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- His Brother’s Name
A beautiful revelation of the Gospel is found in the OT Law of the childless brother.
- His Name is Wonderful
The divinity and humanity of Christ revealed in His name, Wonderful.
- Jehu the Foolish Virgin
Ahab, Jezebel, Elijah, and Jehu represent four different classes that will be in conflict in the future.
- Peter’s Sword
Only once did Jesus seem to support picking up the sword. Why?
The Gospel revealed in the OT law against the illegitimate child.
The Number 666, part 1
The first successful attempt to use gospel wisdom to unlock the 666 number.
- The Tribe of Dan
The tribe of Dan is not listed in the book of Revelation when the 144,000 are made up. Why?
- A Complete Savior
There is no temptation that you can have, which Jesus did not experience to a greater degree. His victory is ours.
- Breaking Bread on the First Day
Why Acts 20:7 does NOT prove Sunday observance in the early church…
- Christ Revealed in the Sabbath
The Sabbath is in Christ, and Christ is in the Sabbath.
- Church History in the Book of Revelation
The book of Revelation is all about Church History: here is a birds-eye overview.
Consecration is simply the constant recognition of the fact that we are the Lord’s and not our own.
- Dishonest Giving
The sheer idolatry behind giving away stolen money.
- Follow Me
We can help others only as our eyes are fixed firmly on Christ.
- Human Nature and Its Restraints
The commandments of God and faith of Jesus are the solution to our problems.
- Jehovah or Baal—Which?
What distinguishes the worship of Jehovah versus that of Baal in our day?
- John Bunyan
A glimpse into the sufferings of John Bunyan, with some lessons on religious liberty.
- Joseph Hoag’s Vision
A vision from 1803. Accurately predicts some key points of American history.
- Ministers of God
The grace of God is the power of God triumphing over sinful flesh.
- Origin of the Doctrine of Natural Immortality
The Gospel teaching of “life through Christ” versus the heathen idea of the “immortality of the soul” and how it entered the church.
- Receive Not the Grace of God in Vain
If the grace of God does not perfect us, it is received in vain.
- Rightly Dividing the Book of Revelation
The lesson of the book of Revelation takes on a new light when the chapter divisions are re-assigned.
Shall Religion be Taught in the Public Schools?
What is the place of religion in public schools?
- The Education of Daniel
The Lost Art of Education: Practical Skill combined with Moral Power.
- The First Commandment
The god Mammon falls over and breaks into pieces in the presence of the Law of the Lord.
- The Great Apostate Powers
Since the birth of Christ, Satan works through three world powers to destroy the saints.
- The Immaculate Conception
Comparing the Catholic doctrine of the Immaculate Conception with the Bible truth on the Incarnation.
- The Mission of the Spirit
The real Holy Spirit brings holiness: victory over sin, error, wrong habits and practices.
- The Nearest of Kin
Jesus earns the right to be the Redeemer by being the “nearest of kin” to each one of us.
- The One Example
To be a Christian means to follow the One Example: Christ.
- The Powers That Be
Explains in what way “the powers that be” are ordained of God, and what are the limits of their jurisdiction.
- The Return of the Jews
The return of the physical Jews to the land of Palestine on this sin-cursed Earth, is not a fulfillment of Bible prophecy.
- The Sabbath in Egypt
The Sabbath was the point of controversy between the Israelites and Egyptians at the Exodus.
- The Science of Salvation
The Science of Salvation is the highest study of all studies. In the Bible, God gives us what we most need.
- The Two Principles
Love and Force contrasted: Freedom comes by Love; Slavery comes by Force. God is the Author of Love and Freedom.
- A Law of Love
The Sabbath is not a restriction or hardship, but a rich gift, full of treasure.
- A Lesson from Real Life
The imputed righteousness of Christ means a flow of life, like the vine feeds the branches.
- Beginning of Sin and Redemption
Unfolding some of the spiritual treasures in Genesis chapter 3.
- Can We Keep the Sabbath?
Keeping the Sabbath involves a small temporal sacrifice, but yields large spiritual and eternal blessings.
- Carnal Warfare not in God’s Plan
God never wanted His people to use the sword…not even in the Old Testament.
- Christ the End of the Law
Did Christ come to “put away the Law”? How is Christ “the end of the Law”?
- Essentials and Non-essentials
Has God filled the Bible with “non-essentials”?
- Evolution and the Gospel
A closer look at some of the spiritual implications in the teaching of evolution.
- Fasting and Prayer
In the light of the Gospel, what is “fasting”?
- Grace or the Law?
Why should we keep the Sabbath if we are under grace, and not under the law?
- How to Be a Witness
What sort of training is required to bring the Gospel to other people?
- Israel: a Missionary People
The purpose of God in the nation of Israel was not military…but missionary!
- Letter and Spirit
With regard to God’s Law, what is “the letter”, and what is “the spirit”?
About the early church father, Origen, and the blighting influence of mingling heathen philosophy and Christianity.
- Our Mighty Leader
How to gain continual victories in the spiritual warfare.
- Principles and Precepts
The ten commandments always have been, and always will be, the rule of life for all created intelligences.
- Salvation: Present and Future
Many people declare, “I am saved!” What is the Bible use of this phrase and is it a one-time act?
- Scientific Morality
Waggoner dissects a pseudo-science book on morals and brings gospel truth to bear on it.
- Spirit of Prophecy
Would God that all the Lord’s people were prophets, and that the Lord would put his Spirit upon all of them.
- The Blotting Out of Sin
The removal of sin from the nature of man.
- The “Christian” Demand for War
What kind of war is a Christian interested in?
- The Common Life
The cross of Christ is everywhere, always giving life.
- The Cross of Christ
Are you bearing the cross of Christ, or your own cross?
