Which Sin is the Worst?

Weaning Away “Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us” (Hebrews 12:1). by Jonathan Benson Listen to audio  Are some sins worse than others? Are all sins equal? Which sin is the worst? Do we judge certain sins more harshly than other sins depending on our personal experiences or opinions? To begin, we will look at some lists of sins found in []

Spiritual Murder

A Deadly Sin “Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer; and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him” (1 John 3:15). Adapted from a discourse by Br. Paul Mali Listen to audio  Murder results from behavior. Behavior is caused by five factors acting alone or in combination with each other. When we want to change a behavior we need to change one or more of these causative factors. Thoughts (good or bad) Heart Condition (healthy or unhealthy) Attitudes []

In the Beginning

Harvest Considerations Jesus said, “The harvest is the consummation of the age” (Matthew 13:39 Berean iteral Bible). His explanation of the parable of the Wheat and Tares, where this phrase appears, helped us to understand that the end of the Gospel Age would involve separation and testing of true believers. Listen to Audio: In this issue, Harvest Considerations, we examine some of the scriptures and pictures especially applicable to our time — the time of the harvest. The first article, “Outlook for []

Outlook for the New Day

The Prospect “Now is our salvation nearer than when we believed” (Romans 13:11). Adapted from The Herald of Christ’s Kingdom, January 1926 Listen to Audio:  At the dawn of the New Year, we are reminded of the Apostle’s words. Here Paul encouraged our hope and faith, to buoy us up in trying conditions. Pursuing the same thought, he said, “The night is far spent, the day is at hand,” speaking from the standpoint of the night-time of six thousand years of sin and []