All in All
Summary: John Ritenbaugh contends that history is not confined to the past. We are actively participating in it just as surely as the prominent figures of the Bible. As citizens of Jerusalem above, we need to have our minds singly focused on the heavenly home... 

Are You Sure You Believe in God? (Part 1)
Summary: Martin Collins cites some quotations from an atheist writer who rationalizes his belief in no God by stating that suffering could no longer be blamed on an omniscient deity, allowing him to pursue his narcissistic lifestyle without guilt. The psalmis... 

Christ Our Passover
Summary: In this pre-Passover sermon, John Ritenbaugh compares God's flawless works to the imperfect works of mankind. In addition to being flawless, God's works have a multiplicity of purposes, while man's works have limited utility and many flaws. Like air,... 

Christ Our Peace
Summary: Martin Collins, citing columnist Thomas Sowell, asserts that peace demonstrations do not bring peace, but war - and that submitting to the over-arching government of the United Nations in terms of disarmament and a blue-helmeted UN police force will ... 

Christ Our Rock
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh compares the massive Rock of Gibraltar to our Rock of Defense, Jesus Christ'Yahweh'the LORD, the God of the Old Testament. When Moses uses the metaphor of a rock, he thinks of the connotative qualities of enduring, unchanging, soli... 

Christ Our Standard
Summary: In this self-examination sermon, Richard Ritenbaugh suggests if we don't see the concrete proof of Christ working in us, we are on thin ice. Head knowledge of God's truth is useless unless it is transferred to action. Spiritual growth (Hebrews 5:13-1... 

Christ's Female Ancestors
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh observes that the Jews because of the scepter, the Levitical, and Messianic responsibilities, have been perhaps the most meticulous, careful, and accurate genealogy keepers in the world .No genealogy is more important than Christ's... 

Defining Logos (Part One)
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh suggests that one must be a member of a language community to know the contexts defining the meaning of a word. The Greek word logos has been negatively loaded with unbiblical meanings from Gnosticism, theology, and philosophy. Its... 

Experiencing God
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh, relating a story of a wannabe author, interviewing for the job of a personal secretary to what proved his boyhood idol, a popular author, learned very quickly the adage familiarity breeds contempt. The longer the relationship cont... 

Four Views of Christ (Part 1)
Summary: John Ritenbaugh warns us that the Bible paradoxically is both simple and profound, understandable only to those who have been called, love the truth, and are given to careful scrutiny, enabling the searcher to describe every nuance of what it is they... 

How Big Is God?
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh cautions us not to have a one-dimensional perspective of God, pointing to the multi-faceted aspects of His personality and His vast works. Our puny minds can only grasp a tiny sliver of what God really is. Far less than a toddler t... 

Image and Likeness of God (Part 1)
Summary: John Ritenbaugh takes issue with errant Worldwide Church of God teachers who have mysticised and spiritualized God away into a shapeless, formless, vaporized, ethereal blob. These individuals have systematically rejected hundreds of scriptural refere... 

In Him Was Life
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on a Gatorade commercial asking if we have what it takes in us, asks whether we have life within us. Not all forms of life have equal value. Although we already have physical-chemical existence, we do not yet have quali... 

Intimacy with Christ (Part 1)
Summary: In this introductory message of the Intimacy with Christ series, John Ritenbaugh warns that the narrow "pay and pray" mentality experienced by many in our previous fellowship took our attention away from the more important overcoming and gr... 

Jesus Is God
Summary: John Ritenbaugh asserts that if Jesus Christ is not who He said He is, He would be the most successful charlatan in the history of the world. The understanding that Jesus Christ is the God of the Old Testament has always been challenged. God's called... 

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 (Part 1)
Summary: In this first installment, John Ritenbaugh probes into the reasons the book of John had to be written and the major differences distinguishing the book of John from the other Gospels. John omits entirely certain topics which the other gospels go into... 

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... 

Knowing Christ (Part 1)
Summary: John Ritenbaugh explains the significance of "the fellowship of His sufferings" and "being conformed to His death" (Philippians 3:10). Christ's death had both a substitutionary and a representative aspect. The former pays for our ... 

Knowing God
Summary: John Ritenbaugh, exploring the account of the man infested with a legion of demons, explores the subject of minds divided against themselves, severely hurting and destroying their possessor as well as those around them. In order to one to fulfill his... 

Our Affinity to Christ
Summary: In this sermon, Richard Ritenbaugh emphasizes the growth necessary to be transformed into spirit and conformed to the image of Christ (Romans 8:29). Our lives must be totally wrapped up in Christ, exemplifying His character (Colossians 1:12-17). The ... 

Powers of Christ
Summary: Richard Ritenbaugh recognizes that power is neither intrinsically good nor intrinsically bad, but in nearly everyone's estimation, seems hopelessly unattainable. Even though we as Christians have negligible influence and power in this society, we hav... 

The Azazel Goat
Summary: In this Atonement sermon, John Ritenbaugh, taking issue with the heresy that the Azazel Goat represents Christ, examines both the causes of the separation between God and His people and the conditions for reconciliation. Not all reconciliation requir... 

The False Christ Deception
Summary: Martin Collins, reflecting upon the topic of lying and spiritual deception, maintains that the Globalists' control of the media has posed major problems for those seeking or living by the truth. Instead of letting Israel know about their faults, the ... 

The Father-Son Relationship (Part 1)
Summary: John Ritenbaugh, focusing upon I Corinthians 4:6, examines the contexts in which human reason has been misapplied to God's nature. The Catholic Encyclopedia admits that there is scant biblical evidence for a trinity, but that it is "substantiate... 

The Holy Spirit and the Trinity (Part 1)
Summary: John Ritenbaugh reveals that the architects and custodians of the trinity concept admit that it is a "somewhat unsteady silhoette," unsupportable by Scripture unless one forces external presuppositions, assumptions, and inferences onto it'a... 

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 Meekness and Gentleness of Christ
Summary: Martin Collins, reflecting upon Paul's confrontation with a recalcitrant minority in Corinth, warns that we cannot fight spiritual battles with physical or worldly weapons. Gentleness and meekness were Paul's preferred approaches in dealing with peop... 

The Nature of God: Elohim
Summary: John Ritenbaugh insists that understanding Elohim teaches us a great deal about the nature of the Godhead, determining the direction of our personal lives. The trinity doctrine, admitted by the Catholic Encyclopedia as unsupportable by either the Old... 

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 Sovereignty of God (Part 1)
Summary: In this introduction to the sovereignty of God series, John Ritenbaugh stresses the importance of listening over merely hearing, suggesting that only from God's Word can we know who is really regulating the affairs on the earth and which truth to bel... 

The Trial of Jesus
Summary: In this sermon on the Mistrial of the Millennia, Richard Ritenbaugh recounts the myriad illegal events of Christ's trial, highlighting no less than seventeen illegalities, including corrupt judges, bogus witnesses, switching charges, changing venues,... 

The True Savior of the World!
Summary: Martin Collins, citing several blasphemous newspaper headlines praising various world leaders for being "the savior of the world," contrasts these pretenders to the real Savior of the World. Because He experienced the suffering of the human... 




 
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