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?
“… and the first begotten of the dead…” (Revelation 1:5) Jesus Christ is the “first begotten” in all things good and of importance to almighty God, and ultimately to us. Jesus is first and above all – he is preeminent meaning “Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.” The heavenly Father has determined that … Read more Jesus Christ – the "First Begotten" of All Things
“I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.” ( Revelations 1:18 ) Jesus overcame all sin and death by his resurrection: “behold, I am alive for evermore.” Consequently he has complete and full authority over hell: who will … Read more Jesus Has the Keys of Hell and Death
There is a complete thread through Revelation telling us the gospel day story, including the reward of the righteous. This complete story exposes the false accuser and their false accusations. In Revelation, the true righteous people of God are honored as Jesus Christ is honored. And our ultimate reward is to eternally be with the … Read more The Reward of the Righteous Told in Revelation
“And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive;” (Revelations 2:8) Jesus starts each message to the different churches by emphasizing something about his own character that was already described in the first chapter of Revelations – that particularly applies … Read more Was Dead – But Behold, I Am Alive For Evermore!
“And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.” ~ … Read more Every Knee Will Bow and Honor Jesus!
Let us first briefly set the context straight for Revelation chapter 20: First, earlier in Revelation chapter 12, Paganism, in the form of a red dragon representing the open Pagan religions under the Roman empire, is shown persecuting the church. Next, the Roman Catholic beast is shown in Revelation 13, also persecuting Christians. Then after … Read more Revelation Chapter 20 – Setting the Gospel History Record Straight