In the question of what happens when we die and where all the dead are, one can also turn to the Biblical figures who died in the past. We can then find out what happened to them and what else is written about them. Regarding the state of the dead, our magazine in the 20th […]
In our last article concerning many questions posted to us, we come to take a look at Megiddo and the “plain of Megiddo” which with its strategic location has been the site of many ancient battles and is described to be part of a later Big Battle. It has been claimed that more battles have been held in Megiddo than at any other place on the earth. Cline (2002) counts a least 34 wars at Megiddo from ~2350 BCE to CE 2000.
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #25 Called My Son Out of Egypt “When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called My Son out of Egypt ” (Hos. xi. 1). The latter portion of this verse is applied in Matthew ii. 15 to the journey of the infant Jesus into Egypt. Hosea […]
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #19 Annual Pilgrimage to Jerusalem It is not to be supposed that literally all the world will go up to Jerusalem at one time. The prophecies of Scripture are always to be interpreted according to the rules of right reason; for before God sent us His word He endowed […]
Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #10 Gog A name found in two notable prophecies of “the latter days”, both pre-Millennial and post-Millennial (Ezek. xxxviii., xxxix.; Rev. xx.). In “Elpis Israel“, Dr. Thomas, following Michaelis, makes the mistake of saying: “Gog is a Gentile, and not a Hebrew name”. Gog is a Hebrew name, being […]
At the end of the 19th century the brothers William John (1847–1882), Arthur Thomas (1854–1938) and Frank George Jannaway (London 1859–1935) became interested in the thoughts of doctor John Thomas, who in the United States of America had founded a group of Christians who wanted to build their church like the first-century Christians. Frank George […]
Before starting our series on prophecies we have a look at the authors of some of the older writings whose writings we present to offer some insight in the prophesies the Bible presents.