We hope your visit is both enjoyable
and beneficial to your knowledge of our
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
In light of current events, this Bible
prophecy update by Joesph Morris reveals
how close we are to the Lord's return
for His Church. This update is entitled:
"The Kingdom of God is Coming !"
Joesph Morris gives his Bible prophecy
update for August 17th, 2022
In order to amplify the urgency of the
hour, we also suggest you listen to the
recent Bible prophecy update from
Pastor J.D. Farag given on 9/4/2022.
Speaking of Jesus Christ. . .
"The stone which the builders rejected,
the same is made the head of the corner,
AND ROCK OF OFFENCE."
Taken From 1 Peter 2:7-8 and Psalm 118:22
(Emphasis And Clarifications Added)
Moreover, brethren, I do not want you to be
unaware that all our fathers (speaking of
the Israelites) were under the cloud, all
passed through the sea, all were baptized
into Moses in the cloud and in the sea,
all ate the same spiritual food, and all
drank the same spiritual drink. For they
drank of that spiritual Rock that followed
them, AND THAT ROCK WAS CHRIST.
(The Words of Saint Paul From 1 Corinthians 10:1-4)
"Do not think that I came to bring peace on
earth. I did not come to bring peace but a
sword. For I have come to "set a man against
his father, a daughter against her mother, and
a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law';
AND A MAN'S ENEMIES WILL BE THOSE OF HIS
(The Words of Christ From Matthew 10: 34-36)
Celebrating The Resurrection of Jesus Christ Every Day
And Jesus cried out again with a loud
voice, and yielded up His spirit. Then,
behold, the veil of the temple was torn
in two from top to bottom; and the earth
quaked, and the rocks were split, and
the graves were opened; and many bodies
of the saints who had fallen asleep were
raised; and coming out of the graves
after His resurrection, they went into
the holy city and appeared to many. So
when the centurion and those with him,
who were guarding Jesus, saw the earth-
quake and the things that had happened,
they feared greatly, saying,
"Truly this was the Son of God!"
The angel said to the women, "Do not be
alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth,
who was crucified. He is risen! He is
not here. See the place where they laid Him.
But go, tell His disciples—and Peter—that
He is going before you into Galilee; there
you will see Him, as He said to you."
If your web-browser supports it - listen to
the entire account from Matthew
chapters 27-28 of the audo Bible
(in MP3 Format) HERE
"There is a Redeemer"
By Keith Green
THE SOLID ROCK
Historic Worship Hymn Of The Church
And The Theme Of This Website
(Edward Mote 1834)
A beautiful presentation of this hymn is provided by Austin Stone
At the Last Supper, Jesus declared...
"This cup is the New Covenant
in My blood, which is shed
for you." (Luke 22:20 NKJV)
The Battle For God's Grace
God started a totally "New Covenant established on Grace" following the crucifixion of His Son. It radically changes the way He relates to the human race ... when compared with the way He related to them under the previous Old Testament Law-based program.
A vast majority of Christians are taught (or personally believe) that "Christ's New Covenant" is just an "extention or continuation" of God's "Old Covenant (Old Testament) Program". This is false teaching found within "Replacement Theology" that literally dominates Christendom. In his writings to "The Hebrews" Saint Paul reveals that Christ's New Covenant made the Old Covenant obsolete (See Hebrews 8:13). If the Old Covenant (Paul refers to it as "the first covenant") is made obsolete by Christ's New Covenant (which Paul calls "the second covenant") ... then the New can never be "a continuation" of the Old.
Jesus announced "The New Covenant in My blood" at the Last Supper in the upper room shortly before His death. Yet, a vast majority (but thankfully not all) of modern-day Christian ministers - across all denominations - work to undermine its truths, which are specifically outlined in Saint Paul's "Epistles to the Church". This is a tragic and ongoing spiritual war that has existed since the first century - and directly threatens the true Gospel of Jesus Christ that provides salvation. The Apostle Paul condemned this internal church effort as 'demonic' in the New Testament Scriptures ... yet it continues today under the labels of Biblical Christianity, Historic Christianity - and various expressions of 'Christian fundamentalism'.
Discover one of Christ's most important accomplishments at the cross ... and how much of modern-day Christendom works to reverse it.
