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Apocalyptic-Eschatology [End Times]

What is the Great Apostasy?

2 Thessalonians 2:1a, 3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 1 Now we request you, brothers, with regard to the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ … 3 Let no one deceive[1] you in any way, for it will not come unless the apostasy... Continue Reading →


What is Apostasy? What Are Some Identifying Characteristics of Apostates?

a-pos'-ta-si, a-pos'-tat (he apostasia, "a standing away from"): I.e. a falling away, a withdrawal, a defection. Not found in the English Versions of the Bible, but used twice in the New Testament, in the Greek original, to express abandonment of... Continue Reading →

2 CORINTHIANS 4:3-4: In What Way Has Satan Blinded the Minds of the Unbelievers?

Before we begin unraveling the topic at hand, it might be best if we borrow the story from Dr. Robert Stein’s book, A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible (pp. 11-13): Tuesday night arrived. Dan and Charlene had invited several of... Continue Reading →

Explaining the Final Judgment

Satan Released, Then Destroyed Revelation 20:7-9, 11-15 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 7 When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison, 8 and will come out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the... Continue Reading →

Explaining the Millennium

The millennium is the kingdom of Christ Jesus and his elect or chosen ones (i.e., co-rulers), where they will rule over the earth for a period of a thousand years. The thousand-year period begins the second coming of Christ, after... Continue Reading →

Clean and Pure Worship of God

Main Idea and Outline Isaiah 66:1-14   Chapter sixty-six of Isaiah ends a book that was penned over a 46-year prophetic career, bringing the themes to a decisive culmination, as well as answering the many questions that the reader might... Continue Reading →

The Antichrist Uncovered

Jesus was quite clear as to how the world would treat Christians, Matthew 24:9-11 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 9 “Then they will deliver you up to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because... Continue Reading →

The Antichrist is Further Identified

Christians not only have to battle the Agnostic and atheist, but they must also contend with liberal Bible scholars, and even some moderates, who use higher criticism in their interpretation. It is here that we should also expound a little... Continue Reading →

How Can We Identify the Antichrist?

1 John 2:18 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 18 Little children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have arisen; whereby we know that it is the last hour. If... Continue Reading →

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