Forerunner: Preparing Christians for the Kingdom of God

Entering The Spiritual Hard Hat Zone (September-October 2000)

September-October 2000
Volume 9, Number 9

As Christians, we are involved in God's plan of salvation for mankind. This plan is like a long term construction project--and the project is us! Because God is working on us, we must constantly wear a spiritual hard hat to finish the job safely!  (Westock)

Personal from John W. Ritenbaugh
Why Worship God?

Many of us believe and attend church services without really answering this most fundamental of questions. John Ritenbaugh gives three reasons for worshipping our great and almighty God.

Ready Answer
The Spiritual Hard Hat Zone

by David F. Maas

We may not realize it, but our Christian lives are constantly under construction. It is this point of view that will make it easier for us to deal with both spiritual setbacks and progress.

Prophecy Watch
Are You Worthy to Escape?

by Staff

Luke 21:36 is a memory scripture for many, but are we applying it too narrowly? In reality, we can apply it generally anytime we face trials and crises in our lives.

Having a Right Attitude
by John O. Reid (1930-2016)

Not only must Christians follow the correct doctrines, but they must also live God's way in the proper attitude. John Reid uses Jonah's and Moses' examples, among others, to explain how important a right attitude is to God's people.

The Dew of Heaven
by Ronny H. Graham

Dew is a creation of God that He uses several times in His Word. Ronny Graham illustrates how this symbolism applies to us today.


by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

A prophetic view of news, events and trends for September 2000

Bible Study
Overcoming (Part 3):

by Martin G. Collins

On the heels of self-deception and self-justification often comes self-righteousness. This obstacle to overcoming occurs when we set our own standards rather than God's.