Many of the same heretical teachings that plagued the first century Church are still with us under "new packaging and denominational labels". This is why Saint Paul's letter to the Galatians is so important. Paul warns that these teachings "perverts the Gospel", yet masquerades as fundamental Biblical doctrine. Even worse ... these teachings create a 'false Jesus' (Paul refers to him as "another Jesus") - or imposter - that many within Christendom believe is the real Christ. The consequences are obvious and spiritually disastrous. The following Bible study entitled "The Great Imposter" tells the story.
Important Bible Prophecy Scriptures
"Looking for that blessed hope, and
the glorious appearing of the great
God and our Saviour Jesus Christ...
"So Christ was once offered to bear
the sins of many; and unto them that
look for Him shall He appear the second
time without sin unto salvation."
For I have received of the Lord that
which also I delivered unto you, that
the Lord Jesus the same night in which
he was betrayed took bread: And when
he had given thanks, he brake it, and
said, Take, eat: this is my body,
which is broken for you: this do in
remembrance of me. After the same
manner also he took the cup, when he
had supped, saying, This cup is the
New Covenant in my blood: this do ye,
as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance
of me. For as often as ye eat this
bread, and drink this cup,
YE DO SHOW THE LORD'S DEATH
TILL HE COMES.
(1 Corinthians 11:23-26)
(God is speaking)
And in that day will I make Jerusalem
a burdensome stone for all people:
all that burden themselves with it
shall be cut in pieces, though all
the people of the earth be gathered
together against it.
(God is speaking)
"I have chosen Jerusalem that
My name might be there."
(2 Chronicles 6:6)
(God is speaking)
"And it shall come to pass in that day,
that I will seek to destroy all the
nations that come against Jerusalem."
Israel's Return to Their Promised Land is a Testimony to God’s Faithfulness and a warning that Christ's return is near.
After approximately 1900 years, and against all odds - Israel became a nation once again in 1948 and ... according to the God of Heaven, Jerusalem is her eternal capital. Israel's right to possess the land God gave to her through an 'everlasting covenant' with Abraham (recorded in Genesis 12:1-7 and 13:14-18) does not depend on their ability to keep this covenant. It depends only on God's promise established on His eternal integrity and truthfulness.
For this reason, any Christian minister who contradicts Bible prophecy and teaches that Israel is now illegally occupying their land (a now popular church teaching) - is essentially denying this major eternal covenant of the Bible and suggesting that God's promise in this case is irrevelant and false. As a result-and due to the seriousness of this error--we should closely examine the way these ministers teach all other subjects from the Bible regardless of their seminary credentials.
A great evil has taken over America
through the 2020 elections that will
change everything on earth - and may
soon unleash the destructive forces
of WW3...as described in Bible
God calls all Christians to be "The Salt of the Earth". Yet, for the most part, Christendom is a "no show" in this current battle for the soul of America. The vacuum created by their absence is provoking various secular personalities and organizations to fill the gap. These prominent public voices represent 'the remaining few' who understand the importance for America to restore its Godly moral foundation before it "self-destructs". Nearly all of our laws and precious liberties rely on this moral foundation, which is quickly falling apart.
SPECIAL NOTE: Since much of the following information comes from 'secular sources' offensive language may exist in their quotes and commentaries.
We often use commentaries from Tucker Carlson at FOX News on this website. This does not mean that we agree with him on every issue. Yet, we find that Carlson does his homework and presents the facts about what's currently happening in the United States (regardless of whether or not it offends his viewers). We also find that his commentaries are almost always based on the moral values America was founded on. Anytime we post a program from Tucker, it is because he is saying something important, especially for the Christian community a a whole.
The following commentary from Michael Brown (at Prophecy News Watch) entitled; "What Happens When Pastors Compromise The Truth", addresses the current apostasy within Christendom. While we might describe some things in a different way, the author clearly outlines a serious problem.
But, before reading Michael's commentary, we wanted to provide some important observations.
During this current crisis, many pastors are now saying that they refuse to embrace anything "political", because it causes anger and division - which they say "violates God's will". This is a common, yet dishonest (and misleading) defense ... because preaching sound doctrine and Biblical truth is always both divisive and offensive - and God clearly approves of this kind of division.
