On the 18th of June, the Synod of the Free Reformed Churches of Australia will convene. This synod will have to deal with the report of the deputies for relations with our Dutch sister churches. This report has received quite some attention in our churches. Of course, this also leads to the inevitable situation in… Continue reading How do we read the Bible?
Every so often you can read ‘prophecies’ about the end of the world. Often these ‘prophets’ claim to have a special kind of revelation through which they are able to understand the Bible better than anyone else, even better than our Lord Jesus Christ Himself (Matthew 24:36-44; Mark 13:32-37). The Rapture Now again, there is… Continue reading 23 April: The End of the World?
Archaeologists have discovered a seal impression dating from the 8th century BC which may have belonged to the prophet Isaiah. The prophet lived in the time of Ahaz and Hezekiah, which was indeed during the 8th century BC. Ophel excavation This seal was found at a scientific archaeological excavation in Jerusalem, at the Ophel, which… Continue reading Seal of the Prophet Isaiah found?
Creation The Bible tells us that God created everything that exists. Before anything existed, God was there. He was always there. It is impossible for us to grasp that God has no beginning. We are made by Him, we should not think we know more or know it better than He Who created us. God… Continue reading What Does The Bible Say?
The Bible is the Word of God. Through the Bible God speaks to us. Why does God speak to us through human beings? Why does He not speak to us directly from heaven? That is because God’s own people chose this way of communication between God and us. In Exodus 20, we can read that… Continue reading Why is it important to read the Bible?