Theology And General Interest

Theology And General Interest

68 Old Testament Prophecies For Jesus

  PROPHESIED IN THE OLD TESTAMENT FULFILLED IN THE NEW TESTAMENT As the Son of God (Ps. 2:7) Luke 1:32, 35 As the Seed of the woman (Gen. 3:15) Gal. 4:4 As the Seed of Abraham (Gen.17:7; 22:18) Gal. 3:16 As the Seed of Isaac (Gen. ...

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A Simple Good Deed

Some years ago, after going shopping, I noticed a middle aged couple, looking rather puzzled and concerned about how best to get a new table and chairs, that they had just purchased, back to their home, which was only a few miles away. As I surveyed ...

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A Suffering Christian And A Confused Mormon

(Archive) Sister R is a woman we’ve known for several years. I suspect she is slightly Pentecostal in her beliefs and I also know she left a charismatic church some years ago because of the nightclub atmosphere. One example would be strobe lights, promoting heavy occult ...

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A Wasted Life of A Communist

We shall call him “Brian.” He was an American that came to live in the UK after the Second World War, flying Allied planes over occupied Nazi Europe and even won some medals for his bravery. Standing at around five feet and now well into his ...

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An Ecumenical Soldier Or A Victim of The Ecumenical Movement? 

After 117 days as a political prisoner held hostage in Baghdad, the 74-year old peace activist, Norman Kember was finally rescued, by British led Special Forces, with the assistance of UK intelligence officers, American and Iraqi forces. However, some disappointment was made by Sir Mike ...

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Angels And Crop Circles

One of the most unusual yet almost beguiling phenomena of the previous decades is the introduction of crop circles. These mysterious symmetrical created designs, and beautiful in their finished presentation to me at least, are almost supernatural in what they present. Not in a dangerous ...

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Are Tongues And Healings For Today?

Prologue In 2003 I went to a meeting organized by a well-known local evangelist/’healer.’ At the time I had only been saved around a year and didn’t really know what to expect. As a former Catholic such meetings were foreign to me. (Although Rome does ...

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Barry R. Smith: “Gone But Not Forgotten”

(1933-2002) Many born again Christians around the world will remember, I’m sure, the late New Zealand Evangelist, Barry R. Smith. For over 30 years Barry and his wife May frequently flew to many countries on numerous speaking engagements, clocking up thousands of air miles and ...

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Billy Graham: “The Vatican’s Right Hand Man”

(A review of his autobiography, “Just As I Am”) Today saw the death of Billy Graham, America’s most famous or infamous preacher, aged 99. Before his death, he endorsed Donald Trump for the presidency. Before this, he endorsed the Mormon, Mitt Romney. “We were given a ...

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Charles (Chuck) Colson: “Review of Life Sentence”

“What a strange collection of people: the one-time Nixon loyalist, a recovered alcoholic and liberal Democrat senator from Iowa, a member of the Black Panther Party and avowed Marxist revolutionary out on bail, and an ex-Ku Klux Klan terrorist doing 35 years in prison. Here ...

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Charles John Cobb: “A First World War Christian Conscientious Objector”

The following is a tragic account of the last few weeks on the release of Charles John Cobb. This is from The Tribunal, dated March 27th 1919. Charles John Cobb of Croydon, who was arrested on August 331, 1915 and served five terms of imprisonment ...

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Chilean Miners Saved From Hell

(A Chilean miner celebrates his freedom wearing a Jesus t-shirt) As of writing this, I am watching rolling live news coverage (along with an estimated 1 billion people) of the amazing rescue operation to free 33 miners, half a mile under the earth! Most of the ...

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Christ Is Above Christianity

“Scott Hahn had me convinced 20 years ago to join the Catholic Church. I need to know what to believe. I was a Protestant minister for the A/G church for 40 years. I have been to mass 3 times a week for 8 months. Now ...

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Christmas And Easter

James’ Street Report During a flying visit to Manchester, which saw me distribute about 30 postcard tracts to highlight Good Friday to mainly an indifferent city, I spotted about 20 Mormons out and about proselytizing. Although Easter and Christmas are pagan holidays, it’s a great ...

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Church Or Circus?

Part of our weekly outreach is handing out Bible tracts outside the local railway station to mainly office workers and others returning home after a long day. I have to say many do indeed accept this gift of a free tract, with some passing kind encouraging ...

