The Herald of Hope is dedicated to proclaiming Bible prophecy as related to the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ, the message of revival as it concerns the church and the individual, and the Gospel of Jesus Christ to those who are lost.
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Hot off the press! Three of our new/updated booklets are arriving from the printers this week. The downloadable PDF versions are still available to download, but you can now also request a complimentary print copy (conditions apply). Visit our Publications...read more
Details for our 2018 South Australia Prophecy Conference are now available! This year's conference is being held from March 16 to 18, and features Herald of Hope committee members Peter Jackson and Eric Rees. The main conference will be held at the Northside Baptist...read more
by John R Ecob I will send my fear before thee ... And I will send hornets before thee, which shall drive out the Hivite, the Canaanite, and the Hittite, from before thee. Thou shalt not be afraid of them: but shalt well remember what the LORD thy God did unto...read more
Construction of Babylon began in the days of Nimrod as recorded in Genesis 10:10. It was the Tower of Babel that brought the judgment of God and confusion of languages. Babylon became the centre of idolatry and the Babylonian gods were worshipped under different names in other countries. Babylon rose to be the sole world empire in the days of Nebuchadnezzar after he defeated the Assyrians in 612BC and the Egyptians in 570BC. God used the Babylonian Empire as an instrument of judgment and was called “the hammer of the whole earth” (Jeremiah 50:23) and was also the first of four world empires that would occupy Jerusalem; a period that Jesus called the “times of the Gentiles” (Luke 21:24). Literal Babylon was conquered by Cyrus in 538BC and declined thereafter but “mystery Babylon” exists in the Roman Catholic Church which is the greatest centre of idolatry in the world and will be burned in the Tribulation period (Revelation chapters 1&18).read more
I tell you, in that night there shall be two in one bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left. Two shall be grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. And they...read more
When we think of 144,000 we naturally think of the Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs) who claim that they have among their number elite members who have been selected by God to immortality since 1918. They claim the number was almost complete by 1935. In 1988 they stated that...read more
Some who refuse to believe that the Rapture occurs BEFORE the seven years of Tribulation point to the scripture that the Rapture will occur “at the last trump.” Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the...read more
Buddy Smith recalls the following story told by James Crumpton 51 years ago in a Bible conference. When I came out of Seminary with a degree in higher criticism and was newly ordained as the bishop of a wealthy parish in Boston, I often met for dinner with Bob...read more
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Question The Book of the Revelation chapter 17 describes a harlot woman named “MYSTERY BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS”, who is seen riding a beast which has “seven heads and ten horns”. This is not the only...read more
Question Do 1 Peter 4:6 and 1 Peter 3:19 teach that Christ went to hell after He died and that unsaved people have a second chance after death? For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that...read more
Question Many people teach that in bible prophecy a day equals a year. I am aware that the Seventh Day Adventists and Jehovah's Witnesses do. What authority is there in Scripture for this method of interpretation? ...read more