“I Beseech You”

Earnest, Loving Concern “I beseech you … brethren, by the mercies of God” (Romans 12:1) by David Stein The Apostle Paul loved the brethren. Their spiritual health and well-beingwere all-important to him. Consequently, Paul on occasion pleads with brethren about things he considered vital to their growth as new creatures. On those occasions, he “beseeches” the brethren. The word “beseech” is not a word we hear frequently. The modern equivalent might be “implore.” But “beseech” is a perfect word to use when []

News and Views

PBI News PBI Annual Report for Fiscal 2020 The Directors of the Pastoral Bible Institute, Inc. (PBI) and the Editors of its publication, The Herald of Christ’s Kingdom, rejoice to have served anotheryear in the work of the vineyard (Matthew 20:7). This past year witnessed many changes. Events have occurred worldwide that have changed the economic, political, and social aspects of our time.The rapid pace at which these happenings have transpired has surprised and startled many. Not only Bible students, but serious []

The Nazarite Vow

Consecration to God “When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD: He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink … no razor shall come upon his head … he shall be holy” (Numbers 6:2,3,5). by George Tabac The Nazarite Vow in Numbers 6 was a vow taken for a month, a year, orit could be taken for a lifetime. It is a beautiful picture of a life of []

The Three Great Feasts: A Picture of God’s Plan of Salvation

The Gospel Age and Forward “Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God … in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles” (Deuteronomy 16:16). by Harry Wildblood God gave Israel commandments to observe feasts unto Him, associated withthe events of Israel’s deliverance from Egypt. These feasts were reiterated several times and were to be kept when they came into the land of Canaan. Though these []

In The Wilderness

The Gospel Age “Your fathers … proved me, and saw my works forty years” (Hebrews 3:9). by David Rice The forty years Israel wandered in the wilderness represents the Gospel Age wandering of Spiritual Israel as we approach the Kingdom. This period is covered by four books in the Old Testament — Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Exodus records the events of the first year, climaxing with the construction of the Tabernacle on the first day of the year following the Exodus. []