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September—October 2010

Most Bible believers think this is God's world—but how can we reconcile that with all the crime, violence, wars, oppression, starvation and disasters we see all around us? The surprising fact is that, in terms of human society and its impact, this is not God's world, but a world that has been kidnapped by an unseen enemy. Here's the story of how it was kidnapped and how it will be set free!

A World Held Captive: Soon to Be Set Free!

Most Bible believers think this is God's world—but how can we reconcile that with all the crime, violence, wars, oppression, starvation and disasters we see all around us? The surprising fact is that, in terms of human society and its impact, this is not God's world, but a world that has been kidnapped by an unseen enemy. Here's the story of how it was kidnapped and how it will be set free!

The Gospel of Hope

The message of the biblical prophets was of a literal, world-ruling kingdom to be established over the entire earth by the coming Messiah.

How Naturalism Rejection of God Holds Humanity Captive

Naturalism—disbelief in anything beyond the natural world around us—is a subtle way to reeducate people, freeing them from feeling guilty over sin by substituting immorality or amorality for godly morality.

Coming Soon: The Magnificent Millennium

The fact that a large portion of Bible prophecy describes the Millennium proves it is extremely important to God. And the more you understand it, the more important it will be to you.

A Millennial Sabbath and a Sabbatical Millennium

Several scriptures indicate that we should expect a millennial Sabbath after six 1,000-year millennial days have expired.

The Millennium Pictured by the Feast of Tabernacles

Of the seven festivals, the highlight of each year is when God's people enjoy the seven-day Feast of Tabernacles that pictures the coming Millennium.

Is the Millennium the Same Thing as the Kingdom of God?

The Millennium is a period of time—1,000 years. The Kingdom of God is the reign of God and the family of God.

Has America Lost Its Way?

Increasingly it seems that the United States cannot solve its problems—whether it be the economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, illegal immigration or the Gulf oil spill. Previous generations seemed to know what to do. Has America lost its way?

The "American Century": What Was Really Behind It?

Seldom has a nation dominated an era as the United States dominated much of the 20th century. Its remarkable achievements transformed the world for decades. But what was really behind its amazing accomplishments? Is there more than meets the eye?

Ezekiel's Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones: What Does It Mean?

The prophet Ezekiel saw a vision of vast numbers of people resurrected to live again as physical human beings. What is the meaning of this mystifying vision, and what does it teach us about God's plan?

What Will It Be Like to Be Resurrected?

What will it be like for those raised to life again in the resurrection described in Ezekiel's vision? Suddenly being raised back to physical life will certainly come as a shock to just about everyone affected!

Could Jesus Christ Return Tomorrow?

A little-noticed prophecy in the biblical book of Revelation shows that Jesus Christ's return couldn't take place without a revolutionary change in global mass communications—a change that has taken place only in the last few years.

World News and Trends: Decline of democracy presages the coming of a world dictator

Democracy isn't really working well in the developing world.

World News and Trends: Deadly superbug spreading from India

A new gene that makes bacteria resistant to virtually all antibiotics has been discovered in patients in the United States, Britain and South Asia

World News and Trends: Turkey: Independent regional powerhouse?

Modern Turkey's claim to a unique global role is partially based on its development out of the Ottoman Empire

World News and Trends: America's greatness under severe trial

America faces multiple international problems on many fronts.

World News and Trends: Troubling number of Army suicides

The number of suicides and attempted suicides in the U.S. military is tragic.

God, Science and the Bible: Discoveries at Goliath's hometown support accuracy of the Bible

This summer two significant discoveries at Tell es-Safi, identified as the site of biblical Gath, have been announced that support the historical accuracy of the Bible.

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