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It’s Unforgiveable

by David Kortum

It’s Unforgivable His name was Karl. He was a 21-year-old German soldier who wanted to be forgiven by a Jew for the atrocities he committed against Jews during World War II. As he lay dying in a dark, isolated, hospital room, he told his story to Simon Wiesenthal, a Jewish inmate from a nearby concentration… Read More

How Does God Grow His Church?

by David Kortum

God’s Church is the body of Christ on earth. “Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular” (1 Cor. 12:27). 1 Corinthians 6:15 states, “Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? …” “For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body…. For the body is not… Read More

Does It Matter What We Think?

by David Kortum

          We may have all heard the quip about patients in a mental institution.  It goes:  “We’re all here because we’re not all there.”  The mind is the most important component of the human body.  Without a sound mind human beings simply cannot function properly.  How we think directly relates to what we think.  In… Read More

Will Aborted Infants Live Again?

by David Kortum

Will aborted infants be resurrected in the Kingdom of God?  Some related scriptures give us an indication that God may indeed give opportunity to those who had their hope snuffed out in the womb; that otherwise would have lived a healthy and normal life. Genesis 2:7 states that “…the Lord God formed man of the… Read More

True Thankfulness Requires Insight

by David Kortum

True Thankfulness Requires Insight The United States of America is a country that has been blessed like no other country upon the face of the earth.  Known as “the breadbasket of the world,” the United States consistently helps and gives aid to countries in need.  Whether it is responding to a tsunami, earthquake, hurricane, or… Read More

Critical Events Ahead

by David Kortum

Bible students are aware that near the “time of the end” the world will be facing trouble never before seen. So precarious will this time be that Christ said: ” . . . Except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved . . . ” (Matt. 24:22). The Moffatt Translation adds… Read More

Larger Earthquakes Ahead

by David Kortum

Between 1990 and 2002 there were 25,404 earthquakes worldwide. Of these, 11 were in the 8-9.9 category on the Richter Scale. The average number of quakes during this period was 2117 annually, 176 monthly, and 5.8 daily. During this same 12-year period, 2391 quakes occurred in the United States, none in the 8-9.9 category on… Read More

Why Did Christ Die?

by David Kortum

How many times have we seen billboards that read, “Christ died to save sinners.” Or bumper stickers that say, “Jesus saves”? Do most people really understand what is meant? Probably not. It is not difficult, however, to know what they mean if one is willing to examine the Scriptures. So, why did Christ die to… Read More

The Proof of Christ’s Messiahship

by David Kortum

Many believe that Christ’s signs and wonders were given to prove His Messiahship. Not so, according to the Scriptures! Christ said He would give one proof only to substantiate His Messiahship. Here it is: “Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee. But he… Read More

Seven Reasons Christ Came

by David Kortum

We have often heard the expression, “Christ died to save sinners,” yet most people do not understand what it means. Simply stated, the Bible defines sin as the transgression of the law (1 John 3:4). Man by birth, and by virtue of his nature, is a sinner. Men continually transgress God’s Law-the Ten Commandments. God… Read More

The Fruits of Immorality

by David Kortum

Whether realized or not, an invisible law that God has set in motion affects all mankind. Some refer to it as “karma.” Others call it “cause and effect.” Regardless of how men may choose to label it, this law is irrevocable. It produces either good or bad results. The Bible states it this way: “Be… Read More

The Coming Millenium

by David Kortum

Statesmen, scientists, and world leaders desperately want a one world government. They know this alone can avert nuclear war. Will world government bring world peace? See the Bible answer.

What You Should Know About World Conditions:

by David Kortum

Many theologians believe the last days are here and that Armageddon is at hand. What does the Bible reveal about world conditions in the “last days”? And what are the signs that indicate the final time is truly near?

The Coming Tribulation

by David Kortum

The Bible prophesies of terrible events ahead. Who will escape this coming tribulation? Your future may depend on what you do now before it is too late.