Living Epistles – Part 9

Living Epistles – Part 9

Joseph Herrin (09-18-09) Hudson Taylor - At age 21 (Click on picture for larger image) Hudson Taylor was the founder of the China Inland Mission. He was born in England in 1832 and live to the age of 73, dying in 1905. There exists two biographical books of his life, written by his son Dr. Howard...

Living Epistles – Part 8

Living Epistles – Part 8

Joseph Herrin (09-09-09) Bill Britton Bill and Nadine Britton Bill Britton was one of the first modern day pioneers of the faith whose writings I was blessed to encounter. Although I never met this brother, his teachings challenged me at a time when the Spirit of Christ was opening my eyes to...

Living Epistles – Part 7

Living Epistles – Part 7

Joseph Herrin (08-30-09) The following testimonies are taken from the book The Heavenly Man, which is the story of the life of Brother Yun, a Chinese Christian and minister. The book relates many ways in which the Chinese Christians have suffered under the Communist government since 1949. It...

Living Epistles – Part 6

Living Epistles – Part 6

Joseph Herrin (08-29-09) George Muller The name George Muller is familiar to many Christians who have heard of his work in providing for thousands of orphans in England during the 1800s. His was a remarkable life. He was born in Prussia in 1805, what would now be called Germany. The Prussian...

Living Epistles – Part 5

Living Epistles – Part 5

Joseph Herrin (08-17-09) Rees Howells in Later Years The following testimony comes from the book Rees Howells - Intercessor, by Norman Grubb. I value the testimony of this book greatly, for it brings out the understanding that the power of the Holy Spirit is released when He finds a man or...

Living Epistles – Part 4

Living Epistles – Part 4

Boris Sorokovsky (Click on Map to View Larger) The following is a remarkable excerpt from the testimony of Boris Sorokovsky. Boris’ family was from the Ukraine, from the area around Kiev. He shares how God led the Christians in the Ukraine to flee their homes before the Communists began a severe...

Living Epistles – Part 3

Living Epistles – Part 3

Joseph Herrin (08-10-09) Today’s blog continues the series of testimonies of practical faith in a very present God. May your faith be encouraged as you read it. Jose Alvarez Family Jose Alvarez, his wife Mary, and their children live in Pena Blanca, New Mexico. God has been using them in ministry...

Living Epistles – Part 2

Living Epistles – Part 2

Joseph Herrin (08-09-09) Watchman Nee Watchman Nee was seventeen years old when he became a Christian. He was a citizen of mainland China, and the year of his salvation was 1920. He began writing and teaching almost immediately. For about thirty years he served freely as a minister to the Chinese...

Living Epistles – Part 1

Living Epistles – Part 1

Compiled by Joseph Herrin Joseph Herrin (08-09-09) This compilation of testimonies derived from my own reading of the lives of men and women who have manifested faith, casting themselves wholly over into the hands of Yahweh, when He led them to such acts of obedience. An introduction is required...

What’s the Big Deal About Christmas?

What’s the Big Deal About Christmas?

Joseph Herrin (12-06-2014) Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas - Poster Modified to Promote Truth in Advertising (Click on Image to View Larger) I would like to challenge you with the following thought. Your success in passing through the coming days of Christian persecution and global tribulation are...

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 2

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? – Part 2

Christmas The Curious Origins of a Popular Holiday https://www.ucg.org/the-good-news/christmas-the-curious-origins-of-a-popular-holiday Already the decorations are going up, the parties are being planned, the presents are being bought. Soon people around the world will again be celebrating...

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas – Part 1

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas – Part 1

This post contains a selection of internet pieces written by different men to demonstrate why they have chosen to not celebrate Christmas. All of these men are professing believers, though they have approached this topic from a variety of perspectives. I hope to show you that it is possible to...

Removing the High Places – Part 2

Removing the High Places – Part 2

It is a simple matter to demonstrate Satan’s deceit in leading the saints to mix the holy and profane together. One need look no further than the name of the celebration which is called Easter. The name Easter never appears in Scripture, other than one occasion in the King James Version of the...

Removing the High Places – Part 1

Removing the High Places – Part 1

Joseph Herrin The history of God’s chosen people Israel as recorded in the Old Testament of the Bible is filled with tragedy. Nowhere are the disastrous consequences of offending a holy God and incurring His wrath seen more clearly than when His people embraced the worship of idols with all of...

