The Gifts of the Spirit to the Church

by John R Ecob DD At Pentecost, the Holy Spirit was given to baptise (place in) Old Testament saints into the Body of Christ and thus make “one new man” distinct from Israel. In Paul’s first epistle to the Corinthians chapter 12 he lists the gifts that God gave to the...

Dark Dark Days

by John R Ecob DD Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts is the land darkened, and the people shall be as the fuel of the fire: no man shall spare his brother. (Isaiah 9:19). The Prophet Isaiah lived in dark days of the history of Judah and Israel. The evil northern...

An Overview of Romans chs. 9-11

by John R Ecob DD Three chapters in Paul’s Epistle to the Romans; chapters.9 thro’ 11, are hotly contested by Calvinists and non-Calvinists yet if sound principles of Biblical exposition are applied there is no problem. The first rule is: Who is the subject? Without...

Who are the witnesses

by John R Ecob DD In Revelation chapter 11 we read of two Jewish Prophets who witness during the first half of the 7-year Tribulation and there has been a lot of speculation as to who they will be. Some say that the two witnesses are Moses and Elijah because these...

How old is the World?

by John R Ecob DD We are constantly bombarded with claims that indigenous people lived here in Australia 60,000 years ago. It used to be 40,000 but the latest figure seems to be 60,000. I don’t know what scientific evidence this claim is based on but it certainly ...

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