Many of the current 'political issues' destroying America are directly connected to immorality condemned by God in Scripture - such as abortion on demand (or the "Pro-Choice Movement), the LGBT movement - and the abusive sexual grooming of our children (addressed later in this section).
God tells us what He thinks
about some of these practices
in Romans Chapter 1: 18-32 of
the New Testament.
The Apostle Paul instructed his disciple Timothy that ... any true Christian pastor will oppose these immoral practices ... and their opposition is part of preaching "sound doctrine". This is an important characteristic possessed by true believers ... whom our Lord Jesus Christ also referred to as; "The Salt of the Earth". Similar instructions are given in Paul's Epistle to Jude to ... "contend earnestly for the faith". The word "contend" carries the idea of debating or arguing ... which may also involve 'confrontation'. When a pastor seeks to avoid the Biblical practice of "contending", while using the excuse that it causes 'division' - they are rejecting a major aspect of true Christian ministry.
The inconvenient characteristic of
both sound doctrine and Biblical
truth - is that it always divides
between God's people who want it...
And the many "Christians in name only"
who reject it.
"Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and be turned aside to fables. But you be watchful ..." (2 Timothy 4:2-5)
"Beloved, while I was very diligent to write to you concerning our common salvation, I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints. For certain men have crept in unnoticed, who long ago were marked out for this condemnation, ungodly men, who turn the grace of our God into lewdness and deny the only Lord God and our Lord Jesus Christ." (Jude 1:3-4)
Today, most church congregations are a mixture of true believers - and those who are "Christian in name only". The latter group always have "good intentions", yet embrace many unbiblical and godless cultural beliefs (like "wokeism and social justice") ... and will leave the fellowship (along with their friends) if a minister offends them. As a result, if a pastor dares to take a Biblically moral stand today - they risk losing part of the congregation ... and that's the real issue quietly lurking beneath the surface. Suppressing truth to avoid offense and preserve 'membership numbers' (Note: This is actually a tenant of the popular "Church Growth Movement") - is a dominant ministry practice responsible for thrusting a majority (but thankfully not all) of Christendom into dangerous forms of religious apostasy, which is presented as Biblical truth.
However, the New Testament commands God's true ministers (as previously quoted) to not only take such moral stands, but also confront (convince, rebuke and exhort ... with gentleness and patience) those who openly oppose these values. Keeping all of this in mind, please read Michael Brown's commentary listed below.
We also provide links to our own Bible
studies dealing with this same problem:
A vast majority (but thankfully not all)
of Christendom embraces various forms of
"Replacement Theology", which is a
dangerous and misleading false doctrine.
We address this problem in the following
two important Bible studies.
We found the following commentary from PragerU to be very thought proking. With the collapse of Christian influence, America is quickly moving toward a Marxist form of Communism, which has - as one of it's stated goals - "to remove God and His values from society". The widespread acceptance of abortion (killing our own children -- with many professing Christians agreeing with this practice)...is only one example. Maybe we should consider the consequences of our actions before it's too late.
To illustrate this "No God" agenda...here's
what the New York Times recently demanded
However, this "No God" agenda did not
originate with the New York Times. It's
a major tenant of the political left.
The Biden administration's global
initiative is focused on eliminating
God from America - as revealed in the
The following section covers a few of the social and political issues, which are not only destroying America from within, but are also attacking and destroying nearly all Biblical foundations of our country. A literal tidal wave of lying and evil is taking place (mostly through the news media and government) - making it impossible to address every issue. Even worse ... Christendom has almost totally collapsed into the apostasy of false religion and moral relativism (or immorality). The Bible warns that this will happen just before the return of Jesus Christ.
God has recently moved end-time Bible prophecy
into 'hyper-drive' as Russia invades Ukraine.
Listen to these two reports as Amir Tsarfati
(from "Behold Israel"), Jack Hibbs and Barry
Stagner informs the Body of Christ about
what's happening--and how it will soon affect
Israel and the Middle East.
Real Life With Jack Hibbs Feb 2, 2022:
Behold Israel Special Report Feb 25, 2022:
Urgent Report for August 8th, 2022 - The Final
Countdown - Tribulation Rising!
