July/August 2022  |  Volume 72  •  Number Four

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The Unspeakable Gift

By Lasserre Bradley, Jr.

The Apostle Paul was admonishing the Corinthian Church to give liberally for the poor saints at Jerusalem. He then interjects this thought, “Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift” (II Corinthians 9:15).

We know that God gave His Son, Jesus Christ, to …

Jesus Christ: The Great Prophet

By Zack Guess

We read in Isa. 26:3: “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” We need to “stay” or fix our minds on our Lord. This is the only way to have peace in these chaotic times in which we live. How do we do this? …

Peter's Last Word

By Timothy Guess

Peter knew as he wrote this last letter that he did not have much longer to live here on earth (2 Pet. 1:14). But though he was an old man, his zeal for the cause of Christ was not diminished. Peter passionately exhorted his beloved fellow-saints one last time, reminding …

Editor's Notes

By Lasserre Bradley, Jr.

Welcome to the new home of The Baptist Witness. For 70 years it was a print publication but for a variety of reasons we have moved it to this website. One of the reasons is that we believe we will reach more people here in this digital age. Please tell others about this …


I am 66 years old and really cannot remember when I didn’t listen to the Baptist Bible Hour broadcast every Sunday morning. I was raised in rural Mississippi where our little churches only met twice a month at best; hence, your broadcast served as worship service on many …