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Beyond Today Magazine

Beyond Today is a FREE, full-colour, bi-monthly magazine that brings you the best news you can hear – and always from an interesting perspective. It's absolutely FREE and there is no charge or obligation. Your name will never be sold or given to another organization.

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Bible Study Course

This 12-lesson course will hope you to understand the Bible – the world's most popular book.

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United News

United News is the official church newspaper of the United Church of God, an International Association. It covers news from the Council of Elders, home office, regional and national offices around the world, local congregations and members. It also features articles of spiritual and biblical interest to members, as well as announcements of births, weddings, anniversaries and obituaries. Reader feedback and involvement is encouraged.

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The Middle East in Bible Prophecy

Worlds in Turmoil
Terrorist attacks that have shocked the entire world also brought home the fact that the Middle East impacts all of us, regardless of where we live.

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Are We Living in the Time of the End?

What's behind the increasing troubles, the gathering storm clouds we see all around us? What do these things mean? Does Bible prophecy give us any indication? This featured booklet will help you understand where our world is heading and help you understand the meaning of world trends and events.

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Creation or Evolution—Does It Really Matter What You Believe?

Why has evolution become so widely accepted, and why has the Bible come to be viewed with such hostility? What has changed? In this booklet we examine the foundational premises of evolution. We consider the evidence evolutionists cite to support the theory. Perhaps most important, we look at the scientific facts evolutionists don't discuss in public – for reasons that will become clear. You can know whether evolution is true. We hope you'll examine the evidence carefully. What you believe does matter.

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Fundamental Beliefs of the United Church of God

We believe that God is the Sovereign of the universe, existing supremely above all else. God is spirit (John 4:24), existing in a different realm from that of humans, who are flesh. Our understanding and perception of God, therefore, are based on God's revelation to us through His written Word, the Bible.

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God's Holy Day Plan—The Promise of Hope for All Mankind

Is it possible to know what the future holds for us? The Creator of mankind does have a plan for us, and He reveals it to us through an annual cycle of festivals described in the Scriptures. It is an astounding plan offering an incredible future to every man, woman, and child who has ever lived. This booklet will help you understand the incredible truth about what lies ahead for all humanity.

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Heaven and Hell: What Does the Bible Really Teach?

Most religions and religious organizations, including most Christian denominations, teach that good people go to some sort of paradise, usually heaven, after they die. Heaven is usually characterized as a place of unsurpassable happiness – the ultimate paradise. It is commonly taught and believed that all who go there will live joyfully forever.

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Holidays or Holy Days: Does It Matter Which Days We Keep?

Many people are shocked to discover the origins of our most popular religious holidays. They are also surprised to find that the days God commands us to keep in the Bible – the same days Jesus Christ and the apostles kept – are almost universally ignored. Why? Also, why are today's supposedly Christian holidays observed with so many rituals and customs that are not sanctioned anywhere in the Bible? In this booklet you'll discover detailed answers to these questions.

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How to Understand the Bible

The Bible is the world's best selling book...yet, in spite of the Bible's popularity, it has also been described as the world's most misunderstood book. Have you been one of those who have found the Bible difficult to comprehend? Do you wish you knew how to better apply its timeless principles, how to use it to build a right relationship with its author, your Creator? This eye-opening booklet will examine seven keys that will help open up this Book of books to your understanding.

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Is There Really a Devil?

The Bible reveals much about an unseen power that works behind the scenes, shaping our world to its will and agenda. Are you being taken in? In this booklet you will discover the real source behind so many of the world's problems. Learn about the being who is determined to bend your thinking to his own.

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Jesus Christ: The Real Story

This booklet seeks to address and answer the major questions that people naturally ask in trying to understand Jesus Christ – the real story.

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Life's Ultimate Question: Does God Exist?

Does God exist? Can you know for sure? How does God reveal himself? What is life's meaning and purpose? In this booklet you'll discover the answers to these questions and more.

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Making Life Work

Looking for some good advice? You may not realize it, but you probably already own the best self-help book ever published, one that's loaded with practical guidance to help you achieve success in your career, friendships, finances, family and every other aspect of life. That book is your Bible. We've prepared this guide, Making Life Work, to help you discover the Bible's principles for success.

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Managing Your Finances

What advice does the Bible offer about wealth and our attitude toward it? Is money really the root of all evil? Do you know what God thinks about bankruptcy? What does the Bible say about charitable contributions? How much should we give? Be sure to read this booklet to discover biblical answers to these important questions and more.

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Sunset to Sunset—God's Sabbath Rest

Was the Sabbath condemned and changed in the early New Testament Church, or confirmed? Did God sanctify the Sabbath at the time He created Adam and Eve, or did He first set it apart as holy time at the Exodus more than 2,000 years later? Was the Sabbath changed from the seventh day of the week to another day, and, if so, when?

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The Book of Revelation Unveiled

The book of Revelation – the last book in the Bible – is, to many people, its most puzzling. They find strange symbols and images confusing and mysterious. But it need not be so. The book's very name means a revealing, an opening up to understanding. Its first verse tells us it was written to reveal "things which must shortly take place." In this booklet you'll learn tomorrow's headlines today, discovering the major trends and events that will shape the world in the days ahead. You can't afford to be without this priceless knowledge.