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Creationist John Mackay Debates Evolutionist John Polkinghorne

(Patrick on the left, John on the right) This controversial question was given a theological airing in the cloistered confines of Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral, on March the 8th 2005. The distinguished Australian Christian scientist Dr John Mackay was, in my humble opinion, far away ahead ...

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Dan Barker: “A Fundamentalist Atheist”

On a recent US radio phone-in programme, Dan Barker was once again allowed to propagate his fundamental and biased philosophy about the nature and attributes of Almighty God. Mr. Barker, according to his own testimony, was a devout Christian for some 19 years in a charismatic ...

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David Brainerd: “A Review of His Life And Diary”

(1718-1747) David Brainerd was a Puritan of Puritans. Schooled in Calvinist theology, every word thought and deed was all for the glory and majesty of God. Brainerd was a missionary sent to the Red Indians (Native Americans) in Pennsylvania, USA during the 18th century. His following ...

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Did You Know?

Heroes of the faith! John Wycliff and John Huss, both professional Catholic theologians, went on to renounce Romanism, and subsequently were martyred by Rome. Wycliff not only had his writings publicly burnt but his corpse was later exhumed and burnt, while Huss was burnt alive ...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “Who Am I?”

    (Bonhoeffer stands in the courtyard of the military interrogation prison at Tegel, 1944) Throughout the world, Dietrich Bonhoeffer is celebrated as a German martyr (a victim of the Second World War.) That he opposed the pagan rule of Nazism and collaborated with others in ...

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Famous Atheists Lose Their Faith (And 666)

(Bernard Shaw) As we write our final article this year, Baghdad has suffered one of the worst terrorist attacks in recent years, resulting in 69 dead; North Korea’s atheist dictator dies, aged 69, leaving his mainly impoverished and indoctrinated people ‘mourning,’ and one of the ...

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General William Booth: “Always A Symbolic Army Man”

Any appraisal of the lasting Booth legacy must include his private “army” and the role of his wife. In fact, I suggest that the two were interchangeable because one could not have survived without the other’s existence or dedication. In some ways, Booth was just ...

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Genesis: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

CHAPTER 1 VERSE 1:  “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.”   First up, Genesis chapter 1 is very similar to the Gospel of John. John says “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” And ...

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Great Britain Has Fallen: “Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD” (Ps. 33:12)

Introduction Since the ‘Witchcraft Act’ was repealed in 1951, by the then Conservative Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, Britain’s two-thousand-year-old Christian heritage has subsequently receded, and now has almost collapsed! (It should be pointed out that Churchill was not only a high-degree freemason – Studholme Lodge, ...

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Hypocrites In The Church

Well, every blessing to you all. It’s always good to spend some time talking about things of the Lord, because like I’ve said over the last several months if not years, there are too few people that are prepared to talk at length about the ...

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Is Infant Baptism Biblical?

During a recent online discussion that I had with a Catholic medical doctor, the heresy of infant baptism came up. This was my main response to him, listing some major errors with his thinking:  Acts 2:38 does not apply to you or me or anybody else ...

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Is The Lord’s Prayer For The Church Today?

“After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive ...

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James’ Street Account

“You don’t go straight to Heaven when you die,” this man said to me. It turned out that this chap had briefly studied with the Jehovah’s Witnesses and now attended a liberal Anglican church. Sadly for him, he held to soul sleep and therefore I ...

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Jesus Alone Is The True Author

Recently when walking through town with my son James, we came across several members of the “Jesus Christians.” (Have you heard of them?) Now I don’t care very much for that title, never have. But as usual they were selling cheap paperback books, written and ...

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John Calvin: Is Calvinism and the TULIP Biblical?

Introduction  That God is almighty and all-powerful is not questionable. That man is held responsible for his life and sin is also not questionable. Both views are clearly presented in Scripture; hence we are automatically left with something that seems totally irreconcilable to the human ...

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Love Not The World

(Thousands and thousands of Coldplay fans queuing in torrential rain, as we distributed tracts to them) This verse pretty much says it all. Love NOT the world! The love of the saint should always be totally and unquestionably to the LORD. When a person loves ...

