Miriam: Prophetess and Leader

Sermonette by Ted E. Bowling

Miriam resembles every one of us as potential leaders. When she learned her lesson about pride, Miriam achieved the same exalted stature as Moses and Aaron.


The Four Cups of Wine

Sermonette by Clyde Finklea

Jewish tradition calls for four cups of wine on Passover based on God's 'I will' statements in Exodus 6:6-7, which apply to the Israel of God today.


Imagining The Garden of Eden (Part Six)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting that we have been blessed by rivers and streams in North America, reminds us that ancient Israel was a land of few rivers, and those rivers would often become wadis or secos in the dry season. Consequently, the inhabitants of this land are totally dependent upon God Almighty for rainfall. We learn …


Rain

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh suggests that we take much for granted—including the weather. Weather is an element that factors in the prophecies of Revelation. The biblical image of rain derives from the desert climate of the Middle East. Israel, unlike Egypt, is dependent primarily upon the rains that fall. Israel has only two …


Purge Me With Hyssop

Article by Staff

The Bible frequently uses the hyssop plant as a symbol of cleansing and purification. In relation to Christ's sacrifice, this herb has a connection to the Passover.


Animal Idolatry

'Prophecy Watch' by Mike Ford (1955-2021)

Have the animal rights groups gone too far? This movement borders on—if not transgresses—the line between concern and idolatry.


The Real Prince of Egypt

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Comparing the movie 'Prince of Egypt' with what the Bible and history tell us about the life of Moses proves that truth is more incredible than fiction.