Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

January 2007
Volume 16, Number 1

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has an ambitious agenda for Germany's six-month term as leader of the European Union. One of her loftier goals is to create a free-trade zone linking the United States with the EU. Merkel's assertiveness is a sure sign of Germany's re-emergence as Europe's driving force.  (Reuters)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
God's Power:
Our Shield Against Apostasy

As Christians, we realize that God is not only powerful, but He is also the source of all power. How do we translate this understanding into practical action? John Ritenbaugh explains how we can tap into God's power to avoid slipping into apostasy.

Ready Answer
Learning to Love One Another

by Geoff Preston (1947-2013)

We may look around the church of God and wonder why so many are not being healed. Geoff Preston, suffering a chronic illness himself, uses his experiences to assure us that God is working out even these matters for our good.

Prophecy Watch
All About Edom (Part Two)

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

One of the greatest honors a man can achieve is to be called 'father of his country.' Esau was prophesied to be the father of a nation, Edom, and as Richard Ritenbaugh details, the Bible gives us plenty of clues about the character of his descendants.

Whatever Happened to Gnosticism? Part Three:
Satan's Three Heresies

by David C. Grabbe

When Satan confronted humanity's first parents, Adam and Eve, he fed them three heresies that he continues to promote to deceive the world today. David Grabbe expounds on these three lies, revealing how Gnosticism incorporated them into its parasitic philosophy and way of life.

A Trans-Atlantic Free-Trade Agreement?

by David C. Grabbe

Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, wants the United States and Europe to agree to an ambitious free-trade zone, much like NAFTA. David Grabbe explains, however, that despite the supposed economic benefits of such a union, Americans would become even more regulated.

Bible Study
The Miracles of Jesus Christ:
Healing a Nobleman's Son

by Martin G. Collins

The healing of the nobleman's son (John 4:46-54) is thought to be Jesus' first-recorded miracle of healing. Martin Collins uses the circumstances of this tremendous example of God's power to illustrate His ability and willingness to heal.

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