SUMMARY: UFO cults almost always link their teachings to the end of the world. Whether its “Heaven’s Gate” or the cult discussed below in a 1956 book (“The Seekers”), it is one of the abiding features of such cults and actually virtually all cults: The end of the world is NOW and we must drop everything and head to the hills to be redeemed. For those of us who focus much of our attention on Bible Prophecy, there are lessons to be learned.
REVELATION 12 TEACHES SEPARATE DESTINIES FOR THE CHURCH AND ISRAEL
There are other magnificent discoveries hiding in the book of Revelation about which the reader may not be aware. One of the most referenced passage during 2017 was Revelation 12:1-5. The passage was interpreted as a sure sign that the rapture of the Church was destined to occur on the day when this sign appeared to be fulfilled in the heavens on Rosh Hashanah, September 23, 2017. Of course, that didn’t happen.
As I wrote beforehand in articles for both Prophecy in the News Magazine and in the Southwest Radio … Read More
In the Letter to the Hebrews, Paul lets us in on a secret. Somehow through the incarnation, Jesus Christ was “made perfect” through sufferings. This occurred despite the fact that all things were made by God for Him, and He Himself (the Logos) made all things. Through the process of the incarnation—the experience of becoming human and living His life in a body like ours—He was enabled to be the ‘first-born’ of many brethren, “bringing many sons unto glory.” Paul refers to Jesus as “the captain of our salvation: … Read More
WILL TRADITIONAL BIBLE PROPHECY TEACHERS BE LIKE THE RELIGIOUS SCHOLARS OF JESUS’ DAY, AND MISREAD THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES?
As any studied student of the history of eschatology knows, “The Great Disappointment” of William Miller in 1843 cautions us to NOT make bold predictions of the timing of Christ’s return. Miller’s following did the classic behavior of “selling everything and heading to the mountaintop to wait for His return.” The underlying motivation was to demonstrate a complete commitment to Christ’s Kingdom and to fully prepare for His return.
However, the followers of Miller would ultimately overcome the great disappointment. … Read More
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