2019 Issues

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 []

Man with the Withered Hand

Healing of Man’s Inability to Work Righteously “Provoke me not to anger with the works of your hands; and I will do you no hurt” (Jeremiah 25:6). by Rafal Niemczyk Listen to audio The man with the withered hand was unable to work with that hand. Let us look more closely at the story of his healing to see what lessons we might discover. The story is recorded in Luke 6:6-11, Matthew 12:9-14, and Mark 3:1-6. “And he [Jesus] entered again into []

The Man Born Blind

Healing of Man’s Sight “Since the world began it was never heard that any one opened the eyes of a man born blind” (John 9:32 ASV. All other texts are from the New American Standard Bible unless otherwise noted). by Ray Charlton and Nicholas Charcharos Listen to audio This statement was made by the man that was born blind. He had just received his sight through a miracle performed by Jesus and he came to the defense of Jesus after the Pharisees []