Since 1611 the King James Bible was the Bible used by English-speaking people. Around the year 1900, the first modern translations of the English Bible started hitting bookshelves. Many claim that newer translations are easier to read. The Bible tells us, however, our understanding, or lack of understanding, of the Scripture is a spiritual issue, … Continue reading Purified Seven Times
Biblical prophecy foretells of a coming seven-year Tribulation Period in which one man - the Antichrist, controls the world. This column is a summary of the government and character of the future world leader. The Bible calls the Antichrist "a little horn" (Daniel 7). The horns in the book of Daniel are symbolic of political … Continue reading The Government Of The Antichrist
Last week's Preacher's Point showed signs indicating the Second Coming of Christ. We left the most significant sign for this week - Israel. In Matthew 24, the disciples ask Jesus, "Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world" (Matthew 24:3)? … Continue reading The Fig Tree
Two weeks ago, this column pointed out that the Bible compares the signs of Christ's return to a woman in labor. Contractions start mild with a reasonable amount of time in between but gradually increase in intensity and frequency. This week we will venture into what the signs are. To list all the signs of … Continue reading The Signs
A word used too loosely nowadays is Armageddon. It seems like anything big or significant and unpleasant is some sort of "mageddon" event, such as snowmageddon and retail-mageddon. The recent threat of nuclear war has brought the idea of Armageddon happening to mainstream thinking. A global nuclear war would be the worst event thus far … Continue reading What Is Armageddon?
One thing that has always surprised me is how many Christians are surprised by world events. For example, the current nuclear threat by the Russians has brought a lot of questions about Armageddon, especially if we will see the battle of Armageddon in the next few months. The answer is no. We do not know … Continue reading When Will The Water Break?
In my younger days, I was an athlete. I won several state bowling titles and always seemed to hit a baseball better than my peers. When it came to basketball, I was born too early, the three-point line was still a thing of the future, but I was a terror from twenty-plus feet. However, I … Continue reading Back To The Basics
If God were to ask you, "Why should I let you into heaven?" What would your answer be? The thought of standing before God brings different responses to different people. Some find the idea terrifying, or at least a bit scary. Others have no fear of appearing before God because they believe that eternal bliss … Continue reading If God Were To Ask You…
What possibly could be the third most significant headline regarding prophecy in roughly two thousand years may have occurred last week. Five red heifers arrived in Israel on Thursday, September 15, 2022. You are probably thinking, "There must be livestock in transport every moment of every day someplace in the world. What makes these five … Continue reading Five Red Heifers