See page 2 See page 6 www.goodnews-paper.org.uk SEPTEMBER 2018 FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT Boxing legend Manny knocked out by voice of God in dramatic vision See page 8 ADVICE 4 U FROM MR T We are here to give – not just to get See page 3 GOOD NEWS FOR EVERYONE THIS newspaper is called Good News – so what is the news and why is it good, you may ask? It’s a good question, and the answer is this: Jesus Christ came into this world to bring us news so good – and so powerful – that it transforms the life of anyone who believes it. You will never be the same again, and you will wonder how on earth you could have lived before, without knowing this good news. It is like having lived in the dark all your life – and then the curtains are opened and you see light for the very first time. Jesus said: “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.” There are three parts to this good news: something about the past, something about the future and something about the present. The first part of the good news is this: there is one God who is the Creator of this world. He does exist. YOU ARE NOT ALONE. We are NOT just a bunch of chemicals floating along in an uncaring, unknowing universe. And this God is not an impersonal force – he is a person, a Father who we can know, who longs for us to return to him. Stunning Have you ever gasped at a range of awesome mountains, smelt the perfume of roses, or looked down a microscope at the complexity of life? Have you ever felt the softness of your pet’s fur, seen the stunning glory of the By THE EDITOR starry sky with no light pollution, or revelled in the beautiful colours of a sunset? Then you’ve had a glimpse of your Creator, as the immense universe speaks of his majesty and the exquisite perfection of even the smallest creature tells of his design. But – you object – what about all the pain, disasters, hatred and bloodshed that stains our world? What about the parasites that eat another creature from the inside out? If God’s world is so good, what has gone wrong? Well done, you have just agreed with the Bible. It is at pains to point out that this world is no longer the perfect place it was originally. Human selfishness has Continued on page 2 GOOD NEWS... for a change!