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The Fig Tree

The Fig Tree: An Anchor in the Stream of Time “Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh” (Matthew 24:32). — Dave Larson The ability to discern the current point in time with respect to God’s plan for mankind has long been of importance to His followers. As the current Gospel Age draws to a close, this need has become even more critical. During his ministry, []

Signs of Thy Presence

Apparent Today “When will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming [presence], and of the end of the age?” (Matthew 24:3 ESV). After preaching in the temple, the disciples wanted to show Jesus the beautiful buildings of the temple complex. Originally rebuilt by Zerubbabel (Ezra 6:15), the temple was greatly expanded and improved upon by Herod. It was the center of Jewish worship for nearly 1,000 years and an impressive facility. The disciples had just heard Jesus []

Jesus’ Farewell Discourse

Caring for Them Until the End “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me” ( John 14:1). In his final days on earth, Jesus spent precious time with his disciples. He prepared them for the difficult experiences to come and comforted them with words they would later recall. In John 13, he not only emphasized the importance of humility, but also demonstrated the lifestyle of a true servant. The greatest man to ever walk the earth []

In the Beginning

Faithful Women in the Bible This Herald issue celebrates the lives and examples of faithful women of the Bible through the lens of the Apostle Peter’s eight graces of the Spirit (2 Peter 1:5‑8). Each author was assigned one of those graces and asked to provide insights into faithful women of the Bible exemplifying that grace. An alphabetical insert of all the faithful women in the Bible is included. This insert is designed for the reader to easily remove and slip into []