Note: If you prefer, here is a PDF version of : “The Rapture Teaching, Is It True” The doctrine of the “rapture” is a teaching that claims all or most of the saved Christians will be caught up into the heavens with Jesus Christ, while the world continues to exist in some form. Everyone else … Read more The Rapture Teaching, Is It True?
“Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.” (Revelations 2:5) What will happen if the candlestick is removed from the temple of the Lord – meaning that it is … Read more What Happens When the Candlestick is Removed?
As already noted in earlier posts, the message to each of the seven churches also represents a spiritual message to everyone in every age of time. But there is also a definite relationship of each message that highly correlates to a particular “age” in history, identifying the prevailing spiritual condition that existed among those claiming … Read more The Smyrna Church Age – Revelation 2:8-11
“I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan’s seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.” (Revelation 2:13) Here we see some of the results of the previous … Read more I Know Where You Are "Even Where Satan’s Seat Is"
“But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.” (Revelation 2:14) In spite of those who like faithful Antipas “holdest fast my name, … Read more Doctrine of Balaam – Placing Stumbling Blocks in the Way
“But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.” (Revelation 2:14) Both Peter and Jude in their epistles warned of people, spiritually like … Read more Following Balaam Is a Very Bitter Way to Live
So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing I hate. (Revelation 2:15) Remember what the Nicolaitanes are like from the previous post on Revelation 2:6 titled: “Only True Love Will Keep You Away From Free-Love“? Bible historians described the Nicolaitanes as a short lived sect in the early days … Read more Jesus Hates the "Free-Love" of False Doctrines
The messages to the seven churches are spiritual messages to everyone of every age of time. But additionally, there also exists in them a message that highly correlates to a particular “age” in history because of the prevailing spiritual condition that existed among those claiming to be the church during that age of time. Each … Read more The Pergamos Church Age – Revelation 2:12-17
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.” Revelation 3:22 Has your church been listening? Or another way to say it: has your ministry and the people been listening? I had a teacher once who would express “you hear, but you don’t listen.” The sound reaching your ear and … Read more Has the Church Been Listening to the Seven Spirits?
“And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise.” ~ Revelation 8:12 … Read more When a Third Part of the Sun, Moon, and Stars Become Dark
Revelation 9:1-12 The fifth trumpet angel sounds an alarm that there is a woe that will impact everyone who is saved and who has not fully consecrated themselves through the sanctifying fire of the Holy Ghost. There is a fallen star ministry whom Satan has commissioned to torment them through their unconsecrated weaknesses. Of course … Read more The Fallen Star with the Key to the Bottomless Pit
Note: This article covers Revelation 9:12-21 “One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter.” ~ Revelation 9:12 The first of three woes (the 5th Trumpet) has past. That first woe was hurtful, but though many suffered, many of them did not spiritually die. And as always, there are true people of … Read more The Blood Speaks from the Horns of the Golden Altar
In the previous six verses of Revelation chapter 11, God’s two anointed witnesses: the Word of God and the Spirit of God, were introduced to us. In telling the historical story of the gospel day, we were shown that during the hierarchical rule of the Catholic Church, these two witnesses still witnessed, but we’re grieved … Read more The Dead Bodies of the Two Witnesses
It is commonly taught by many that the devil was a rebellious angel that God had to cast out of heaven. If you say something enough, people begin to believe it is actually scriptural, when in fact it is not! If you don’t believe me, will you be brave enough to simply read the scriptures … Read more Was the Devil a Fallen Angel Who Was Cast Out of Heaven?
“…and saw a beast rise up out of the sea… “ ~ Revelation 13:1 Why is the symbol of a beast used in Revelation? Man without the grace and help of the Almighty is no better than a beast. And so God chooses to use a beast in Revelation chapter 13 to describe how low … Read more The Beast of Revelation 13
I have also covered this subject in numerous posts earlier about the beasts of Revelation. What is the mark of the Beast 666? This mark represents the spiritual conditions of unsaved man, and unsaved mankind in general. People without the redemption of their soul and spirit by the power of salvation through Jesus Christ, are … Read more The Mark of the Beast 666
Why are the Revelation vials of wrath poured out? It is important to recognize the problem that is resolved by pouring out the vials of God’s wrath. From the last scripture of chapter 15 we read the reason: “…and no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven plagues of the seven … Read more The First Vial of God's Wrath Poured on the Earth
If you will recall from previous posts, the vials of wrath poured out in Revelation 16 represent the preaching of the gospel judgments against hypocrisy and sin. “And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire. And men were scorched with great … Read more Wrath Vial upon the Sun – New Testament Judgement
As stated before, the vials of God’s wrath represent the preaching of a true gospel message against hypocrisy. “And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain, And blasphemed the God of heaven because of their … Read more Wrath Vial Upon the Seat of the Beast
“And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.” Revelation 16:13 First, let us consider the event that happened before these three unclean spirits “came out.” Frogs prefer to live in … Read more The Gathering to Armageddon by the Three Frog Spirits
In Revelation the 16th chapter the sixth vial of God’s wrath is poured out in judgement against false religion. Satan’s reaction is to send forth his unclean spirits to gather people in spiritual battle against God’s true people. These unclean spirits with deceptive powers are represented as frogs. “And I saw three unclean spirits like … Read more The True Holy Spirit Gift of Tongues
Are you satisfied to live your life for yourself, with no conscience towards your need for Jesus Christ? Are you satisfied to be a nominal ”Christian” being religious but still harboring sin in your soul and life? If this is all you really want, then Jesus will give you over to that. And if your … Read more The Ungodly Are Being Sacrificed to Deception
The religious modern way of interpreting Revelation chapter 20’s depiction of a 1,000 year reign has been titled many times “the Millennial Reign”. This depiction has had a couple forms, but most of these portray this “millennial reign” as an earthly kingdom of Jesus Christ upon the earth, after the “rapture” of the saints and … Read more The Millennial Reign in Revelation Chapter 20