Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

Honor Your Father (July 2000)

July 2000
Volume 9, Number 7

Most of our human fathers are good men—some exceptional, some regrettable. Yet we honor them on Father’s Day and through the fifth commandment. But there is a greater "Father’s Day" coming when our heavenly Father will be honored for all eternity!  (Image Ideas, Inc.)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
Sovereignty and Its Fruit:
Part Ten

Once we accept God's sovereignty, it begins to produce certain virtues in us. John Ritenbaugh explains four of these byproducts of total submission to God.

Ready Answer
Servant Leadership:
Practical Meekness

by David F. Maas

Much has been said and written about leadership in the church in the past several years. David Maas writes that godly leadership is an outworking of the virtue of meekness.

Prophecy Watch
Israel at a Crossroads

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The State of Israel has come to a point in its history when it must take a hard look at where it wants to go in the next few years. Whatever it decides, it will likely lead to the events of the end of the age!

The Ultimate Father's Day
by Staff

Father's Day is a time we honor our human fathers, but a time is coming, after the day of the Lord, when our ultimate Father in heaven will be honored for all eternity!


by Staff

News, events and trends in relation to biblical prophecy for July 2000.

Bible Study
Overcoming (Part 1):

by Staff

God desires us to overcome our human nature and grow, but we tend to place major hurdles in the way of accomplishing this. This series of Bible Studies examines these impediments to overcoming.