are God's called-out ones. As the apostles turned the world upside down by the Gospel, Satan's implanted tares immediately began to spread disinformation—so much so that …
The world is so full of lying and other forms of deceit that 'bearing false witness' has become a way of life for the vast majority of humanity.
Satan uses lies and disinformation to promote self-satisfaction over obedience to God. The way to the kingdom is through self-denial, even suffering unjustly.
Charles Whitaker, reflecting on (conflicting tales of) the 'worthless' aspects of the hedge apple, whose ecological niche seems to be that of providing a home for recluse spiders, suggests that we need to learn to make decisions, distinguishing worthless information from useful information. In the course of our spiritual lives, …
Reflecting on Michael Crichton's observations about the difficulty of distinguishing truth from error, Richard Ritenbaugh concurs that it is almost impossible to make sense out of this world if we try to process the voluminous information available in these days of exploding knowledge. What goes into our minds (good or bad) …
Fear and discouragement have infiltrated the church of God, causing many to stop fellowshipping on the Sabbath and some to give up keeping it altogether.
Satan uses disinformation, spread through false ministers/prophets, teaching smooth things that destroy. We must test the spirits to ensure a teaching is from God.
The Beast is a reality, and it is coming to pass in the scope of globalism. Satan has a vast reservoir of people he can work through; we used to be a part of it.
The spirit in man is initially good, but capable of being influenced by the spirit of this world, and surcharged with Satan's negative attitudes.
We must embody truth as did Jesus Christ, absolutely refusing to bear false witness in our words, our behavior, and our cumulative reputation.
Many have difficulty accepting internal biblical evidence attesting to the Bible's authority. When properly studied, there are no contradictions in Scripture.