Richie Cooley Are dinosaurs in the Bible? Yes! Many passages speak of them, and this goes to confirm the supernatural prowess of the Scriptures. Join me as I review the brief history of dinosaurs and demonstrate how they are employed by several Biblical authors. This booklet is written from a fundamental Christian perspective.
Richie Cooley The subject of UFOs is becoming insanely popular. What is really going on? What is the Biblical response to alien abductions? What do they have to do with Bible prophecy? Come explore these issues and others.
Richie Cooley The news regularly carries sad reports of bizarre exorcism rituals where awful abuses have taken place. Moreover, interest in the demonic is growing very quickly throughout popular culture. What does the Bible actually have to say about demons? Come join me as I explore this question from a fundamental Christian perspective.
Richie Cooley Is the Bible true? How can we be sure? The book of Isaiah was written hundreds of years before the birth of Jesus Christ, yet told of his life in detail. The most famous passage is chapter 53 which foreshadows and explains his death and resurrection. This is a new translation and commentary that explores this important chapter; it is written from a fundamental Christian perspective.
Richie Cooley This is a new, literal translation and commentary of Zechariah the prophet's dreams (i.e., chapters 1-6). Utilizing quotes from Feinberg, Kimchi, Rashi, Stonard, Pusey and Barnes (etc.), these fascinating pages from the Hebrew Old Testament are explored and interpreted. The commentary is written from a fundamental Christian perspective ("dispensational").
Richie Cooley People have generally forgotten the direct link between Darwinian evolution, violence, and racism. This booklet, written from a fundamental Christian perspective, explores this history in brief and exposes the faulty idea of racial superiority. The Bible rather correctly states that all people were created from just one man and one woman who lived only a few thousand years ago.
Richie Cooley What is the mark of the beast? Are there any indications that it could be near? What should be our attitude? What does the Bible teach about it? Come explore these issues and more in this concise booklet about eschatology.
Richie Cooley This is a new, literal translation of Revelation 16, which describes the very end of the apocalypse. The translation features word studies from the Hebrew Old Testament, the Greek New Testament, and the Septuagint. A brief commentary is also given, from the standpoint of pretribulation futurism.
Richie Cooley The book of Daniel offers a detailed analysis of a coming world leader who will oppress and destroy religious people. Donald Trump is not that leader, but his actions and attitudes certainly portend what is just around the corner. Come see why in this short essay.
Richie Cooley This is a new, literal translation of Psalm 22 with a new brief commentary. Psalm 22 is an amazing prophecy of the first coming of Jesus Christ when he suffered on the cross and of the future fruits of that event at his second coming. This booklet is written from a fundamental Christian viewpoint and includes comments from Barnes, Spurgeon, Gill, and others.
Richie Cooley Our changing world is on course to become very warped and contradictory when it comes to issues like the sanctity of life and the influence of Biblical morality. Written by a Christian fundamentalist, this half satirical/half speculative fiction story is intended to make people think about the issues currently facing Western Culture, especially the subtle genocide against minorities.
Richie Cooley This is a brand new, literal, amplified translation of Joel. It also features a block-style commentary. This isn’t a verse-by-verse exposition, but rather takes several verses at a time and seeks to relate them to our present society and to the end times. This is written from a fundamental Christian perspective and seeks to encourage the church to hear the timeless call to repent and believe.
Richie Cooley This isn't a dialogue with Justin Martyr, but rather with Dom, a very normal Christian with a few hidden talents. When a philandering acquaintance runs into him on the way to catch a holiday flight, an awkward conversation ensues -- one that both men will be unlikely to forget anytime soon. This is a fictional short story written from a fundament Christian perspective. Come on! Give it a try!
Richie Cooley Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World' has been called a terrific piece of literature ever since its publication in 1932. The lessons that it teaches are even more relevant today. This is a brief review of some of its pertinent themes from a fundamental Christian perspective. The issue of contemporary racism (against Ethiopian Jews in Israel) is also briefly explored.
