Here's to Your Good Health!
'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh
Maintaining good health is a vital part of our duty to glorify God in our bodies. We should study health and ourselves so we can keep the temple of the Holy Spirit healthy and do good for others.
Europe: A Prescription for Revolution
'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh
The waning days of 1992 saw circumstances in Europe in a precarious state. Even now, Europe is ripe for a leader who can bring all the disparate parties and ideologies together. What will it take to bring the Beast to power?
The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth
Article by J. Edwin Pope (1936-2006)
Meekness is not the most sought after of character traits, but it is a necessary one for Christians. Edwin Pope defines meekness, giving three steps to developing it in our lives.
Was Mr. Armstrong an Apostle?
'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh
Many have asked this question since the Worldwide Church of God began to break up. John Ritenbaugh explains what an apostle is and then checks to see how Herbert Armstrong measured up.
More Than a Game of Chinese Checkers
'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh
China, the Asian "sleeping giant", has awakened and begun to make its presence felt in world politics. Could this be a precursor to the sixth trumpet plague of Revelation 9:13-19?
Whose Family Values?
'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh
Family values has become an important topic in America today. Whose family values should we hold and follow? Is there any indication that we will return to good and right values?
Reuben Sandwiched?
'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh
The French nation narrowly ratified the Maastricht Treaty in late 1992. This narrow vote typifies the biblical impression of the tribe of Reuben as an ambivalent people.
The Letters to the Seven Churches: Attitudes, Eras or Both?
'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh
What do Christ's messages to the seven churches of Revelation 2 and 3 describe? Are these church eras between the church's founding and Christ's return? Are they dominant attitudes within the church? Could they be both?
Of Goals and Gales
'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh
This month's column lends itself to explaining its purpose and goals. We hope to put at ease those who may think we cry, 'Look here! or 'Look there!'
Growing in Grace and Knowledge?
Article by Staff
Changing doctrine in not a sign of growth, but of apostasy. How could we "abide in the doctrine" (II John 9-11) if God changed it from time to time?
The Wholeness of God
'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh
God is a multidimensional personality who always acts in accordance with His perfect character. John Ritenbaugh explains that God is a whole Being whose wonderful, perfect attributes work together—and whose traits we are to come to know and reflect.
Parched West Is 'Ready to Burn'
'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh
The dry weather across the American West in 1992 made fire and famine a real possiblity. God often uses drought and fire to show His displeasure.
I Want Patience - and I Want It Now!
Article by John O. Reid (1930-2016)
John Reid discusses two forms of patience, showing how we need it to build godly character.
Biblical Symbolism
'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh
A summary of the reasons God uses symbols in the Bible, along with a few rules for understanding them.
Europe Edges Toward Common Army
'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh
The European Union stepped closer to fielding a common army when it revitalized the Western European Union to protect its interests.
Abortion: The Land Is Full of Bloody Crimes
Article by John W. Ritenbaugh
An early statement by the Church of the Great God on abortion, focusing on the term "viability" as used by pro-abortion advocates.
Roman Catholic and Protestant Confessions About Sunday
Article by Staff
The vast majority of Christian churches today teach the observance of Sunday, the first day of the week, as a time for rest and worship. Yet it is generally known and freely admitted that the early Christians observed the seventh day as the Sabbath. How did this change come about?
Rome's Challenge (Part 1)
Article by Staff
In 1893, the Catholic Mirror—the official organ of Cardinal Gibbons and the Vatican in the United States—ran a series of articles discussing the right of the Protestant churches to worship on Sunday. The articles stress that unless one was willing to accept the authority of the Catholic Church to designate the day of worship, Christians who wish to follow the Bible should observe the seventh-day Sabbath.
Rome's Challenge (Part 2)
Article by Staff
Rome's Challenge (Part 3)
Article by Staff