Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

Let No One Deceive You (May 2003)

May 2003
Volume 12, Number 4

The Iraqi Information Minister Muhammed Saeed Al-Sahhaf became the poster child for blatant propaganda during the Iraq campaign. More seriously, Jesus warns us to beware of deceivers in these last days. Is our guard up against deception? (Reuters)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
The Offerings of Leviticus (Part Three):
The Meal Offering

The meal offering represents another aspect of the perfect offering of Jesus Christ. John Ritenbaugh shows that it symbolizes the perfect fulfillment of the second great commandment, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."

Ready Answer
Did Angels Marry Human Women?

by Staff

Genesis 6:2 has long been a bone of contention among Bible students. Using the Bible to explain itself, this article clarifies that this verse does not suggest some angel/human hybrid but intermarriage in defiance of God's law.

Prophecy Watch
Let No One Deceive You

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

We live in a day of increasing knowledge—to the point that we are increasingly overloaded with information. Richard Ritenbaugh argues that these and other modern factors lend themselves to deception, yet this is one of the primary end-time trends that Jesus warns us against!

Choosing the New Man (Part Three)
by Charles Whitaker

Who or what is the new man? Charles Whitaker explains that the new man is Jesus Christ Himself, living in us by His Spirit!


by David C. Grabbe

News, events, and trends in light of biblical prophecy.
"Drugs"; "Religion and War"; "Sexually Transmitted Diseases"; "U.S. Military Might"; and "Incarceration."

Bible Study
Parable of the Marriage Feast

by Martin G. Collins

Jesus exposes the Jews' rejection of the gospel using the illustration of a king sending invitations to a wedding celebration. Though God is shown to be merciful and just, the invitees' character is revealed to be wanting.