Volume 8, Number 8
Only five months remain until the year 2000. Are you prepared for this fixed date? More importantly, are you prepared for Christ's return? Though we do not know the day or the hour, it too, is unalterable and coming soon! (Corbis Images)
Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
The Beatitudes, Part 8:
Blessed Are the Persecuted
Persecution is not a subject we normally like to think about, but it is a fact of life for a Christian. John Ritenbaugh explains why Jesus says we are blessed if we are persecuted for righteousness' sake.
The Voice of God
Would it not be wonderful to hear God's voice? Has anyone ever heard God's voice? Indeed, we should be hearing God's voice even now—and responding!
Y2k has become a major topic all around the world, but it may just be a distraction. An explanation of where our true preparations should be focused: on God's Kingdom!
Elisha and the Shunammite Woman, Part I:
Reviving God's Children
by Richard T. Ritenbaugh
Some Old Testament stories read like parables, and Elisha's miracles in II Kings 4 are good examples of this. Richard Ritenbaugh draws parallels between modern church history and the second of these miracles.
Current news, events and trends through the lens of Bible prophecy for August 1999.
The Seven Churches
The seven churches of Revelation 2-3 have intrigued Bible students for centuries. Where they simply seven churches in Asia, or do they have more immediate relevance to us today?
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