Forward by Faith

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
Our Hope for a Hemisphere team has returned from the dynamic satellite series! Don't pass up this thrilling report that will touch your heart with the wonders of God’s great miracles in Africa, where thousands have been baptized by a powerful moving of the Holy Spirit.

Who Will Be Left Standing?

Last updated on Jul 26, 2018  |    ()
Getting through the time of trouble is a growing concern for many Christians. Using amazing stories from the Bible, Pastor Doug shows how by leaning on God's promises we can put all fears to rest.

Finding the Missing Peace

Last updated on Jul 26, 2018  |    ()
Doug Batchelor explores the keys to achieving inner peace in a world full of turmoil. Find out what the Bible says about false peace and how to find the peace that surpasses understanding.

Illuminating the Dark Continent

Last updated on Jul 26, 2018  |    ()
Amazing Facts' evangelistic outreach to Africa has officially begun! In March, graduates from our Center of Evangelism and Amazing Facts' staff arrived in the capital of Ghana to conduct 27 evangelistic meetings. We praise God for the 2,000 newly baptized members, but this is only the humble first fruit of a more far-reaching work to be done!

Life After Debt

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
The average American family is drowning in debt. It would be wonderful to believe that Christians were immune from operating their budgets in the red. Unfortunately, surveys indicate that we are in as much trouble as anyone else. In this article, you'll discover how to find freedom from debt in a biblical way.

Remembering Reverence

Last updated on Jul 26, 2018  |    ()
Worship is a central theme in the Bible, but Christians seem to be forgetting the holiness of the Lord when they enter into His holy temple. Pastor Doug explains why it's important to exhibit reverence during worship and demonstrate a sense of awe and respect for God and His greatness.

To See God

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
For many Christians, God is a great big policeman up in the sky, watching and waiting to see them doing something wrong so He can punish you. But Pastor Doug shows that God is really so much more than this and that He came to give us abundant life. Learn to see God how He really is.

A New World Order?

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
Throughout civilization, humanity has longed for a better world. Undeniably, nurturing visions of utopia appear to be a powerful, instinctive desire within us. We are all in search of a better place, a world where there is unity and harmony. Learn how to find that place in this eye-opening article!

Christian & Alcohol

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
An Amazing Fact: Tests show that after drinking three bottles of beer, there is an average of 13 percent net memory loss. After taking only small quantities of alcohol, trained typists were tested and their errors increased 40 percent.

Out of the Blue!

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
An Amazing Fact: Wind shear is a sudden change in the speed or the direction of the wind over a very short distance that can create a hazard to flying aircraft. The strong downward winds associated with wind shear abruptly push down on an aircraft, reducing both it's speed and the lift generated by the wings. A pilot encountering wind shear must make quick adjustments to compensate for the loss of lift.

More Than 10,000 Baptized in the Philippines

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
A multi-faceted evangelistic effort throughout the Philippine Islands netted glorious results, with 10,774 individuals baptized in just two months. The first phase of the program began with thousands of Filipino Christians studying Amazing Facts Bible lessons with their friends and neighbors.

Loving Discipline

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
If a lamb is in the habit of wandering far away from the fold, where it could nibble on poisonous weeds or encounter wild dogs, a shepherd might be forced to take drastic measures to save his wayward sheep. In many countries the wise shepherd would, with his own hands, break one of the ...

At Jesus Feet

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
Monkey trappers in North Africa have a clever method of catching their prey. They fill a number of gourds with nuts and chain them firmly to a tree. Each has a hole just large enough to allow an unsuspecting monkey to stick his hand inside the hollowed-out gourd. When the hungry animal discovers this hole and the treasure waiting inside, he quickly ...

Truth Left Behind

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
The nation was shocked by a tragedy in late March 1997 when 39 members of the Heaven's Gate cult took their own lives. The cult members committed suicide by downing fatal doses of a lethal cocktail mixture of phenobarbital and vodka. Heaven's Gate members sincerely believed that Hale-Bopp, an unusually bright comet, was a sign that they were supposed to leave their earthly bodies ...

God's Great Questions

Last updated on Aug 01, 2018  |    ()
Did you know that the longest list of questions found in the Bible is made up of questions asked by God? In Job chapters 38 and 39, God poses query after query to His servant Job, who has daily begged for answers to some tough, heart-wrenching questions of his own.

One Shrewd Dude

Last updated on Jul 31, 2018  |    ()
The U.S. Commerce Department says about 4 million people are caught shoplifting each year, but for every person caught, an estimated 35 go undetected. If these statistics are accurate, it means that 140 million shoplifting incidents occur each year in a nation of 260 million people.

