2018 Issues

In the Beginning

A Time to Remember Jesus Listen to the audio:  As we approach the Memorial season, our thoughts turn more frequently to the final days of our Lord here on earth. Despite the extreme challenges he would face in his final days, Jesus’ maintained a focus on preparing the disciples for his departure. This issue begins with the question Are YouReady? Each of us ought to begin the Memorial season with introspection and prayer. We need to make amends for our known offenses, []

Are You Ready?

Introspection Listen to the audio:  “Purge out the old leaven that ye may be a new lump, even as ye are unleavened. For our Passover also hath been sacrificed, even Christ” (1 Corinthians 5:7 RVIC, other scriptures from NAS unless otherwise noted). by Kent Humphreys Introspection is a difficult task because it lays bare all of our faults and shortcomings pertaining to our walk in the narrow way. The Scriptures are filled with examples of faith, trust, and admonitions about being prepared. The journey []

No Other Name

Salvation in Jesus Listen to the audio:  “Rulers and elders of the people! If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a cripple and are asked how he was healed, then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed. He is ‘the stone you builders rejected, which []

Lessons from the Master Teacher

An Example of Humility Listen to the audio:  “Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am” (John 13:13). by Tim Thomassen Before celebrating his last Passover feast, Jesus spoke our theme text to his disciples. The Greek word used for “Master” (Strong’s 1320) means “instructor,” and is sometimes rendered “teacher.” John 13:13 refers to Jesus as our Master. Thus it is appropriate to think of Jesus as our Master and our Teacher. Jesus, knowing that the []