Contributed on Jan 13, 2002
We can rest in the fact that: 1. God’s strength is disguised as weakness. 2. God has a plan. 3. God is in control.
In chapter four of the book of Revelation, John describes a scene in heaven which is beyond words. God is seated on the throne. He rules the universe. He has the right, the authority and the power to end the world. And he is surrounded by living beings that John has never seen before, and ...read more
Contributed on Jan 20, 2002
The purpose of these judgments is: 1. To bring people to repentance. 2. To demonstrate the patience of God. 3. To establish God’s justice.
In the book of Revelation there are three major judgments that come to the earth. The first wave is called the seal judgments. They unfold as the Lamb breaks the seals of the scroll. As each seal is broken, it unleashes a new barrage of God’s judgment against an evil and Christ-rejecting world. ...read more
Contributed on Jan 27, 2002
The place of the church in the last days is: 1. They will be God’s witnesses. 2. They will be persecuted. 3. They will be victorious.
The book of Revelation is filled with strange and wonderful symbolism which is charged with emotion. Here, in chapter 12, a woman appears clothed with the sun, the moon under her feet and a crown of twelves stars on her head. The woman represents the people of Israel (Genesis 37:9). The sun is ...read more
Contributed on Feb 10, 2002
The antichrist will: 1. Create a one-world government. 2. Create a one-world economy. 3. Create a one-world religion.
The movie world seems to be obsessed with the end of the world. There has been a steady stream of films coming out of Hollywood around the theme of end time events and takeoffs on the book of Revelation. Films like “End of Days,” “Armageddon,” “Deep Impact,” and “Independence Day” are just some ...read more
Contributed on Feb 17, 2002
At the second coming: 1. Christ will return with great power. 2. Christ will return with great glory. 3. Christ will return with great people.
Ray Bakke tells a story which happened during World War II: “I knew an old Glasgow professor named MacDonald who, along with a Scottish chaplain, had bailed out of an airplane behind German lines. They were put in a prison camp. A high wire fence separated the Americans from the British, and the ...read more
Contributed on Feb 24, 2002
The Great White Throne judgment will be: 1. Fair 2. Full 3. Final
The past couple of weeks we have been embroiled in controversy over accusations of bad or biased judging in the Olympics. It began with the International Skating Union’s suspension of French judge, Marie-Reine Le Gougne. This Olympic pairs figure skating judge admitted she experienced “a certain ...read more
Contributed on Mar 3, 2002
Heaven is: 1. Real 2. Right 3. Relational 4. Rewarding 5. Residence of God
The Bible is full of wonderful promises, but perhaps the most wonderful of all is this: “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him” (1 Corinthians 2:9). There are many things we do not know about what heaven will be like, because it is ...read more