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Published: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:07:47 -0500

 



Who Is God in Man's Eyes and Which One Is Real, If Any?

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:56:33 -0500

Every religion has its own god or gods and ways of worshipping them. From the costumes on display and the colours they exhibit to the variety of performances in rituals they demonstrate that no two are the same. From pre-historic times until now the growth of such has left the world reeling in a maze of deceit and confusion.



What About Those Asleep?

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:40:31 -0500

Are those who have died, still in the grave? Is there a resurrection? When does that take place? What is Paradise? What about Heaven? What is Hades? This article attempts to address these subjects.



Dr D Martyn Lloyd-Jones on Sufficiency and Efficiency

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:37:36 -0500

That the Atonement has become a controversial doctrine no one will deny. That said, it is a fact that all theologians agree that the Gospel is to be proclaimed to all nations. But what does that mean?



Christians And Overwork - Strategies For Restoration

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:30:03 -0500

Some Christians, whether in full-time service or not, are inclined to overwork. Occasional overwork is not unusual, and is not my focus here. Many Christians enjoy enormously what they are doing; feel a huge drive to live for Christ, and in the process use up large reserves of mental and emotional energy. But then, something happens, and over time, everything begins to look dull and dreary. Are there any insights or strategies that may help towards a recovery?



Preachers Taught by Men Do Not Work for God

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:12:30 -0500

It's outrageous to put someone on a pedestal and claim that he works for God when, in fact, he has been taught and conditioned by others into the role. Universities conduct degrees in theology and related subjects for the sole purpose of producing such people. In the fulfilment of their dreams to serve God those who undertake and complete the courses are proud to be doctors in and graduates of religious studies.



A Message of Salvation

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:45:41 -0500

A MESSAGE OF SALVATION I pray that you can pass this Message on. Most Religions don't seem to be able to tell us where EVIL or SIN comes from. They know it exists, but where it comes from is not really that important to them.



Counter-Arguments to Christian Theist Arguments

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:41:38 -0500

Theists in general and Christians in particular have put forth dozens of arguments and written thousands of books as to why God exists, why Jesus was resurrected, why the Bible is a true account of God's word and divine plan, and so on and so on. Atheists don't believe a word of this but of necessity have to put up some counter arguments. Here's a sample of those kinds of counter arguments.



You're Never Alone - God Is Always With You

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:12:18 -0500

What happens on the day that you realize that you can do something the boss can't? What happens when someone who works for you suddenly surpasses your ability or status? I'll tell you what happens-instant conflict and role reversal. In the passage from Genesis 21:8-21, Hagar starts looking down on Sarah, and in turn Sarah becomes abusive to Hagar.



This Is My God

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:46:45 -0500

Let's think a little about who God is. How does one get to know God?



Stars Became Human Souls in Ancient Religions That Recycled Into Modern Ones

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:51:18 -0500

Ideas of heaven and its opposite component hell resulted from a gross misunderstanding of stars and other celestial bodies. With nothing more to go on than observations of the sky the ancients dreamed up stories about what each element supposedly was and of its role in human existence. That was at a time when the earth was thought to be flat, the oceans were an extension of the cosmos, and the rush for power was all important.



TrumpCare and Religious Discrimination Vs WWJD

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:58:18 -0500

What would Jesus think of Donald Trump's actions on healthcare and religious freedom? The correlation between stories in the Gospel and today are clear. The message and actions of Jesus are being ignored by advocates of religious liberty and TrumpCare.



Difference Between The Law Of Moses And The Grace Of Christ

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:43:10 -0500

There is a terrible mix-up of Mosaic Law and Christian Grace, ranging from hypercalvinism to modern evangelical theology; making Grace as it were the pursuit of the Holy Grail. Others turn Grace into a cheap cover for their own desires. The one turns Christ into a bogeyman and the other into a Saint Nick.