Pastor Billy Crone and Pastor Tom Hughes
informs the Body of Christ about the current
'anti-christ system' (and their plans for the
human race), which is being put into place...
right before our eyes. You won't hear this
information from the pulpit on Sunday
Tucker Carlson: "We are at war with Russia"
Obviously, it was not Tucker Carlson's intention to issue an urgent Bible Prophecy Alert ... yet the commentary that follows does exactly that--and Christians need to be on alert. Some Bible prophecy teachers believe (as we do) that the Rapture, which ends the Church Age, occurs just as World War 3 begins. The New Testament refers to it as "sudden destruction". Strangely, WW3 didn't seem likely until the Biden Administration assumed power. Even as far back as 2015, during the Obama administration, the 'political left' was whispering that they wanted a war with Russia ... that would certainly go nuclear. Now, with total control of the entire U.S. Government - and the military - these plans suddenly become reality. This will not end well for America.
All readers should watch Tucker's commentary about; 'Why democrats are taking us to war with Russia'. It was released in May 2022. Yet, Carlson correctly exposes the current democratic game-plan for the Ukraine war that
continues to unfold at the time of this writing - and could certainly bring us into a global nuclear war with unspeakable devastation. This could be what Saint Paul referred to as "sudden destruction" - that takes place at
the time of the rapture.
WORLD WAR 3 ALERT--TAIWAN
Due to the widely recognized weak mental state of President Biden (with age-related dementia), various world governments are planning on making long-awaited conquests. Analysts believe (as we do) that China, now embolden by America's failures in Afghanistan - and now Ukraine - will make their move and invade Taiwan.
We believe the following represents
two of the most important commentaries
on FOX News concerning the threats to
the national security of the United
Tucker Carlson discusses the source of the original 'Coronavirus release' that crippled the US economy - along with a detailed commentary on why Hunter Biden's laptop (which allegedly contains evidence of his father's dealings with the Chinese communist government) - is the most important story for all Americans to understand ... since China's government now generally controls a sitting US President. Tucker also reveals how the American news media has worked to either cover-up this story or tried to label it 'a dangerous consipiracy theory' to protect the Bidens and his election. There is a lot here, but it is well worth your time.
There Is No Defending This...
A Majority of America And Her Government Has Now Embraced The Culture of Sodom
Many parents who correctly believe in some form of Biblical morality are resisting the movement, but they are now in a minority. Much of America and the leaders they elected - reject God and his values - and have embedded this evil mindset in their policies. Starting in the late 1950's (a 70 year period) - one generation of our children were slowly 'reprogrammed' according to this godless agenda through the public education system - and parents ignored the changes. I know...because I was there.
These reprogrammed children are now adults...and in control of the world.
During this same period of time over 65 million unborn children were killed through abortion, with the Supreme Court making it legal and 'socially acceptable' in 1973 (nearly 50 years ago).
With society setting this kind of example - is it really that hard to imagine...that a deranged teenager can go into a school and kill 19 kids without remorse? For 50 years, children grew up hearing millions of mothers claim they had a right to kill their own unborn children. Is it that difficult to understand that some might easily decide that a few more dead kids shouldn't matter?
Society has no clue about the evil they set in motion by rejecting God and His values.
The Bible teaches that evil practices like this initiates the soon return of Jesus to remove His people at an event often referred to as "the Rapture" (This is not Christ's "Second Coming", which occurs 7 years later). God uses this event as a way of "forcing the world to face and experience the very evil they created - without any righteous or moral intervention from Christians as, "The Salt of the Earth". The Bible calls it; "The Tribulation" - and Jesus warned that it is a period of such evil and wickedness...that it exceeds anything that has ever happened before. It will literally be; "Hell on Earth".
"Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man. People were eating, drinking, marrying and being given in marriage up to the day Noah entered the ark. Then the flood came and destroyed them all. It was the same in the days of Lot. People were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building. BUT THE DAY LOT LEFT SODOM, fire and sulfur rained down from heaven and destroyed them all."
(The words of Jesus from Luke 17:26-29 - Important Note: Lot is a type of the Christian Church in the New Testament)
In an effort to address the massive amount of daily news and information that is now overloading the
website main page, new off-page links are used--and referred to as:
"Important information from the
These pages contain current news and commentary related to Bible prophecy and the end-times and should be treated as an extension of the website's main page.
