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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 →

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 →

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 →

What are the Characteristics of the Antichrist?

If one were to ask different Christians what they believe about the Antichrist, there would be different views on the subject. “Dispensationalists look for a future Roman ruler who will appear during the tribulation and will rule over the earth.... Continue Reading →

Identifying the Man of Lawlessness

2 Thessalonians 2:8 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 8 Then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will do away with by the spirit of his mouth, and wipe out by the appearance of his presence, When we... Continue Reading →

Destruction of the Man of Lawlessness

Matthew 7:19-20 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 So then, you will recognize them by their fruits. As we learned from the previous chapter, the apostle... Continue Reading →

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