Reproving Sinners and Their Sins Means Openly Discussing the Evil Practice of Sin

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:03:42 -0500

Some Christians like to express an aphorism that cannot be found anywhere in the New Testament of the Holy Bible, "Hate the sins, but love the sinners." This bit of advice did not come from Jesus, but from some Christian who defined love, or charity, as an all healing balm, which is not true under all circumstances. Yes, Christians should despise all sins and love all sinners enough to call them to repentance, and show them the error of their ways. But what if the sinner laughs and scorns the Christian who calls him to repentance? Are Christians commanded to continue their association with those sinners? Are their sins too dark and heinous to openly discuss? Are Christians commanded to openly talk about the sins and the sinners, to convince those people that they are openly rebelling against the laws of God? Are parents commanded to discuss these sins with their children to let them know of their evil nature, and are husbands and wives commanded to discuss the disgusting wickedness of those sins? This is what the process of reproof means. Read on for a delineation of these issues...



Being Spiritually Smart

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:56:26 -0500

When is comes to Biblical understanding and its application, many Christians lack Knowledge and Wisdom. Without these basics of the Faith, the road to spiritual growth will be a difficult journey.



Jesus and God Together Are a Mean Team

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:53:12 -0500

Recently I've been so amazed by the Bible, the Word of God. If it were the words of humans, it would no longer have existed.



The Word of Wisdom: The Not-So-Wise Mormon Health Code Pitted Against the Will of God

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:54:58 -0500

When the Son of God, Jesus, came in flesh to the earth, he came to free all mankind from the dictates of the law of carnal commandments. And when he died upon the cross for the sins of mankind, the veil of the temple was rent in twain, which meant that there was no longer a need for a temple and mortal high priests. Jesus became our one and only high priest and mediator with God, and he abolished all codes and requirements that were formerly required by the law, but left intact the Holy Law, the Ten Commandments. After Christ's death, man was no longer bound by codes and laws regulating what he should eat, drink, and wear. The inner man, what is thought and done to, either, glorify God or to sin by making the temple, or the body, impure was Jesus' and his apostles' concern. Nothing that a person could eat or drink would defile the human body. Sexual immorality and other evil acts, evil thoughts, and an evil tongue were the basis for such impurity. Read on about the evil health code of Mormonism given by Joseph Smith.



Spreading the Good News of the Gospel

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:14:36 -0500

Just as Jesus called the twelve to deliver the good news, he has also called you and me to deliver the good news. If we don't do our job, someone won't get the good news today.



A Commission for All of Us

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:10:41 -0500

The nourishment Jesus offers us as the Bread of Life provides us with the fuel we need to serve others, and that's what the life God gives us is about. God has given us the message and commissioned us to take it to the world. He has given us the methods. All He needs is for us to work together and do our share to reach the world for Christ. Will you make a commitment to help spread the Gospel and thereby be a part of what God is doing in the world today? I urge you to get out of your comfort zone. I urge you to care. I urge you to share. I urge you to pray, and I urge you to ask God for the boldness you will need to carry out His orders.



The Blood of Jesus

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 06:50:10 -0500

Another very powerful weapon that God has given to us is the blood of Jesus Christ. When a believer pleads the blood of Jesus, he/she is automatically protected from the attacks of Satan and his agents. His blood reminds Satan and the demons of their defeat on the cross. The shedding of Christ's blood on the cross, His death and subsequent resurrection brought us back to God and also sealed the eternal doom of Satan and his fallen angels. Sure, taking Jesus to the cross remains one of the things that the devil will eternally regret.



Does God Exist? What Proof Is There?

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:46:14 -0500

Proof of the existence of God is always requested. But the question we must first ask is what kind of proof would be enough? While many people believe the best proof God could give is to "do something only God could do" they haven't considered what it is that only God could do! So this article will help define what proof could be enough.



Without Baggage

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:12:34 -0500

There wasn't much hope left after man fell into sin. Sin caused hostility between God and man.