Richie Cooley When an artist creates a piece of art we expect to find significance in every detail. If God has written the Bible, we should likewise expect to find divinity in the details; is this the case? This book surveys the supernatural inspiration expressed in the pages of scripture. Beginning with the general defense of the Bible’s historic veracity, the divinity is displayed by exploring Messianic prophecies, patterns of salvation history, and eschatology. This work is the effort of three years of research, writing, and editing, combining the findings that were published in such booklets as "Mashiach Ben Elohim", "The Book of Genesis: Should We Believe It?", "The Book of Revelation: A Sketch of the Apocalypse", and several others. This special edition includes many new features, including an expanded discussion of Messianic prophecies and an appendix featuring a booklet originally published under a pen name.
Richie Cooley From space aliens to computer simulations, scientists are coming up with some pretty weird ideas to circumvent the reality of God. Read about these latest trends in this essay written by a fundamental Christian.
Richie Cooley Just as the Messianic prophecies concerning the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ were literally fulfilled, so too will the Bible's words about the end times plainly come to pass. However, when they do come to pass, some of the details might be very different from our expectations. This booklet explores an alternative possibility for the identity of the 144,000 to demonstrate such.
Richie Cooley The sixth century B.C. was a pivotal time in world history. The Buddha had been born in the East, while Daniel the prophet had been taken away captive to Babylon. This short booklet explores the life and sayings of these two influential men from a fundamental Christian perspective.
Richie Cooley Fundamentalist teacher David Reagan shocked the Christian world recently when he declared that he didn't believe in eternal punishment. Many Catholics have been shocked by the recent paper released by Pope Francis that endorsed universalism. Hell has become a very volatile topic. This booklet, written from a traditional, fundamental perspective, briefly reviews the Scriptural case.
Richie Cooley This essay presents the fascinating Old Testament basis for one of the New Testament's most remarkable passages. It also seeks to defend the standard Hebrew text in an age of increasing skepticism brought about by the Septuagint and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Richie Cooley There was a major goal and a minor goal in writing this booklet. The major goal was to propose a theory for the chronology of Eden that better squares with the literal text, and which is more compatible with young-Earth creationism than is presently accepted. The minor goal was to celebrate the incarnation of the Messiah during this Christmas season.
Richie Cooley This is a new, literal, amplified translation of Jonah. It features a commentary that seeks to be relevant to today's pressing issues and also to expound eternal truths. It is written from a fundamental Christian perspective.
Richie Cooley Have you ever wondered what it takes to actually become a Christian? This booklet lays out the facts in a simple fashion. It also encourages the reader to believe the Bible and to study it. God bless you! (This booklet is available for free on various websites.)
Richie Cooley This booklet spans the past, present, and future of God's judgment upon communities that are in the midst of moral atrophy. With a special emphasis on an exposition of Numbers 16 and also on current events that are shaping Western culture, this work seeks to call fundamental Christians to remain faithful in troublous times.
Richie Cooley With the recent spate of hurricanes and earthquakes, many are wondering what’s to blame. This booklet expounds the Biblical warning of the coming cataclysms in nature. God has foretold the dire times to come, for he is responsible.
Richie Cooley An article recently appeared on the Guardian's website criticizing the US evangelist Franklin Graham. This short essay is a response to the article. I don't necessarily seek to defend Franklin on every point; rather, I seek to defend religious fundamentalism.
Richie Cooley To commemorate the holiday of Purim, this booklet briefly recounts the story of Esther, from a fundamental Christian perspective. The account is interwoven with various aspects of Biblical theology, ranging from Messianic prophecy to eschatology.
Richie Cooley The Bible is an amazing book, depicting the totality of salvation history from the beginning unto the end of time. Join me as I review the life of Elisha, highlighting the semblances of his biography to the first and second advents of Jesus Christ.
Richie Cooley Recent headlines have highlighted the fact that Pope Francis doesn't believe in Hell. This should come as no surprise, for he has stated such a belief in the past. This contradicts the teaching of his own church. Although Hell is real, yet it's admirable that the Pope has rejected tradition for the sake of his personal beliefs. May the same be done with iconography, which this booklet explores.