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Martin Luther Speaks Out

(1483-1546) Ten things Martin Luther wanted to say: On the Papacy: “Dost thou hear this, O Pope! Not the most holy, but the most sinful! Would that God would hurl thy chair headlong from heaven and cast it down into the abyss of hell! Who ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter 1: “Waiting & Remembering”

For the past 17 years, at 3.35 a.m. each morning in his comfortable Munich bedroom in the suburb of Haidhausen, Walter William Kypper opened his eyes and thought to himself, “I’m alive,” as the night departed and the dawn arrived. Walter had always considered this ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter 2: “Meeting ‘Uncle Ernst,’ ‘Lady Cynthia’ and the ‘First Lady of the Party'”

Captain Ernst Rohm finished his stein of pilsner beer with a belch, then dismissed the group of hangers-on at his table as he turned towards Walter and enquired with genuine concern, “Have you somewhere to stay in Munich… any relatives or friends?” as his forefinger ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter 3: “Departures and Arrivals”

In the 1928 elections for the Reichstag, the party did unexpectedly well and returned 12 out of 491 deputies. Walter then presumed that they were onwards and upwards. Maybe, at last, he speculated, the political tide had perhaps turned. Obviously, all those tedious miles they ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter 4: “An Historic And Lost Photograph Taken In The Auer Garden”

In the pages of history, there have always been those defining days that designed our perspective of the past. For example, when Mary of Magdala first witnessed the Lord Jesus walking near the tomb, or when Columbus the navigator sighted the “New World,” or when ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter 5: “Attempted Assassination On Himmler”

Some days later, Walter reported to the party headquarters before signing in that afternoon for duty at the police station. The security was visible outside as usual, he was satisfied to note.  However, he was aware that there were two men outside that he hadn’t noticed ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter 6: “Enter Leon Stavisky And Later An Unexpected Marriage Proposal”

Over the next few weeks, Walter had eagerly accompanied Karin Auer to the parks as well as to those majestic Munich museums and the always popular coffee houses that this ‘city of charm’ offered in abundance and variety.  Always talking and learning so much more about ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter 7: “Stavisky’s Swan Song, And A Silent Plea From A Lost Princess”

Then clutching the artifacts Heinrich had presented to him, he turned and began walking home to his deserted rooms. He then stopped, paused and decided that he would, however, return instead to the party office.  Now feeling somehow awkward and affected by being watched carrying the ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter 8: “A Request And A Warning”

Several days before their future wedding nuptials were announced, Karin suggested they perhaps motor out to the atmospheric Lake Starnberg region.  Here historically in 1886, King Ludwig of Bavaria was discovered face down in the water. A memorial cross marks the spot. (see picture). His then ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter 9: “Reopening Painful Family Wounds In Berlin”

Frequent reoccurring health ailments had arrived and assaulted Walter Kyper’s health. These being a painful ear and throat infection.  He always blamed these ailments on being assaulted by his frequently inebriated father. He had in fact been frequently rendered unconscious as a defenceless boy, suffering from his father’s ...

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Munich Nights: Chapter, 10: “Carin Relates An Old Swedish Legend With Walter In Her Garden”

(The above is the only known portrait of Karin to have survived.  It was discovered in a bank vault in Hamburg whilst the building was being refurbished.  Along with personal letters, some jewellery and a coloured urn of cremated ashes, recipient unknown.  As there were ...

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My Rock

In the last 24 hours alone, 3 religious groups have tried to “inform” me (with their superior insight that my Bible, which consists of 66 books, 1,189 chapters, 31,173 verses and 774,746 words), cannot be trusted to be an accurate or faithful account of what ...

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No Thank You, I’m Already A Christian

“So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth” (Rev. 3:16.) This is one of the most irritating and commonly used expressions any Bible-believing Christian will regularly hear, if they are one of the few ...

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One Church

Introduction The body of Christ is a living worldwide organism, not a local church. The term body of Christ and Church are the same thing. Paul the Apostle, said the following: “For as the body is ONE, and hath MANY members, and ALL the members ...

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Overview of the Gospels

I recently typed up and shared some of my handwritten notes, dating back some six or seven years, which contained many hidden gems and buried treasure, proving conclusively how sinners are saved by real remorse and simple heartfelt faith in the finished work of Christ. Continuing ...

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Patrick’s Street Reports

I have known this old busker for some years (I don’t know his name) and have always witnessed to him, whenever I see him. He knows where I am coming from and not surprisingly for men of his generation, he has some knowledge of the ...

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Preface To The Book of Revelation

I don’t know how long this series is going to last. I’m currently going through the Scriptures. I read the Bible every day, and it’s something which all Christians should be doing. And I want to look at the subject of eschatology. Eschatology is a very important ...

