World News and Prophecy: January 2004

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In This Issue

  • by Graemme Marshall
Worldwide consumption of water is doubling every 20 years. Aquifers are already overexploited, creating serious shortages; the future looks even bleaker.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Put another way, does our Creator have a divine purpose for human beings? And does He have a prophetic plan whereby His purpose may be worked out here on earth?
  • by Melvin Rhodes
President George W. Bush recently declared America's commitment to democracy in the Middle East. But democracy in this and other regions of the world has not had much success. There are good reasons for this failure.
  • by Cecil Maranville
A new survey shows high interest and participation in prayer by Americans. But are they praying in the way the Bible speaks of Christians praying—or more like "consumers"?