A Rockefeller Christmas

A Rockefeller Christmas

Joseph Herrin (12-08-2010) Wisdom  - Rockefeller Center One can at times be helped to discern the origin and the hidden esoteric meaning of a symbol by looking at how those who are known workers of darkness employ them. The image I want to examine in this post is that of the Christmas tree....

Christmas and the Test of Truth

Christmas and the Test of Truth

Dear Readers, I am starting my Christmas accounts today. I have been concerned that starting them later may make it more difficult for men and women to fully consider them. Beginning around, or after, Black Friday may cause some to weigh money already spent against the doctrines of the Lord. By...

Divorced From Truth – Part 7

Divorced From Truth – Part 7

Yahshua - Carpenter, or Master Builder? In the previous post we examined some of the traditions of the church surrounding the birth of Christ. In this post I want to look at a further tradition of the church, and I invite you to test the things shared here. Examine them to see if they are true....

Divorced From Truth – Part 6

Divorced From Truth – Part 6

Examining the Traditions of Christ’s Nativity I do not doubt that some who read this particular post will be shocked to find that some of the most basic traditions concerning the Christ, the Son of God, that they have heard all of their lives are in fact false. Reshaping the image of Christ is not...

Divorced From Truth – Part 5

Divorced From Truth – Part 5

Ecumenicism - Another Jesus, Another Gospel II Corinthians 11:3-4 But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ. For if one comes and preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or you...

Divorced From Truth – Part 4

Divorced From Truth – Part 4

No Perfect Bible Translation After sending out the first part of this teaching series, a sister in Christ wrote to me to ask me to provide further information on Bible translations. Some have wanted to know specifically what errors are present in various translations, and some have requested that...

Divorced From Truth – Part 3

Divorced From Truth – Part 3

The Distinctiveness of Christ II Corinthians 13:5 Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Yahshua Christ is in you - unless indeed you fail the test? I would like to give you a test of spiritual discernment. Recently I...

Divorced From Truth – Part 2

Divorced From Truth – Part 2

Note: Pardon the time between posts. I have been sick. I am back to usual now. Thanks to those who have expressed their care and concern, and those who will. Sincerely, Joseph Herrin Jesus Christ, Yahshua the Messiah - The ONLY Way to God John 14:6 Yahshua said to him, "I am THE way, and the...

Divorced From Truth – Part 1

Divorced From Truth – Part 1

Despising Doctrine Joseph Herrin (11-04-08) II Thessalonians 2:13 Now we request you, brethren, with regard to the coming of our Lord Yahshua Christ and our gathering together to Him..., let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not come unless the apostasy comes first... Apostasy: to divorce...

Disaster Warning!

Disaster Warning!

Joseph Herrin (07-08-08) Through much chastening over the course of many years I have been learning the discipline of not speaking more than what I truly know. Doing so is a great temptation to Christians, for there is a certain attraction to receiving the acclaim of having been “the one” who had...

Desolate Towers

Desolate Towers

Joseph Herrin (06-02-2013) Song of Solomon 8:10 I am a wall, and my breasts like towers... The news and entertainment media have been providing major coverage of Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy as a preventive measure against the breast cancer that claimed her mother’s life...

Crisis on the Border

Crisis on the Border

Joseph Herrin (07-26-2014) (Click on any image to view larger) The news media in America is giving massive exposure to the subject of illegal immigration at the United State’s southern border. I thought it would be beneficial to address this subject to provide the perspective of a disciple of...

The Orderly Procession of the Spirit and the Gift of Tongues

The Orderly Procession of the Spirit and the Gift of Tongues

Joseph Herrin (07-04-2013) The Day of Pentecost I deemed it expedient to post a second writing on the Holy Spirit, and tongues as a sign, after receiving numerous e-mails on the preceding post. When writing on a particular topic I often discover many of the arguments that cause people to stumble...

Considering the Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Considering the Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Joseph Herrin (07-02-2013) “Have you received the baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues?” Perhaps you have been the recipient of such a question. Last week I had four different individuals, all unknown to one another, write to me regarding the subject of the baptism...

Connections – Repeat

Connections – Repeat

Joseph Herrin (04-14-2013) Assembling the Puzzle - Finding Answers Recently I have received a number of correspondences from brothers and sisters in Christ who have struggled with besetting sin. One sister shared that she is a compulsive shopper. A man wrote to ask me for prayer and advice because...

The Mark of the Beast – Part 11

The Mark of the Beast – Part 11

The Mark of the Overcomers As you have read this book with its focus upon God’s command for men and women to subdue and rule over the beast nature, you may have considered your own life and the struggles that you have known within your own body as the flesh and the spirit have warred one against...

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