The Practical Transferal of God’s Righteousness

By John Thiel, mp3

Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:14 For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: 15 And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.

God’s constraining power. It is my desire to launch out this year with a message of practical godliness.

Remember that great care is to be exercised in regard to the presentation of truth. Carry the minds along guardedly. Dwell upon practical godliness, weaving the same into doctrinal discourses. The teachings and love of Christ will soften and subdue the soil of the heart for the good seed of truth.—Letter 14, 1887. Ev 142.3 Read the rest of this entry

In Remembrance of Me

By John Thiel, mp3, pdf

Scripture reading: Luke 22:19 And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake [it], and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.

We want to ponder upon the meaning of those words of Jesus: In remembrance of Me. On the surface, every person who is engaging in Christianity understands these words simply as “remembering that Jesus was on earth, that He died for me, and rose again.” But is that all that Jesus meant? What does Jesus really mean when, having broken the bread, He says, I want you to do this “in remembrance of Me”? It can’t hardly mean the surface understanding that is often taken from it; because as we see in the following scripture, there are people who remember Him alright, but whom Jesus totally disowns: Read the rest of this entry

Righteousness by Faith

O for a faith. What sort of a faith? That will not shrink though pressed by many a foe, a faith that shines more bright and clear, when tempests rage without, when in danger knows no fear, that bears unmoved the world’s dread frown nor heeds its scornful smile, nor its soft arts beguile.

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SSL 2022 (1st half) – Heaven and the New Earth

Our new Sabbath school lessons are available! Print yours now, as we prepare ourselves to be launched into these new meditations for the coming year! God bless you all, brethren and sisters. Home is near, for the faithful pilgrims of earth.

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Our Physician | The Vaccination Dilemma

By John Thiel, mp3, pdf

Exodus 15:26 And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.

I am the Lord that healeth thee.  I am the Lord your healer. I am the Lord your physician.

Oh hear the voice of Jesus. This is an important subject in these present circumstances which surround us at this time.  How are we to relate to the fears and circumstances associated with the present pandemic that surrounds us in such a time as this, the mandates of allopathic oriented world around us? Allopathic means the medications of the medical world around us. They have brought about circumstances so that the government inflicts mandates upon us that are stipulated by allopathic medicine.

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SSL 2021 (2nd half) – Preparatory Lessons for Earth’s Final Storms

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2021 Conference – The Gathering of God’s Jewels

Listen to our most recent conference (just held in April):
The Gathering of God’s Jewels

SSL 2021 (1st half) – Lessons on God’s Way in the Sanctuary

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SSL 2020 (2nd) – Lessons from the Life of Nebuchadnezzar and His Babylon

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He That Endures to the End

By John Thiel, mp3, pdf

Scripture reading: Matthew 24:12 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. 13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

Love Grown Cold

There is something that we need to understand for the time in which we are living, that we may be able to conquer this sad announcement of Jesus. Because iniquity abounds, the love of many grows cold. One of the few books I have read in my years was the story of Hunze, a German lady who was in the Hitler’s Youth, and who was converted into Adventism. The story of her conversion and of her simplicity, the way she and her husband trusted God, is beautiful. When it came to give of their tithe, they were out of a job because of the Sabbath-Sunday question, and they just had enough money for tithe, and after that, no job. But they decided that they would give the Lord their tithe even though they had no work, and they claimed His promise. And the Lord provided them with a job; at the last moment, but they got it. There she was with her long hair and all the simple realities of primitive godliness. Then, after the war she and her husband emigrated to the USA. But what a sad story unfolded as I continued to read. Because of her simplicity and primitive godliness, the church in the United States told her it wasn’t necessary to have these kinds of simplicities. She had beautiful long hair, but now there was a picture on the front with her short cut hair. And as she described in her book, primitive godliness was being made small of in her eyes by the members of the church. This story illustrated to me what Jesus had foreseen and expressed in Matthew 24. Read the rest of this entry

When the Heavens Fall

By John Thiel, mp3, pdf

Scripture reading: Habakkuk 3:16 When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself, that I might rest in the day of trouble: when he cometh up unto the people, he will invade them with his troops. 17 Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither [shall] fruit [be] in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and [there shall be] no herd in the stalls: 18 Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.

This is our prayer—to be kept by the Lord; whatever the future bringeth, smiles of joy or tears of grief, still be able to cling and find our soul’s relief in Him. This is what this meditation is about. When the heavens fall, when everything that we have depended upon is suddenly lost, and there is nothing to rely upon by vision. These words “when the heavens fall” come from the following quote: Read the rest of this entry

The Near Consummation of the Everlasting Covenant

In view of the current developments in our world, we want to set afresh before our readers this conference which was held especially for the purpose of preparing us for the things which are now unfolding before our very eyes: The Consummation of the Everlasting Covenant.

It is very late in the gospel day, for we see the four angels loosening their hold of the winds of strife, but God is still now granting us opportunity to make intelligent preparation in cooperation with Him.

You will find in our highlights the sequential order of events we must expect as we are now plunging into the very final scenes.

Highlights:

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The Right Attitude to Tithe

By John Thiel, mp3, pdf

Scripture reading: Malachi 3:10 Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that [there shall] not [be room] enough [to receive it].

In preaching this message I am not presenting it from a perspective of solicitation. This is not to solicit your tithes under any motivation of mine. I am preaching this message to a people who know what God’s word says regarding tithes. We render this to Him, but it is our attitude and motives that we want to examine. We know what God’s word says and we pay our tithes to the Lord, but what is the underlying attitude of paying tithe? What motivates us to return to God tithes and offerings? The following examples are what I have heard people say in reference to tithes, which have given me the indication that they have a false understanding of the right motive and the right attitude for tithe. Read the rest of this entry

11. The Dissatisfied Heart

By John Thiel, Seeking to Please God Series, mp3, pdf

Scripture reading: Deuteronomy 26:11 And thou shalt rejoice in every good [thing] which the LORD thy God hath given unto thee, and unto thine house, thou, and the Levite, and the stranger that [is] among you.

We live in the antitypical day of atonement, in which God has called His people to afflict their souls, to do a deep heart searching, because we are being investigated. And what is Jesus discovering as He investigates? Investigation is quite a chilling term. In the world around us today there are investigators that investigate into certain people’s lives, and it sends a chill through their system. They wonder if something wrong is going to be found somewhere. But this investigative judgment should not chill us; Read the rest of this entry

SSL 2020 (1st) – Lessons on the Atonement

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