Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

September-October 1998
Volume 7, Number 9

Why do God's people seem to live so close to diaster while the uncalled blithely prosper? Where is the justice? God's answer is one of patience and trust in Him--as well as hope for a brighter future.  (PhotoDisc Photo)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
The Fruit of the Spirit:

Faithlessness is the essence of mankind's general character at the end of the age. However, faithfulness is to be a hallmark of a true Christian. How can we become more faithful? How can we be true to the course God has laid out for us?

Ready Answer
Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

by Mike Ford

Righteous men have complained about the seeming good fortune of evil people for ages, but what is the answer? Mike Ford gives the biblical answer—in the end, a very simple and practical one.

Prophecy Watch
The First Prophecy (Part One)

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Genesis is a book of beginnings, and in that theme, it also contains the first prophecy. In the first part of this three-part series, Richard Ritenbaugh explains God's curse on the serpent in Genesis 3:14-15.

A Key to Spiritual Success

by William Gray

Have we lost the fire for God and His way that we we once had? If we have, we need to reconsider our basic commitments, and one of those is service. William Gray shows just how vital a key to success service is in all aspects of our lives.


by Staff

World news, events and trends as they relate to Bible prophecy for September 1998.

Bible Study

by Martin G. Collins

Meekness is one of the hardest of the fruit of the Spirit to define. However, the Bible shows meekness to be, not weakness, but strength, as the character of such people as Jesus and Moses shows.

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