Good News Magazine: March - April 2005

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In This Issue

  • by Bill Bradford
The Indian Ocean tsunami stunned people the world over. How can we make sense of this horror? Does God's Word give us any guidance?
  • by Melvin Rhodes
World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and Iraq. Only one nation has fought in all these wars from beginning to end—Australia.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Redemption is rightly bound up with the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. How should we understand the scope of its meaning?
  • by Good News
Jesus called His Father "Lord of heaven and earth" (Matthew 11:25). Think about what those words mean. They tell us that the Father is the Supreme Ruler over the whole universe!
  • by Larry Neff
The Old Testament describes many ceremonies that sound quite odd to us. Yet everything God does is for a purpose. The purpose of one ceremony, the wave-sheaf offering, was to teach us about one aspect of Jesus Christ's role in mankind's salvation.
  • by Gary Petty
A Newsweek report notes that more scholarship has been devoted to the study of end-time biblical prophecies in the past 30 years than in the previous 300. A series of novels based on biblical end-time prophecies have sold more than 9 million copies. Is there a way to tell if we are nearing the end?
  • by Lynn Marshall
It's been said that the relationship between human beings and horses is one of the most ancient and mutually beneficial relationships between man and animal to ever exist on our planet. For Linda Henderson, this has certainly proven true.
  • by Mario Seiglie, Scott Ashley, Tom Robinson
In a surprising discovery, Israeli archaeologists, checking a site before the Jerusalem municipality started installing a sewage pipe, stumbled upon what appears to be the remains of the biblical Pool of Siloam, connected to Jesus Christ's miraculous healing of a man blind from birth.
  • by Mario Seiglie, Scott Ashley, Tom Robinson
For years scholars have puzzled over a curious detail mentioned in the Gospel of John concerning Jewish burial practices in the first century. In describing the entombments of Jesus Christ (John 20:7) and His friend Lazarus (John 11:44), John writes of both men having had their bodies wrapped with a linen cloth for burial, but with a separate, smaller cloth wrapped around their heads.
  • by Mario Seiglie, Scott Ashley, Tom Robinson
On Jan. 13, a federal judge ordered the removal of disclaimer stickers placed on high school biology textbooks in Cobb County, Georgia, that encourage students to think critically in considering the theory of evolution (Associated Press, Jan. 13).