CategoryAlternative Spiritualities

Alternative Jewish attitudes to the Resurrection


This morning I was speaking about the Gospel from the resurrection from John’s point of view and one of the things we saw is that Jesus rose from the dead and that He was seen first of all by the women who were much more faithful and zealous to seek the Lord at this time in the morning. And I suggested that the men, the disciples, had actually fled, most likely to Bethany, when Jesus was...

Babylon, astrology, divination, and falsehood


The actual word for astrology in the Hebrew language literally means, ‘divining the heavens’. Divination is the act of foretelling future events, or of revealing secret knowledge by means of signs and omens or another supernatural agency. The practice of pagan divination is prohibited by God. One more point about Babylon before we close and look at the positive side of thing...

Are we living in the last days?


DEUTSCH (not available) FRANÇAIS Română (not available) español 简体中文 (not available) 繁體中文 (not available) മലയാളം (not available) shqip According to the Bible there will be a period of time in which events will take place fulfilling prophecies concerning ‘the last days’ of this age.  Most people choose to scoff and mock at this idea, but that is also prophesied in 2 Peter 3.3-13: ‘Scoffers...

Charles III – Defender of the Faith


The Queen’s role has passed on to her son who is now King Charles III. And one of the titles which he’s going to inherit as British monarch is that of ‘Defender of the Faith’. “We need a vast military-style campaign to marshal the strength of the global private sector,” Charles said, “with trillions at its disposal.” Prince Charles now King Charles III What Faith? How is he going to...

Signs of the Times – September 2022


Queen’s funeral As well as the 2000 dignitaries present in Westminster Abbey, an estimated 5 billion people, around 60% of the world’s population, watched the Queen’s funeral on September 19th. As well as marvelling at the British genius for organising such spectacular events, they heard clear reference to the Queen’s Christian faith. Bible readings focussed on the uniqueness of Jesus Christ...

Resurrection or re-incarnation


25 For I know that my Redeemer lives,And He shall stand at last on the earth;26 And after my skin is destroyed, this I know,That in my flesh I shall see God,27 Whom I shall see for myself,And my eyes shall behold, and not another.How my heart yearns within me!

Job 19.25-27

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Did Nostradamus Prophecy Our Time?


One very common response when we discuss Bible prophecies is that people quote other prophetic sources as being equally valid. The most common one is Nostradamus. It is claimed that he predicted Hitlers rule, man landing on the moon and the assassination of President Kennedy, amongst other things. Who was Nostradamus? Nostradamus was born Jewish in France in 1503. In the early 1500s King Louis...

Yoga – way to peace or deception?


Wherever you look in the western world you find the influence of yoga.  Time Magazine’s book ‘Alternative Medicine’ states about yoga in America:  ‘Hard to believe but yoga was once considered heretical, even dangerous.  As recently as a century ago yogis in America were viewed with suspicion, some were actually thrown in jail.  Today though most gyms offer it, many public schools practice it and...

World Religions Summit


‘Religions need to unify if the planet is to survive.’  This was the message that Carl Teichrib came away with from the World Religions Summit in Winnipeg, Canada, which took place in June 2010 (  This was the latest in a long line of gatherings and initiatives, some of which are linked to the United Nations, aiming at finding a solution to the world’s problems through a...

The Age of Aquarius


The Daily Mail (29/12/97 – 2/1/98) featured a series of articles by astrologer Jonathan Cainer, who claims that ‘the Age of Aquarius is truly dawning.’  The articles paint a rosy view of the future in contrast with ‘gloomy visions’ that the 20th century would end ‘in chaos and collapse’.  Cainer believes the 20th Century has ‘run out of steam’...