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Saving Lost Souls

A Light Note! If there’s one thing we always say, it’s that we never know who or what is coming around the corner. A kind gesture came our way this past week, when an unsaved gentleman that we have witnessed to for over 18 months now, bought ...

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Sharing Jesus With Jehovah’s Witnesses

During one of our recent daily outreaches, two female Jehovah’s Witnesses came over and took one of James’ tracts, with the understanding I would take one of theirs. The next 25 minutes or so witnessed one of the best witnessing accounts we have had in recent times ...

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Should a Bible-believer attend a funeral of a lost person?

One of the hardest decisions a saved person will ever have to make is whether or not to go to a funeral of an unsaved relative or friend in an apostate church. This month saw the sudden and tragic death of a sibling to one ...

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Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone)

“In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the number of the years, whereof the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet” (Dan. 9:2.) The above verse should be read and re-read by Protestants and Catholics alike, for what ...

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Soldier Outside The Palace

Picture yourself as a foot soldier, posted outside Buckingham Palace, London where you’ve been stationed for 15 long years. Each day you stand to attention and proudly salute her majesty the Queen whenever her official car arrives or exits the Palace. You know of the Queen ...

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The Da Vinci Code: “Isn’t It All Deception!”

After the runaway success of Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ (which I did pay to see), it comes as no surprise that The Da Vinci Code, authored by Dan Brown, should have the same financial impact. And are we surprised? I had decided not ...

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The End of England

“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the NATIONS that forget God” (Ps. 9:17) Since the end of the Second World War, the United Kingdom has been experiencing a gradual spiritual decline, something that is also widespread in western Europe too. More churches ...

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The End of The Schuller Dynasty

Update: 2.5.15 Doctor Robert H Schuller died of cancer on April 2nd 2015 in California. He was 88 years old. It is reported that Mrs Arvella Schuller died on February 11th 2014 of natural causes. She was 85 years old. The Final Curtain (October 2013) The final ...

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The Epistle of Jude: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

VERSES 1-2: “Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called: Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be multiplied.” After Philemon, this is probably the shortest book ...

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The Epistle To The Colossians: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

Chapter 1, verses 1-2: “Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother, To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” In reverse order, ...

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The Epistle To The Ephesians: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

Well, welcome back to the open-air pulpit.It’s slightly misty and overcast today, but you have to expect that for late October and yet saying that, it’s very mild. So, our Indian summer continues, and there’s no complaints from me! But, good news! I want to ...

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The Epistle To The Galatians: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

VERSES 1-5:  “Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;) And all the brethren which are with me, unto the churches of Galatia: Grace be to you and peace from ...

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The Epistle To The Hebrews: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

This is a new series of recordings going through the book of Hebrews, and if you listened to my series of clips on the book of Revelation earlier this year, then this is going to be something similar to that, but it probably won’t run ...

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The Epistle To The Romans: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible

CHAPTER 1 Chapter 1, verses 1-7: “Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, (Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,) Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the ...

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The Epistle To Titus: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

CHAPTER 1 VERSES 1-4:  “Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God’s elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness; In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the ...

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The Fairytale of Evolution

(Richard Leakey’s series of stooping hominids which never existed but is promoted as ‘fact’ nonetheless) Sir Ambrose J. Flemming: “Evolution is baseless and quite incredible.” Sir William Dawson: “Evolution is utterly destitute of proof.” Sir Fred Hoyle: “As a young student I was brainwashed into ...

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The First Epistle of Peter: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

CHAPTER 1 VERSES 1-2:  “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: ...

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The First Epistle To Timothy: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

This will be a new series of videos. Lord willing, I want to try and go through as many books of the New Testament as is possible and, like in previous videos that I’ve made, offer you a verse-by-verse commentary. I have no script, so I’m ...

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The Gospel of John: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

One of the things that we will say to a new Christian or somebody who’s not yet saved is to go away and read the Gospel of John. John is beautiful. John is majestic. In fact, 80 per cent of what you find in the ...

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The Gospel of Matthew: A Verse-by-Verse King James Bible Study

Father in Heaven, I come to Thee today in the precious and wonderful name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Seeking Thy blessing. Seeking Thy approval. Seeking Thy guidance, as I humbly walk through the Gospel of Matthew, offering a verse by verse expository to Thy ...