The Outrageous Sexual Abuse
of Children by America and
... And God's Soon Response
Abortion's Demonic Influence
Important Update Involving A
New Threat To Our Children
America Has Changed ... And Now
Considers Over Half Of Its Citizens
"A Threat To Democracy"
Major Bible Prophecy Alert God's Final Call
It is necessary to place the following information concerning the Covid19 and 2020 election controversies on our main website page. We believe these things are connected to what the globalists refer to as "The Great Reset", that begins the Tribulation period and the rule of the global government of the anti-Christ...and is preceded by the Rapture that closes the Church Age. These events take place according to a specific timeline provided by both Jesus Christ and the Prophet Daniel--which is now beginning to expire. This incredibly evil global government involves skillfully crafted lies and disinformation originating from government agencies and all major media outlets on a level never seen before. The Bible calls it "strong delusion". As a result, a dangerous mental state occurs among those who blindly embrace these lies--presented as truth. Unfortunately, this same delusion is now taking hold of those Christians, who not only refuse to heed--but also mock the warnings of Bible prophecy.
Some might ask; "If you think the end of the Church Age is about to take place, why do you spend time talking about an election and the Covid vaccines? Here is our response;
The Lord Jesus Christ told His believing ones to "Occupy until He comes" (See Luke 19:13 KJV)
We are watching the evil government of the anti-Christ begin to form right now before our very eyes. The 2020 fraudulent election and the immoral Covid vaccination program (which is now being exposed as a global depopulation effort) are both part of the "lead-in" to this wicked and demonic end-time government. One of the purposes for the Church is to be "the salt of the earth", meaning that we are to resist and oppose evil. According to the Bible the anti-Christ (Saint Paul calls him "the man of sin" who is actually possessed by Satan himself) represents the worst form of evil that the world has ever seen. This means that...until the Lord returns to remove His Church at the Rapture, Christians are commanded to be "the salt of the earth"--and oppose the beginnings of this evil government until they are "caught up" and taken out of the way, which allows the Tribulation Period to begin. According to Saint Paul; since the Church possesses the restraining authority of the "Holy Spirit" Who indwells them...the anti-Christ cannot be revealed and his “Tribulation government” cannot take full control until the Church is removed.
You Can Enter This Special Section That Exposes The Dangerous Covid Shots And Their Role In End Times Events...Here:
Just as a reminder - important Bible studies are available from our site following this special section.
It now appears that our world has run out of time. Accept God's free gift of eternal life while it is still available!
Warnings about several major events that
are currently "changing your world".
Are you one of the many walking in what
the Bible calls, "strong delusion?"
...with all unrighteous deception among those who
perish, because they did not receive the love of
the truth, that they might be saved. And for this
reason God will send them strong delusion, that
they should believe the lie, that they all may be
condemned who did not believe the truth but had
pleasure in unrighteousness.
(2 Thessalonians 2:10-13)
"Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. God
will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to
speak. Not to act is to act."
A great evil has taken over America through
the 2020 elections that will change everything
on earth. You can find various news
Following the American 2020 election debacle,
our enemies are now seizing the opportunity to
to make long awaited conquests all over the
world that could start WW3. Rather than discuss
the details here, more information can be
obtained HERE and HERE
More End-time Bible Prophecy Alerts Will Occur Soon
If WW3 does break out over the situation in
Ukraine, it will most certainly spill over
into the Middle East in what the Bible
refers to as the Ezekiel 38 war, where
Russia, Iran and their allies will attempt
to destroy Israel.
Israel is often referred to as God's prophetic
timeclock. Current Bible prophecy alerts
concerning Israel (in audio format) are
provided by Joseph Morris Ministries at the
Due to these threats, Christians have specific
promises from God that provide comfort and
assurance, such as the ones below. We
should all be praying for God's protection,
especially over our families during this time
of wickedness...which may be signaling the
start of the 7 year Tribulation period spoken
of in the Bible ... and the imminent Pre-
Tribulational Rapture of the Church.
