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Firstlight Broadcasting Network was launched in New Zealand on the 17th September 2012 at 6pm.  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 anniversary of bringing God's loving last day messages to the people of New Zealand.  Now Firstlight has been on air for over ten years! 

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 programmes 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 Programme 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.

Saturday - 9 December 2023 - 7:30pm
WUP #179 - Another Angel - The Final Call


In Episode 179 Walter Veith and Martin Smith talk about the call of the fourth angel that follows the third angel who issues the final call for God's people to come out of Babylon.

Repeated on Monday 11 December at 4:30am, Wednesday 13 December at 12:15pm and Friday 8 December at 12:00am.


Church in Your Home: An Invitation

If you are unable to attend a local church for Sabbath services you might like to 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!
  •   8:30am - Sabbath School for Children
  • 10:00am - Adult Sabbath School - Bible Study Hour
  • 11.00am - Main Sermon / The Divine Service

The line up for Sabbath 9 December 2023:

  • 5:30am - Receiving the Word - The Fairest of Them All - A timely Bible message brought to you by Mike Thompson of the Sacramento Central SDA church.
  • 6:00am - Secrets Unsealed - Abuse on Women in the Old Testament  -  Stephen Bohr & David Salazar discuss various topics and provide answers to questions that have been sent in.
  • 6:30am - Anchors of Truth 24 - Anticipating the Advent - In this series Jim Nix discusses the Great Disappointment of 1844 and how a small group of Christians clung to the belief that Jesus was coming soon. 
  • 7:30am - 3ABN Camp Meeting 2023 - When I Fall - In times of uncertainty and prophetic challenges, Eric Walsh reveals how the small book of Micah offers a beacon of hope and strength.
  • 8:30am - SABBATH SCHOOL FOR THE CHILDREN - Starting With Jesus - A fun program of singing and stories for children. This episode explores the theme 'From Wisdom to Foolishness'.
  • 9:00am - Who's Rockin the House - Part 6 - Ricky Little explores how secular music entered the christian church and gives biblical principles to assist in selecting music for worshipping God.
  • 9:30am - Receiving the Word - The Centre of the Home Part 2 - Dwayne Lemon presents an encouraging message directed at strengthening ourselves so we can in turn strengthen our homes and each other.
  • 10:00am - Sabbath School (Bible Study Hour) - God's Mission, My Mission - Lesson 10 - 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 - Revelation of Hope - The Battle of Armageddon - Taj Pacleb covers all the major topics and questions people have concerning Bible Prophecy in this collection of power-packed presentations.
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.


Highlights this week...

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Pavel Goia

Pavel Goia shares a challenging message about the importance of seeking first the kingdom of God. S1E1 

Saturday - 9 December at 10:15pm

Repeated on Monday 11 December at 3:15am, Wednesday 13 December at 10:30am and Thursday 14 December at 6:15pm 
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Tim Rumsey

Tim Rumsey looks at several areas of the 'Laudate Deum' document which are important to understand from a biblical and prophetic perspective. S1E1

Sunday - 10 December at 9:00pm

Repeated on Thursday 14 December at 11:30am and Friday 15 December at 6:30am  


John Bradshaw

Be inspired and encouraged as you hear the powerful testimony of John Bradshaw and be assured that God is calling each one of us. S1E1

Thursday - 14 December at 6:30am

Repeated on Friday 15 December at 5:30pm 

Gary Kent

Take a look into the world of the Renaissance artist Albrecht Durer and reflect on his masterpiece and the importance of prayer. S1E188

Sunday - 10 December at 4:30pm

Repeated on Wednesday 13 December at 6:30am, and Friday 15 December at 7:00pm 


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Milestones: Firstlight has been on air for more than ELEVEN 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!

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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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