Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

June 2001
Volume 10, Number 5

The Bible's use of agricultural images to convey spiritual truth is well known. The church itself is frequently a "vine" or "pleasant plant" in God’s garden. How well are we growing?  (Corbis Images)



Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
Eating:
How Good It Is! (Part Four)

John 6 has always been a difficult chapter to explain. However, within his series on the physical/spiritual parallels in the Bible on eating, John Ritenbaugh shows how clear Jesus' teaching is and what it means to us.

Ready Answer
Are You Sharp-Tongued? (Part Two)

by Staff

James' exhortation about the use of our tongues seems to stop with James 3:12. However, the rest of the chapter provides additional wisdom on controlling our speech.

Prophecy Watch
Globalism (Part One):
Founded on Fear and Faithlessness

by Charles Whitaker

Charles Whitaker begins a series of articles on globalism. What is it? Where is it headed? Does it have a balancing counterpart? Who is driving it? What does it have to do with the prophecies of the end time?


The Garden of God

by Staff

The Bible uses agriculture to provide many lessons for us. Are we learning them—or are we repeating history as Israel did?

WorldWatch
WorldWatch

by David C. Grabbe

News, trends and events from a prophetic perspective for June 2001.

Bible Study
Overcoming (Part 10):
Self-Pity

by Martin G. Collins

We all have low days on occasion, but when our despondency turns to self-pity, we have a problem. The "woe is me" attitude can mire us in stagnation and severely hamper our growth because self-pity is just another form of self-centeredness.




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