April 11, 1970 saw the successful launch of the seventh manned mission in NASA’s Apollo space program. Two days later, after one of the craft’s oxygen tanks exploded and severely crippled the craft’s oxygen and power supplies, Apollo commander Jim Lovell uttered the famous words: “Houston, we have a problem!” Suddenly, the focus of the … Continue reading –>
About Phil van der Klift
Phil van der Klift writes from Melbourne, Australia. He has a background in the fields of teaching, lay-pastoral and mental-health. As a fellow student in the 'school of hard knocks', he is passionate about the ongoing discovery of Truth regarding the nature and character of God and of reality. He believes that God's Truth has much practical application to the realities of life that informs and inspires hope and encouragement to keep 'pressing on' "towards that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me" (Phil 3:12-14).
Since none of us want to receive the mark of the beast, perhaps we should ask whether there’s more to the seal of God and the mark of the beast than we usually consider. So let’s look a little deeper. The Image of God The Sabbath School Lesson for Tuesday, June 12, 2018, states that in … Continue reading –>
You’ve probably heard stories or perhaps the personal testimony of people who struggled with ‘bad’ (or what I prefer to refer to as ‘detrimental’) habits, who prayed for God to take the habit away and then, suddenly, the habit was gone, never to return. While that is a fantastic experience for those for whom that … Continue reading –>