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January/ February 2021

Consider Hitler’s use of propaganda, and then consider his derision of the German people when he said, “How fortunate for the government that the people they administer DON’T THINK”! Truly, history does repeat itself

Rejecting the New Normal

“How rich is anyone who can simply see human faces!” penned Corrie ten Boom. And yet, how much we take such simple things for granted. At least,

Cases and Cases and Cases of Nothing!

LOCKDOWNS AND QUARANTINES ARE ALL BASED ON BAD SCIENCE. Oh, the surging number of cases! Are we facing a “covid apocalypse”? What is one to think? Well,

Resistance is Duty

A CORE PRINCIPLE OF WESTERN democracy for over two hundred years has been religious freedom. So important has this been, in fact, to the identity of free

November/ December 2020

In the current debate over personal freedoms and concern for public health, the voice of the church is desperately needed. PCR false positives are the prop maintaining an illusion of a pandemic.

When Christians Disobey

After numbers of months of a presumed pandemic, we are by now familiar with the many news headlines– churches closed by government decree, being deemed non-essential. Then,

The Sacredness of Life

Planned by infinite intelligence, fashioned with unequalled creative skill, and marked by the Almighty’s personal touch, man came into existence–the most perfect and the most loved creature

I Will Not Forget Thee

“But Zion said, The Lord hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me. Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion

The Gospel Safety Net

From the moment we fully realize that we were rescued by a great gospel net out of a tumultuous sea of the souls of men and were

The Church Unconquerable

The words left a deep impression on Matthew. Perhaps it was the way His eyes had pierced the disciples’ as He spoke. Or possibly, it was the

We Need Each Other

GOD’S CREATION holds not a few phenomenal occurrences which preach to us remarkable lessons. One such object lesson comes to us from the field of biology, featuring

Peace

This world is tempest tossed. Its leaders and governments are but rising and falling waves in the vast, tumultuous ocean of humanity. Above the din of crashing

The World is in Trouble

Ah, the good life! Family, a home, vehicles, a job–security! Multitudes are indeed abundantly blessed, whether deserving or not. Little disturbs the ebb and flow of many

Ponder Your Path

Ponder your Path

How can a man’s ways be established? He must have purpose, and it must be the right and not a misguided or delusional purpose. A man must

Together Apart?

Physical Distancing: This is what humankind has been practicing for about six millennia. When flu season or other pandemics come around, the elderly and those otherwise physically

Broken to Beautiful

Broken to Beautiful

WASTED. MARY MAGDALENE had utterly wasted her life. No one, no matter how hopeful, might have thought that her life could ever be made whole again. The

Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive?

“And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins.” Ephesians 2:1 Search your own heart. Are you among the living, or among the dead?

Precious in The Sight of The Lord

Precious in the Sight of the Lord

DEATH, ACCORDING TO HOLY WRIT, is the Christian’s last enemy–the finishing battle, the final difficulty ere the pilgrim’s long-anticipated release from this mortal life to joys beyond,

Humanity's Groan

Humanity’s Groan

 ALL HUMANITY UTTERS a collective groan. Paul heard it two thousand years ago. “For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until

The Power of Christ

The Power of Christ

We have here brought before us a young man born in lowly life, having no advantages of position, or even education, to lift Him above the mass

The Testimony of Elijah

The Testimony of Elijah

“I have been very jealous for the Lord God of hosts.” 1 Kings 19:10 These are the words of the victorious Elijah to the heavenly inquiry into

March/April 2020

Humanity’s Groan – As unending waves that beat upon the ocean’s shore, the groans and sighs from the sea of humanity rise and swell unremittingly. The question is “Why?”
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Men Who Dared

Men Who Dared

If the Christ-like character has today any foothold upon the earth, it is traceable from the hundreds of millions back to millions, and from millions to thousands,

A Plea to Fathers

Dear father, your hands are the first to cradle the souls of your children. To you it is given to be the salvation of your household, and

The Cup of His Wrath

“But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another. For in the hand of the Lord there is a cup, and the wine

A Plea For Passion

A Plea for Passion

We must sink down on our knees and plead, plead, plead for passion! The battle is constant because the tendency to cool off is constant. Are we not sometimes too cold? Do we not lack expression of soul, of feeling, of fervency?

The Rhythm of Life

The Rhythm of Life

God set in motion the rhythm of life with His first breath into man at the creation of Adam. That first breath began a life-sustaining pattern of

This Sleepy Age

This Sleepy Age

“WHILE SLEEPING CARELESS on the brink of an eternal woe…” wrote Bro. Warner, describing how the love of Jesus had awakened him just in time to rescue

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January/ February 2020

Go ye into all the world – 2020 here we come! The church intends to burst out of the starting gate of this new year with an aggressive push to reach a groaning, lost, and deceived world, with the help of Almighty God. Read The Gospel Trumpet

God Sent Forth Preachers

God Sent Forth Preachers

 [Twenty] centuries have now passed away since God sent forth a few Jews from a remote corner of the earth, to do a work which, according to

The Brevity of Life

The Brevity of Life

Man’s existence: Think about it for a moment. Here on earth, the measure of his existence is scripturally described as an “handbreadth” or a “vapor,” and the

The Consequences of Atheism

The Consequences of Atheism

Atheism, like all worldviews, has consequences. Worldviews have destinations. They are courses that carry us on to some arrival point, whether that point is good or bad.

