Samson and the Christian (Part 5)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Samson never really lived up to his potential, rarely using the power God had made available to him; he never raised an army or dispensed justice.


Samson and the Christian (Part 2)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Manoah, Samson's father, seem to have been a irresolute, docile parent, who caved to Samson's whims, producing an angry, willful rebel.


Samson and the Christian (Part 3)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh reiterates that during the 400-year period of the Judges, Israel experienced a perpetual rollercoaster ride in which the Israelites fared well only when a judge was in power, but tribulation and distress when there was no judge. As Judges 14 opens, God motivates a spoiled, lustful, impetuous troublemaker to …


Samson and the Christian (Part 1)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh asks if we have known people who seemingly had everything going for them but never reached their potential. Samson had what it took but made horrible mistakes and lapses in judgment. Nevertheless, Hebrews 11 says that he will be part of the first resurrection. Even with his dalliance with women and problems …


Who Were the Philistines?

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

For centuries, the Philistines were a constant menace on Israel's flank. Here is what the Bible, history, and archeology have to say about this people.


The Proof of the Bible

Herbert W. Armstrong Booklet

The BIBLE—Superstition or AUTHORITY? Did you ever stop to PROVE whether the Bible is the divinely inspired Word of God?