Words, Life, and Work

Isaiah, Micah, Joel, Amos “And the redeemed of Jehovah shall return, and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away” (Isaiah 35:10. All scriptures from RVIC unless otherwise noted.) By Len Griehs When Abram obeyed God’s call to come out of Ur of the Chaldees into a new land, God promised him that his willing obedience would lead to a blessing for all people []

Daniel, A Prophet of Hope

An Israelite in Captivity “God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams” (Daniel 1:17). By Tom Ruggirello Examining the book of Daniel in the context of God’s promise to Abraham is an exciting study. His life spanned an extraordinary period in the history of Israel. When taken captive into Babylon, Daniel found himself living his Jewish faith in a Gentile world. This captivity created many challenges for Daniel and his []

Them That Fear My Name

Hosea, Zephaniah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Zechariah, Malachi “But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings, and you will go out and playfully jump like calves from the stall” (Malachi 4:2, CSB). By Todd Alexander Promises from God such as this are the fact-based evidence that we may use to test our assumptions and to support our commitments to Him. God’s desire expressed by Malachi is that we reverence His name. God invites us []

In the Beginning

Jesus’ Passovers, and Christian Growth Memorial is a special season for brethren. It is a solemn, reflective time. We remember the experiences of Jesus, and give thanks for the wonderful results that come from them. These include a justified standing before God, for those of faith. A Heavenly Hope for those who are devoted to the cause of Christ. The assurance of God’s providence over His children during every circumstance of life. The recovery from sin and death for every person, past []