A Lifestyle of Wisdom

A Wise Man Will Hear “A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction” (Proverbs 1:5-7). by Todd Alexander When God created Adam and Eve, He commissioned them to rule the world (Genesis 1:28). God gave them free will to []

In the Beginning

Pictures of the Kingdom Those who understand God’s Divine Plan have a great advantage. They are blessed to have a better understanding of the true character of God and of our Lord Jesus, and what we should be doing to serve them. This is no small blessing, for they have often been misrepresented. Believers in God’s plan have been given a wonderful hope for the future. “As it is written, eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the []

Preparations for Eternal Life

A Grand Opportunity “LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear” (Psalms 10:17). by Tom Ruggirello I n the Garden of Eden, the human family had not yet been prepared for eternal life. Though created in beautiful perfection, our first parents lacked much in understanding and wisdom. To fail such a simple test (Genesis 2:17) also indicated a lack of trust in the great Creator. Knowing there was much []

Joseph’s Work of Blessing

A Picture of Blessings to Come “Therefore, the LORD longs to be gracious to you. And therefore, He waits on high to have compassion on you. For the LORD is a God of justice; How blessed are all those who long for Him” (Isaiah 30:18 NAS). Bible Students have long believed that the experiences in Joseph’s life picture similar experiences in the life of our Lord Jesus. How beautiful that God would reveal His magnificent plan of salvation using many individuals and []