- The Day which the Lord Has Made
Waggoner explains this often-misapplied text which is used to support Sunday sacredness.
- The Handwriting of Ordinances
Is the Sabbath day just a “shadow” that was “blotted out” at the cross?
- The Infallible Word
The Infallibility of the Word of God, plainly stated.
- The Joyful Sound
Should the thunder of God’s voice cause us to fear?
- The Lost Tribes of Israel
Are the “lost tribes of Israel” in your neighborhood? Find out!
- The Power of Forgiveness
God’s forgiveness is the outflow of His creative power to change and heal.
- The Recompense of the Reward
Is the reward of the Christian life only a future thing?
- The Rest That Remains
The coming kingdom of Christ will fulfill the promises made to Abraham and Israel.
- The Three Sabbaths
The Lord’s Sabbath, the Jewish Sabbath, and the Papal Sabbath. Which one do you keep?
- The Two Covenants
A Bible study: sorting out the old and new covenants, the law, and the sacrificial service.
- The Unpardonable Sin
What is the unpardonable sin, and how can we avoid it?
- Waggoner on Deliverance
Two excerpts from Waggoner’s writings on “deliverance from the bondage of sin.”
- The Scope of Revelation
A quick overview of the main divisions in the book of Revelation, and how the Heavenly Sanctuary is a key.
- 1600 Furlongs
The wine-press, blood, horses bridles…and 1600 furlongs. What do they mean?
- Am I a Seventh-day Adventist?
A bit of my history and experience as a young Adventist searching for truth.
- An Un-Traditional Christmas Sermon
Why Christmas will never be what it aims to be…
- Arminius and Adventism
Why the Arminian views were a stepping stone to Adventism.
- Baal Worship
Baal worship is alive and well today, and is still the most popular kind of religion.
- But Jesus Ate Fish!
What would Jesus eat today?
- Christian Persecution in Iran
Taking the beam out of our own eye.
- Clean and Unclean
Dividing between clean and unclean calls into exercise our judgment and moral powers.
- Criticizing a Messenger
A closer examination of George Knight’s attack on the Lord’s messenger.
- Cursing the Fig Tree
How cursing the fig tree, uprooting mountains, and great faith, go together.
How disasters and trials can lead us closer to God.
- Drinking of the Cup
What does the imagery of the “cup of iniquity” actually mean?
- Foreknowledge and Election
Election is based on Faith and Obedience. God wills it to be so!
- From a Far Country (plus Observations)
If we could see the end from the beginning…
- God is in Control
When unexpected disaster strikes, a clear understanding of God’s character is essential.
- God’s Character: A Key to Prophecy
Prophecy is about the conflict between God’s character and Satan’s character. That’s all.
- Good and Bad Marriages
How his wife’s selfishness ruined the marriage of John Wesley.
- Good Works
A List of New Testament verses promoting Good Works and Obedience.
- How Did Jesus Cleanse the Temple?
Jesus cleansed the Temple by the power of the Word.
- Israel in Prophecy
Jesus is the Olive Tree. Israel are the overcomers who grow on Him.
- Jesus and Child Abuse
How Jesus was treated as a child, and why it didn’t hurt Him.
- Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion
A short visit with an ancient and devout astronomer.
- Man’s Pride – Tall Buildings
The root and fruit of pride in Architecture.
- Men of Great Renown
The slippery slope of fame in God’s name.
- Methods of Teaching and Tradition
Why modern education is making moral weaklings.
- Modern Day Phariseeism
Penetrating the disguise of modern Phariseeism.
- Not Ashamed of the Gospel
It was not popular to follow the Gospel in Paul’s day. But he was not ashamed of it.
- Perfection is Freedom
Freedom, Perfection, Sinlessness, and Law-keeping are all synonyms for the same thing: Righteousness.
- Prophecies of Christ’s First Advent
I did not create this list of prophecies regarding Christ. But I found it useful and wish to share it.…
- Prophetic Significance of the Law
A proper estimate of God’s Law is essential in order to understand the unfolding prophetic events.
- Psalm 75 and God’s Character
With the key of the knowledge of God’s character, the prophecies of Psalm 75 are unlocked.
- Real and Counterfeit Love
Judgment and Justice: God’s way and Satan’s way.
- Scenes from the life of David Thompson
Some glimpses into the noble life of a Canadian explorer.
- School Shootings
The divine Law has been set aside by common religious teaching. We are beginning to reap the harvest…
- Separation and Divorce
A true Christian never uses divorce as a way out. This explains why.
- Seven Strong Reasons
Seven Strong Reasons to reject the “Immortal Soul” doctrine.
- Stoning the Rebellious Son
If our youth are wild today, it’s because we raised them that way.
- Talking Snakes and the Inspiration of the Bible
We determine the truthfulness of the Bible by it’s moral and practical fitness for man.
- Temperance and Romans 14
Romans 14 means thinking of others…even in what we eat.
- The Boy Who Went to Heaven
This explains why we don’t fly to heaven at death.
- The Doubter’s Bible
Are you reading from the wrong version of the Bible?
- The Gospel in Revelation
The Book of Revelation is the revealing of the righteousness of Christ.
- The Sabbath as a Sign
The Sabbath is a sign of the New Covenant.
- The Thieves on the Cross
There were 2 thieves crucified with Christ. Which one do you identify with?
- Walter Veith and 1888
An analysis of Walter Veith’s unsatisfying stand on the 1888 message.
- The Wheat and Tares
There’s the “wheat and the tares”, and then there’s the “thorns and thistles”!
- Thoughts on God’s Rulership
How does God rule? How does He deal with sin? Joseph shows the way.
- What the Battle is About
To make sense of life, it is necessary to know what is happening behind the scenes…