Memorial Issues

A Reverent, Thoughtful Examination “Christ died for our sins, according to the Scriptures” (1 Corinthians 15:3). by Robert Brand The commemoration of the Last Supper in our observance of the annual Memorial celebration has two important symbols: the bread, and the fruit of the vine. Our Lord makes it clear how to interpret those two symbols, in his statement that the bread “is my body” and the fruit of the vine “is my blood”(Matthew 26:26-28). We must be careful not only to []

Prophecies Fulfilled During the Last Night and Crucifixion of Jesus

Twenty-Six Predictions “Things were written aforetime … for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope” (Romans 15:4). (1) Psalm 41:9 / Mark 14:10 Betrayal of Judas(2) Zechariah 11:12 / Matthew 26:15 Sold for thirty pieces of silver(3) Zechariah 13:7 / Mark 14:50 Shepherd is smitten(4) Isaiah 63:3 / Mark 14:40 Trod winepress alone(5) Psalm 35:11 / Mark 14:55-61 False witnesses(6) Zechariah 11:13 / Matthew 27:3-7 Purchase of Potter’s field for 30 pieces of silver(7) Isaiah []

Unique Meditations

Timely Thoughts “In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world” (1 John 4:9). by Brad Bach Memorial season tends to be unique for every consecrated Christian. Unique in the thoughts that are on our mind and unique in what we are appreciating and particularly thankful for, or areas in our walk that we feel need to be corrected and improved upon. We also reflect on important experiencesor trials that []

Enter Thou Into Thy Chambers

A Blessed Invitation “Come, My people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast” (Isaiah 26:20). Edited from a 1928 Article in The Herald of Christ’s Kingdom There is an affectionate tenderness about these words of our Heavenly Father which helps us to realize His great love for His people, and His special care over them. Through His Prophet, taking the standpoint of the end []