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Protecting the Ten Commandments

The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever (Isaiah 40:8). From legal assaults on public displays of the Ten Commandments to attempts to remove God from public schools, the Enemy has tried time and again to prevent God’s Holy Word from reaching its destination: the heart of […]

THIS ISSUE

Digital PDF: English / Spanish B&W:  English / Spanish Web Version ARTICLES 4 A Call to Obedience | John Klassek  8 Why Holiness? | Marcellus George 10 Taking Jesus to Jail | Elaine Schulte 12 Empowered Witnesses | JP Robinson  14 The Gospel’s Proper Order | Caitlin Meadows 16 A Friend to Jesus | Jody McCoy 18 […]

The Ultimate Healing

Thanks be to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who, in February 2017, saved me from the cloud of confusion and years of physical pain. This was also the year of my Lord’s favor when He freed me from oppression. In fact, Jesus had begun to prepare me for salvation long before I perceived it […]

Loving Like the Master

In Matthew 28:19 Jesus told us to go and make disciples. His words resonate with us. We understand that this is a command, but we might wonder how we can do this when so many are indifferent to our message — some even hating us. Jesus taught us to give without tallying our gifts (6:3), […]

All We Need

Christian leaders are well acquainted with the word need. It permeates the atmosphere of the church as we contemplate our culture. It tugs at our hearts, pulls out our tears, and weighs down our shoulders. At times, it pits us in a race against time that taxes our lungs’ ability to breathe. It seems that […]

2020 BA Themes Announced

2020 BA THEMES ANNUAL THEME: “THE MINISTRY OF RECONCILIATION”   Greetings readers! I’m excited to announce the 2020 Bible Advocate theme and issue sub-themes. In one of the most profound and exciting passages of Scripture, Paul explains to the church what God has done for us in Christ. Reconciliation restores relationship and is nothing less than “new […]

Rescue Mission

After forty years of wandering in the wilderness, Israel was finally ready to enter the Promised Land. Moses told them that if they loved and obeyed God, He would drive out the nations before them. No one would be able to stand against them, and every place they set their foot would be theirs (Deuteronomy […]

Supernatural

In the story of Jesus’ ascension in Acts chapter 1, the Lord gives last instructions to His disciples. He asks them specifically not to leave Jerusalem until God’s promise of the Holy Spirit is fulfilled in them, so they can fulfill the mission God entrusted to them. Verse 8 says: But ye shall receive power, […]

How Isaiah Delivered the News

When Jerusalem lay under the shadow of the brutal Assyrian Empire, which had already conquered the northern tribes of Israel, the prophet Isaiah was given the difficult task of taking bad news, as well as good news, to the people of Judah. The book of Isaiah not only records those messages but also shows us […]

Strangers Bond

I tried diligently to recalibrate my brain away from the evangelical call I was hearing from my Master. Unsuccessful. My plethora of excuses seemed valid to me. Retirement loomed around the corner as old age knocked on the door of my body. However, the words of Dr. Hawkins’ sermon took permanent root in my heart: […]