This issue contains the study articles for April 3-30, 2017.

Jehovah’s Purpose Will Be Fulfilled!

What was God’s original purpose for the earth and mankind? What went wrong? Why is Jesus’ ransom sacrifice the key that unlocks the door for God’s purpose to be accomplished?

The Ransom—A “Perfect Present” From the Father

This divine arrangement not only opens a door to wonderful opportunities, but it also addresses issues of universal importance.


We Experienced God’s Undeserved Kindness in Many Ways

Douglas and Mary Guest experienced God’s undeserved kindness as pioneers in Canada and as missionaries in Brazil and Portugal.

Jehovah Leads His People

In ancient times Jehovah used humans to direct his people. What evidence indicated that he was indeed behind those individuals?

Who Is Leading God’s People Today?

Jesus promised that he would be with his followers until the conclusion of the system of things. How is he directing God’s people on earth now?

Questions From Readers

The apostle Paul wrote that God “will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.” Does this mean that God assesses in advance what we can bear and then chooses the trials we will face?


“No Road Too Rough or Too Long”

During the late 1920’s and early 1930’s, zealous pioneers showed their determination to take the good news of God’s Kingdom into the vast Australian outback.