The Prophets

Jan/Feb 2016 God’s Spokesmen “God … at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets” (Hebrews 1:1). David Rice Listen to Audio:  The Hebrew Old Testament was formerly arranged by the Jewish people into 22 books. Those 22 books contained the same information as our current Old Testament that is arranged in 39 books. The major reason for the disparity in the number of books is that what we refer to as the 12 Minor Prophets, were gathered together as one []

Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Daniel

Jan/Feb 2016 Profiting from the Prophets “All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction,for training in righteousness” (2 Timothy 3:16 NAS). Jeff Mezera Listen to Audio: The prophets hold a special place in our heart. They had the thankless job of delivering God’s messages to a rebellious and stiff-necked people. As a result, they suffered some of the most severe persecutions. We will consider three of the four Major Prophets from the Old Testament. We will look to their examples and examine their []

Ezekiel, A History Lesson

Jan/Feb 2016 Touch Lightly “In the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God” (Ezekiel 1:1). Douglas Rawson Listen to Audio:  Ezekiel is a remarkable book filled with history, prophecy, lessons, and rich symbols.  Bible Students and many in the world are acquainted with this book through the prophecy of the Valley of Dry Bones and the end-time prophecy of Gog []

News and Views

Jan/Feb 2016 V Religious Listen to Audio:  The Aleppo Codex, the oldest Hebrew Bible that has survived to modern times, was created by scribes called Masoretes in Tiberias, Israel around 930 AD. As such, the Aleppo Codex is considered to be the most authoritative copy of the Hebrew Bible. The Aleppo Codex is not complete, however, as almost 200 pages went missing between 1947 and 1957. While the Aleppo Codex is the oldest Hebrew Bible, the Leningrad Codex is the oldest complete Hebrew []

Today In Prophecy

Jan/Feb 2016 Educating the World “And they shall not teach every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest” (Hebrews 8:11). Listen to Audio:  The Education World Forum (EWF) is a ministerial education seminar held annually in London, England. Education ministers from around the world gather to debate future practice in education. More than 300 participants from over 70 countries — representing over 80 percent of the world’s population — will attend the []