Light for the Last Days

Bible Teachings

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Is God inclusive?

Today we hear a great deal about the need to be inclusive by which is meant that there must be no discrimination against anyone on the grounds of race, religion, gender or sexuality. Everybody is to be included in every part of society and for those...

Every Age ends in a Crisis

A study of the whole Bible reveals that there have been different ages or dispensations in which God has dealt with humanity in different ways. It is not that God has changed or that the overall principle of the Bible has changed, but the...