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Beyond Today Magazine

March—April 2016

Change is a major theme of the Bible. it’s at the heart of the meaning of the words "repent" and "repentance," mentioned more than 60 times in the Bible. These words mean to change direction, to turn, to stop going in one direction and go in another, to change our thinking, to change our actions—in short, to change our lives. How about you? Are you telling yourself that everything is okay in your relationship with God and that you’re all He expects you to be? Or maybe you need to realize, as explained in this issue, it’s time for a change!

Time for a Change!

Are you telling yourself that everything is okay in your relationship with God and that you’re all He expects you to be? Or maybe you need to realize it’s time for a change!

God Is Calling You to Change Your Life

God wants you to change and start living His way. He reveals three essential steps to help you start and continue in this new life, steps requiring deep consideration and purposeful action today.

Are You Putting Off Your Salvation?

Even though they’ve come to understand the truth of God, many put off baptism for years. But is that really acceptable to God? Should you delay your baptism?

Was Jesus Really Resurrected?

Without the resurrection of Jesus Christ, our faith is futile. Do we have historical evidence that it actually happened?

The Biblical Alternative to Easter

Are you letting religious traditions get in the way of a real, authentic relationship with God and Jesus Christ? There’s an answer to this problem, and it lies in the biblical festivals observed and taught by Jesus Himself.

What to Do When Everybody Else Is Celebrating Easter

Abandoning all of the Easter traditions and replacing them with the Passover and the symbols that Christ and the apostle Paul referred to in the New Testament is a major change.

Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread Point Directly to Jesus Christ as Savior

When studying about the right alternative to the Easter tradition’the biblical Passover and Festival of Unleavened Bread—there’s a very important question you should ask: What would Jesus do?

“Christ Our Passover Was Sacrificed for Us”

In 1 Corinthians 5:7, Paul wrote that “Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us.” Do you understand the profound meaning this statement holds for Christians?

Will America Be Great Again?

We are in a grave moment in the world. Something is happening in America; people are worried the nation is nearing the point of no return. What is happening, and what does it mean? And what can you do?

Follow Me: Putting the New Into the New Man

What did Jesus mean when He spoke of not putting a new patch on an old piece of cloth or new wine in new wineskins? His words carry profound meaning for us!

Lessons From the Parables: Why Are You Called Now, Not Later?

Jesus Christ’s parable of the minas or pounds is puzzling to many people, but understanding it is key to grasping what God wants to do with and in your life!

Bible Prophecy and You: False Predictions - How to Separate Truth from Counterfeits

In this study you'll see how very cautious we need to be when we hear someone making predictions about the future!

Current Events & Trends: Islamist forces inch closer to Israel and Jordan

The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS or ISIS) continues to brutalize its way across the Middle East, with most of its activity centered in Iraq and Syria.

Current Events & Trends: Who’s who in the Syrian conflict

The bloody Syrian civil war has left an estimated half a million Syrians dead, wounded or missing and forced half the nation’s population from their homes.

Current Events & Trends: Disturbing pornography and “sexting” stats

A new study reveals that an increasing number of teens and older adults in America are using pornography because it is less risky than actual sex.

Current Events & Trends: Zika virus—the latest health scare

According to the World Health Organization, the mosquito-borne Zika virus is now an international health emergency.

Letters From Our Readers: March/April 2016

Readers of Beyond Today magazine share their thoughts in the March/April 2016 issue.

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