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Does God Exist?

Does God Exist?

Is this life all there is, or is there something more? If there is something more, how should awareness of that something impact your life? Why are we here? Is there a purpose for our lives? What is our destiny, and is that destiny inextricably linked with the existence of God? We can find the answers to these questions.

Creation or Evolution?

Creation or Evolution?

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.

Current Seven Prophetic End-Time Markers

Seven Prophetic End-Time Markers
BEYOND TODAY magazine

July–August 2017

In a world changing before our eyes, we’d all like to know what the future holds. How will it affect us and our loved ones? Can we know where it’s all headed? This is where Bible prophecy has a message for each and every one of us. God reveals where the world is headed—and most importantly, why. You need to understand some of the key trends revealed in Bible prophecy—trends that tell us that the time of Jesus Christ’s return and the coming Kingdom of God are drawing near! Discover some of these key trends in this issue! 

Answers From Genesis

Answers From Genesis

To much of the scientific world today, the universe is a great mystery—and a fortuitous, evolutionary accident. Indeed the predominant model of the universe leaves the Creator entirely out of the picture. We know the Bible tells a much different story, however. This series of articles explores the creation of the universe as recorded in the Bible and examines how a great deal of scientific research—instead of contradicting the Bible—actually confirms the truths God inspired to be recorded in the Bible.

Bible and Archaeology #1

Bible and Archaeology #1

The study of archaeology can help fortify faith. It allows us to take a fascinating journey back in time to study the stones and artifacts that bear mute but compelling witness to the truth of Scripture. This series examines the discoveries that parallel and illuminate biblical accounts.
Bible and Archaeology #2

Bible and Archaeology #2

Evidence from archaeology is one great proof of biblical accuracy, and it is the focus of this series of articles. We offer you a sampling of the evidence that is available—documentation showing that details of the people, places and events described in the Bible—many of them mentioned only in passing—have been verified by archaeologists and historians.
Bible Study Course

Bible Study Course

Free 12-lesson Bible Study Course from the United Church of God, Australia. The Bible is filled with advice to help you in your career, marriage, family relationships, finances, friendships, and every other major aspect of life. But for many people, understanding the Bible can be difficult. It doesn't have to be! Discover life's answers in this free Bible Study Course...

Did Jesus Christ Really Exist?

Did Jesus Christ Really Exist?
BEYOND TODAY magazine

November–December 2016

Did Jesus Christ really exist? Are the stories written about Him in the Bible true? Much as some don’t want to hear it, the historical evidence is compelling and conclusive. And if He did exist, who was He, really? Can we believe His shocking claims about His true identity? Discover the answers in this issue—and they have huge implications for your life! Subscribe, read online, or download this issue in PDF.

GOD's Message: The Time is NOW

GOD's Message: The Time is NOW
THE GOOD NEWS Magazine

September - October 2015

Nothing could be more critical for you than to understand your future! God has a message for you: The time is now to discover the answers and begin living His purpose for you.

How to Understand the Bible

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.

Is the Bible True?

Is the Bible True?

Can you believe the Bible? What is this book, really? Is it only a collection of ancient legends and literature, as many believe? What about scientific discoveries that "disprove" the Bible? These are crucial questions. Humanity faces challenges that threaten our very existence, yet all too often we ignore the one source that actually has the answers. Shouldn't we, then, check to see if this source really is true? This eye-opening booklet discusses these vital questions and helps you find the answers.

Online Bible Commentary

Online Bible Commentary

Increase your Bible knowledge with our online Bible Commentary. Designed to help you organise your personal study of the Old Testament, each chapter is considered in its historical and textual context to bring out the purpose and meaning of the inspired Word of God. Understand the Bible like never before, and enrich your Daily Bible Reading program!
The Coming End to War

The Coming End to War
THE GOOD NEWS Magazine

July - August 2015

Although our headlines are full of terror, we can be at peace and full of hope—hope in the coming Kingdom of God, which Jesus Christ will establish on earth at His return.

The Russian Bear Awakens

The Russian Bear Awakens
THE GOOD NEWS Magazine

May - June 2015

A personal perspective about what's going on in Russia and Ukraine and what your response should be in the light of Bible prophecy.

The Word of God - The Foundation of Knowledge

The Word of God - The Foundation of Knowledge
Lesson 2

Despite living in perhaps the wealthiest society of all time, people in our Western world still search for meaning for their lives. The explosion in information is promoted as the answer to our spiritual wanderings. But is secular information the same as the true knowledge of God? This lesson discusses the unique understanding that can only be found in the Bible. It shows how God inspired the various books by different authors, and how to understand the various types of literature found in the Bible. Most importantly, it teaches how to apply its practical truths in our personal lives.

What is Christian Conversion?

What is Christian Conversion?
Lesson 8

In this Bible lesson we examine the process by which our lives can be turned to God — the process of conversion. We will learn what Peter meant when he exhorted his countrymen, "Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out ..." (Acts 3:19). We examine how, beginning with repentance, new converts can turn from a life of sin to become servants of the living God.

What Is Real Leadership?

What Is Real Leadership?
BEYOND TODAY magazine

September–October 2016

Our world desperately needs real leadership! Why is it so hard to find? One reason is that we fail to understand what the Bible reveals is at the heart of true leadership. The time is coming when the world will experience the right kind of leadership—as exemplified by Jesus Christ Himself!

What is the Church?

What is the Church?
Lesson 10

What are the roots, the history, of the Church? What sets apart people whom God calls His own? How does God use the Church to achieve His purposes? What does the Church do for you, and what should its members do for the Church? How can you be part of what God is doing through His Church? In this lesson you will learn what the Bible teaches about God's Church and what it means for you.

What's Ahead for America?

What's Ahead for America?
BEYOND TODAY magazine

January-February 2017

As Donald Trump assumes the office of President of the United States, he must lead a deeply divided nation in a deeply divided world. With the nation at a crossroads, which path will it take? What are the stakes? Subscribe, read online, or download this issue in PDF.

Why the Bible is the Word of God

Why the Bible is the Word of God
Lesson 1

Our secular society has come to the point where it basically ignores the Bible as the instruction book for personal character. Truth has become relative in this age. In the energetic pursuit of material possessions, humans are ignoring spiritual development. This lesson addresses the questions of God's existence, why humans were created in the first place, and an overview of the Bible itself.

You Can Understand Bible Prophecy

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.

Online Bible Commentary

Increase your Bible knowledge with our online Bible Commentary. Designed to help you organise your personal study of the Old Testament, each chapter is considered in its historical and textual context to bring out the purpose and meaning of the inspired Word of God. Bible CommentaryUnderstand the Bible like never before, and enrich your Daily Bible Reading program!

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'Beyond Today' magazine

Beyond Today is a bi-monthly Christian magazine, made available absolutely free upon request, or online. Subscribe now.

The magazine is the print companion to the Beyond Today television program.

Subscribe today, and be informed about what the Bible says about life in the 21st Century.

'Beyond Today' TV

Beyond Today is the official television program of the United Church of God, An International Association. The program airs each Sunday morning at 7:30am on 9GEM TV throughout Australia.

Beyond Today episodes are also available for viewing online here.

Our Teachings

The United Church of God encourages loving and faithful obedience to the Creator God our Father, with the hope and promise of Salvation made possible through Jesus Christ. We learn about God and His desire for mankind though the revelation of His Law and the rest of inspired Scripture, as taught and interpretted by Jesus. We teach love toward our fellowman without regard to race or creed.

See our statement of beliefs and other literature for more details or to order free study guides.

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