Antichrist, 666, and You!

The Bible quite clearly speaks of an Antichrist, and the New Testament writer John, uses the term five times. John is the only writer that actually uses the term, but other writers refer to people who would, in the period of time classed as ‘the last days’, be actively opposed to the Lord Jesus Christ. Connected with this concept of …

Prophecies of Daniel

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to predict the future! There have probably always been people who have claimed the power of clairvoyance and ability to foretell future events. A well-known example would be Michael de Notredame (1503-66) who wrote under the assumed name of Nostradamus. His predictions were characteristic of such writings, having a vagueness or generality that …

What I Believe the Bible Teaches

Let’s look at Creation “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display their knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. Their voice goes out unto all the earth, their words to the ends of the …

Is Christmas Christian?

Christmas is traditionally a time of festivity, gift-giving and family get-togethers. In the southern hemisphere it is a time for holidaying, taking a break from work and getting refreshed at the beach. It is a time when businesses close, and very few remain open on Christmas Day. Around the world there are many that make Christmas day one of their …

The Devil and his Angels

Have you ever been tempted to do something that you know you shouldn’t do? Have you ever experienced an inner desire — a silent voice within you — suggesting that you do something, and that no one will ever know? What prompts us to have these feelings, or to do things that we somehow know that we shouldn’t do? The …

Will there be a Rapture of the Church?

The ‘Rapture of the Church’ is a phrase that is commonly heard in Christian circles, and refers to a belief that there will shortly be an event of enormous significance to the Christian: namely, when Jesus Christ snatches his Church out of this world. Another view says that this is not so, and that the rapture takes place after the …