Good News Magazine: January - February 1996

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  • by Joan Osborn
If you have never suffered the loss of someone close to you, it may be hard to empathize with someone who has. But as Christians we have a responsibility to express loving concern.
  • by David Hulme
One of the world's best-selling books in recent times is The Late Great Planet Earth, the work of a religious author who has attempted a prophetic explanation of future geopolitical events from a biblical perspective. For some, their fascination with prediction is ever present and insatiable, and, while many others publicly discount the efforts of the end-time prognosticators, they themselves are...
  • by Jerold Aust
Your Bible tells of a future worldwide conflagration that will affect every living human. This warning remains emblazoned on the walls of prophecy!
  • by Scott Ashley
Who was Jesus Christ? What was Jesus Christ? Was He merely a gentle, kind person who went around saying gentle, kind things and who died for our sins? Or was He much more than that?
  • by Bill Bradford
Is the gospel a message about Jesus Christ, or is it the message He brought? You need to understand the real good news of Jesus Christ!
  • by John Meakin
Some verses about God's kingdom, like Colossians 1:13, seem to imply that Christians are now in the Kingdom of God. Is this true?
  • by Bill Bradford
The Bible calls the gospel "the gospel of the Kingdom of God" (Mark 1:14) or simply "the gospel of the kingdom" (Matthew 4:23, Matthew 9:35, Matthew 24:14). But the biblical writers used other names for it as well. Do these names refer to various messages or different gospels?
  • by Joanne Rutis
Most of us don't have the time to get involved in many public-service projects. Yet, as I learned that day, we can do much with just a cheerful word or a small act of service.
  • by Good News
A study of the Kingdom of God takes time. In fact, it takes a lifetime! What could be more important, more rewarding, more challenging, than to dedicate ourselves to the very purpose for which we draw each breath?
  • by Mario Seiglie
Does the Bible permit a believer to observe religious festivals that are not established by God? Does He allow us to use forms of worship that originated in pagan ceremonies, adapting them to worship Him?
  • by Dean Wilson
Communication, or the lack of it, is one of the major issues confronting parents and their teenagers. Many parents aren't aware of their teenagers' hopes, dreams, aspirations, desires, problems or issues. Somehow we never get around to sitting down and discussing these things as a family.