Bible Truth Restored

Bible Truth Restored

If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.           1 Peter 4:11

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Doctrines

Included in this section are a number of writings from the Christian Restoration Centre regarding it's beliefs, or doctrines, as well as studies on various subjects. Because of the size of most of the writings, which were originally published as books, we have provided PDF files for you to download, print and read at your own leisure. Not all of the books written by the CRC are provided on this website directly as yet. Some were written, over 30 years ago before computers were around. However, it is our goal to revise and provide these writings on this site as soon as it is possible. However, there is a website available which contains many of the older books, where the writings were typed out by volunteers onto HTML format. Many mistakes were made in the transition, but the site is there all the same for anyone wanting to read them. Click here for the link. These writings include the subjects of the devil, immortal soul, and the trinity.

Files provided on this site range in size from 1-3 megs. The books are also available to anyone interested in hardcopy. Simply This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your details and we would be more than happy to send you a copy for a minimal fee. (Usually enough to cover printing and freight.)

PLEASE NOTE: All thesis studies supplied in PDF format were originally printed in A5. These will save to your computer in A4 size. Printing them out would result in pages with quite large font prints. If you wish to print these pages out, you may want to shrink the page/printing. Our apologies for this...

(Simply click on the picture or title to begin download).

 

Introducing Bible Basics With devil addition

 

Biblical Baptism

Baptism refers to full immersion in water. The original Greek word translated
baptism is “baptizo” and means to “make fully whelmed or covered”.


HOW LONG WERE THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT TO REMAIN AVAILABLE.pdf

THE SIX TIME PROPHECIES IN THE BOOK OF DANIEL.pdf


What think ye of Christ?

"What think ye of Christ? whose son is he?" This was the question put by Jesus to his Jewish contemporaries nearly 2000 years ago (Matt. 22:42). What he was really asking was: "Who do you think Christ is - what is his origin - where does he come from - Is he Son of God or God the Son?"
A comprehensive treatment of this subject.

 


The Trinity - Divine Truth or human tradition?

A condensed study on the Trinity (26 pages).

 


Jesus - Son of God or Son of Joseph?

 

 


That old serpent called the devil and satan

There are many references in the Bible to the devil and satan, making it clear that a very real force is involved which tempts and induces people to think and act contrary to the will and way of God. No one claiming to be a Christian would doubt or question this. What is questionable however, is the origin, nature and identity of the devil, and there is a need in many circles for an open and deeper investigation into this aspect of the subject.

 


The Devil - Fallen Angel or fallen man?

A condensed study on the origins of the devil (76 pages).

 


The nature and destiny of man

An exhaustive Thesis dealing with the proposition, that the normal theological view of the nature of man is astray from the teaching of scripture. The doctrine of the immortality of the soul is an untrue doctrine, which effectually prevents the believer of it from fully appreciating the truth concerning the work and teaching of Christ.

Such issues as what is a soul, what happens when we die, and what is hell, are but a few of the issues that are dealt with in this thesis.

 


Life after Death - Immortal body or disembodied immortal?

A condensed study on the doctine of the immortality of the soul (38 pages).

 


Studies

The end time Jewish temple in Bible prophecy

The second coming of Christ is a major Bible doctrine, mentioned 318 times in the New Testament, or once every twenty-five verses. What will be the signs of his coming? Which nations will Israel see invading her borders? Will a Jewish temple be rebuilt as in days of old? Read this Thesis to learn more...

 


The city of God - Literal not symbolic

God's ultimate purpose is for His people from all nations and generations to live united as one family under the headship of Christ. Many scriptures in relation to this, refer to a city, and it is the purpose of this book to discover whether the city referred to is literal or symbolic...

 


Jerusalem - City of Remarkable History

Condensed study on the city of Jerusalem and it's future in the Bible.

 


The Kingdom of God - Past, Present and Future

During his ministry upon earth, Jesus preached the gospel. At the beginning of his ministry he declared his mission in these words: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to preach the gospel ...” (Luke 4:18). He also commissioned his disciples to do the same, as we read in Lk. 9:6: “And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel that was preached related to the Kingdom of God.”

 


The second coming of Christ

As far as the Bible is concerned, the second coming of Christ is not a vague, unclear or uncertain subject. It is a major Bible doctrine, clearly taught time and again. There are 1527 direct and indirect references to it in the Old Testament, and 318 verses in the new Testament, which works out at one in every 25 verses.  

 


The Millennial Reign of Christ

The word “millennium” is derived from the Latin word “mille” which means “one thousand,” and “annum” which means “year” The word millennium does not actually occur in the Bible, but references are made to “a thousand years.” Reference is made 6 times in Rev. 20:2-7 to the specific period of one thousand years in relation to Christ’s future reign on earth. Although many Scriptures relate to the reign of Christ, nowhere else in Scripture is this time period given in relation to his reign. It is a “revelation,” as the title of the book indicates.  

 


Things old and things new from the book of Revelation

A comprehensive look at the book of Revelation from Chapter four to the end. Devotional themes are woven into the prophetical to help prepare God's people for the future it forecasts. The main object in presenting future events is to inform and warn, edify, comfort and encourage the church in preparation for them.

Please note: The Revelation study is a 6 meg file and over 880 pages (again, originally intended for A5 printing). Please be patient if you are not on a broadband service.

