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    Would the Creator listen to us?

    If we were made by a Creator, would He pay attention to us? Would He listen when we are speaking aloud or in our minds to Him? In “The Search for Truth” on this website, you can learn that there is a Creator. You can also read more about His characteristics over there. One of His characteristics is love. He has given us the ability to love others, but He also loves us. When He loves you and me, it is only natural that He should also be concerned about us. We cannot see our Creator. After all, He is a spiritual being. However, we can assume that He is…

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    Summary

    Why do we exist? If you know the answer to this question, your life can be truly valuable and meaningful. It’s wonderful that you exist! I hope you are aware of that. I also hope you know why you are valuable. If you want to learn more about that, you’ve come to the right place. In the main story of this website, I will take you on a journey of discovery to find the purpose of your life. On this page you can read the summary. Chapter 1 ~ Why your life is important When you take a look at nature, you will see how wonderful everything is made. There…

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    Are you satisfied with your life?

    Do you recognise the gnawing feeling of not being satisfied in your life? Even when you are happy, you may still have the feeling that there is more in life. Happiness is a short-term feeling but satisfaction is about your entire life. I would like to give you some ideas on how you can become more satisfied. The most essential aspect I have saved for last. Be grateful When you look for satisfaction in material things, you will never be satisfied. There will always be nicer stuff to buy. And if you have beautiful possessions, you will realize that they do not give you much satisfaction. A lot of stuff…

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    Same God, different names?

    Do we all worship the same God? A lot of people believe that we all worship the same God. Muhammad repeatedly said that he was talking about the same God who had sent Adam, Abraham, Moses and Jesus. Could it be that all Muslims, Christians, Hindus, Buddhists and other religious people actually worship the same God? But everyone in their own way? We cannot see our Creator. Could we, however, discover more about Him and His characteristics? There are many thousands of different religions, all convinced that they have the right image of the Creator. So how can we find out what is the truth? Or do all of the…

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    Who wrote the Bible?

    De Bijbel is niet door één persoon geschreven, maar door 40 verschillende auteurs. De schrijvers waren koningen, boeren, filosofen, vissers, belastingontvangers, dichters, musici, artsen, leraren, staatslieden, advocaten en herders. Ze leefden in een periode van 1500 jaar. Ondanks de lange periode, is er een duidelijk thema en zijn er geen tegenstrijdigheden. Lees meer over de betrouwbaarheid van de Bijbel in dit artikel.  The Bible has two parts. The first part, the Old Testament, describes a period of more than 3000 years. The second part, the New Testament, covers a period of less than 100 years. The old Testament The Old Testament describes the creation of the universe, the earth, and mankind.…

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    The life of Jesus

    Jesus Christ [1] was born in Israel about 2000 years ago. You can read all about this in the Bible, for example in the Gospel of Luke. Centuries before, the coming of a Savior was announced by a number of prophets. His birth Jesus came to earth. He was born to a mother just like any other human being. But there was one big difference between Him and everyone else. His mother Mary was not conceived by a man. God’s Holy Spirit conceived the child in her. A unique combination of the divine and the human. He was given the name Jesus (which means Savior) and was also called the…

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    Did Jesus really die on a cross?

    According to the Quran, Jesus did not die on the Cross. What is true? The gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John were written about 550 years before the time of Muhammad and contain the testimony of people who were followers of Jesus Christ. They lived close to Jesus for a number of years. Some of these students were personally present at His crucifixion. If you read the reports (the gospels, injil) of these followers of Jesus Christ without any prejudice, then it will be clear to you that that Jesus himself died on the cross, after that He was dead in a grave for 3 days and then rose…

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    Did someone else die on the cross?

    There are some people who believe that someone else died on the cross instead of Jesus Christ. Some say it was Judas, the disciple who betrayed Jesus. Others say it was Simon of Cyrene, the man ordered by the Romans to carry the cross for Jesus. A look-alike? Based on a verse in the Qur’an (Sura 4:157), it is argued that Jesus would have been replaced by a look-alike. The most important question in that regard is, why would God replace Jesus with someone else? The entire Bible points to the coming of a Savior. The gospels and the eyewitness reports of his disciples, clearly describe why Jesus came to…

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    Can God die?

    In the Bible, there is much told about Jesus Christ. He has been God Himself coming to earth as a human being. He died in order to carry the punishment for our sins. Every person who repents for their sinful behavior and who believes that Jesus died for these sins, no longer has to bear the burden themselves. Because of the death of Jesus, forgiveness by God is made possible. But how could it be possible for God to die? Who has been running the universe in the meantime? The answer to this question is found in the essence of God. The Bible describes the 3 persons who are part…