Under Whose Control?

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 07:57:35 -0500

Who has power over you? Who controls you?



To God All Glory

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 07:47:25 -0500

Often our prayers sound like shopping lists. Some people's prayers sound different, but if yours sound like mine, it's mostly a list of things I'm asking for: Please keep that or this one safe, please sort out this problem, heal him or her, and so we keep on asking God for one intervention after the other.



The Upper Room Experiences

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 19:58:17 -0500

The Upper Room experiences were life changing for the Disciples: from the Passover Supper and foot washing, to experiencing the resurrected Jesus, to understanding prayer and its potential, to conducting business, and finally, to receiving the promise of God. The world would soon feel the impact of a generation of Spirit filled people, who had a message to share.



Dr D Martyn Lloyd-Jones - The Biblical Theologian

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 10:15:21 -0500

With John Calvin, Lloyd-Jones believed that Christ died for all, for all men, for humanity, for the whole human race, for mankind, and that He was the world's Redeemer. That Christ was the 'Saviour of the world' (John 4:42) was a necessary and basic conviction if the Gospel was to be properly declared. Lloyd-Jones shared the soteriology of Calvin and Baxter.



The Power of the Trinity

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 06:58:32 -0500

The doctrine of the Trinity is a confession, not a definition. Who can define God? We can only confess our history and personal encounters with God.



A Vagrant's Story of Light

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:06:10 -0500

I am 58 years old. My life has taken a wrong turn.



Light in the Confusion of Darkness

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:40:38 -0500

There are two kingdoms where two kings reign. God reigns in one kingdom and the devil in the other.



Do Not Despair

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:30:35 -0500

Christoff told his story - a lesson in trust for me. A story of how God's power is made visible through people.



Some Anti-Theist Religious Bits & Pieces: Round Fifteen

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 07:22:21 -0500

Philosophical concepts that surround life, the universe and everything, including those realms of theology, religions and the nature of deities continue to fascinate. Opinions proliferate. There's the theist pro side; there's the atheist anti-side. There aren't too many fence-sitters. I'm still in the anti-camp as the following fifteenth helping of "Religious Bits and Pieces" illustrate.



World Out Of Control

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 20:57:54 -0500

There she goes, spinning wildly out of control - going, going gone! No, not quite, but in other ways I believe our world, or at least the lives of very many people, are drifting without hope, wandering aimlessly. Anyway, what does it matter, and in what way might people be out of control?



Our Guardian Angel

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 07:01:19 -0500

There are many uncertainties in life today. We don't know whether Eskom will be able to provide sufficient power.



By the Power of the Word of God, the Holy Scriptures of the Bible, Which Are Spirit

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 07:00:27 -0500

In the Holy Bible, in John 6:63, Jesus is recorded as saying, "It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you are spirit, and they are life. In this scripture, Jesus equates the words of spoken and written scripture with spirit, and this basic truth continues through the New Testament as his apostles, and the recorders of their words, convey the gospel of Christ through the use of the written word. Therefore, the answers that God gives to Christians who seek his wisdom and direction through prayer are given through words to the mind, not ambiguous visceral feelings, which may be misunderstood. These words are the product of the Holy Spirit. By understanding and receiving the salvation offered by Jesus, Christians may begin to receive concise understandable answers to their prayers in abundance. This is only the beginning to a fruitful and eternal relationship with God almighty. Read on for a discourse on receiving answers from God.



Let's Get It Right

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 21:09:39 -0500

The Church needs to rightly divide the Word of Truth. Not to differentiate between the Testaments will create a puzzling and complicated faith.



How to Survive Opposition When Doing God's Work

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 21:09:02 -0500

When we do God's work in our world, there is always a chance that we will face opposition, including persecution. How can we handle opposition when it arises? The best way is to follow the example of the apostle Paul, especially the example we find in 2 Corinthians 6:3-13.



