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The Firstlight channel broadcasts nationally 24/7 via the Freeview|HD (UHF terrestrial) network on Channel 26, via Freeview Satellite (also on Channel 26) and on SKY (Channel 206).  The official launch onto the satellite platform took place on Saturday 17th September 2016 at 6pm; at this same time Firstlight celebrated its FOURTH birthday of bringing God's loving last day messages to the people of New Zealand.

Firstlight is run by a team of dedicated volunteers whose mission is to proclaim God's love throughout New Zealand. Firstlight aims to broadcast the best selection of ground-breaking Christian programmes sourced from 3ABN, Amazing Facts, It Is Written and other international and local New Zealand sources as they become available.

While our programs are based on Christian principles, we believe the programme topics will be of great interest to the general public and not just limited to a Christian audience.

Please continue to help us with your prayers and with your financial support.  We cannot keep your favourite Firstlight channel up on air without YOUR ongoing support!
Check out this week's Program Schedule to see what is showing and what is coming up on Firstlight. 

We show a Christian film/documentary or an important interview on Saturday evenings at 7:30pm.  This is usually repeated at 12 noon on the Wednesday following.
See below for some of the highlights for the week ahead on Firstlight.

This Week's Special Programme:


The Bride, The Beast, and Babylon

Doug Batchelor

This powerful documentary focuses on the visions of Revelation 12 and 17, and reveals the identity of the two women in Revelation. It features expert interviews and stunning reenactments, while the simple format walks you through each verse and will help prepare you for the end-time events soon to come upon our world.

Sabbath 18 May at 7:30pm
and repeats
Wednesday 22 May at 12:00pm
Friday 24 May at 12:00am



Church in Your Home: An Invitation

If you are unable to attend a local church for Sabbath services, then please join the growing Firstlight Viewing Family nationwide for our Saturday "Church In Your Home" programme.  We warmly invite you to fellowship with us on God's Holy Day. Join us every Sabbath for a special Spirit-filled blessing!

Watch our Video Invitation!

  • 10:00am - Sabbath School - Bible Study Hour

  • 11.00am - Main Sermon

The line up for Sabbath 18 May 2019:

  • 6:30am - Revelation of Hope - How To Postpone Your Funeral - Taj Pacleb covers all the major topics and the usual questions people have concerning Bible Prophecy in this collection of power-packed presentations.
  • 8:00am - Receiving the Word - Nehemiah: Watchmen Over Zion Part 2 - Pastor Chris Buttery presents the story of Nehemiah and the lessons we can learn from his character and experiences.
  • 8:30am - SABBATH SCHOOL FOR THE CHILDREN - A Day with the King - Natalee McLean and Cecily Harker teach children about the Sabbath, Pastor Rick Ferret leads out in the singing, and there is story time with Dr John Hammond. This week the focus is on Building the Sanctuary.
  • 9:00am - The Three Elijahs - The Apocalyptic Elijah - A study presented by Pastor Stephen Bohr on the three Elijahs. This is the fourth in the series where Pastor Bohr defines the End-Time Elijah.
  • 10:00am - Sabbath School (Bible Study Hour) - Family Seasons - The Rhythms of Life - Shawn Brummund looks at the seasons and rhythms of life, and how they affect us and our families. If you would like to prepare more fully for this study hour, you can download the lesson from the Sabbath School Net website - Lesson Archives. Or just click on this link and it will take you there. 
  • 11:00am - Practical Truth for Our Day - The Imagination - Eugene Prewitt shares how the truth becomes powerful in our lives when we keep it uppermost in our minds.
We invite you to stay tuned to Firstlight and sing along with the hymns that play between the programmes above!
Firstlight wishes you and your family a very blessed Sabbath in the presence of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

13 Week Evangelism Course
Presented by Amazing Facts Center of Evangelism (AFCOE)

*  Gain powerful keys for Personal Evangelism
* Become a confident and effective Soul-Winner for Jesus Christ.
Starts 4 May.  Click here for more information!


Starting Next Week...


Repairing the Breach

Andreas Mellas

This 6-part series shows the parallels of Israel during Nehemiah's time and the Remnant Church in our time, the reality of their spiritual condition and ours, and what God's Word and the Spirit of Prophecy say needs to be done about it.

Starts Sabbath 18 May at 5:00pm and repeats
Thursdays at 12:00pm
Fridays at 2:30am and 7:30pm


Sunday Laws in the Pipeline

David Barron

Bible prophecy predicts that there will be a union of church and state, which will result in the enforcement of Sunday as a day of rest on all people, whether they are religious or not. This 4-part series highlights the movements in the religious and political worlds, which indicate that the Sunday Law could be nearer than we think!

Starts Sunday 19 May at 9:30am and repeats
Thursdays at 7:00pm
Fridays at 10:00pm


End Time Prophecies

Ross Patterson

This 3-part series looks at the final events in Earth's history, drawing its inspiration from the times in the past when God's people have faced desolation by her enemies.
Ross Patterson is a very clear and thorough teacher of Bible prophecy, and this series will leave you in no doubt as to what is soon to take place.

Starts Sabbath 18 May at 12:30pm and repeats
Tuesdays at 12:00am and 8:30pm
Wednesdays at 4:30pm
Fridays at 6:30am


Highlights This Week...


Leadership and End-Time Prophecy

Walter Veith

Walter Veith shows that the story of Deborah teaches us about the leadership of God's remnant and what will happen at the end of time.

Sabbath 11 May at 12:00am and repeats
Sunday at 2:00pm
Tuesday at 3:30am
Wednesday at 7:30pm
Thursday at 11:45am


Can God's Word Be Trusted?

George Opiyo

In this 4-part series, George Opiyo examines the evidence which shows that the Word of God can be trusted.

Sabbaths at 2:15am and repeats
Sundays at 6:00pm
Mondays at 6:30am
Tuesdays at 11:30am

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Milestones: Firstlight has been on air for SIX years!!!!!!

Firstlight was launched at 6pm on the 17th September 2012.  It is amazing how quickly the time has flown!  Thank you to all of you for your prayers and your financial support - both of which have kept Firstlight going.  We know that God is using Firstlight to touch the hearts and minds of many people here in New Zealand.  We receive both emails and letters daily from those who find Firstlight a blessing.  If Firstlight is a blessing in your life, please consider making a donation to help keep Firstlight on air.  Thank you so much!

Help spread the word about Firstlight!

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Firstlight Flyer


Please help spread the word about Firstlight!

If you would like us to send you some flyers so that you can letterbox these in your area, please call 0508 - 347785 and let us know.

Firstlight Bumper Sticker


We'd also be happy to send you a bumper sticker that you can put onto your car, boat, caravan, trailer, mobility scooter etc!

Driving around with this sticker will do a lot to help spread the word about Firstlight!

Thank you for your help!

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