Good News Magazine: May - June 2003

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In This Issue

  • by Tom Robinson
Is every detail of your life already mapped out in advance? Are you just a preprogrammed figure in a cosmic game of chess, being moved from square to square by irresistible destiny? The truth may surprise you.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
As the United States and Britain defied much of the world opinion to overthrow an entrenched dictator in Iraq, a question logically arose: Why is it that so many countries seem to naturally embrace dictatorship?
  • by Good News
The contrast between the abuse of power that characterizes the rule of human despots like Saddam Hussein and the motives Jesus Christ said should define true leadership are as different as night and day.
  • by Bill Jahns
Why do geologists so frequently fail to understand that the biblical Flood was the force that created some geologic formations? One important answer lies in the way they date these formations.
  • by Bill Jahns
When the geologic strata and the fossil record are interpreted in light of what the Bible reveals, it becomes plain that many of the layered sedimentary rocks were in fact deposited in rapid succession rather than over eons of time (as evolutionists have long claimed). The natural history of the earth is in harmony with the biblical account in Genesis.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
In the words of noted Times' political columnist William Rees-Mogg, "The draft constitution which is being prepared by the European Convention . . . would be totally destructive of self-government throughout Europe. It would transfer responsibility for foreign and defence policy from the nations to the European Union [EU]."
  • by Good News
What could be more amazing than to read precise predictions of the events of a person's life hundreds of years before his birth? Surely that would be a mark of divine knowledge and involvement, wouldn't it?
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Jeremy Laurance, health editor for The Independent, reported that "soaring rates of sexually transmitted infections are overwhelming the NHS [National Health Service] and threatening the health of a generation of young people, according to a committee of MPs [Members of Parliament]."
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
In relating American cultural trends in his book The Index of Leading Cultural Indicators (1993), former U.S. Education Secretary William Bennett cautioned Americans that "unless these trends were reversed, they would lead to the inevitable decline of the American republic."
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Vladimir Putin's Russia has covertly and systematically undermined U.S. interests, particularly in the Middle East, yet continues to purport to be America's ally in the war against terrorism.
  • by Jerold Aust
You can be like Noah. You can set a right example, too. You also can participate in a great work that is, like Noah, properly and appropriately warning this decaying world of its evil ways and urging it to turn to God in real repentance.