The Joy of Giving According to Paul

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 21:06:25 -0500

Did you know that giving can be exciting? It certainly is! It's like a competition to out give God. We give and God provides. We sow into our local church and God sows into our lives. God's blessings are not always financial, but they are always greater than what we expect. A good example of this in 2 Corinthians 8:1-16.



The Star of Bethlehem

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 07:06:09 -0500

The birth of Jesus Christ in the books of Matthew and Luke in the New Testament are not only conflicting but mythical in nature. Nothing points to this fact more than the so-called Star of Bethlehem. It guided the shepherds to where the baby was born, according to Matthew 2:1.



How to Neutralize Curses - Why Are Curses So Powerful?

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 14:04:06 -0500

1. Curses are powerful because Jesus taught us that we can have what we say. Jesus said "you can have what you say" (Mark 11:23).



What Is Salvation? Part 6

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:13:55 -0500

No riches, no power, no wisdom, no fame can bring the depths of peace, love and joy we can have as when we truly understand what salvation means. The heart and mind of God is truly amazing. God is the most logical person we can ever know!



What Is Salvation? Part 5d

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:13:02 -0500

Grace Was From The Beginning It is the worst doctrinal error to misunderstand what grace is about. God granted grace to Adam, and grace was from the beginning (Gen 6:8 KJV). Righteousness was by faith (justification), and was from the beginning (Gen 3, 4; Lev 4, 6 KJV).



What Is Salvation? Part 5c

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:12:31 -0500

The bible tells us how salvation can be lost. "Once saved always saved" is a myth, and is serious error.



What Is Salvation? Part 5b

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:08:25 -0500

Christ said He was sanctified by The Father, and that this was for our sake. He said that unless He goes back to The Father, The Spirit of Truth will not come to us. The Holy Spirit was sent for our sanctification, because flesh and blood cannot inherit the Kingdom of God. This is the mystery of the Gospel.



What Is Salvation? Part 5a

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:08:06 -0500

Sanctification: After justification, we still live in our sinful flesh; the serpent (Satan) is still alive and has power over our weak sinful flesh. Therefore, we still live in the presence of sin, and are vulnerable to the pleasures of sin. The Apostle Paul referred to himself as a wretched man for this reason: "17 Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.



What Is Salvation? Part 4

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:06:58 -0500

Salvation In-Christ is Threefold, and involves justification, sanctification and glorification of man by God. The process results in being saved from the penalty, power, pleasure and presence of sin. To stop at justification is to lose one's salvation.



What Is Salvation? Part 3

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:06:24 -0500

Righteousness Through Faith: After the sentence of death was pronounced at the 'first' judgment, God banished Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden. Before their banishment, God did something profoundly significant for all mankind: Gen 3:21 KJV "Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins, and clothed them." God provided them an acceptable atonement for their sin with the first blood sacrifice (a sin offering), and showed them a pattern to make them temporarily righteous through faith until final redemption by the blood of Christ.



What Is Salvation? - Part 2

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:05:39 -0500

Our soul is not immortal. The bible tells us exactly what happened when Adam and Eve sinned.



What Is Salvation? Part 1

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 09:05:35 -0500

Introduction: Salvation means to be saved from the 'final' judgment of God. It is a serious matter of life (immortality) and death (mortality), and is not a matter of heaven and hell, as many would like you to believe. God is a logical God, and speaks to us in contrasts; unless we understand God's use of opposites, we will not understand God's awesome plan for mankind.



Birthday Gifts From God

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:11:22 -0500

Today, we celebrate Pentecost. It is also the birthday of the church, and like all other birthdays, a gift was given. That gift was the Holy Spirit, and we still receive the Holy Spirit today. The Holy Spirit also came bearing gifts, and it brings the same gifts today.



Steps to Bear Fruit

Wed, 31 May 2017 11:25:21 -0500

It is not a prerequisite for a child of God to bear fruit in order to become a child of God, but it is indeed a result. To bear fruit is not a prerequisite to becoming a child of God, but it is indeed a result.



