Granted By Means of a Promise

Abraham’s Inheritance “By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed by going out to a place which he was to receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was going” (Hebrews 11:8, NASB). Kome Ajise Listen to audio: In ancient times, an inheritance was very important. For example, Abraham’s wife, Sarah, demanded that Hagar and her young child be sent away because Sarah was concerned about who would inherit Abraham’s wealth. Genesis 25:5 states that even after taking []

Let Him Take the Water of Life Freely

Man’s Inheritance Restored “And He that sat upon the throne said, Behold I make all things new” (Revelation 21:5). Robert Davis Listen to audio:  Inheritance implies passing something from parent to child. God is the wellspring of life, and the Master Builder of all creation. All we know originated under His ownership. Man was given life, a blessing even for a short span, but he was given provision for life eternal; and unlike the other animals, he was made in the image []

In the Beginning

Biblical Inheritance “To come into possession of or receive, especially as a right or divine portion. ‘Every one who has left houses or brothers or sisters … for my name’s sake, will receive a hundredfold, and eternal life’ (Matthew 19:29, RSV).” This is the first meaning provided by Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition, for the word “inherit.”   Listen to audio:  Every possession that God has provided through His divine plan of the ages, either for His intelligent creation or Himself, can be considered an “inheritance.” Life on any plane of existence, []

Man’s Original Inheritance – Crowned with Glory and Honor

“Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth” (Genesis 1:28, NASB). Michael Costelli Listen to audio:  When man was created over 6000 years ago, he inherited the bounty of God. According to the Oxford Dictionary, inheritance means to come into possession of belongings from someone else. Through his creation, man was made in the []

News and Views

PBI News Annual Report of the Board Listen to audio: Dear Readers — The first issue of The Herald of Christ’s Kingdom appeared in July 1918. The effort at that time was to publish Gospel Age Harvest Truth for the benefit of the Lord’s consecrated. That purpose continues. As it was at the beginning, it remains edited by a committee of five brethren appointed annually by the directors of the Pastoral Bible Institute, the parent organization. Our main activity is in the []