Saying, “I am the Christ”

Matthew 24:3-5 ESV As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. For many will … Continue reading Saying, “I am the Christ”

Just Like Labor Pains

1 Thessalonians 5:1-3 ESV “Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, ‘There is peace and security,’ then sudden destruction will … Continue reading Just Like Labor Pains

Not Lovers of God but Lovers of Pleasure

2 Timothy 3:1-5 ESV “But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather … Continue reading Not Lovers of God but Lovers of Pleasure

The Beast is Deceiving People

Revelation 13:5-8 ESV “And the beast was given a mouth uttering haughty and blasphemous words, and it was allowed to exercise authority for forty-two months. It opened its mouth to utter blasphemies against God, blaspheming his name and his dwelling, that is, those who dwell in heaven. Also it was allowed to make war on … Continue reading The Beast is Deceiving People

The Evidence Against You

James 5:1-6 ESV “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the … Continue reading The Evidence Against You

Noah, A Man of God

Genesis 6:5-13 ESV “The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord regretted that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart… “Now the earth was corrupt in … Continue reading Noah, A Man of God

Persecution of Christians in the Last Days

The Book of Revelation The book of Revelation is written to the church, the body of Christ. In chapters 2 and 3 Jesus addressed the 7 churches in Asia. Seven is a number of completeness, so this is to the complete church (the universal church). Some people see the seven churches as the church throughout … Continue reading Persecution of Christians in the Last Days

The Day is At Hand

Romans 13:8-10 ESV “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love … Continue reading The Day is At Hand

Don’t Be Carried Away

2 Peter 3:8-10 ESV “But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but … Continue reading Don’t Be Carried Away

Deliberately Overlooking

This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles, knowing this first of all, that … Continue reading Deliberately Overlooking