Thanks to a widespread appreciation for the literal interpretation of Scripture and the popularity of the Scofield Bible, many Christians of the mid-19th century began adopting a doctrine called, dispensational premillennialism. One of the key tenets of this theological system is the pretribulational rapture of the Lord’s Church (usually known simply as, “the rapture” or, … Continue reading The Pretribulational Hope of the Early Church
Have you ever considered that no Hittites are still with us today? There are no Philistines, Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, or Amalekites. These ancient peoples of Bible times have been absorbed into present-day nations and their cultures destroyed. At one time, the Mesopotamians (the people Abraham was called out of), were the most advanced civilization on … Continue reading The Regathering of Israel – Supreme Evidence of God’s Faithfulness
Astonishingly, as the U.S. and other western nations deteriorate into extreme ungodliness and intolerance for Christian teaching, the rest of the world is flocking to the gospel of Jesus Christ. In the Middle East, for example, Muslims are converting to Christianity in droves. A missionary for a Church of Christ in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, … Continue reading Christianity Thriving in the East, Dying in the West
No study of the Book of Revelation would be worth its salt without a discussion of the seven churches of Asia. These churches are listed in 1:11 and later referred to as “lampstands” by Jesus himself. The Lord explicitly identifies the lampstands as the seven churches in 1:20. He also explains the seven stars are … Continue reading The Angels of the Seven Churches are not Angels?
If you have been watching the news recently, you know the American Left has brazenly rallied itself under the banner of socialism. To put it plainly, socialism rejects the value and rights of the individual in favor of centralized government power. At the heart of this philosophy is a belief in humanity’s innate goodness and … Continue reading Socialism – A Legacy of Hating God and Deceiving Man