Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

November 1997
Volume 6, Number 10

Every Christian is a puzzle in process, and God is the Master Puzzle Builder. Through the experiences of our lives, He is molding and shaping our character to resemble Christ's perfect character. Our part in this process is overcoming and growing in response to His work in us.  (CGG Photo Library)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
The Eighth Commandment (1997)

In this article on the Eighth Commandment, John Ritenbaugh discusses stealing and the devastating effect it has on our society.

Ready Answer
Perfection...Piece by Piece

by Mike Ford

What is perfection? Does God require perfection of us? Mike Ford defines Biblical perfection and shows to what standard God holds us accountable.

Prophecy Watch
God and Gender

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Lately, a hot issue has been gender-neutral language in Bible translations. This is merely a spill-over of radical feminism, which also endorses goddess worship and other non-Christian practices.

Do You Have 'the Hunger'?

by John O. Reid (1930-2016)

We all have hungers, from a desire for certain foods to a yearning for success. What should a Christian hunger for? John Reid explains Matthew 5:6: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.

Which Bible Translation Is Best?

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh


by Staff

Current events and trends from October-November 1997.

Bible Study
The Ninth Commandment

by Martin G. Collins

A Bible study into the meaning of the Ninth Commandment: You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

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