Believe in God's Power - Make It Part of You

Wed, 31 May 2017 07:49:22 -0500

When I look around me, I don't see much of God's power. Instead I see other, stronger powers overpowering people and I ask myself: Why don't I see more of God's power in the world?



Not on Your Own Steam

Wed, 31 May 2017 07:46:33 -0500

At one time I was feeling pretty discouraged. Things weren't going well.



Learning a Sweaty Lesson

Wed, 31 May 2017 07:42:53 -0500

After writing the previous piece, I went to gym for my daily sweat session. For me, exercise doesn't come naturally and it takes a whole lot of motivation just to get me there every time.



Biblical Christianity - What's The Point?

Tue, 30 May 2017 08:26:04 -0500

A lot of people think Christianity is finished. Are they right, or have they missed something? This brief answer aims to show what many people may have missed. 'Jesus' is a lot more than a scoff and a sneer or a quaint religious figure from the dim and distant past.



The Incident at Bethsaida

Mon, 29 May 2017 10:29:25 -0500

Healing is not a circus event, rather, a gathering with Jesus outside of the village of sign seekers. It is brought about by being led by Jesus to a place where our faith can be birthed.



The Atonement

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:24:26 -0500

The Incarnation of God in Jesus Christ IS the atonement for sin. Sin is not the breaking of a law in which a fine or jail time is required. Sin is an illness. Therefore, what is required is not legal punishments and fines, but HEALING.



Sodom and Gomorrah - What Needs to Be Said

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:22:39 -0500

Let's dispel once and for all the misunderstanding that the story of Sodom and Gomorrah is a story about condemning homosexuality. The Story of Sodom and Gomorrah is a story condemning gang-rape, not sex.



Your Enemies Are Worthy of Your Love - Deal With It

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:20:50 -0500

If Jesus tells us to love our enemies, but you refuse to love them, and deem them unworthy of your love, or you simply are unwilling to love them, then where does that place you in relation to Jesus? Doesn't your refusal to love even your enemies make you an enemy of Christ?



Waiting for the Power

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:20:13 -0500

What's one of the hardest things you have ever had to do? For most of us, the answer is waiting, especially if we are sitting in a doctor's waiting room. Frustration soon sets in. The disciples felt the same way, especially when Jesus told them to wait in Jerusalem for the power He said would be coming to them.



The Story of Easter Is Wrong

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:27:04 -0500

The story of Easter is usually expressed as the story of a dead man coming back to life. If this is what it is, then the story of Easter is wrong.



The Abomination Of Desolation And The End Of The Age

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:23:39 -0500

Bible experts all over the world have taught the tribulation referred to in Matthew is a seven-year period during which the Anti-Christ is present on the earth. We believe there is a time coming referred to as "the time of Jacob's troubles" and a period of great wrath but we're going to prove here that Jesus was not talking about a seven year period of tribulation but the beginning of a time of Tribulation that would span over 1300 years into our own present day.



The Nature of Death

Mon, 22 May 2017 10:14:12 -0500

To begin this study we must look first at the nature of death, or what we are resurrected from. If we have a misunderstanding or a false belief of the true nature of death, we will also not fully understand the power of the resurrection. When we were created, our bodies were created to live forever, so what went wrong? Where did death come from and why was it allowed to take control?



Self-Initiated Faith

Sun, 21 May 2017 13:40:23 -0500

How many of us know all about Faith, but when we need to exercise that Faith, we revert to feelings and emotions. To counter that action, we get together with other Believers and "piggy back" on their Faith.



These Are Good Theories: The Failure of the God Hypothesis

Sat, 20 May 2017 09:27:16 -0500

The origin of our Universe, what set off what is commonly referred to as the Big Bang event, the immediate happening just before the Big Bang event, is currently one of those areas of uncertainty in modern cosmology. So theists propose a theological alternative - God done it. While it is impossible to - as yet - prove that God didn't do it, the God Hypothesis is a very weak explanation at best.



