Validity of the Bible

Confused when someone challenges your belief in the Holy Scriptures? Don’t be intimidated because our Churches have failed in teaching us what we should know about the origin of Scripture. Simply turn to the skeptic and explain to them that — The Bible is a reliable collection of historical documents.. It was written on three … More Validity of the Bible

God Loves You

For God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through him. 18 He who believes in him is not judged. He who doesn’t believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the one and only Son of God. … More God Loves You

can you Trust the Bible?

The Bible is a reliable collection of historical documents written on three continents (Asia, Africa, Europe), in three different languages (Hebrew, Greek, and some Aramaic), by forty authors from different walks of life and living at different times – People who were kings and Generals, shepherds, fishermen, tax collectors, a doctor and historians.  They give … More can you Trust the Bible?

Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:13-14 – Hold Fast

Matthew 24:13 (KJV) “But he who endures to the end shall be saved” There is a subtle time-shift hidden right here in these ten words – a mystery.Remember, Jesus is addressing His disciples, Jews.  They had just come for the Temple and are discussing Jewish things.  Christianity, as we would know it, is still somewhere … More Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:13-14 – Hold Fast

Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:11-12 – LAST THINGS

Matthew 24:11- 12 (KJV) “And many false prophets shall rise and shall deceive many.12And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.” At this point we should refresh ourselves with the context:  “…Take heed that no man deceive you.   5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and … More Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:11-12 – LAST THINGS

Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:10 – the Falling Away

Matthew 24:10 (KJV) “And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.” Persecution results in, “many being offended.” It purges out the dross.  Persecution of Christians is intensifying.  For the first time in two-thousand years, governments worldwide have forbidden church attendance.  Using the COVID-19 epidemic as the rationale … More Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:10 – the Falling Away

Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:9 – Persecutions

Matthew 24:9 (KJV) Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake. Jesus says, “for My name’s sake.”  He is addressing His followers, NOT adherents of Judaism.  The verse begins with “Then,” or “At that time.”  As earth approaches … More Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:9 – Persecutions

Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:6-8 – Beginning of Sorrows

Matthew 24:6-8 (KJV) “And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all [these things] must come to pass, but the end is not yet. 7For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. … More Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:6-8 – Beginning of Sorrows

Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:3-5 – The Signs of the Times and the End of the Age

Mark 13:3-13; Luke 21:7-19 Matthew 24:3 (KJV)  “And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? (the destruction of the Temple) and what [shall be] the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?” (His second advent, to … More Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24:3-5 – The Signs of the Times and the End of the Age

the Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24 – Introduction

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you that kills the prophets, and stones them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not! Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.  For I say unto you, Ye shall not … More the Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24 – Introduction