Listed here are some recent items available to read online or to download for reading later.

None of these items are intended to replace the Bible itself.  They are designed to help anyone reading the Bible for themselves, providing more information and explanations.


Light on a New World

Volume 28 No.4
The Balfour Declaration || “Ladybird, Ladybird…” || “If anyone comes to me” || What did Jesus mean in Luke 14:26? || The Temple Mount in Jerusalem: The Bible stands the ‘test of […]

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Great News for the World

World news is usually bad news nowadays. But unlike today’s newspapers, Great News for the World makes exciting and reassuring reading.

Gently but surely its scientist author, Alan Hayward, leads his readers towards a satisfying […]

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Light on a New World

Volume 28 No.2
Editorial: 50 years ago in Israel || What did Jesus mean – “Great is your reward in heaven” ? || Are you in the right church? || The Bible stands the ‘Test of Time’ || Archaeology: […]

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Light on a New World

Volume 28 No.1
The Test of Time: City of David || God’s interactive plan || Our faith is Unshaken || Comment: “We are all Jews here” || What did Jesus mean? “He who has seen […]

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Light on a New World

Volume 27 No.4
Central theme of the Bible || God’s Kingdom that existed on earth in the past || The future worldwide restoration of God’s Kingdom || The coming time of great change for the […]

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Light on a New World

Volume 27 No.3
Reflections on the Olympics || What did Jesus mean? – “Your kingdom come” || What does Jesus’ resurrection mean to you? || From our mailbag – Not being reunited with those who […]

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Light on a New World

Volume 27 No.2
What did Jesus mean? – “I and my Father are one” || The development of the first century church (Part 19) – Letters to the Seven Churches || Evidence for Creation – […]

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Bible Ready Reference

The Bible is the best place to learn exactly what the first Christians were taught by Jesus, what they believed and what they then preached to others. That’s because – with the passage of […]

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Bible teaching about God

Most people believe that there is a supreme being and this has always been so. Primitive or isolated tribes share this belief with many different organised religions.

Surveys show that belief in a God is something built into […]



Opening up the Bible
Volume 27 No.1
Introduction || The claim of the Bible || How the Bible was written || The English translations || Bible Reading Plan Bookmarks || Can we trust the Bible? || […]

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Light on a New World

Volume 26 No.3
The Church established || Cyrus king of Persia || From our mailbag || How many monkeys? || Bible characters: Abraham || Money in the bank or treasure in heaven?
Download this copy as an Adobe Acrobat (pdf) file: Light vol.26 […]

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Light on a New World

Volume 26 No.2
Christians and Politics || “Marvellous are your works!” || Paul the prisoner || A New World || From our mailbag || Bible characters: Gideon || The tomb of Shebna
Click & Read: Light Volume 26.2

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A Challenge to all Christians

Challenging all Christians to re-examine their faith, this new book is essential reading for those who wants to be sure that their beliefs are firmly Bible-based. It will also help non-Christians who may have found many Christian teachings to […]

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King James Bible

Originally produced and printed in 1611, on the order of King James, this version of the Bible in English is still very popular despite its use of words and phrases that are not commonly […]

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Guide to Bible reading

– understanding the Bible’s teaching
This booklet contains the following sections:

There are some people who never see the sea
The structure of the Bible
Which Bible shall I read?
Where do I start?
A plan for daily reading
An approach […]

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Jesus Christ

– understanding the Bible’s teaching
This booklet contains the following sections:

Evidence for his existence
Where did Jesus come from?
Jesus as a mediator
What did Jesus preach?
What happened to Jesus?
Why did Jesus die for us?
Our relationship to Jesus
Jesus […]

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Holy Spirit

– understanding the Bible’s teaching
This booklet contains the following sections:

What is the Holy Spirit?
The ‘Holy Spirit’ and ‘The Spirit of God’
The Spirit is God’s power
God’s power used for specific purposes
The Holy Spirit in the […]

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Does it matter what we believe?

– understanding the Bible’s teaching
This booklet contains the following sections:

Life can be confusing
So what can you do about it?
God is extremely likely
Meeting the eternal
It’s the thought that counts
Who is the true God?
Who has the […]

  • Booklet on baptism


– understanding the Bible’s teaching
Baptism must be very important because it is referred to so many times in the Bible.

This booklet has the following sections:

The importance of baptism
Baptism is the beginning of a new […]

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Survivors – an unfinished drama

The remarkable story of the Jewish people and what it means for the world’s future
Spanning 4000 years of human history, the story of the Jews is an epic of faith and failure, of glory […]