How to Reach and Teach the Unchurched

Sat, 20 May 2017 09:15:48 -0500

Have you ever wondered how you can reach and teach people who don't know Christ? If so, you can learn from the example Paul used in the passage from Acts 17:22-31.



Salvation Gospel: Except You Repent

Fri, 19 May 2017 09:00:18 -0500

Our Lord Jesus Christ came to deliver man from his sinful state of life and consequential punishment in hell fire. Jesus emphasised the importance of repentance in the salvation of man's soul from everlasting death, when He said,"... except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish"- Luke 13:3, 5.



The Right Station

Thu, 18 May 2017 21:27:21 -0500

But it's still not easy to act wisely. Last night my daughter forgot to upload the sketch for the Crossroad message that had to be sent out.



An Audience of One

Thu, 18 May 2017 15:12:42 -0500

Popularity seems to be the theme of the day. A problem arises when there is a tendency to do or say something just to please the crowd.



Don't Sweat the Small Faith Stuff

Thu, 18 May 2017 15:12:13 -0500

In terms of Christianity, differences can divide people into two groups-those who have weak faith, and those whose faith is strong. Those who have strong faith are to accept and help those who are slipping in their faith. We see an example of how differences in faith can divide people in the passage from Romans 14:1-12.



Dr D Martyn Lloyd-Jones - Evangelist Extraordinaire

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:45:38 -0500

Lloyd-Jones shared the soteriology of Calvin and Baxter. This understanding provided a solid basis for preaching the Gospel, assured that the Biblical message to a lost and guilty and condemned world was faithfully proclaimed.



Dr D Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:44:45 -0500

Rev. Dr D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones' belief and preaching of the Gospel is a matter of much rejoicing among evangelicals throughout the world. His proclamation of the Cross as God's way of reconciliation was unparalleled. Many around the world owe much to him for the positive influence he has had on their lives and ministries.



The Gospel of the Bible - Dr D Martyn Lloyd-Jones' Evangelistic Preaching

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:44:09 -0500

Rev. Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones is a preacher who gets to the very heart of the Biblical text and brings out its message with great grace and convicting power. His passion for Christ and the Gospel is unequaled. While he expounded the Scriptures, he held the attention of very large congregations as God's Spirit gripped their minds and hearts.



Martyn Lloyd-Jones - Background Insight

Thu, 18 May 2017 14:43:30 -0500

Dr D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, the patriotic Welshman and evangelist, was born into the spiritually privileged nation of Wales that had all but lost its interest in divine visitations. Its honoured past had an incalculable influences for good on the life and ministry of Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones. This brief insight shows a little of what conditions were like in the early 1900s.



Why Are Christians So Divided? Part 4

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:38:23 -0500

As a convert, I wondered why Christians who read the same Bible had so many denominations and differences, trying to convince each other that their doctrine is the only correct one? I asked myself the question how or why Christians were so divided on the Word of God when the Trinity of God is in harmony with it. I found the answer in the Bible itself...



Why Are Christians So Divided? Part 3

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:38:17 -0500

As a convert, I wondered why Christians who read the same Bible had so many denominations and differences, trying to convince each other that their doctrine is the only correct one? I asked myself the question how or why Christians were so divided on the Word of God when the Trinity of God is in harmony with it. I found the answer in the Bible itself...



Why Are Christians So Divided? Part 2

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:37:10 -0500

As a convert, I wondered why Christians who read the same Bible had so many denominations and differences, trying to convince each other that their doctrine is the only correct one? I asked myself the question how or why Christians were so divided on the Word of God when the Trinity of God is in harmony with it. I found the answer in the Bible itself...



