Jesus on the Holy Spirit
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh focuses on Christ's teachings on the Holy Spirit, expanding into its more complex spiritual parameters. Jesus instructs about the function of the Holy Spirit to carry out God's work, including inspiring one to speak the words of Go... 

Jesus the Door
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh, acknowledging that our culture has accumulated a large reservoir of superstitions, marvels about how many superstitions we have which revolve around the door. Which door to use on which occasions, the color of the door, the proper... 

John 3:16: Does God Really Love the World?
Summary: In this message, John Ritenbaugh insists that God does not love everybody equally. Nowhere does He tell us to prefer the world of the ungodly, adopting the pagan customs of the world's religions. Though God commands us to love our enemies, He does no... 

Love Thy Neighbor (Part 1)
Summary: John Ritenbaugh suggests that the episodes in Mark 12:28-34, Matthew 22: 34-40, and Luke 10:25-37 are separate incidents. Loving God with all our heart and loving our neighbor as ourselves can not be separated. One cannot obey one command and ignore ... 

Parables of Matthew 13 (Part 1): The Mustard Seed
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh insists that the Bible, in both parables and prophecies, interprets itself and remains consistent in its use of symbols. We cannot arbitrarily pull symbols out of the air and attach meaning. The first four parables of Matthew 13 (S... 

The Door of the Sheep
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the plainness and straightforwardness of the door imagery in John 10:17, affirms that Jesus Christ, as the door to the sheepfold, fulfills the following functions: (1) Provides access to salvation, (2) provides prote... 

The Five Paraklete Sayings
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh, focusing on the five parakletos sayings of Christ, affirms that the Holy Spirit is the essence, mind, and power of God and Christ in us, providing us assistance and counsel. Many of the definitions of parakletos, a verbal adjectiv... 

The Last Words of Jesus Christ
Summary: Martin Collins, focusing upon the misconception of Jesus Christ as a physical rather than a spiritual Messiah, asserted that both foes and friends of Jesus realized that He, having come as God incarnate, brought unusual insight and wisdom with author... 

The Prayers of Jesus
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh maintains that as a craftsman could not function without the tools of his trade, a Christian cannot function without spiritual tools or a spiritual instructional manual. We have to learn to use the spiritual tools God has given us,... 

The Teaching of Jesus and Prophecy
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh emphasizes that God's called-out ones are so different from 'mainstream Christianity' that we have been branded as a crazy cult out of touch with the truth. Actually, members of God's Church are entirely in touch with the truth, as... 




 
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