Pilgrim Witness

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 “He hath showed thee, oh man, what is good, and what does the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God (Micah 6:8). The third requirement of the Lord in this beautiful text must be applied to all areas of life. A walk of humility is one of the…
“Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. And of some have compassion, making a difference: And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.” (Jude 1:21-23). One of the most subtle…
In Romans 3:5, the Apostle Paul asked the question: "Is God unrighteous who taketh vengeance?" He then answers his question with, "God forbid: for how then shall He judge the world?" In Romans 12:19, Paul quotes God as declaring that "Vengeance is mine, I will repay." If God would have been…
The sentiment against paying taxes that go for the government’s armament program and war involvements is rapidly gaining momentum in the larger body of Mennonitism. Seminars are being held in different places and articles challenging the payment of war taxes are appearing in different church…
Leaven is a substance that causes fermentation and spoilage, “Figuratively, an influence that, spreading silently and strongly, changes conditions and opinions” (World Book Dictionary). Literally, when leaven is added to a wholesome substance like bread dough or fruit juices and left unchecked the…
The Destruction of Death Aaron M Shank "The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death" (1 Cor 15:26). We are told that there are about two human deaths in the world every second of time. That is approximately 63,072,000 in one year (this does not include infanticide, by the millions, through…
Salvation! Is it by Faith Only, by Works Only, Or by Faith and Works Together? Aaron M Shank The modernist has a works only religion. He denies the divinity of Christ, the necessity of blood atonement, and the need for a new birth experience. The Calvinist and the Free Grace proponent have a…
Advocates of Postponement theology believe that “When Christ appeared to Jewish people the next thing in the order of revelation, as it then stood, should have been the setting up of the Davidic kingdom.” — “The kingdom of heaven announced as ‘at hand’ by John the Baptist, by the King Himself, and…
“Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to…
The word “absolute” means “free from all imperfection, fixed and unchangeable qualities, concepts for standards, and unquestionable finality.” The word “obsolete” means “out of date” or “fallen into disuse.” The Bible has always been and will always be all of what is embodied in the above…