2019 Issues

In the Beginning

Sabbath Healings of Jesus July/ August 2019 Listen to audio During his earthly ministry, Jesus healed many people. “A great throng of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon … had come to hear him and to be healed of their diseases … for power was coming from him and healing them all” (Luke 6:17-19 NASB). But of special note are the healings that Jesus performed on the Sabbath. The Sabbath, instituted by God under []

The Man with an Unclean Spirit

Eliminating the Influence of Evil “And a highway will be there, a roadway, And it will be called the Highway of Holiness. … No lion will be there, Nor will any vicious beast go up on it; These will not be found there” (Isaiah 35:8,9 NASB). by Russ Marten Listen to audio The book of Mark opens with an account of the beginning of our Lord’s ministry. Immediately after his baptism, Jesus endured a 40-day experience in the wilderness. There, while meditating []

Healing the World

Healing Man’s Infection of Sin “The Egyptians will know the LORD in that day. They will even worship with sacrifice and offering, and will make a vow to the LORD and perform it” (Isaiah 19:21. All scriptures from the New American Standard Bible unless otherwise noted). by Ernie Kuenzli Listen to audio Today mankind is sick: (1) physically, living under the penalty of death; (2) mentally, being blind to the ways of God and (3) morally, being ignorant of God’s principles of []

The Man Who Could Not Walk

Healing Man’s Inability to Walk Righteously “Jesus said to him, ‘Rise, take up your pallet, and walk.’ And at once the man was healed, and he took up his pallet and walked. Now that day was the Sabbath” (John 5:8,9. All texts are from the Revised Standard Version). by Jeff Earl Listen to audio Healing of the Lame Man Miracle Life in the first century was fraught with many perils, including disease, famine, and childbirth. There were many untreatable illnesses such as []

News and Views

PBI News Listen to audio PBI Annual Report for Fiscal 2019 The Directors of the Pastoral Bible Institute (PBI) and the Editors of The Herald of Christ’s Kingdom are blessed to have completed another year of service to the Master of the vineyard (Matthew 20:7). At this time in the harvest of the Gospel Age, many still rejoice in reading our publication proclaiming the good news of God’s Kingdom and the blessing of all the families of the earth (Genesis 12:1-3). The []