Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

Global Warming? (August 2002)

August 2002
Volume 11, Number 7

Global warming is a frequent topic of concern these days. But is it really occurring? Are the polar ice caps melting? Is the world in danger of widespread catastrophe? Can man even predict such sweeping climate change?  (PictureQuest)

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

Hope conveys the idea of absolute certainty of future good, and that is exactly what the Bible tells us we have upon our calling and acceptance of God's way. John Ritenbaugh shows that, because the Father and Son are alive and active in their creation, our hope is sure!

Ready Answer
God's Way of Give at the Feast of Tabernacles

by Staff

God commands us to present ourselves at His Feast and give as we are able. This article describes many ways we can give at the Feast—and many of them will not cost us a cent!

Prophecy Watch
A Cool Appraisal of Global Warming

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

We have all heard the dire warnings of environmentalists regarding global warming. But are they true? Richard Ritenbaugh shows that this political movement lacks the scientific facts to support its contentions.

Strange Women (Part Two)
by David C. Grabbe

Miss Heresy and Miss Babylon are hard at work to lure us away from what is good and right. David Grabbe shows from Proverbs 7 how God expects us to avoid their traps.


by David C. Grabbe

News, trends, and events in relation to Bible prophecy for August 2002.

Bible Study
Parable of the Cloth and Wineskins

by Martin G. Collins

It is common sense not to put new wine in old wineskins or a new cloth patch on an old shirt. However, most people miss the point Jesus is making: His new way of life is incompatible with our old habits and beliefs!