Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

A Glutton's Spread? (January 2000)

January 2000
Volume 9, Number 1

Obesity has become a major health problem in the United States in recent years—and in many cases, it has a spiritual source: gluttony. America has "waxed fat" when it should be "fighting trim"! Are we in the church today beating "the spread"? (Corbis Images)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
The Sovereignty of God:
Part Four

God not only rules in heaven, but He is also sovereign on earth! He is not an absentee landlord, but One who is actively involved in administering His creation.

Ready Answer
Worship God!

by Staff

What is worship? What should our attitude be in worship? How do we worship God? Our God is seeking people to worship Him in spirit and truth!

Prophecy Watch
Was Herbert Armstrong a False Prophet?

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Herbert Armstrong made scores of predictions, and many of them never came to pass. Does this make him a false prophet? Is he thus not worthy of following?

Sin of Lust and Greed (Part One)

by Martin G. Collins

America has grown fat, and the sin of gluttony plays a part in it. Martin Collins shows how dangerous obesity is—and explains its spiritual side.


by Staff

News, events and trends that highlight biblical prophecy for January 2000.

Bible Study
The Seven Churches:

by Staff

Christ severely criticizes the church of Pergamos for its problems with the doctrine of Baalam and idolatry. Nevertheless, to those who overcome these sins, He will grant eternal life!