Good News Magazine: January - February 2002

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  • by Melvin Rhodes
The world stood transfixed in the wake of a carefully planned series of hijackings that destroyed the World Trade Center, crippled the Pentagon and took the lives of more than 5,000 men, women and children. On a sunny September morning, the world dramatically changed. What is the long-term significance?
  • by Tom Robinson
Throughout the course of history, rule over the Holy Land has often changed hands, the inhabitants being at times autonomous but usually subject to some great regional power.
  • by Tom Robinson
In Jesus Christ's best-known prophecy, He spoke of a coming "abomination of desolation" in Jerusalem. What does this mean? In this prophecy, the past helps us understand the future.
  • by Donald Ward
Deeply entrenched religious issues are at the heart of the war on terrorism. They are inflamed by a power greater than either the worldwide terrorist network or the combined military might of the United States, Britain, the rest of NATO and Russia. You need to understand what that power is.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
As we see the world aligning itself along political, ethnic and religious lines, the West's obsession with political correctness hides sobering realities most would rather not think about. Such shortsightedness could prove dangerous if not fatal.
  • by Howard Davis
What's behind Islamic religious extremists' war against the West?
  • by Gerhard Marx
In an age of ever-increasing violence and horrifying acts of terrorism, bewildered people ask: Where is God? Why did the Almighty not intervene and prevent the outrages of Sept. 11?
  • by Bill Bradford
In the wake of the New York and Washington, D.C., suicide bombings, we need to find a plain answer to this great question.
  • by Tom Robinson
The Bible makes the remarkable claim of being the inspired Word of God, the divine instruction for men, women and children everywhere. Shouldn’t we learn what it has to say?
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes
The biggest currency experiment in history has begun: The euro is now the official common currency of 12 European nations: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, the Republic of Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes
According to a government-funded study of sexual habits in Britain, the average age at which British teenagers first have intimate relations is 16, the lowest level ever recorded.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Melvin Rhodes
"Is there any man, is there any woman, let me say any child here that does not know that the seed of war in the modern world is industrial and commercial rivalry?" So asked Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), U.S. president during World War I.