The following articles are related to the topic of HEAVEN ON EARTH

Some Atheistic Arguments Answered

In establishing the case for the existence of God, we attempt to present clear reasoning that will lead to a rational conclusion, namely, that the universe, mankind, etc., are not self-explanatory. Rather, logical minds must conclude that a Supreme Being exists. In our approach, we are affirming a proposition for which positive evidence exists. Atheism, on the other hand, is ... read more »

Who Is Lucifer?

"I have heard the devil referred to as 'Lucifer.' What does this mean and where did this idea come from?" In the King James Version of the Bible, Isaiah 14:12 reads: "How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!" The term "Lucifer" was ... read more »

Must Terminally Ill Christians Artificially Prolong Life?

"Is a terininally ill Christian morally obligated to prolong his life artificially (by means of drugs or machinery)?" Life-and-death issues are some of the most difficult decisions that one may ever have to make, and this is a question many are confronting. Since the Bible does not provide specific answers to many questions of this nature, scriptural principles must be ... read more »

Do the First Two Chapters of Genesis Contradict One Another?

"Can you explain the discrepancy between the first two chapters of Genesis?In chapter two, God decides that Adam still doesn't have a suitable companion, so he then creates woman.This appears to be in contradiction to chapter one, in which man and woman were created together - after the animals and everything else." The "contradiction" exists only if the reader has ... read more »

Psalms 2 – Jehovah’s Anointed

In the second Psalm there is a thrilling prophecy concerning the coming Messiah, Jesus Christ. A topical consideration of these dozen verses might fall as follows. The rebellion of mankind is vividly described(vv 1-3). The nations are enraged that Jehovah and His anointed (Christ) asserted authority over them. (Notice that a distinction is made between Jehovah and His anointed; they ... read more »

What Was that “Light” before the Sun (Genesis 1:3)?

"In Genesis 1:3, the Old Testament records that God said: 'Let there be light.'Since the sun, moon, and stars were not made until the fourth day (1:14-16), what was the nature of the 'light' mentioned in verse 3?" The Bible student must deduce that the "light" of Genesis 1:3 was not that which subsequently (three days later) emanated from the ... read more »

A Lesson from the Leech

There are some things that never say, "That's enough." Agur, the son of Jakeh (see Prov. 30:1), sets before our minds this idea of "insatiable things." The leech has two daughters: give and give. Three things are never satisfied; four never say, "Enough" - Sheol, the barren womb, the land never satisfied with water, and the fire that never says, ... read more »

The Tower of Babel: Legend or History?

The book of Genesis is a narrative dealing with "beginnings," as the title of the document indicates. One of the beginnings in Genesis is the record of how human beings came to speak different languages. According to the Bible, originally "the whole earth was of one language" (Genesis 11:1). An ambitious humanity congregated in Shinar (Babylon) and set about to ... read more »

Are There Degrees of Blessedness and Punishment in Eternity?

"Will there be differing degrees of rewards in heaven and different levels of punishment in hell?" Before we address the question directly, recognizing some preliminary observations and principles would be helpful. God is good The Bible is very clear in affirming that God is a being of absolute goodness. The Psalmist declared: "Good and upright is Jehovah?" (25:8; cf. 100:5). ... read more »

The Left Behind Series

On a flight from Chicago to London, several passengers aboard Capt. Rayford Steele's plane suddenly and mysteriously disappear. When Steele radios to London to report the situation, he discovers that the incident on his plane is not an isolated phenomenon but a worldwide occurrence. As Steele begins his search for answers, he learns that the Christ has come to take ... read more »