Light for the Last Days

Bible Teachings

Rehabilitating Judas Iscariot

The ‘Gospel of Judas’ published on April 6th 2006 by the National Geographic Society has been a subject of media attention throughout the world with claims that it is one of the most significant archaeological discoveries ever. This Coptic...

When was Revelation written?

When people write about the dating of the books of the New Testament they often reveal much about their theological position in relation to those books. Liberal theologians and sceptics like to put the date of the authorship of the Gospels long...

The Virgin Birth

‘Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: Behold the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son and shall call his name Immanuel.’ (Isaiah 7.14) Of whom does this prophecy speak? Introduction At a public debate on the issue ‘Was Jesus the Messiah...

Moses and Torah

Orthodox Judaism and Biblical Christianity have disagreements about how the Torah (also known as the Law, the Pentateuch or the first five books of the Bible) should be interpreted but they agree that Moses was its author. ‘And this is that you...

A Prophetic Creed

Back in the 19th century the great Anglican Bishop of Liverpool, J.C. Ryle (right) wrote the following words, which make far more sense of the state of our world than most of the pronouncements of Christian leaders today. These are the chief...

When was Jesus born?

When was Jesus’ Birthday? December 25th, 6th January or Feast of Tabernacles? December 25th would be most people’s answer to this question. However there is nothing at all in the New Testament to fix the date of Jesus’ birth at this time. There was...

When were the Gospels written?

In his book ‘26 Reasons why Jews don’t believe in Jesus’ (page 139) Asher Norman says: ‘The Epistles and the Gospels were not written by actual witnesses to the events they described.’ He claims that the Gospels were written by unknown men who took...