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
At Creation, God said to Adam and Eve, “see, I have given you every herb that yields seed which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit yields seed; to you it shall be for food” (Genesis 1:29). At the beginning of time man was to eat of the products of both … Continue reading When did God First Allow Man to Eat Meat?
The parable of soils (grounds) sometimes called the parable of the Sower is well known and occurs in three Gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke). We can learn much from this section of scripture as it is common to all men, women and children. Mark 4:14-20 (NKJV) 14 The sower sows the word. 15 And these … Continue reading Parable of the Soils and Applying it Today
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
Sozo Prayer (Sozo from the Greek “save” or “deliver”) is defined as “a unique inner healing and deliverance ministry in which the main aim is to get to the root of those things hindering your personal connection with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.” Although this might sound good, its methods are far from it. … Continue reading Is SOZO Prayer Biblical?
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
Why am I sharing this post? N.T. Wright is seen as and expert on the New Testament and the Apostle Paul. He has quite a following and is seen as a major academic. He went to Cambridge and is a Bishop in the Anglican Church. Joel Richardson is responding to a book written by Wright … Continue reading N.T. Wrights Perspective on the Return of Jesus