Good News Magazine: May - June 1997

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In This Issue

  • by David Treybig
For many years couples entered into marriage assuming their loving relationship would last "until death do us part." Now about half of all marriages in many countries end in divorce. What has changed? What makes some marriages last while others founder and eventually fall apart? Are there ways you can ensure that your marriage will last?
  • by David Treybig
How can you practice love and respect in your marriage? How can you start living these two important principles?
  • by Jerold Aust
Basic misunderstandings can lead to a lack of romance later in marriage. Here are practical ways you can renew and revitalize your marriage!
  • by Jerold Aust
Good News Magazine interviews Gary Smalley, who writes and speaks on marriage and family relationships, has authored or coauthored 14 books and produced several films and videotapes.
  • by Noel Hornor
We are now some 30 years into the sexual revolution that began in the 1960s. What has been the impact on society? What are the implications for the future?
  • by Noel Hornor
If increased divorce was one result of the sexual revolution of the 1960s, another ominous trend accelerated even more dramatically: the number of couples living together outside of marriage.
  • by David Treybig
God is the designer of marriage, instituting it with our first human parents, Adam and Eve. What can we learn from their marriage?
  • by David Treybig
Several societal forces move marriage partners toward isolation and loneliness. But practical means are available to build the bonds that make a marriage grow stronger.
  • by Bruce Gore
If Jacob, grandson of Abraham and son of Isaac, were alive today, we might call him a "third-generation Christian." What lessons does his story hold for young people today?
  • by Gary Petty
Being a member of the color guard, bearing the standard for a group, is a position of honor, courage and responsibility. You are called to help bear a standard.
  • by Scott Ashley
Many people assume that the Holy Spirit is a personal being based on references to that Spirit as "he," "him" and "himself" in the Bible. This confusion arises because of the use of gender pronouns in the Greek language in which the New Testament was written.
  • by Jerold Aust
A remarkable parallel to Moses and Miriam's songs is found in the book of Revelation, immediately preceding the seven last plagues. These seven afflictions are part of God's intervention to save mankind from total destruction, just as He delivered Israel in the days of Moses and Miriam.
  • by Becky Sweat
Friendships have their ups and downs, and disagreements can degenerate into misunderstanding, conflict and animosity. What can you do to keep from fracturing your friendships?
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Scott Ashley
Gender bending, gender crossing and gender confusion have become characteristic phenomena of the late 20th century, increasingly borne out by the bad behavior of both sexes in conduct once considered unnatural and certainly unthinkable.
  • by John Ross Schroeder, Scott Ashley
Unemployment in Germany has risen to the highest level since World War II, according to figures released by the government, triggering warnings of possible strikes and other social upheavals from opposition leaders and economists.
  • by Mario Seiglie
For many years scholars have disagreed over the identity of the sea the Israelites crossed and thus the site of the drowning of Pharaoh's army. Three routes for the Exodus have been proposed and continue to be debated.