Jesus the Messiah

Evidence of the Messiah “There was written, JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JEWS” (John 19:19 ASV) by Ray Charlton Undeniably, Christianity has existed since the first century. Jesus’ teachings have been preserved in the New Testament and read, and followed, by hundreds of millions. In spite of this, there are those who question his existence and others who have doubts about the veracity of his teachings. These cite a lack of early historical sources as the main reason for apprehension. []

Evidence for Israel’s Diaspora and Aliyah

Watching Israel Fulfil Prophecy “I have plucked them up, I will return and have compassion on them: and I will bring them again, every man to his heritage, and every man to his land” (Jeremiah 12:15 ASV). by Austin Williams The Jewish diaspora, or exile, refers to the dispersion of Israelites or Jews out of their ancestral homeland (the Land of Israel) and their subsequent settlement in other parts of the globe. In terms of the Hebrew Bible, “exile” denotes the fate []

The Consummation of the Gospel Age

Evidence For “They sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but the bad they cast away. So shall it be in the consummation of the age” (Matthew 13:48-49 ASV margin). by Brian Montague For roughly the past 1990 years, a period known as the Gospel Age has proceeded to the present time. With seemingly such a long era having transpired without end, the following three points merit examination: (1) Why our Heavenly Father preordained the Gospel Age, (2) How the Lord’s []

In the Beginning

Lessons from Proverbs The first seven articles in this issue follow the sequence of the seven concepts found in Proverbs 1:2-5. The last three articles consider iconic themes that come to mind when we think of the Book of Proverbs. “Instruction” considers the source of instruction, reviews the various ways King Solomon used it, defines the obstacles that need to be overcome, defines our enemy, and then shines a light on the reward for following it. “Understanding” shows how understanding can be []