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PBI News Listen to audio PBI Annual Report for Fiscal 2019 The Directors of the Pastoral Bible Institute (PBI) and the Editors of The Herald of Christ’s Kingdom are blessed to have completed another year of service to the Master of the vineyard (Matthew 20:7). At this time in the harvest of the Gospel Age, many still rejoice in reading our publication proclaiming the good news of God’s Kingdom and the blessing of all the families of the earth (Genesis 12:1-3). The []

Man with the Withered Hand

Healing of Man’s Inability to Work Righteously “Provoke me not to anger with the works of your hands; and I will do you no hurt” (Jeremiah 25:6). by Rafal Niemczyk Listen to audio The man with the withered hand was unable to work with that hand. Let us look more closely at the story of his healing to see what lessons we might discover. The story is recorded in Luke 6:6-11, Matthew 12:9-14, and Mark 3:1-6. “And he [Jesus] entered again into []

The Man Born Blind

Healing of Man’s Sight “Since the world began it was never heard that any one opened the eyes of a man born blind” (John 9:32 ASV. All other texts are from the New American Standard Bible unless otherwise noted). by Ray Charlton and Nicholas Charcharos Listen to audio This statement was made by the man that was born blind. He had just received his sight through a miracle performed by Jesus and he came to the defense of Jesus after the Pharisees []

To Heal or Not to Heal?

Healing Man’s Inability to Stand in Righteousness “And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity” (Luke 13:11). by David Christiansen Listen to audio It was the Sabbath and we find Jesus teaching in the synagogue. Luke 13:1 (NLT) says, “About this time Jesus was informed that Pilate had murdered some people from Galilee as they were sacrificing at the Temple in Jerusalem.” This would have been a harrowing experience for the Jews that witnessed the aberration, and they []

The Man with Dropsy

Healing Man’s Hardness of Heart “It happened that when he went into the house of one of the leaders of the Pharisees on the Sabbath to eat bread, they were watching him closely. And there in front of him was a man suffering from dropsy. And Jesus answered and spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, ‘Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?’ But they kept silent. And he took hold of him and healed him, and sent him []