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The Great Ark of Noah

“But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord” (Gen. 6:8) Noah’s wonderful and striking introduction in the Book of Genesis (6:8), offers to us the truth that he had found favour with the Lord. But Noah found grace in the eyes of the ...

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The Great White Throne Judgment

Some Personal Reflections (“And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.”)   In the book of Revelation the reader is introduced to ...

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The Imperativeness of Street Evangelism

Making videos, writing articles, even planning trips away are all necessary and certainly well received among the saved, but sharing the pure and undiluted gospel of Christ, with an unsaved party, face-to-face, is absolutely priceless. I would, therefore, like to invite those that take the ...

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The Jesus Coffin: “It’s just the wrong box”

You know it must be that time of the year again when the popular English press happily refer to it as: “The silly season.” You know the sort of thing when the media attempt to inflate their sagging circulation figures by printing preposterous articles rather ...

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The Key To Scripture

I recently and methodically displayed how a man is saved, simply by calling and/or believing on the Lord Jesus Christ. Of course, this Biblical fact is totally unknown and foreign to organised religion, but our mandate is quite simple: get the gospel out, present the ...

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The Loss of Innocence

If anyone has viewed any major movie in the last forty years or so, which features children, one thing you can be absolutely sure of, is the sad fact that scriptwriters, directors and producers, with the full support of pushy fame hungry parents, will allow ...

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The Lost ‘Gospel’ of Judas: “It’s Just Another Joke, Isn’t It?”

Once again the media are sucked into another religious controversy, I refer of course this time, to the latest manuscript entitled The Gospel of Judas, that was announced with a great PR fanfare by the prestigious The National Geographic Society to the waiting world media ...

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The Problem of False Worship

Al-Qaeda would have all Muslims believe that it is their sacred duty to murder all non-Muslims, by crashing aeroplanes into crowded buildings, or blowing people up in various parts of the globe; this is called Jihad. This they do in the name of organised religion. ...

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The Spear of Longinus: “Fact or Fiction, or Perhaps Both?”

All legends have to begin somewhere, well don’t they? And the narrative of the blade of Longinus does in my view hark back to that pre-Constantine period of ancient history. Surprisingly Hollywood hasn’t commissioned a film of The Spear of Longinus as yet. (Perhaps Titanic ...

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The Supremacy of Jesus

If anyone ever took the time to seriously examine any of the world’s major religions, the one thing that should stand out would be the fact that all the “gurus,” “holy men” and self-proclaimed “prophets” and “apostles,” are not a patch on the Lord Jesus ...

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The Truth About Israel And Zionism

A recent enquiry came our way from a sceptical party about why the land of Israel belongs to the Jews. As this is a popular subject for Bible believers, we felt it might be worth sharing in this article. First, may I say that before ...

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The Worldwide Blasphemy of Entertainment

“He is DESPISED and REJECTED of men” (Is. 53:3) (This symbol means the rejection of Christianity) Watch any secular film in the last 30 years or so, with a PG or a higher rating, and one thing you can be absolutely sure of, would be ...

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When The Queen Sold Out

The UK government passed a new bill through Parliament, which now allows same-sex couples the right to ‘marry.’ Some Christians had preached, fasted and protested outside both Houses of Parliament, but to no avail. For this new bill to be made legal and binding on ...

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When The Virgin Mary Met President Hillary Clinton During Jerusalem Visit

Associated Press: May 1st 200- Robert Lansing: Religious Affairs Correspondent Jerusalem All Jerusalem has been in a state of excitement with the news announced late last night that the mother of Jesus Christ will arrive in Jerusalem sometime today. Since the Second Coming, Jesus Christ ...

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Who Is Jesus Christ?

There is no doubt that mankind has struggled with this question as to whom Jesus Christ really is or if He even existed for centuries, and yet with recent attacks growing in number ‒ especially when it comes to agnostics, atheists, and false religions each ...

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Why The Church Fathers Weren’t Infallible

The Church “fathers” or “babies” as Luther called them, quoted the gospels 19,368 times (Rev. H.S. Miller, Biblical Introductions, 1937, pp. 259-260). On The Canon Papias not only stated that John the elder wrote the Book of Revelation (Daniel Theron, Evidence of Tradition, 1958, pgs. ...

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Wicked Works: “Faith Alone For Salvation”

At last count, I believe I must have made around 40 videos or so, directly and indirectly, dealing specifically with the absolute and fundamental Biblical truth, how man is saved totally from all his past, present and future sins, simply by believing in the Lord ...

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