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The November – December 2014 issue of the Bible Advocate is now available.

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I Hope You Are Dissatisfied

It’s good to be grateful, but the line between contentment and apathy is fine.

by Sarah Andrews2014-6-dreamstime_m_11039220

Are you feeling blessed this year? I hope you’re gratified again with life’s blessings — but not too satisfied.

We are indeed a blessed people with much to be thankful for. Our most meager conditions in this country are rich compared to the world’s majority. Read More »

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Signs of the Second Coming

Is there anything new to watch for?

by Paulo Jorge Coelho2014-6-dreamstime_l_36969278

One of the Church’s recurring themes has been our expectation of Christ’s return as Lord and King. Jesus and His apostles warned of the proximity of that event and of the need to prepare and be alert (Luke 21:34-36; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-3; James 5:7-9; 2 Peter 3:10-12). Read More »

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Joy of Our Advent Hope

What may believers expect at the Second Coming?

by Robert Coulter2014-6-dreamstime_m_32450140

As a teenager in the 1940s, I attended a Salem branch of the Church of God (Seventh Day). At that time the Church was preaching the imminent return of Jesus and the third angel’s message as a warning of impending judgment upon worshippers of the beast (Revelation 14:9, 10). Read More »