Author Archives: James Johnson

About James Johnson

Bible student for 60 years. Preacher of the gospel for over 40 years. Author of commentary on Revelation, All Power to the Lamb. Married with children. Worked in aerospace and computer engineering for over 40 years.

Prayer For President Trump That He Might Complete His Term

President Trump has many enemies who wish to remove him from office. I am setting up a prayer vigil for President Trump so that someone, somewhere will be praying to God to let Trump finish his term at all times. … Continue reading

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Is Keeping Christmas Sinful?

There exists a controversy among Christians as to whether Christmas is sinful or not. The camp that believes Christmas is sinful cites Galatians 4:8 as evidence that God disapproves of the observation of days, months, seasons and years. Those that … Continue reading

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The Six Days Of Creation Predict Six Thousand-Year Days From Adam To the Second Coming

On the day of Pentecost when the church was established, Peter delivered the first gospel sermon and he quoted from Joel chapter 2 and said the world is now in the last days.  In the account of Peter’s sermon in … Continue reading

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How Do We Get Faith?

The Bible tells us we cannot please God without faith (Heb 11:6), but how does a person get faith? Romans 10:17 tells us, “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” That is obviously true, … Continue reading

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Reconciling Isaiah 65:20 with “No more death”

I have had a really hard time trying to understand Isaiah 65.20, because the way it reads it flatly contradicts Revelation 21:4’s “no more death”.  The King James reads: Isaiah 65:20 There shall be no more thence an infant of … Continue reading

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Are Aliens Real? How Do They Relate to Christianity?

Are aliens real?  How do they relate to Christianity? In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  Everything that’s here is a creation of God.  He said that He created the heavens and the earth and all that … Continue reading

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A Harmony of the Gospel Accounts of the Olivet Discourse (Matthew 24, Mark 13, and Luke 21)

A Parallel Presentation of All the Gospel Accounts of the Olivet Discourse In the Olivet Discourse recorded in Matthew 24 Jesus discussed two questions posed by the apostles: When will the destruction of the temple be? What is the sign … Continue reading

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A Chronological Outline of Revelation in Graphical Form

The following diagram shows how the chapters of Revelation relate in a chronological fashion.  Revelation is not chronologically sequential as many dispensationalists (e.g. Clarence Larkin, The Book of Revelation, 1919) suppose.  The diagram shows that most of Revelation is about … Continue reading

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The Abyss, the Bottomless Pit, Tartarus, Hades, Torment, Hell, Gehenna, and the Lake of Fire

The Abyss, the Bottomless Pit, Tartarus, Hades, Torment, Hell, Gehenna, and the Lake of Fire When one reads the Bible, he encounters the terms Abyss or Bottomless Pit, Tartarus, Hades, Hell, Gehenna, and the Lake of Fire. Just exactly what … Continue reading

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Why Only Seven World Empires?

We meet a seven headed beast in Revelation 12:3 and 13:1, but the text does not explain there what the heads represent.  We know from the Revelation 13:1’s composite beast that the bizarre seven headed creature is related to Daniel, for it … Continue reading

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