2020 Issues

Mankind’s Coming New Ruler

The Government Upon His Shoulders “God’s merciful purpose for the government of the world when the times are ripe for it … restoring the whole creation to find its one Head in Christ; yes … to find their one Head in Him” (Ephesians 1:9-10 Weymouth). by Jerry Wesol The Holy Scriptures tell us that from the foundation of the earth, God foreknew that a ransom for mankind would be necessary. Therefore, He put a plan in place that would rescue His human []

Mankind’s Great Future Teacher

Wonderful Counselor “Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us, TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace” (Luke 1:78-79 NASB). by Larry McClellan Wonderful. What a positive expression of joy, of inspiring delight, plea‑sure, or admiration. When we truly see Jesus, we understand just how wonderful that “wonderful” can be. He was not only the express image []

The Power of His Christ

The Mighty God “And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory” (Revelation 18:1). by Michael Costelli One of the most popular scriptures written on Christmas cards is Isaiah 9:6. “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace” (RVIC). []

News and Views

Religious About 8 in 10 Americans said religious freedom issues are at least somewhat important to them, with 55% saying they are very important, according to a newly released poll conducted by The University ofChicago Divinity School and The Associated Press NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The poll was conducted before the coronavirus wreakedhavoc in the country. 46% of evangelicals said their religious freedom was under threat, compared with 27% of mainline Protestants, 36% of Catholics and 40% of Americans affiliated []

Today In Prophecy

The Abraham Accords “As for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation. But my covenant will I establish with Isaac” (Genesis 17:20, 21). On August 13, 2020, President Trump announced the “Israel-United Arab Emirates” peace agreement, under which those countries would normalize diplomatic relations. This was followed in rapid succession on September 11 by an announcement []