Most Christians have not heard of this evil King who killed thousands of Jews in 2nd Century BC. Daniel prophesied about this King. It is significant as it gives an example of how The Antichrist will operate in the end of days. In 175 B.C. Antiochus IV Epiphanes, the son of King Antiochus III seized … Continue reading Antiochus IV Epiphanes A Prototype of the Antichrist?
From Moses to Jesus, the Scriptures teach that in the last days, there will be a period of great pain and suffering for the whole world. The Lord’s purposes for this time will be to chastise His people, to judge the nations, to purge the world of wickedness, and ultimately to save Israel, and usher in the time of redemption. Despite the great pains of these days, the Lord will have the last word. Israel’s national repentance and salvation, and the ultimate restoration of all things will follow immediately at the heals of this ‘day.’
We may not know what year Jesus the Messiah will be coming back but we do know what time of year it will be based upon the feasts that lord Himself instituted! God wrote into Jewish ritual fore shadowing of his later redemptive work through Christ Jesus, especially into the annual calendar of feasts. Dates … Continue reading Feast Of Tabernacles Jesus Returns?
Israel and the Church in the End Times is a 4 part series given by David Pawson at IHOP in 2011. Below are the 4 videos for the series Israel, The Church and the End Times. David Pawson who passed on into glory in 2020 covers End Of Days (End Times, Rapture, Eschatology) and how … Continue reading Israel and the Church in the End Times
2 Thessalonians 2 1 Now, brethren, concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him, we ask you, 2 not to be soon shaken in mind or troubled, either by spirit or by word or by letter, as if from us, as though the day of Christ had come. 3 Let … Continue reading Apostacy – Man of Sin – Second Coming
Ephraem The Syrian (AD c. 303-373)Ephraem is venerated as a “saint” by the Catholic and Orthodox churches, but they would not allow him to teach his doctrine of prophecy today.Ephraem is called “the Syrian” because he lived in that region.He was a voluminous writer. Many of his sermons and psalms are included in the 16-volume Post-Nicene … Continue reading Ephraem the Syrian About the Pre-Tribulation Rapture in AD 373
Morgan Edwards (1722-1795)The Pre-Tribulation Rapture was taught by prominent Baptist leader Morgan Edwards. His Two Academical Exercises on the Subjects Bearing the Following Titles; Millennium and Last-Novelties was published in 1744 in Philadelphia.Morgan Edwards was one of the most prominent Baptist leaders of his day. He was the pastor of the Baptist church in Philadelphia and the … Continue reading Morgan Edwards wrote About the Pre-Tribulation Rapture in 1744
Updated 28th August 2020 Below is the official and excepted version of how the Pre-Tribulation rapture theory came into being. There were two other men in the past that had proposed something similar teaching but it had not taken hold. These are their views on this subject. I.e. Morgan Edwards and Ephraem The Syrian. Introduction … Continue reading The Background to how the Pretribulation Teaching Started
In 2 Thessalonians 2, Paul directly addressed the problem that precipitated his Epistle. Some believers had been told their relief from persecution was imminent, and that Jesus was about to return momentarily. This error was dealt with decisively by Paul. 2 Thessalonians 2:1-4 Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord … Continue reading The Antichrist Comes First – Contrary To Pre-Tribulation Theology
Among commentators, there is an ongoing debate concerning Jesus’ Olivet Discourse. This end-time sermon is found in the synoptic gospels of Matthew 24-25, Mark 13, and Luke 21. While most commentators are okay seeing a fully futurist interpretation of Matthew 24-25 and Mark 13, many others have a hard time seeing Luke 21 through a … Continue reading The Futurist Interpretation of Luke’s Version of the Olivet Discourse