Exposing Deception and Discerning Cults

Exposing Deception and Discerning Cults JESUS WARNED ABOUT FALSE PROPHETS AND CULTS When Jesus taught on the end times, He warned us to beware of false teachers who could gain a large following, thus starting new cults. Jesus twice emphasized that “many” will respond to false leaders (v. 5, 11). False teaching will accelerate (v. [...]

The First Seal: The Antichrist’s Political Aggression

THE STRUCTURE OF THE SEALS, TRUMPETS AND BOWLS The three judgment series are structured in a similar way. The first four events belong together, the next two are together, and the final one stands alone. Knowing this helps to understand them. The first four seals are distinct from the next two, which are separate from [...]

End-Time Judgment on Israel’s Enemies (Joel 3:1-8)

“For behold, in those days and at that time, when I bring back the captives of Judah and Jerusalem, 2 I will also gather all nations, and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat; and I will enter into judgment with them there on account of My people, My heritage Israel, whom they have [...]

Glossary of Bible End-Time Terms

Abomination of Desolation: The Antichrist will demand worship worldwide (Rev. 13). This will be the abomination that leads to great desolation. God’s judgments will bring desolation or destruction to all who participate in this terrible abomination (Dan. 9:27; Mt. 24:15; Mk. 13:14; 2 Thes. 2:3-4; ). This worship system is based on the Antichrist (called [...]

Book review: “The Pre-Wrath Rapture of the Church,” by Marvin J. Rosenthal

By Robert Hawes Of all the doctrinal topics that divide evangelical Christians, the study of Eschatology (“last things” or end-times prophecy) is surely one of the most polarizing, particularly where it touches on the “rapture” of the church. While evangelicals believe that Jesus Christ will personally, physically return to the earth someday, and that He [...]

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