Good News Magazine: November - December 2003

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In This Issue

  • by Jerold Aust
Many would have you believe that the marital union is archaic and unnecessary. Yet mankind's Creator designed marriage as the ideal relationship for men and women. What fundamental principles can you practice to build a happy marriage?
  • by Jerold Aust
Many young couples would say their feelings are true love. But are they? Does the Bible offer guidance to understand what true love really is?
  • by Good News
Infatuation is an obsessive focus on one particular person. How does it work from a scientific point of view? The neurobiological effects of infatuation have been researched and identified.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Perception is reality, at least in the minds of many people. In the developing world the common perception of America's foreign policy often is tragically contorted. The problem is compounded by refusal to consider the real source of many nations' problems.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Few observers want peace in the Middle East more than the staff and publishers of The Good News. But we know that there is only one true path to peace—and the players aren't on it. Yet the Bible does guarantee that peace will finally come to the Middle East.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Why the seven-day week and the continual cycle of day and night? Is there a message for modern men and women in the way our planet was designed to operate?
  • by James Capo
The Jewish community worldwide lights candles in celebration of the Hanukkah festival. The dramatic story behind this festival not only shows us God's faithfulness, but also the certain reliability of prophecy!
  • by LeeAnn Luker
Do you have trouble with prayer? How should we pray? For what should we pray? What lessons should we learn from prayer? Let's consider Christ's lesson on the subject.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Although German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder recently met with President George W. Bush and duly extended an olive branch, he first unleashed Germany's latent anti-Americanism when his position in government was seriously threatened before a national election.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
Noted feature writer Ambrose Evans-Pritchard recently raised the alarm again about the new European draft constitution. He wrote: "Valery Giscard d'Estaing bills his 263-page draft constitution as a 'great leap forward' in European integration" (The Daily Telegraph, Sept. 10).
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
In a study of U.S. television programming between 1998 and 2002, cursing had risen 95 percent during the television family hour (from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific Time) each evening. The very next hour, from 9 to 10 p.m., showed a 109 percent increase in cursing.
  • by Jerold Aust, John Ross Schroeder
"Children are starting school less well prepared than ever because parents are failing to raise their youngsters properly, according to the [British] government's Chief Inspector of Schools" (The Sunday Telegraph, Aug. 31).