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The Church Jesus Built

What happened to the Church Jesus built? An eyewitness tells us that, immediately after Christ ascended into heaven after His resurrection, His apostles "went out and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them and confirming the word through the accompanying signs" (Mark 16:20). The Church had a powerful beginning.

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The Gospel of the Kingdom

Would you like to learn more about the glorious future Jesus Christ will usher in at His return? Dozens of prophecies tell us how the world will be entirely transformed and all humanity taught a way of life that will bring peace, prosperity and productive, fulfilling lives. For a glimpse into this exciting new world, be sure to read this featured booklet.

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The New Covenant – Does It Abolish God's Law?

Does the New Covenant negate God's law and do away with any need to obey the Ten Commandments and other laws of God?
The belief that it does has long been a popular teaching in traditional Christianity. We'll thoroughly examine this question in this booklet.

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The Road to Eternal Life

What is the purpose of human life? Are we here for a reason? Does the Bible provide answers for these questions? What does the Bible mean when it talks about repentence and conversion? Inside this booklet you will find the answers to these questions.

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The Ten Commandments

Can You find a proven source for lasting standards and values? God revealed the heart of His standards – the Ten Commandments – long ago at Mount Sinai. But what sets them apart from man-made rules and guidelines? What do they reveal about the nature of God Himself. In this booklet you'll discover the answers to these questions and more.

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The United States and Britain in Bible Prophecy

This featured booklet will take you on a remarkable journey through history and Bible prophecy to reveal an incredible story with sobering implications for the major English-speaking nations.

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This is the United Church of God

The mission of the United Church of God is to proclaim to the world the little-understood gospel taught by Jesus Christ – the good news of the coming Kingdom of God – and to prepare a people for that Kingdom. This message not only offers great hope for all of humanity, but encompasses the purpose of human existence – why we are here and where our world is headed.

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Transforming Your Life – The Process of Conversion

In this booklet, we will examine the Bible's teaching on conversion. Contrary to what many think, it is not just a one-time event. Instead the Scriptures reveal that it is a process.The process begins with God's calling, followed by the key steps of repentance, baptism and the receiving of the Holy Spirit – finally climaxing with the return of Jesus Christ, when the dead in Christ are resurrected to immortality and given eternal life. That is the ultimate transformation, being changed from a mortal to an immortal being!

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What is Your Destiny?

Does life a have a purpose? Does it have real meaning? Is life anything more than a brief span on earth, with nothing but eternity on either side of this physical existence? This is the question of the ages, a riddle that has challenged humans since they came to be. Why am I here? Why do I exist? This booklet will help you understand the incredible truth about your destiny.

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What Does the Bible Teach About Clean and Unclean Meats?

Are all kinds of animal flesh suitable for food? Did God design certain animals to be eaten and others not to be eaten? Are Christians free to eat any kind of food, ignoring the instructions of the Bible? Learn the surprising answers – and the science behind them—in this featured booklet.

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What Happens After Death?

Few understand what the Bible really teaches about life beyond the grave. What Happens After Death? will guide you through the Scriptures to discover the encouraging and awe-inspiring truth so few understand.

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Who Is God?

How Is God one? Is God a Trinity? Who was Jesus of Nazareth? Was He a mere man, or much more? What was the significance of His death and resurrection? In this booklet you'll learn more about the nature of God and Jesus Christ and our future destiny with Them as revealed in the Bible.

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Suffering. It's not a pleasant subject to discuss, but a necessary one. Suffering plagues our world. In its many forms it affects us physically, psychologically and emotionally. This featured booklet will help you understand how suffering began, how it will end – and why it continues.

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You Can Have Living Faith

Would you like to better understand Jesus Christ's role in our salvation? What about the destiny you can fulfill with Him? What is faith? How can you build a loving, trusting personal relationship with God like the faithful men and woman recorded in the Bible? To learn how you can develop such a relationship with your Creator read on...

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You Can Understand Bible Prophecy

How will the world finally find peace? What will happen before that finally comes to pass? The Bible reveals many details about end-time events and the major trends that will lead up to Jesus Christ's return. Read this featured booklet to learn the answers.

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Is God a Trinity?

The Trinity is one of mainstream Christianity’s most widely accepted and revered doctrines. The belief that God is three persons coexisting in one being or substance, as the doctrine is often defined, is held by millions of Catholics, Protestants and Orthodox believers alike. What is the truth?

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What Does the Bible Teach About Tithing?

Does tithing teach timeless principles and lessons even in today's modern world? How many tithes are mentioned in the Bible? What are the purposes for the tithes described in God's Word? This featured booklet will help you understand God's perspective on this vital issue.

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Is the Bible True?

The Bible is much quoted, but little understood or believed. Can the Bible withstand scrutiny of its apparent contradictions? Should you believe it?

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

If God is truly a God of love and mercy, why does He not intervene? Some have concluded that God simply doesn't exist. The answer, however, is much more complex. What does the Bible reveal about the causes of suffering?

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Marriage and Family

The joy of a happy marriage blessed with loving, respectful children is a dream of most men and women. Traditionally, marriage has been an exclusive bond between a man and a woman. Yet in recent years this pattern has been changing.

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