Good News Magazine: July - August 2014

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  • by Scott Ashley
German philosopher Friedrich Hegel perhaps said it best when he noted that "the only thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history."
  • by Darris McNeely
An event that began 100 years ago this August might as well be ancient and irrelevant history for most. Yet World War I changed the world and set off a chain of events that continue to impact your life today. Don't underestimate what one man and one event can do to alter everything.
  • by Darris McNeely
My mother, Josephine McVay McNeely, was born in August 1914, the month World War I began. Like many who grew up in America's "deep south," she was born into a family of farmers. Her two grandfathers fought in the American Civil War. She was a student of history and would tell me the stories passed down from her father of that conflict that defined not only the United States but, as I was to learn...
  • by Jerold Aust
Is peace just the absence of war? Is it possible to enjoy lasting peace on earth? If so, what constitutes lasting peace? How can we find it?
  • by John Elliott
To many today, World War I seems like long-forgotten ancient history. But what was it like for those caught up in the maelstrom of death and destruction in "the war to end all wars"? And will war ever truly end?
  • by Darris McNeely
Most people believe Armageddon is about the end of the world. But what does the Bible actually reveal? Learn the real truth!
  • by Good News
Speaking to the ancient Israelite ancestors of today's Anglo-American peoples, God gave them a choice, one that bears directly on the lack of leadership that plagues America today. You should read Leviticus 26 and Deuteronomy 28, which describe God's blessings for obedience and curses for disobedience.
  • by John LaBissoniere
A young man realized he could illuminate his dark world through the light of education. And his efforts to increase his knowledge, improve himself and serve others have since helped millions. Discover vital spiritual lessons from his story.
  • by Jamie Snyder, Michael A Snyder
Scripture indicates that before the return of Jesus Christ, a new temple is to be built in Jerusalem. But is a grand temple of God already under construction? Does it involve you?
  • by Robin Webber
What does following the One who gave Himself in total sacrifice mean for you and me? Put simply, it means that we are to give of ourselves completely and always.
  • by Good News
Any retelling of the life of Jesus Christ falls far short of doing it justice. If you're not familiar with the facts of Jesus' life and ministry, this study will be an introduction that hopefully will whet your appetite to want to learn more.