In the Greco-Roman world the use of ‘medicine men’ (pharmakai) was common for the poisoning of your political opponents, inducement of paranormal experiences and obtaining toxic herbs to induce abortions. Poisonous herbs were used to induce abortions. Such a practice, in part, led to the downfall of the Roman Empire “Abortion may not have been […]
Category: Biblical doctrines
I hold to the Historical view of Bible prophecy. Most protestants have been deceived into believing the Futurist view, which was developed and promoted by Jesuits, even though a slightly different form of it was developed and promoted by John Nelson Darby, one of the founders of the Plymouth Brethren denomination. Defenders of Darby deny any connection […]
Weak in faith?
So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Romans 10:17 KJVER Weak faith arises from a defect in our knowledge of God’s word. Many of the Lord’s people have an imperfect acquaintance with the gospel. They know but little of God’s real character, or of the nature and design of […]
by Virginia Brandt Berg Renowned evangelist, revivalist, and author Virginia Brandt Berg (1886-1968) is best known as one of the early radio evangelists through her radio program Meditation Moments, which ran for 15 years starting in the early 1930s, and resumed in the late 1950s. The riveting story of her journey from agnosticism to faith, and […]
by Virginia Brandt Berg Renowned evangelist, revivalist, and author Virginia Brandt Berg (1886-1968) is best known as one of the early radio evangelists through her radio program Meditation Moments, which ran for 15 years starting in the early 1930s, and resumed in the late 1950s. Table of Contents God Is Still on the Throne When Is […]
By William Hogan William Hogan was born in Ireland, educated at Maynooth College, and became a priest before emigrating to America around 1810. Assigned to St. Mary’s parish in Philadelphia, he proved himself a popular priest. But he soon ran afoul of Bishop Henry Conwell, who resented his popularity and disapproved of his vigorous social […]
I have never heard of Edward Hoare until today. If he is anywhere typical of the average Protestant minister of the early 19th century, I would say that Protestant churches of that era must have been absolutely overflowing with the truth of the Gospel! How many Protestant ministers today are teaching the truths, principles and […]
Who is the rock?
One of the most misunderstood passages of Scripture is the account when the Apostle Peter acknowledges Jesus as the Christ, the Son of the living God. The Father through Holy Spirit reveals to Peter who Jesus is (Matthew 16:13-20, Mark 8:27-30; Luke 9:18-20; John 6:66-71). This is the passage where Jesus speaks of building His […]
After watching Ray Comfort’s new film Audacity, I realised that he preaches Lordship salvation. If you are unaware of what that is, it is the need to add works to grace in order to obtain salvation. That is quite distinct from works as evidence of salvation. In the film when asked “… so all I need […]
The New Testament gives very specific details and revelation from God on the afterlife. Did Old Testament believers have any such notions? There are some indications, though not so many. The book of Job is considered to be one of the oldest books in the Bible. Therefore from the earliest times on record we know that […]