Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

Thanksgiving or Self-Indulgence? (November 1996)

November 1996
Volume 5, Number 10

Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for millions of Americans. It is a day of huge meals, parades, and televised football games. But there is more to this holiday than having a good time! Originally, Thanksgiving was a national day of thanks to God for His providence and deliverence. Is God still a central figure in our Thanksgiving Day celebrations?  (Corel Photo)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
Thanksgiving or Self-Indulgence?

Should Christians celebrate Thanksgiving Day? Are all this world's holidays off limits? John Ritenbaugh shows the proper balance Christians should have in determining their propriety.

Prophecy Watch
Are These the Last Days? (Part 1)

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Are we really so certain these are the last days? How can we know for sure? What does the Bible give as evidence that the last days are here?

The Formula for Overcoming
by David F. Maas

Want an easy, proven formula for getting rid of sin and growing in God's character? Dr. David Maas can provide it!


by Staff

News, current events and trends through the prism of biblical prophecy for October-November 1996.

Bible Study

by Martin G. Collins

The apostle Paul predicted the end-time generation to be unthankful. As Christians, we need to buck this trend and show our appreciation to God and fellow man.