Monthly Archives: August 2016

Islam and Christian values compared

Nonie Darwish, expat Egyptian author and scholar of Islam compares the values in Islam with those in Christianity. This was presented as part of a conference held in Los Angeles, in August  2016, titled, “Islam and Western Civilization: Can They Coexist?” Nonie Darwish succinctly … Continue reading

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When did God first appear on Earth?

Soon after arriving in Indonesia in the early 1980’s I remember when I first heard the Indonesian expression Roh Kudus meaning the Holy Spirit that I had the impression it gave me the feeling of a soft gentle loving God. The … Continue reading

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Do you know Him? 你认识他吗?

他爱你,甚至超过于他自己的生命。 He loves you, even much more than His life. 谁爱你? Who loves you? 神差遣他的独生子到世上来,要使我们藉着他得生命,神爱我们的心,在此就显明了。(约翰一书 4:9) In this was revealed the love of God toward us, because that God sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might … Continue reading

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The battles of Gog and Magog

In the late 1970’s my wife and I were living in Singapore where we did some street witnessing, handing out tracts, mostly on salvation but one tract was a prophetic end-time message, titled “Israel Invaded”.  That tract discussed the future … Continue reading

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Jesus or Muhammad?

— Did they preach the same message? Let us examine the words of these two men, Muhammad of Mecca (Arabia) and Jesus of Nazareth (Israel). We’ll contrast what each taught while they lived on Earth. Jesus lived between 1 BC and 30 AD, … Continue reading

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A very brief history of Muhammad and Islam

Muhammad ibn Abdallah ibn Abd al-Muttalib was born in Mecca April 20, 570 AD and died in 632 AD. His youth was marked by poverty and rejection.  His father died soon after he was born. His mother gave him up for adoption at the … Continue reading

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At the resurrection who is left behind?

Recently I have been studying the book of Luke, and especially the passage on the resurrection “…I tell you, in that night there shall be two men [people] in one bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be … Continue reading

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Salvation is simple

More than 40 years ago I started witnessing on the streets in Australia and other countries. This was about 2 years after the Lord saved me, brought me out of darkness into His marvellous light. He delivered me from my … Continue reading

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