Our Benefits In Christ

“What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me?” (Psalms 116:12) Listen to audio  Without our Lord’s sacrifice, there would be little hope for a better life. But hope is powerful, especially when inspired by the plan of God. “Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit” (Romans 15:13). When we truly believe in God and His plan, the []

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, []