Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

'You Renew the Face of the Earth' (January 1996)

January 1996
Volume 5, Number 1

Genesis 1 gives the biblical account of the creation of the heavens and the earth. Many scientists, however, have discounted this chapter as a scientific summation of the events of the creation week. Does the creation account paint a factual, accurate picture of God's work, or is it just a myth or a nice piece of Hebrew poetry.  (Aris Entertainment)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
Simplify Your Life!

Time—it marches relentlessly on, and we have only so much of it. Yet we waste a lot of it on foolish pursuits, procrastination and distractions. John Ritenbaugh explains how getting control of our time puts us in the driver's seat in our pursuit of God's Kingdom!

Ready Answer
Does Paul Condemn Observing God's Holy Days?

by Earl L. Henn (1934-1997)

Galatians 4:9-10 is a favorite target of those who claim Christians no longer need to observe God's holy days. Is that really what Paul said? Earl Henn shows that he meant something entirely different!

Prophecy Watch
Remember Lot's Wife

by Ted E. Bowling

Lot's wife is best known for that fact that she looked back and became a pillar of salt. What was so important that she yearned for Sodom? Ted Bowling explains why her example is important to us today.

Genesis 1:
Fact or Fiction?

by Earl L. Henn (1934-1997)

Many discount the idea that Genesis 1 represents a literal account of Creation, and they rally scientific support for their claims. Earl Henn, a chemist, shows how accurate the biblical account really is.

Bible Study
God's Master Plan

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Like any good builder, God has a master plan to accomplish His purpose for humanity. We find the blueprint for His creation in the pages of the Bible.