2015 Issues

2015 Issues of Herald Magazine

Ezekiel 44

Jan/Feb 2015 Princes, Priests, and Levites Listen to audio “Mark well, and behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears all that I say unto thee concerning all the ordinances of the house of Jehovah, and all the laws thereof; and mark well the entrance of the house, with every egress of the sanctuary” (Ezekiel 44:5). David Stein Ezekiel chapter 44 is part of the Temple vision that was granted to the prophet. Chapters 40 to the end of the book []

News and Views

Jan/Feb 2015 Listen to audio Religious The Communist Chinese government started closing a nd demolishing Christian churches over the last summer. While officials within the government have come up with a wide variety of reasons for the closures, such as “illegal structures,” the intent is very clear: religion that is not state-approved is targeted. This crack down on the increasingly prevalent religion has stirred many people to anger and frustration with the government. Their apparent response has been to establish a new, []

Today In Prophecy

Jan/Feb 2015 Medical Miracles? Listen to audio “Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits — who forgiveth all thine iniquities, who healeth all thy diseases, who redeemeth thy life from destruction, who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies” (Psalms 103:2-4). Consider some technological accomplishments that have been attained recently in medical treatments. A 66-year-old tire salesman in North Carolina spent the latter part of his life blind due to retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative condition that destroyed []

Things Written for our Admonition 

Jan/Feb 2015 Sober Lessons Listen to audio “Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and put the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their face: should I be enquired of at all by them?” (Ezekiel 14:3). Michael Colletti Much of Ezekiel contains lessons of rebuke because of Israel’s wayward sins. This would be hard for Ezekiel, or any prophet, to communicate to Israel. (Even among brethren, a kind word of correction may not be well received.) So []

Digging Through the Wall

Jan/Feb 2015 Are You in Danger? Listen to audio “In the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month … among the captives by the river of Chebar … I saw visions of God” (Ezekiel 1:1). Iosif Dejan Have you ever thought about that? Ezekiel, the priest, had to be taken captive and weep by the rivers of Babylon, before the glory of God, in its awesome light, appeared to him. The temple was the place one would expect to see the []