Why Are Christians So Divided? Part 1

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:24:26 -0500

As a convert, I wondered why Christians who read the same Bible had so many denominations and differences, trying to convince each other that their doctrine is the only correct one? I asked myself the question how or why Christians were so divided on the Word of God when the Trinity of God is in harmony with it? I found the answer in the Bible itself...



Why The Jew?

Wed, 17 May 2017 20:15:42 -0500

The gentiles-the goyim-the Infidel; they think they know about the Jews. It's all about the International Jew Conspiracy; the Rothschilds; the Rockefellers and the Roosevelts and others (who are all really, actually Jews). But they really don't know the Jew at all.



Pray to Call Reinforcements

Tue, 16 May 2017 13:38:28 -0500

Ester tells the story of the seven-year old who prayed: "Lord, please be with those people who are less privileged than us and also those who are more privileged than us." What an insight from this young person!



Decision-Making Partner

Tue, 16 May 2017 13:38:00 -0500

A young man is in trouble. He stole money, not a lot, just a R100, and now he is in trouble.



Plugging Into the Word

Sun, 14 May 2017 13:08:23 -0500

Spiritual principles are becoming scarcer in our Country, and the reason is that more and more Christians are neglecting to open their Bibles on a regular basis. We need to get back to the visible Word of God. We need the "two edged sword" to separate our comfort zone from the reality of the Word.



Joseph Smith - A Man Like Unto Moses? Assessment of a Man Called a Prophet of God

Sat, 13 May 2017 16:13:39 -0500

It is a real shame that most people, calling themselves Christians, don't make it a regular habit of reading and studying the Holy Bible, the source of all information about Jesus Christ, God of heaven and earth, the resurrected Savior of the world of whom they claim to be disciples. In that wonderful book of books, holy scripture was given by inspiration of God to Jesus' chosen Apostles and prophets detailing the things that would occur during the latter days of the earth. The Apostle Peter, in 2 Peter 2: 1-3 (KJV), stated prophetically some very important facts about the days following the death, burial, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus. He said, 'But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that brought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. And many shall follow their pernicious ways: by reason of whom the way shall be evil spoken of." There are many proofs that Joseph Smith, Jr. and Mormonism, are a portion of the fulfillment of Peter's terse words. Read on for an explication of this issue...



These Are Good Theories: God Willingly Created Sin And Evil

Fri, 12 May 2017 07:31:00 -0500

Given that there is sin and evil in the world, one obvious question is why. And where does the buck stop for the actual existence of sin and evil, or for that matter of good and evil? The buck stops with God - assuming there actually is a God of course. Or of course it could just be all put down to pure human imagination and another case history within the realm of pure mythology.



Some Anti-Theist Religious Bits & Pieces: Round Fourteen: Part Two

Thu, 11 May 2017 07:13:34 -0500

Of all of those Big Questions central to philosophical concepts that surround life, the universe and everything, the realms of theology and religions and the nature of deities continue to fascinate. Opinions proliferate in books, articles, videos, conversations in bars and pubs, and in fact anywhere and everywhere two or more humans are in proximity. There's the pro side; there's the anti-side. There aren't too many fence-sitters. I'm still in the anti-camp as the following bits and pieces illustrate.



Some Anti-Theist Religious Bits & Pieces: Round Fourteen: Part One

Thu, 11 May 2017 07:13:09 -0500

Philosophical concepts that surround life, the universe and everything, including those realms of theology, religions and the nature of deities continue to fascinate. Opinions proliferate. There's the theist pro side; there's the atheist anti-side. There aren't too many fence-sitters. I'm still in the anti-camp as the following fourteenth helping of "Religious Bits and Pieces" illustrate. [Note: Due to length I'll divide this into two parts.]



Christian Religions Are Those of Islam

Mon, 08 May 2017 21:10:34 -0500

It's hard to understand and even harder for those who practice religious faith to understand but Islam is the first religion and the one that all others are built upon. That includes Christianity and its Muslim branch and all of their associated off-spring. My research and information is the result of memory of reincarnation and passage from life-to-life while having a close connection to the Spirit of the Universe, the only real God.



