Privileges of the First Sons

Freedoms First Used and Abused “For the creation was made subject to frailty, (not voluntarily, but by Him who placed itunder); in hope that even the creation itself will be emancipated from the slavery of corruption, into the freedom of the glory of the children of God” (Romans 8:20, 21 Diaglott). As humanity becomes more acquainted with the physical laws governing the universe, each person learns to depend on the precision of each law. Without the perfect balance of physical laws, scientific []

The Taste of Freedom

Exercises in Freedom “Live like free people, and do not use your freedom as an excuse for doing evil. Instead,be God’s servants” (1 Peter 2:16 ISV). The fall of man has led the human family into a type of bondage. The Apostle Paul termed it, “the bondage of corruption” (Romans 8:21). He described the effect of this condition saying, “the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.” Strong’s concordance suggests the word “travaileth” (G4944) refers to the pain of []

Where is the Remedy?

No Worldly Answers “For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the nameof the LORD, to serve him with one consent” (Zephaniah 3:9). The following is a partial excerpt from Volume 4, pages 415-420. Before quoting Senator Ingalls, Bro. Russell wrote, “A wide view and a broad and very dispassionate statement of the struggle for wealth and the consequent crush of the lower classes has been furnished to the press by Hon. J. []

Liberty Brings Responsibility

God’s Plan for Freedom “The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound” (Isaiah 61:1). The above prophecy is often applied to the work of God’s Kingdom. However, when reading this passage in the synagogue at Nazareth, Jesus said, “this day, is this []

News and Views

PBI News Pastoral Bible Institute Annual Report for Fiscal 2021 The Directors of the Pastoral Bible Institute (PBI) and the Editors of our publication, The Herald of Christ’s Kingdom, rejoice to have served another year in the work of the vineyard (Matthew 20:7). This year was marked from beginning to end by the focus on the global pandemic. It created many challenges for the work, and resulted in almost no in-person contact with our fellow workers, even locally. We are grateful for []