Controlling the Flesh

Our Ever-Present Challenge “To all God’s loved ones who are in Rome, called to be saints. May grace and peace be granted to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 1:7, Weymouth). by John Hummel Our text identifies the book of Romans as written to saints! Paul strongly encourages brethren to become living sacrifices. “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is []

“I Beseech You”

Earnest, Loving Concern “I beseech you … brethren, by the mercies of God” (Romans 12:1) by David Stein The Apostle Paul loved the brethren. Their spiritual health and well-beingwere all-important to him. Consequently, Paul on occasion pleads with brethren about things he considered vital to their growth as new creatures. On those occasions, he “beseeches” the brethren. The word “beseech” is not a word we hear frequently. The modern equivalent might be “implore.” But “beseech” is a perfect word to use when []

News and Views

PBI News PBI Annual Report for Fiscal 2020 The Directors of the Pastoral Bible Institute, Inc. (PBI) and the Editors of its publication, The Herald of Christ’s Kingdom, rejoice to have served anotheryear in the work of the vineyard (Matthew 20:7). This past year witnessed many changes. Events have occurred worldwide that have changed the economic, political, and social aspects of our time.The rapid pace at which these happenings have transpired has surprised and startled many. Not only Bible students, but serious []

The Nazarite Vow

Consecration to God “When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD: He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink … no razor shall come upon his head … he shall be holy” (Numbers 6:2,3,5). by George Tabac The Nazarite Vow in Numbers 6 was a vow taken for a month, a year, orit could be taken for a lifetime. It is a beautiful picture of a life of []

The Three Great Feasts: A Picture of God’s Plan of Salvation

The Gospel Age and Forward “Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God … in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles” (Deuteronomy 16:16). by Harry Wildblood God gave Israel commandments to observe feasts unto Him, associated withthe events of Israel’s deliverance from Egypt. These feasts were reiterated several times and were to be kept when they came into the land of Canaan. Though these []