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DRUG DEATH PENALTY? Does God allow the death penalty?

Answer by John Mackay Australian newspapers have been full of statements concerning “Death Penalty is Murder!” or “Murder at Midnight”, in the light of Indonesia’s execution of two Australian drug smugglers (April 28 2015). Even many church people are arguing that putting someone to death, even for murder, is one murder justifying another. But having […]

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HEAVEN? Was Heaven created, if so why and where is it?

Answer by Simon Turpin In order to answer this question it is important to begin by defining what is meant by the word ‘heaven’. This is necessary since the term ‘heaven’ is talked about in numerous ways in the Bible. First, the term Hebrew term shamiym refers to the ‘physical sky.’ The very first verse […]

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HELL: Would a loving God allow people to suffer for eternity in Hell?

In our September 2014 Prayer News we published the following item: BILL NYE CHOOSES HELL rather than believe in creation, according to Christian News 8 September 2014 and Popular Science September 2014. In an interview with Popular Science about his debate with Ken Ham, Bill Nye commented “Let’s say that I am, through my actions, […]

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JOB? Who was Job, when did he live, and where did he live?

Answer by John Osgood Let us start with the four people who are regarded generously as Job’s ‘friends’ in our search for clues as to when and where Job lived. After Job was afflicted we are told: “Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each […]

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FOUR BLOOD MOONS? What should we think?

Answer by Philip Mott Lunar eclipses occur when the Sun, Earth and Moon are aligned and the Moon passes into the Earth’s shadow, which can only ever happen on the night of a Full Moon. There are at least two each year, and over a quarter of them are total eclipses. Unlike solar eclipses, which […]

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