 


The Apostasy

In spite of God personally manifesting Himself to the nation of Israel at Sinai and revealing Divine truths for them to believe and obey, they fell away from them and substituted them for pagan myths and superstitions. The Old Testament church, which Israel constituted, became apostate. It became a church which taught for doctrine vain traditions instead of the pure doctrine of God as revealed in the Scriptures. They ingeniously negated and neutralised the Word of God by their man-made philosophies.

  And, according to warnings in the New Testament, the church of Jesus Christ was going to follow the same path, resulting in many becoming apostate. Certain statements reveal that an apostate Christianity would take shape in the form of a very powerful world-wide church which would oppose the Truth and persecute those who held to it. All the signs given in the Word of God point to the Roman Catholic Church as being that church. The reasons for believing this are presented in this book.

 


The Sabbath - Not binding today

A short Thesis on the Sabbath day, showing that Christians are not bound to keep it.

 

 

 


Who is the Beast?

The battle between Christ and the beast will be the battle of Armageddon and the events leading up to this involving the beast, will be clear and unmistakable signs of the second coming of Christ. It is not surprising therefore that those who eagerly anticipate this event take an interest in the signs leading up to it, and are curious to know the identity of the beast. The question is therefore: What answer does the Bible give to the question: “Who is the beast?”

 


Armageddon - Why, When, Where?

Armageddon is a Biblical term which originated in the Bible where it only occurs once, yet it is well known by the world. Movies, videos, DVDs and books etc have borrowed the name for their titles and themes. In most minds the word conjures up the idea of a great battle involving many nations - a holocaust and great destruction. World scientists and leaders use the word when speaking about nuclear war and great loss of life. What does the Bible say about this?

 


Children & Communion

A small, yet serious look as to whether children should be allowed to partake in the emblems of the bread and wine with their believing parents.

 


Should women vocalize in Church?

  During the era of the Old Testament church, it was not customary in the Hebrew culture for women to vocalize when the congregation assembled. They did not teach, preach or pray, but remained silent in the synagogue and temple. They were not permitted to pass comments or even ask questions.
  However, Joel’s prophecy indicated that times were going to change: “And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy ...” (Act. 2:17. Joel 2:28). This prophecy predicted that the time was coming when not only men but women also would vocalize publicly by prophesying. Not only did Christian women prophesy in church, but they also prayed.

 


The head covering - Veil, hat or hair?

 


Only Jesus fits the messianic mould

During the 4,000 years prior to the birth of Christ, literally hundreds of prophecies were given in the Bible concerning him, painting a full and complete portrait of him. These prophecies provide information as to when, where and how he would come; what he would do, as well as when, where and how he would die.
The prophecies make it abundantly clear that Jesus was not a chance happening or accident in history, but divinely foreordained!

 


The Cross of Christ - Does it make sense?

For centuries the cross has been the symbol of Christianity. It is seen on church buildings and church furnishings and is often worn by church ministers and displayed by members of the congregation in various ways. The apostle Paul said the cross of Christ was foolishness to the Greeks and a stumblingblock to the Jews, but to those who believed among the Jews and Greeks, it was the power of God and the wisdom of God (1 Cor. 1:18-24). Paul would not boast about any human achievement other than the cross of Christ (Gal. 6:14).  The purpose of this booklet is to explain why.

 


The resurrection of Christ - Hoax or History?

Since New Testament times, there has been scepticism towards the resurrection of Christ which has increased during the past century or so, and the purpose of this booklet is to examine the evidence, for and against.

 


"Slain in the Spirit" - Divine power or human pushover?

A look at the practice of falling over backwards or being "slain in the spirit"; and whether it is the Spirit of God or the spirit of man which causes this.

 


Modern Speaking in tongues - Of the Holy Spirit or human spirit

A look at the gift of tongues which is mentioned among the nine gifts of the Holy Spirit. What was the purpose of this gift? Some say it enabled Christians to preach the gospel in foreign languages. Others say it did not involve a known intelligible language but an ecstatic utterance unknown to anyone on earth used in prayer to God as a “heavenly prayer language,” not for preaching or speaking to man. What does the Bible say?

 


The Remarkable Witness of the Jews

Bible prophecy produces many witnesses to testify to its truth. It predicts the future of many nations, mentioning them by name, such as Turkey, Syria, Iran, Lebanon, Jordan, Gaza Strip (Palestinians), Arabia, Egypt, Libya, Ethiopia etc.   But the prime witness is unquestionably the Jewish nation of Israel. It is recorded in Isa. 43:10 that God, through the prophet, referred to Israel as “My witnesses.” He said: “you are My witnesses.”  

 


Britain and America do not comprise the lost tribes of Israel

A refutation of the belief that Britain and America are descendants of 10 of the 12 tribes of Israel and are now the "Israel" referred to in Bible prophecies.


Is the Bible Scientific?

It is now known that the Bible contains many basic facts relating to the major sciences, not known or discovered by science until the last few centuries, which have been recorded and taught in the Bible for thousands of years. Such facts could not have been inspired by man and the Bible does not attribute them to man. It attributes them to the Holy Spirit, not the human spirit.

Last Bulletin

Despite the essential severity of some of the Master’s rebukes, they were still given with a completely sympathetic approach consistent with his knowledge of the weakness of the vessels he was dealing with. “Resist the devil, and he will flee from you...

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