WHEN you read the newspaper, watch television, or listen to the radio, you see and hear many stories of crime, war, and terrorism. Perhaps you personally are suffering because of an illness or because someone you love has died.
Is this what God wants for me and my family?
Where can I find help to cope with my problems?
Will there ever be real peace?
The Bible provides convincing answers to those questions.
THE BIBLE TEACHES THAT GOD WILL DO AMAZING THINGS ON THE EARTH.
People will no longer feel pain, grow old, or die.
“The lame will leap like the deer.”
“The eyes of the blind will be opened.”
The dead will be brought back to life.
—John 5:28, 29
No one will get sick.
Everyone on earth will have plenty to eat.
BENEFIT FROM WHAT THE BIBLE TEACHES
It would be easy to think that what you have read in the first few pages of this book is just a dream. But God has promised to make those changes on the earth very soon, and the Bible explains how he will do so.
The Bible does more than that. It tells us what we need to know in order to be truly happy and enjoy life right now. Think for a moment about the things that make you worry. These may include money or family matters, bad health, or the death of someone you love. The Bible can help you to cope with these problems, and it can comfort you by answering such questions as these:
Why can we be confident that God will do everything that he has promised?
The fact that you are reading this book shows that you want to know what the Bible teaches. This book will help you. There are questions for the paragraphs, which will help you understand the Bible better. Millions of people have enjoyed discussing the Bible with Jehovah’s Witnesses. We hope you will too. May God bless you as you discover what the Bible can teach you!