Chased by a Chicken

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
A woman who had just returned from a trip to Mexico frantically called the Los Angeles Police Department to report that a live rattlesnake had been placed in her overnight bag. Police went rushing to the scene with sirens screaming. They slowly approached the menacing bag, which the woman had heaved out of a window onto the sidewalk. Cautiously they scattered the contents of the bag-only to trace the rattling sound to ...

Reviving Dry Bones

Last updated on Aug 01, 2018  |    ()
Most people associate the book of Ezekiel with one of two things: God's chariot with the "wheel in the middle of a wheel," or the dry bones that come back to life. Both of these visions have inspired several lively songs, but rarely are they the subject of practical or serious Bible study.

Trees of Life and Death

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
The coconut tree is sometimes called the tree of life because of its amazing versatility. My father, who was a World War II pilot, says that when planes went down in the Pacific Islands, the stranded pilots sometimes survived for many months on little more than coconuts.

Free From Sin

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
While under the influence of a light hypnotic trance, a man who submitted to a scientific hypnosis experiment was ordered to pick up a glass from the table. Although he was a strong, athletic type, the man could not budge the glass from its position. His most strenuous exertions could not lift the glass that was light enough for any child to remove.

Sign of the Serpent

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
It is estimated that between 30,000 and 40,000 people die from snakebites each year, 75 percent of whom live in densely populated India. The most deadly snakes in India are the cobra, Russell's viper, saw-scaled cobra, Indian krait, and Ceylon krait.

Hath Hell No Fury?

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
The Sun is a fantastically hot cosmic-radiation powerhouse, with a surface temperature of about 11,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Its interior temperature is estimated as high as 18 million degrees Fahrenheit. The pressure at the center of the sun is about 700 million tons per square inch.

Red Rope of Rahab

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
Gordius was a Greek peasant who became king of Phrygia simply because he was the first man to drive into town after an oracle had commanded his countrymen to 'select as ruler the first person who would drive into the public square in a wagon.' In gratitude, Gordius dedicated his wagon to the god Zeus and securely tied the tongue of the wagon in the temple grove with a thick, strong rope.

Power in Purity, Are You Plugged In?

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
In Asia lives a remarkable little spider that has its home under the water. This water spider spins a tiny web in the shape of a bell and attaches it to stems of water weeds and plants just below the pond surface. All spiders must breathe air, so the water spider takes its air along like a skin diver.

Secrets of the Sanctuary

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
Eidetic memory is rare in man and is cause for awe and admiration. Eidetic memory, also called photographic memory, is marked by an extraordinarily detailed and vivid recall of visual images with the ability to re-project and thus 'visually' recall material.

The Surrender of Self

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
Houdini, born Erich Weiss on March 24, 1874, is perhaps America's most famous magician and escape artist. While visiting a psychiatrist friend in Nova Scotia in 1896, Houdini saw his first strait jacket. Instead of shock, he was inspired to create an act around escaping from it.

Who is Michael the Archangel?

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
When King Humbert of Italy came to the throne, Naples was on the verge of insurrection against the monarchy. Politicians were urging violent measures to force the stubborn city into submission, but King Humbert would not allow this. Then there was a sudden outbreak of cholera and the dreaded disease raged with deadly fury in the city of Naples.

Weighing the Evidence

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
One hour of sleep deprivation increases the number of highway accidents by eight percent and an hour of extra sleep decreases them by eight percent! It's true-it happens twice a year during the daylight savings time adjustments. Your efficiency driving after you have been awake for 18 hours is about the same as driving after drinking two alcoholic drinks.

City of Refuge

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
On the Big Island of Hawaii rest the ancient ruins of Pu`uhonua: 'A vast enclosure whose stone walls were 20 feet thick at the base and 15 or 20 feet high; an oblong square, 1,040 feet one way, and a fraction under 700 the other,' wrote Mark Twain in his July 1866 'Letters from Hawaii.'

Year 2000 - Mayhem, Ministry, or Both?

Last updated on Aug 06, 2018  |    ()
The fall of 1999 promises to reveal a kaleidoscope of human behavior. Millions of people are apprehensive regarding the Y2K, or 'Millennial Bug,' situation. Most people already know that because of a serious date programming problem, many computer experts are anticipating varying degrees of computer system freezes and malfunctions between Sept. 9, 1999, and Feb. 28, 2000.

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