Touched by the Master

Four Life-Changing Discussions with Jesus “It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life” (John 6:63). by Tom Ruggirello Listen to audio  When considering the life of Jesus, examining some of his personal conversations can prove beneficial.  These discussions reveal important and precious truths and likely had profound effects on the ones who shared in them. These discussions were held away from the large crowds that often followed Jesus []

Jesus’ Last Days

Our Legacy From Jesus “I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you” (John 13:15). by Todd Alexander Listen to audio  Jesus taught several beautiful doctrinal truths to his Apostles (and to us) during the last days of his ministry. The withered fig tree, the great prophecy of his return in Matthew 24, the parables of the wedding feast, wise and foolish virgins, talents, the sheep and the goats, cleansing of the Temple, and more. These []

A New Generation and a New Direction in Israel’s History

Othniel and Ehud After that whole generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation grew up, who knew neither the Lord nor what he had done for Israel. (Judges 2:10, all texts from NIV unless otherwise noted.) by Thomas Gilbert Listen to audio  It is a repeated and continuing pattern in human history that a new generation, which has not experienced the traumatic events of the prior generation and consequently not learned the deep lessons and values derived from those events, []

News and Views

PBI News Listen to audio  PBI Annual Report and Financial Statement The financial report of the Pastoral Bible Institute (PBI) for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2018, appears below this year-end summary of activities. The primary activity of the Institute is the publication of The Herald of Christ’s Kingdom. Published continuously since 1918, the magazine is targeted primarily to consecrated Christians who long for the promised kingdom of Christ on earth (Matthew 6:10), and who have dedicated their lives to its []