Jerusalem and the Plan of Redemption

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

Israel's harlotry and rejection of God's covenant gave Jerusalem an increasingly unsavory association, calling for its impending judgment and destruction.


Stay in Jerusalem

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Charles Whitaker (1944-2021)

Those who returned to Jerusalem did not completely fulfill their commission, failing to completely rebuild the walls and failing to totally rebuild the temple.


Passover and New Creation

Sermon by Charles Whitaker (1944-2021)

God has a two-phased project, first a separation process, followed by a unification process, in which all will be gathered and unified into Christ.


The End

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, referring to the caption, "The End," suggests that "The End" may also fill our minds with prophetic symbolism at the end of the age. Noah's flood was an end, the temple's destruction was an end, Christ's second coming will be an end, and the Last Great Day will be an end as well as a …


City of Peace

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Martin G. Collins

Paradoxically, Jerusalem has not been a city of peace, but a magnet for conflict, a situation which will not end until Christ returns.


The King's Highway

Sermonette by Ronny H. Graham

God provided highways in the wilderness to deliver Israel from bondage, to alert God's people that salvation is coming, and to proclaim the coming Highway of Holiness.


The Light of the World

Sermonette by David C. Grabbe

Christ's teachings on the Eighth Day revolved around light and darkness, and twice on that Holy Day He proclaimed that He is the Light of the World.


The Last Great Day

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John O. Reid (1930-2016)

Rehearsing the significance of the Last Great Day, John Reid encourages us to feel encouraged and inspired as we return to our homes and jobs, realizing that our involvement in the Kingdom of God will in no way be passive, but extremely active, serving, caring for, and teaching the billions that will be resurrected within the …


Supreme Permanence and Value

Sermonette by Martin G. Collins

Martin Collins, reflecting that precious stones are highlighted in Scripture 26 times, focuses on the stones in the New Jerusalem referenced in Revelation 21:9ff The 12 precious stones radiate pure light. When precious stones are the recipients of polarized light, all colors of the rainbow are generated (anisotrophic) or they go …


The Light of Day and the Dark of Night

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Mike Ford (1955-2021)

If we keep God's commandments, we are walking in the light. If we hate our brother or become enticed by the ways of the world, we are living in darkness.


The Absence-Presence Dichotomy and God's Spirit

Sermon by Charles Whitaker (1944-2021)

Paul's use of the presence-absence dichotomy clarified that absence does not materially affect the Work of God because the same Holy Spirit is always present.


Psalms: Book Two (Part One)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The Pentecost season generally corresponds to Book II of the Psalms, Exodus, and the story of Ruth. Major themes include exile, separation, and redemption.


The Capital of the World

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Charles Whitaker (1944-2021)

New York is the current "Capital of the world" while Jerusalem is the imminent new capital of the world. The choice we have is present glitz or future glory.


Israel: Future

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

What is in store for the nations of Israel? Is their future promising or bleak—or both? This article concludes a three-part series on the people of Israel.


Like a Tree

'Ready Answer' by Mike Ford (1955-2021)

Trees provide living illustrations of godly behavior that will prepare Christians to partake of the Tree of Life in God's Kingdom.