Contributed on Mar 10, 2008
God knew that He was going to destroy the world soon and He only sought one man – Enoch. A man who lived amidst a perverse environment, sinful world but stood head and shoulders above everyone else. We are not talking about being saved but the RAPTURE.
Opening illustration: Video clip of ’Left Behind.’ What is being ‘caught up?’ * To Seize ~ act of grasping suddenly * Rapture * Biblically it pertains to meeting the Lord in mid-air * The Rapture is a concept in Christianity relating to the return of Jesus. * Paul cites "the word of the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2009
What are you going to do when stars start falling and nature goes berserk? Do you want things to happen for you to get back to God? It’s time we stop looking for signs but start listening to His voice. Enoch lived in trying times & yet he walked with God.
Reflections for ‘Prepared for the Rapture’: All died except Enoch – by rapturing God was showing the world that if they had not sinned, they would be gone to be with the Lord in the same manner. (Enoch – 7th generation from Adam) (Noah – 10th generation from Adam) **We live in the 7th century or ...read more
Contributed on Sep 17, 2009
If we please God then we must do that which pleases Him. We just cannot hold onto anything of our choosing and say, “this is to please God” OR “such & such thing pleases God.” We’ll check out Enoch’s testimony to see how he pleased God.
Opening illustration: While I was doing the Rapture series a number of years ago, one evening on not finding me in the house, my wife thought I was raptured. She had a panic attack … Let read Hebrews 11: 5 – 6 and see what was the second testimony of Enoch that raptured ...read more
Contributed on Sep 22, 2009
Jesus came as a Savior during His first coming. Saving grace has been available since then. Apparently that grace will come to an end when Christ returns and His Judgment will kick in. This is the reason we must get the Word out to all the perishing souls
Opening illustration: D.L. Moody was a great evangelist from Chicago. He went to England once and met a young man there that wanted to preach in his church. Moody agreed thinking that he would never see him again. To his dismay he received a letter that said the young man would be in his town ...read more