For many years now, a large segment of God’s people have been taught the imminent return of Jesus. The idea that Jesus is coming at any moment has led to fanciful speculation and date setting. One date setter was a Baptist farmer and lay-preacher named William Miller. Based on his understanding of Daniel 8:14 "Until… Continue reading Rejecting the Rapture Hoax
Jesus Proclaims Himself to be the Messiah After His baptism by John in the river Jordan, Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, was compelled by the Spirit into the desert where He was tempted for forty days and nights. Because He ate nothing during these days of prayer and fasting, Satan found another opportunity… Continue reading An Assassination Attempt on the Life of Christ
At 9:50 AM (EDT), on Saturday, October 27, 2018, while Shabbat morning services were being held, eight men and three women were killed and six wounded at the conservative Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Filled with irrational hatred of Jewish people, 46 year old Robert Bower, armed with… Continue reading Tracing the First Act of Anti-Semitism
Remember the Amorites and the Saturation of Sin in a Nation: “For the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.” (Gen. 15:16) In the midst of this cultural madness there is some good news. The sovereign rule of the nations has been placed in the nail pierced hands of Jesus Christ. He is called… Continue reading God’s Word to America, Part 2: Remember the Amorites
The Bible gives a large amount of attention to the Triumphal Entry of Christ in to the City of Jerusalem on the day which is called Palm Sunday. “And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem. 29 And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and… Continue reading The Story of the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem
Being Caught Up The “Harpazo” (Rapture) of the Church In any discussion it is important to define technical words, lest there be misunderstanding. After 1830, a new word was introduced into the consciousness of the church that needs to be defined. That word is the word, rapture. Why this particular word has found so much… Continue reading Being Caught Up
It has been suggested, by at least one Dispensational teacher, that there are six raptures taught in Scripture. If the Latin term, “raptura”, is used in a literal, and narrow sense, meaning “to take”, “to seize”, “to snatch”, “to translate”, “to ascend”, “to be caught up”; if the term is made to be synonymous with… Continue reading Are there Really Six Raptures in Scripture?