Some believe that we should not pray for those in the world because of a few verses in Jeremiah. However, the bulk of the Bible shows just the opposite!
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.
We must invest in our own self-improvement and preparation, continually striving against stagnation and deterioration, and the powerful pulls of the world.
John Ritenbaugh, explaining the context in which he believes in conspiracy theories, maintains that conspiring appears a wired-in aspect of human nature. The Scriptures are replete with conspiracies, including Absalom's conspiracy against his father, the conspiracy of the religious leaders against Christ, and the construction of …
While it may seem to be the height of patriotism to cast a ballot, Christians are urged to refrain from interfering in the politics of this world.
Jesus never inserted Himself into the political process, but instead, He taught His disciples to come out of this world's way of life.
If a person cannot honestly ascertain whether a thing is true or false, it will not be long before he loses his grip on reality—which truth defines.
When a famine of the Word covers the land, only a few have the God-given free-moral agency to choose to be fed the truth. Are we making the proper choices?
Richard Ritenbaugh, acknowledging that biased media deluges us with lies, warns that God has not endorsed all information, whether from the left or the right, is pulling us toward carnal solutions and away from godly ones. Because the far left has traditionally embraced humanist, 'progressive,' anti-God viewpoints, church …
Mark Schindler reflects on some vituperative letters the Church received following the publication of a Berean on I Peter 2:17. The author had suggested that God's people should honor the President to the same extent that Peter apparently admonished his audience to honor the Roman Emperor Nero. To disrespect governmental leaders …
Whatever a person says automatically places him on the political spectrum, accruing judgment, scorn, or rejection from those who practice identity politics.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the terrifying events at the close of the age described in Matthew 24:4-13, asks us who really deserves our loyalty ? Several years ago, the intensity of persecution started to mount against Christianity. The Coptic Christians of Egypt have been severely persecuted by the Muslim Brotherhood, with …
God has ordained that His chosen grow while residing in an environment of transience and corruption created by Satan and perpetuated by those rejecting God.
There is nothing to be desired in the Babylonish system, but we can grow spiritually in spite of the downward pulls.
Our attitude toward government must be one of submission. The church cannot perform its function without the cooperation of the carnal civil governments.
The Sabbath is not a mere ceremonial observance, but identifies God's people as different, and consequently a perpetual irritant to the world.
Because we are set apart by God, we are not to become involved in the world's political, judicial, or military systems. Our term in office has yet to begin.
We seriously err if we rely on the secular media to give us spiritual understanding. God sends strong delusion to those who do not love the truth.