Category Archives: Hermeneutics

Daniel’s Seventy Weeks

–a short study on Daniel 9:24-27 by Jim Gibson 24 Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and … Continue reading

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Final judgment in the new heaven and new earth

A study on 2 Peter 3 verses 10 – 18 This is the final part of a 3 part study. Part I and Part II are found here. I ended the last study of this chapter (in part II) with verse 10. … Continue reading

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Will Jesus return literally in the clouds?

There are several passages in the New Testament that on the surface would seem to indicate that when Christ returns He will do so appearing in the clouds above. You may have heard the expression or read the Bible verse … Continue reading

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Israel of God

In a prophecy given by the prophet Hosea the Lord said: Hosea 11:1  When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called My son out of Egypt. The Lord refers, in the first part, to the nation of Israel, while in … Continue reading

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Only in Jesus is found the way, the truth and the life

In John chapter 14 Jesus tells His disciples not to be worried because He has a plan and that plan includes a place (actually a ‘residence’) in heaven prepared for them. John 14:1-4 Let not your heart be troubled: you … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: Indwelling or Filling?

All saved Christians receive the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. Sometimes some get a big dose of it at salvation, sometimes some get it at another time, but all believers have the Spirit of God dwelling in them otherwise they … Continue reading

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Can saved Christians be overcome by Satan and lose their salvation?

Some erroneously teach, in my opinion, that a saved regenerated believer in Christ can lose his salvation and become un-born-again, unregenerate, through some action on his or her own part. While discussing this one day with a Christian brother, who … Continue reading

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As in the Days of Noah

Chapter 5 of the book “When Jesus Returns —what then?” by Jim Gibson. I have edited the text only where necessary, changed underlining to bold text and used the KJVER Bible version.  “But as the days of Noah were, so shall also … 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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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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