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We are looking for guest writers/bloggers for the Afterlife.co.nz website. Please have a look over our website to see the variety of content we publish. You need to be in general agreement with our statement of faith. All blog articles might be edited for length, grammar, content, style and tone. A small compensation per blog […]

to die is gain

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The apostle Paul told the Philippians that, to him, “to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”1 It is quite clear to the reader that if Paul keeps on living, he will keep on serving Christ. Thus, “to live is Christ” must have been a reference to his intention to do just that. But […]

Our Hope | 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

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(Adapted from a sermon first preached in  Hamilton, New Zealand. Feb 2014) Introduction When Thessalonians was written The Apostle Paul was intensely connected to this Church at Thessalonica for it was Paul who had established it (around 49-50 AD) about 2 years before he wrote this letter. We read all about the beginning of this church  […]

consumed

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“…gather for the great supper of God…” (Rev. 19:17). Tomorrow will be a day of complete devastation for the unsaved. The fury of God’s wrath will destroy and consume all his enemies. Fire will be the means of that destruction. God’s word gives us so much insight into our future. But there is a temptation […]

discovered | “… and they will reign with him for a thousand years…” (Rev. 20:6).

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  “… and they will reign with him for a thousand years…” (Rev. 20:6).  Tomorrow will be a day of discovery. We will discover what we are really made for. Our future work and identity as priests and kings will clarify our present experiences. An ancient Philosopher wrote that “God has made everything fit beautifully […]

invaded

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“…the dwelling place of God is with man…” (Rev. 21:3). Tomorrow will be a day of homecoming for God. The Christian hope is not about going somewhere to be with God. It is about God’s plan to invade humanity with his glory forever.     If you ask many Christians what their purpose in life […]

altered

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“No longer will there be anything accursed…” (Rev. 22:3). Tomorrow will change all reality. This age we are living in today is limited. Christ will return, bringing change with him. Christ will redeem us from the ultimate curse – death itself. Christ promises new life. We should live up to that promise by living backwards. […]

For NZ readers : Conditional Immortality Conference Coming May 17th 2014

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2014 CIANZ Conference Saturday 17th May  10:45am to 3pm Location: “The Parnell”,  Quality Hotel Barry Court ,  10-20 Gladstone Rd , Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand. Speaker: Dr. David Buick Topic: Why Conditional Immortality is Important As a child and young man David Buick was nurtured at Sunday School and Bible Class at the Grey Street, […]

HELL AND MR. FUDGE MOVIE is screening in New Zealand over the next few weeks.

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This is a movie worth making the effort to go and see! SATURDAY 5th APRIL Hamilton Gardens Exhibition Hall Cobham Drive (State Highway One), Hamilton 8:00 pm Movie Screening MONDAY 7th APRIL Palmerston North Seventh Day Adventist Church 257 Ferguson St, West End, Palmerston North 7:00 pm Movie Screening TUESDAY 8th APRIL Napier Seventh Day […]

Is the Resurrection Necessary?

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According to the New Testament, it’s the resurrection or nothing. There is no other way to have any existence after death. This means, among other things, that there is no conscious soul able to survive without a body. Every Christian who takes a stance on the mind-body issue is going to have to live with […]