God's Stories Bear Fruit

Mon, 08 May 2017 07:57:30 -0500

When God is in the room, things happen. When God appears, things cannot stay the same.



What Is Your Legacy?

Mon, 08 May 2017 07:56:11 -0500

Sometimes we play the game of life so hard that we play ourselves into a corner, forcing us to take a break. And in this corner of life we usually end up considering questions like: What is the meaning of life?



The Establishment Set Up by the One With the Number 666

Mon, 08 May 2017 06:58:17 -0500

Humans are generally a misguided group of non-thinking sheep who follow leaders even if it means death. Something in our psyche makes us conform this way and it is the exploitation of this behaviour that built up the establishment governed by 666. Religions call their followers sheep while the brain-washed officials that govern them are highly educated but distinctly stupid.



Playing at a Church Near You

Sun, 07 May 2017 17:33:02 -0500

How is our memory bank paying out dividends from the message that was presented last week? How do we respond to the life-giving message from God's representative? Do we move from our tangible seats into involvement in the message?



The Example of the Early Church

Thu, 04 May 2017 18:49:32 -0500

Have you ever wondered what heaven is like? Acts 2:42-47 offers us a glimpse of heaven here on earth. The early believers joined together in faith, hope and love in the very best ways possible. The reading from Acts is a picture of the early church. It suggests what the Holy Spirit can do.



Worrying Steals Energy

Thu, 04 May 2017 07:22:26 -0500

It's Monday morning. I wake long before 5 o'clock. My stomach is churning and I worry about the three months ahead. I have so many irons in the fire. I'm afraid that things won't work out as we had planned. I'm worried that the finances aren't going to work out. I'm afraid of failing.



Holi - The Science Behind The Festival

Tue, 02 May 2017 09:17:19 -0500

This article shares the story behind the celebration of the Holi festival along with the logical reason of using colors during this beautiful festival. This article also throws some light on how Holi was earlier celebrated with natural colors unlike the chemical based colors used these days. It also urges its readers to switch to natural and herbal Holi colors and save themselves from the harmful effects of chemical based Holi Colors.



Near Death Experiences, The Bible, and Reality

Mon, 01 May 2017 14:59:05 -0500

People who have had near death experiences experienced events similar to biblical teaching. Does this give a new sense of reality to what the bible teaches?



Strength for One More Day

Mon, 01 May 2017 08:07:20 -0500

A friend of mine did not agree with the previous message. It made it seem as if Jesus is a quick fix.



More Strength for One More Day

Mon, 01 May 2017 08:07:10 -0500

I want to say something more about this verse - it has too much meaning to only write about it once or twice. It would make life so much easier if we could really understand it and integrate it fully into our being.



A Tough One

Mon, 01 May 2017 08:07:02 -0500

I didn't want to write about this for fear of stepping on some toes. But it weighs on me and I can't keep quiet.



Sweet Smells

Mon, 01 May 2017 08:06:56 -0500

I am one of a large family and sometimes when we had guests my mom thought there wouldn't be enough (which obviously never happened). Then she would send a code around the table: FHB - family, hold back!



All Glory to Our Father

Mon, 01 May 2017 08:06:41 -0500

I'm totally strung out. It's Sunday evening and I'm tossing and turning, thinking about the week ahead.



Free Naartjies for You

Mon, 01 May 2017 08:06:40 -0500

The people who helped Paul were also suffering hardship, but there was a huge promise for them: 19You can be sure that God will take care of everything you need, his generosity exceeding even yours in the glory that pours from Jesus. Our cell group fetched a bin full of naartjies from a De Doorns farmer.



Family Ducking the Curve Balls

Mon, 01 May 2017 08:05:56 -0500

Sometimes you feel alone. Sometimes you feel you won't make it.