Contributed on Nov 18, 2015
Who comes first, Christ or antichrist? This message lays the groundwork upon which we can build.
1. INTRODUCTION Yes, there are apparent contradictions in the Bible. A number of them! (I said apparent, not actual!) Ever tried to reconcile Divine Sovereignty with human free will? Justice with mercy? A Divine yet human Saviour? Ever struggled with the place of grace vs works in salvation? ...read more
Contributed on Nov 23, 2015
We delve here into the concept of watching for Christ, watching for prophecy fulfillment, watching for our own taking away to heaven.
4. THE "WATCH" PASSAGES Matthew 24 is key to our understanding of who comes when. Remember the questions of the disciples? "When will you come?" "When will the world end?" Jesus goes into a long description, not of signs of the end, but signs that are not the end, so they will not be confused. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 24, 2015
The imminence of Christ's return has been taken to a point where certain Scriptures are now just ignored. Better to see imminence as a personal thing, which it truly is!
6. WHAT MUST COME BEFORE CHRIST? From this point on, I am assuming that Paul spoke the truth when he gave the fact of II Thessalonians 2. And that Peter also spoke the truth when he told his people to look for Jesus, though many things were coming first. Assuming there is no secret rapture, ...read more