Faith

Faith, Perseverance, and Courage

As we come to the end of 1997, this December newsletter is the 90th issue – eight years of publishing Day Star. As we rush toward another new year, it dawns with many golden opportunities. We are excited as we wait for the commencement of the Great Tribulation to begin any day and our commitment…

144,000

Inspiration or Exasperation

Who Speaks for God? For Bible students, the subject of inspiration can be a big can of worms. Almost every "religious argument" is founded on the concept of inspiration, even though each person debating may be completely unaware of it. Every church has taken a position on this topic even though they may not inform…

Worship

Joy, Joy – My Heart is Full of Joy

In our world, "negative stressors" have become a very natural part of life. As true as that may be, these negative stressors are unnatural and unhealthy. Negative stress destroys the body and causes emotions to crack – far from the existence God originally intended for His children. Regrettably, no one is immune from negative stress…

Demonic Possession

The Presence of Apparitions

(Follow-up by Marty Purvis) (The Ramp Down to Spiritism) I have a newspaper article dated December 20, 1996 from the Huntsville Times (Huntsville, Alabama). The article includes a 5×7 inch four-color photo of a black glass building that houses the Seminole Finance Corporation in Clearwater, Florida (just off U.S. Highway 19). In the photo, a…

Sin

The Whole Truth

During the past few weeks, I have been thinking about several things, especially about the properties of truth and I cannot contain myself any longer. So, this article will be a brief departure from my usual Bible study because a few statements about the properties of truth and its effect (or lack thereof) on people…

Uncategorized

All Shook Up!

(Earthquakes – Part 2) In the May Day Star, I provided an overview of the causes for most earthquakes. Earthquakes typically are the result of shifting tectonic plates due to faults that exist below the Earth’s surface. The three primary types of faults are called extensional, transform and compression faults. (For a detailed explanation see…