The Good News

Relate the Bible to the 21st Century....

The Good News is the biblically based flagship publication of the United Church of God, an International Association . The much-neglected 'Book of Books' contains good news, known otherwise as "the gospel." The Old English word gospel, or "good spell (tale)," simply means good news. And what is the gospel? It's the announcement of the rule of God on the earth, now and in the future.

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Following are recent issues of The Good News.  For earlier editions, visit The Good News website.

Jesus Christ in the Biblical Festivals

Jesus Christ in the Biblical Festivals
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September - October 2014

If Jesus of Nazareth is indeed the Prince of Peace, why does the world see so little of it? What part of the picture are we missing? If He truly is the Prince of Peace, how will peace come? Where is that hope in a world so devoid of hope?

The answer to these questions lies in a series of little-known festivals revealed long ago in the world's best-selling book—the Bible. God doesn't leave us in the dark about the solution to our many seemingly unsolvable problems. He has given us the key to understanding—though most have ignored or lived in ignorance of it!

100 Years After World War 1: What Have We Learned?

100 Years After World War 1: What Have We Learned?
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July - August 2014

A study of a devastating war begun a hundred years ago can be an exercise in nostalgia and academic history. Only a few people alive today can even remember this war in their earliest memories. For we who take a moment to reflect on what happened, let's be sure to take away a lesson that helps us understand our present world: History existed before our birth, it marches on now, and decisions made by people long ago and far away continue to impact our lives today.

If a Man Dies, Will He Live Again?

If a Man Dies, Will He Live Again?
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May - June 2014

It's the great question: If you die, will you live again? You need to settle the question in your mind. And you can! Learn the good news from the Bible that answers this question!

Who Was Jesus?

Who Was Jesus?
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March - April 2014

Where did Jesus Christ come from? Who was He? This is a mystery that far too few really understand. Do you? It does matter - your future and your salvation depend on it!

5 Keys to a Happy Family

5 Keys to a Happy Family
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January - February 2014

With the advancement of technology and social media, the family unit is disconnecting and fragmenting. You can build or restore family closeness with five keys that can open rewarding doors to a happier family.

God's Purpose for Prophecy

God's Purpose for Prophecy
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September - October 2003

This issue examines how history and prophecy will have a far greater impact on us than we might realise. Do the ancient prophecies really foretell the future, and how can we know? – The answers may surprise you.

The Rotten Apples That Are Corrupting Society

The Rotten Apples That Are Corrupting Society
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November - December 2013

This issue highlights 5 major ideas directly related to the decline of biblical morality in our world today, and will help you identify dangerous ideas that will affect us all and take our society further from God, culminating in the return of Jesus Christ to save us from ourselves. The final outcome is certain — 'good news of the coming Kingdom of God' — but in the meantime we need to be vigilant.

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About the UCG

The United Church of God teaches faith in God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ; reliance on the Holy Spirit (the agent through which God works); Salvation by God's grace; and obedience to the Law of God as taught by Jesus Christ. We focus on the inspired Word of God, the Bible, as the guide to life.

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