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Our Greatest Freedom

In the past year, we denizens of Planet Earth, and in particular the USA, have witnessed, and been subjected to, a blatant and continuing attack on our freedoms—of religion, speech, assembly, self-defense, and more. This assault is obviously coming from the Devil, who remains bent on achieving his 6000-year goal to enslave humanity under his control. But there’s also a …

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A Caution To The Church

God has given us everything a Christian needs for a godly life. He does this through the knowledge of Him and His Son which we find in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Everything that we need. And yet today, just as in the early church, we find those who would pervert this Gospel and nullify its message of salvation. This teaching …

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The Heart of Second Corinthians

Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians is a heartfelt, comforting, and inspiring section of Scripture. It was likely written about 4-6 months after 1 Corinthians. The believers there had gone way off track in many categories of God’s revelation/exhortation to them as set forth in Romans, and even though it was painful for him to do, Paul reproved them over …

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Compassion

Compassion is an essential part of God’s character, and mankind is the object of that compassion. In Isaiah 49:15, God tells us that, even though there exists a remote possibility that a compassionate mother would forget her dear child, God will never forget us. This same compassion was highlight of Jesus’s earthy ministry. In this teaching, Jon Touchstone takes an …

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LIFE IS LOOKING UP!

Dear Lover of God, Last year’s January FRUIT OF D’VINE, I talked about having “20-20” vision, that is, clarity in regard to the Word of God, and, with that “worldview,” lucidity in regard to what is actually taking place on this “terrestrial ball.“ I don’t think we foresaw the magnitude of what would transpire on Planet Earth, which is without …

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The Wicked and The Righteous

The terms wickedness and righteousness are generally left out of public conversation, because these words indicate that there is actually a spiritual realm that many would like to ignore. In this timely teaching by Jon Touchstone we see that God does not ignore this subject and has much to say, often with a harsh emphasis, toward the wicked, as well …

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Looking in the Mirror of God’s Word

Welcome 2021, which we are praying is much different from 2020. In the face of an unprecedented tidal wave of evil sweeping over us all, how then shall we live? Each minute of each hour of each day that passes is gone forever. So are the “kairos moments” (opportunities—Gal. 6:9,10) that came with them. In “such a time as this,” …

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Christian Morality or False Morality

What is the basis of Christian morality and why is it important? Many think if what they do doesn’t hurt others, it’s okay. Some say racial equality is good and then equate it with sinful, behaviors. Jon Touchstone shows what the difference is between Christian morality and the false morality of the age, how it affects our relationships with others, …

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God’s Forgiveness

Is God a forgiving God? A question that is often considered today. People think there are limits to God’s forgiveness. Hebrews 10:26 can cause doudt. Throughout the Bible we read about God’s compassionate forgiveness, however this verse seems to indicate a limit to His forgiveness. In this teaching, Jon Touchstone takes a closer look at Hebrews in light of many …

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The Answer to 2020: Pursue the Lord, NOT Your Calling!

2020 may go down in history as the most tumultuous year in our lifetime, especially for the USA and other Western societies. This upheaval has left many asking, “What can I do?” or “What should I do?” Given that none of this caught the Lord Jesus or our Father off guard, what better way to prepare our lives for what …