Rapture not Resurrection (Part 3)

” But the rest of the dead did not live again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.” (Revelation 20:5 NKJV) In the last post we differentiated between the rapture (a physical and forceful catching away of the saints) and the resurrection (the dead in Christ […] Read More

Rapture not Resurrection (Part 1)

” Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord.” (1st Thessalonians 4:17, NKJV) The sun sets over the ocean as two lovers embrace. The waves gently […] Read More

What a Completed Christian Knows

” By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine had become so severe in the city that there was no food for the people of the land. Then the city wall was broken through” (2Kings 25:3-4a NKJV). The prototypical baseball player is one who has speed, power, the […] Read More

Are We Enjoying This?

“By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to be mistreated along with God’s people than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a short time.” (Hebrews 11:24-25 NIV) For much of my working life, I have been around […] Read More

The High Cost of Ignorance

  …–my people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also reject you as my priests; because you have ignored the law of your God, I also will ignore your children. (Hosea 4:6 NIV) The above has something to say to the “Pan-Millennialists”. I used […] Read More