Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

Motivated By Vision (July 2002)

July 2002
Volume 11, Number 6

It is axiomatic that, if we do not have a goal, we will never attain it. And if our goal is unclear, we will not be motivated enough to do what it takes to reach it. How clear is our goal of the Kingdom of God? (Corbis Images)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
The Elements of Motivation (Part Two):

If we don't know where we're going, we aren't going to get there! John Ritenbaugh illustrates that our vision of our goal—the Kingdom of God—is a compelling motivation to overcome, grow, and bear fruit in preparation for eternal life.

Ready Answer
Milk and Meat

by Staff

Does the church of God practice the Jewish dietary laws of not eating milk and meat products together? Here is the correct understanding of Exodus 23:19.

Prophecy Watch
Globalism (Part Twelve):
It Shall Never Be

by Charles Whitaker

Though the nations of this world are pushing for global economics and government, God's Word shows that mankind will not succeed. Charles Whitaker makes the case that only Jesus Christ will be able to make world government work.

Strange Women
by David C. Grabbe

Revelation 17 and 18 present us with two dominant "women" in the end time. David Grabbe, calling these wicked sisters "Miss Heresy" and "Miss Babyon," begins a series advising us how to avoid their snares.


by David C. Grabbe

News, events, and trends relating to Bible prophecy for July 2002.

Bible Study
Parable of the Two Builders

by Martin G. Collins

What have we founded our lives upon? Jesus asks this question in a parable in His Sermon on the Mount. Having a strong, sturdy foundation will allow us to weather the storms of life and prevail.