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The January-February 2016 issue of the Bible Advocate is now available.

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The Feast of Tabernacles, or Sukkot, gives us a vivid picture of what it means to follow Christ. In Old Testament times, the native-born Israelites were commanded to build huts (or sukkahs) and live in them for seven days during the holiday. Read More »

Sing a Morning Hymn

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The first time Abraham Lincoln met Harriet Beecher Stowe, he half-heartedly said, “So you’re the little lady who wrote the book that started the war.” Stowe is famous for her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852), a heart-wrenching portrayal of the plight of slaves, credited for sparking the Civil War and England’s abolitionist movement. Read More »

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One Lord Medley

Unity • Service • Mission


Corinthian Crisis

The church in Corinth was much like the church today: It struggled with its Christian identity in the midst of a pagan culture and was trying to deal with many problems as a result. One of them, and quite possibly the worst, didn’t come from outside but from inside: their fleshly bent toward divisiveness, “measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves” (2 Corinthians 10:12b). Read More »