T.D. Jakes says that God eternally exists in three manifestations, not three persons. Greg Boyd says God knows some aspects of the future, but that other future events are outside of his knowledge. Continue reading “The Five Tests of False Doctrine”
“But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be” (Mat 24:37).
Regardless of how one interprets Mat 24, there’s no doubt that Christ referred to the rebellion and judgment in Noah’s day, which He compared to mankind’s subsequent rebellion and impending judgment. It’s a sober warning for any generation to consider. Continue reading “As in the Days of Noah”
General History of Protestant Churches in the RSA
South African Church history goes back to 1652 when Jan Van Riebeeck set foot in the Cape (Southern tip of Africa). He introduced the reform theology from Holland in to the RSA. Holland in those days were a powerful country and use Cape as a halfway station to the East. The church in Holland, the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC), expected that Van Riebeeck must immediately show converts among the Hottentots. Continue reading “South Africa Church History”
A Demonstration of the Faith of Jesus
“When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God and the testimony they had maintained. They called out in a loud voice, ‘How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the Earth and avenge our blood?’ Then each of them was given a white robe, and they were told to wait a little longer, until the number of their fellow servants and brothers who were to be killed as they had been was completed.”(Rev 6:9-11) Continue reading “The Fifth Seal in Revelation – A Period when the Saints will be Martyred”
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children. Hos 4:6 Continue reading “Important Bible Verses”
I (God) will bless those who bless you (Israel) and will curse those who curse you Gen 12:3 The Bible warns the destiny of the World is inseparable from Israel and Jerusalem. Continue reading “Miraculous Signs in Israel”
One of the great theological battlegrounds of orthodox Christianity throughout the centuries has been the nature and character of the Church, especially in relation to its biblical predecessor, Israel. Continue reading “Israel and the Church: the Differences”
The Bible’s answer
The Bible describes events and conditions that would mark “the conclusion of the [current] system of things,” or “the end of the world.” (Mat 24:3; King James Version) The Bible calls this time period “the last days” and the “time of the end,” or “end times.” (2Tim 3:1; Dan 8:19; Easy-to-Read Version) The following are some outstanding features of last-days, or end-times, prophecies:
In the prophetic parable of the ten virgins, we notice an unusual encounter between the “wise virgins” and the “foolish virgins” in which the foolish virgins recognize, not only that they are running out of oil (the apparent presence of the Holy Spirit); but that the wise virgins obviously have an abundant manifestation of the Holy Spirit.
5 points warning the “Church” that they must have enough oil to be ready to meet their Bridegroom, Jesus, but as the parable in Mat 25 warns us, unfortunately there will be foolish virgins that will not have enough oil. The Lord has put it on the harts of many Christians to warn the “Church” , the question is – Will they listen?
Sammy was a good-looking young boy who lived in the deep south. His summer days were filled with times of walking through the woods, playing with friends, and fishing in the pond down the dirt road. Continue reading “Playing with sin”
In today’s fast past living, people want to be entertained. That is exactly what more and more churches are offering and attracting more and more people. The churches are also adapting its message to keep its people in the church. These messages often then create a “Worldly Christian”. Old school messages that create proper Biblical Saved Christians are fading. This is a simple but old school message from DL Moody on Repentance. Continue reading “Repentance”
The Lord Jesus referred to the long period of Jerusalem’s domination by Gentile nations when, shortly before His rejection and crucifixion by Israel, He said that the Jewish people would “fall by the edge of the sword, and be led away captive into all nations. Continue reading “The Times of the Gentiles”
There are so many variations of Christianity with regard to its practices and creeds that the question is often asked: which is the correct one? Continue reading “Christian Fundamentalism”
The Bible unequivocally states that we should be completely sanctified with a view to the second coming of Jesus Christ. Continue reading “Sanctification: What Does the Lord Expect of Us?”
After the first and second centuries various false teachings arose among certain groups of Christians, giving rise to the formation of a false church that persecuted the true believers. In his book, “The Pilgrim Church,” E.H. Broadbent describes the persecution of the saints by false churches – mainly the Roman Catholic Churchbut since the 1520’s also the Protestant state churches that obtained civil power and followed suit. Continue reading “Struggle of the True Church”
Paul warned us in 2Tim 4:3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; THAT TIME IS NOW! If we look around us in the world today, there are so many different gospels, jesus’s and spirits (2Cor 11:4), offering Christians what they want to hear.
Continue reading “The Five Wonders of the Gospel”
Summary: The Godly mandate of the mission command embraces three different activities that must be carried out. Continue reading “The Great Commission of Jesus Christ”
Is your religion based upon the rule of the new creation? Do you have the testimony that your life has changed on a deep, spiritual level, and that the old things have passed away and all things have become new? 2Cor 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
God’s Plan of Salvation
There is a definite way that the Lord Jesus deals with unbelievers to save them, equip them for service and prepare them for eternal life in heaven. The willingness and full co-operation of each one of us, according to fixed biblical guidelines, is necessary if we wish to avert the tragedy of a false repentance. We can all share in the wonderful experience to be called by the Lord out of the darkness of sin into His marvellous light. I invite you to explore with me the unsearchable riches of the Lord’s love and saving grace, and to accept it by faith. Continue reading “From Darkness to the Light”
Most of the controversies, which arise between men who fear God, spring from the hurry with which some of them find fault with what they have not yet examined, Continue reading “Entire Sanctification”
For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds; 2Cor 10:4
Continue reading “Addictions and Breaking Strongholds:”
“Pursue peace with all men, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord: looking diligently lest anyone should fall short of the grace of God;lest any root of bitterness springing up should cause trouble, and by this many become defiled” (Heb 12:14-15). Continue reading “Warnings Against Spiritual Decline and Backsliding”
Holiness is not just a Biblical terminology, but a commanded way of life, for all Born Again Believers.Holiness is not optional, God commands us to live Holy. 1Pet 1:15 “but as He which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation” Continue reading “Bible Study on Holiness”
Being open-minded, and giving tolerance to different understandings of scripture (in context), it is clear that the scriptures point to a Post-Tribulation view for the second coming of our King and Master. The Rapture of the Church is the time when the Church will be lifted off the earth to “meet the Lord in the air” (1The 4:17). Continue reading “When will the “Rapture” Occur”
King Nebuchadnezzar had a dream of a huge statue, Daniel was given the outlay of this dream by God. Dan 2:36–47
What does the different parts of the image represent?
Calvinism and Arminianism are two systems of theology that attempt to explain the relationship between God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility in the matter of salvation. Continue reading ““Calvinism vs. Arminianism – which view is correct?””
But Lord – Lord, have I not? …….…………..”I never knew you: depart from me” Continue reading “Enough Oil (English)”
2Pet 3:3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, 4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming?