Be Still!

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting upon the end-time proclivity of "running to and fro" like so many ants, concludes that this life's rushed tempo is not something of God. He did not intend for us to live in such a fast-paced, stress-filled world. We need to cultivate the practice of slowing down, getting out of the …


Beating the Rat Race (Part Four)

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Numbers 9 contains another incident in which the command to be still plays a noteworthy part. ...


Beating the Rat Race (Part Three)

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

I Samuel 12 is instructive on the subject of finding a still, quiet place in a hectic world. ...


Beating the Rat Race (Part Six)

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Only when we are still can we truly concentrate on knowing God. When our lives are upside-down, confusion and chaos reign, making spiritual growth difficult.


Beating the Rat Race (Part One)

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

"But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase" (Daniel 12:4). ...


Beating the Rat Race (Part Five)

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

If we will simply sit still, be patient, and let events run their course without trying to interfere in them, we will soon learn how God works.


Beating the Rat Race (Part Two)

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Our society runs at a frantic pace. ...


Are You Dissipating Your Own Energy?

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

We need to be on guard against dissipating our energy, becoming over-immersed in activity and busyness to the point of losing overall effectiveness.


Dogs and Sheep

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, drawing from the abundant sheep metaphors extant throughout the Bible, focuses specifically upon the sheepdog analogy—a metaphor pertaining, in its broadest sense, to anyone who engages in God's work or harvest, but more specifically to an ordained minister or elder, actively engaged fulltime in the …


Forbearance

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

God put up with the foibles of Abraham, Samson, David, Job, and others, allowing them time to repent and build character. We need to develop this godly trait.