The Whole World Lieth in Wickedness

“And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.” 1 John 5:19 IT HAPPENED INCREMENTALLY …or it could not have happened

Oppressing The Oppressed

Oppressing the Depressed

Dawn came slowly, illuminating the world with the morning’s first rays. But the golden gleams could not diffuse the darkness I felt. I knew morning had come

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November/ December 2019

The Most Amazing Book – Skeptics seek to discredit the Bible as a divine revelation. This they do for they are loathe to believe in the existence of a God requiring their obedience, else how can they sin with impunity?Read The Gospel Trumpet

The Most Amazing Book

The Most Amazing Book

Skeptics seek to discredit the Bible as a divine revelation. This they do for they are loathe to believe in the existence of a God requiring their

The “Morality” of Murder

THIS WORLD IS UPSIDE DOWN. So long has it stood upended that by now seemingly every drop of moral common sense has drained from it. A recent

Satan’s Physicians

THOU SHALT SURELY DIE – this promise to our fallen parents Adam and Eve has been inherited by every human born since that time. Sin’s entrance into

From Earth to Heaven

Jacob had gotten himself into a mess. His brother, he had felt, was about to claim a blessing that belonged justly to him. And so he had

True Liberty

SOCIETY HAS TAUGHT US THAT liberty is the freedom of choice regarding our own lives. Any restraints on that freedom is regarded as oppression. Thus, a liberated

The Truth About Global Warming

IT IS EXPEDIENT THAT THE truth be known concerning global warming. The matter is exceedingly more urgent than what the media sources are reporting, and the effects

A Plea from Hell

“Save the Planet!” The cry resounds across the globe. Bumble bee populations are decreasing in Canada. Spring flooding is forcing thousands to evacuate. The bean industry is

Born of God

“He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of

The Sexualization of Children

Jesus said, “Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not.” Mark 10:14. Laud the beautiful innocence of uncorrupted youth! Precious children who come

Trying?

You try on a coat. If you do not like it, you need not buy it. You try a type of beverage. If you are not satisfied

The Wickedness of Tolerance

“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for

Arrows in the Hands of God

“As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.” Psalm 127:4. OH, THE POSSIBILITIES POSSESSED BY YOUTH! What zeal, what

The Serpent’s Spell

The old serpent is a sorcerer and has been so from the beginning. Back in the garden, Adam and Eve were beguiled by his allurements. Down through

Satan’s Recycling Bin

There is a prevailing notion, especially in the western world today, that mankind has outgrown the Bible. The idea is that scientific discoveries and man’s intellect have

The Soul’s Final Fury

“And they which went before rebuked him, that he should hold his peace: but he cried so much the more, Thou Son of David, have mercy on

What a Waste

“What a waste!” is the indignant outcry evoked by the careless and unnecessary squandering of goods, money, and natural resources. It is a justified outcry, for wastefulness,

Scoffing the Signs

The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a sign from heaven. He answered and said unto them, When

The Great Assize

“For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath

PURGATORY: A False Hope

A barefoot woman, in the cold and pouring rain, climbs Croagh Patrick in Ireland. A man on his death bed desperately calls for his parish priest to

The Fear of Death Banished

WHAT LIES BEYOND THE GRAVE? This has been a universal question through the ages. Throughout the history of mankind, the question has received a host of varied

Is There Life After Death?

Not one of us is staying here forever. No matter how strong we feel or how full of hope and life, we know that we must one

A Message to Men

I write unto you little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name’s sake. I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that

The Cry of Rachel

“Give me children, or else I die.” Genesis 30:1. This was the cry of Rachel, the an­guish of the barren. It is the deep, primal yearning for

A Bankrupt Philosophy

Abortion, suicide, euthanasia. Society has reduced human life to a material, disposable commodity, as though mankind were constituted of merely tissues, bones, and atoms. And, under the

No Price Too High

In business, it is necessary to understand the relation­ship between the possible price of a product in accor­dance with the demand of said product. We find that

Ask the Birds

“Ask…the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee” Job 12:7. The year 2018 has been named the Year of the Bird. Shall we take a

One Race, One Family

Mankind is not always good to its own. In fact, the historical record is a grievous attestation to its atrocities. Hitler’s Germany is but one example. A

The Salvation of Our People

“But this is a people robbed and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes, and they are hid in prison houses: they are for a

O Parents, Awake!

Although the United States spends more money per student than any other country, the money has failed to produce an academically advanced nation. PISA, one of the

Confessions of an Atheist

I used to be an atheist. No, not the kind of “atheist” that exhausts him­self trying to disprove God. You know that kind. The ones that leave

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Sorrow. Pain. Suffering. All have experienced the meaning of these words. With much pain do we en­ter this world and with pain do we get old and

Evolution: Science or Philosophy?

“Science, you might say, has discovered that our existence is infinitely improbable, and hence a miracle.”   John Horgan, science journalist “An honest man, armed with all the

Compassion for Hurting Hearts

I feel a certain pity for the youth of this generation. Many of the challenges they face did not exist in prior generations. Their hurts arrive at

The Deficiencies of Day Care

In Titus 2:3-5, the apostle Paul instructs the older women to teach the younger women to be “keepers at home.” How can the home be kept when

A Peculiar People

“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called

Why Use Cosmetics?

Every woman deserves to be as naturally beautiful as she was created, and there is nothing wrong with being as presentable as possible. We certainly encourage personal

Are You Being Robbed By a Career?

With respect to the household duties and childrearing responsibilities, women were pondering what Betty Friedan in her 1963 book, The Feminine Mystique, referred to as the silent

Growing Old Gracefully

One season must always give way to another. It is the course of nature. We accept it, for it cannot be changed. And, similarly, so it is

The Emasculation of Men

Do you remember the Bible story about Moses in the bulrushes? Moses’ mother, to protect his life from Pharaoh’s deadly law, hides him in a basket on