Except for those Christians (in a minority) who
passionately seek truth--America (as a majority)
is no longer a country that says; "In God We
Trust"...but is now deceived into thinking they
are "Good Without God". Bible history warns
that such a condition often exists shortly before
Divine judgment falls. We think it is beginning
to fall NOW.
"When the enemy comes in like a flood, The
Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard
against him." (Isaiah 59:19)
(Partial Quote from Psalms 91)
"He who dwells in the secret place of the
Most High shall abide under the shadow of
the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, "He
is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in
Him I will trust." Surely He shall deliver
you from the snare of the fowler and from
the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you
with His feathers, and under His wings you
shall take refuge; His truth shall be your
shield and buckler.
You shall not be afraid of the terror by
night, nor of the arrow that flies by day,
nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness,
nor of the destruction that lays waste at
noonday. A thousand may fall at your side,
and ten thousand at your right hand; but it
shall not come near you. Only with your eyes
shall you look, and see the reward of the
Because you have made the Lord, who is my
refuge, even the Most High, your dwelling
place, no evil shall befall you, nor shall
any plague come near your dwelling;
(God is now speaking directly to believers)
"Because he has set his love upon Me,
therefore I will deliver him; I will set
him on high, because he has known My
name. He shall call upon Me, and I will
answer him; I will be with him in
trouble; I will deliver him and honor
him. With long life I will satisfy him,
and show him My salvation."
[ End of Bible Quote ]
We often allow various ministers to speak on
our site, when they hold the same positions
as we do on important subjects. This does
not necessarily mean that we agree on every
point of doctrine. In this current crisis
involving the likely beginning of WW3, the
Coronavirus--and the horrific wicked agenda
America has now embraced...the following
messages to the church given by Olive Tree
Ministries along with Pastor J.D. Farag,
Pastor Billy Crone, Dr. Michael McCullough,
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, Dr. Ryan Cole, Michael
Yeadon former VP of Pfizer (concerning the
Corona virus crisis) needs to be heard by
We also link to articles by LifeSite.com - a
Catholic news site that opposes abortion and
supports traditional marriage--along with
various other Biblical values. However,
readers should not think that this means we
support all the teachings of the Roman
The following is an important Bible Prophecy
update given by Pastor Billy Crone, Pastor
Mark Henry and Jan Markell of Olive Tree
Ministries. The video entitled, "Tribulation
Rising" provides important details about
where this whole Covid program is going--and
the rise of the "Beast System". It is about
30 minutes long--but well worth your time.
A Last Days Alert for the Church Time is Short
Due to the specific prophetic signs that
are now in place, we believe End of Days
Update with Joseph Morris is an excellent
source of news as the events leading up
to the pre-tribulational departure of the
Church unfolds. Note: Joseph Morris and
his ministry is not affilated with the
Rock of Offence ministry and website.
Including this link on our site should
not necessarily be interpreted as total
agreement with all the doctrines and
teachings of Joseph Morris Ministries.
'Behold Israel' is a non-profit organization
founded by Israeli native Amir Tsarfati who
served as Deputy Governor of Jericho and was
part of the negotiating team which was tasked
to turn over the area to the Palestinians.
Amir is an international speaker on terrorism
and speaks four languages fluently; Hebrew,
Arabic, English and German. He is also a
teacher of Christian Biblical principles from
a Jewish perspective. 'Behold Israel' and
Amir's ministry is not affilated with the Rock of
Offence ministry and website. Including this
link on our site should not necessarily be
interpreted as total agreement with all the
doctrines and teachings of 'Behold Israel'.
Major Prophecy Alerts Concerning
Recent Islamic Terrorist Attacks
And The Explosive Situation In The
Due to the increase in terrorism, Globalism's
Covid pandemic tyranny against our most
cherished liberties - and our inability to
keep up with these events, we are referring
readers to alternate news sources for more
up-to-date information. For Bible-prophecy
related commentary we recommend 'End of Days
Update' with Joseph Morris, 'Behold Israel'
with Amir Tsarfati and Pastor J.D. Farag's
Mideast Updates at the links provided.
America is currently involved in an internal
domestic coup designed to keep the country
under a godless and god-hating globalist
agenda. Some are referring to it as
'an American communist revolution'. Both
police and private citizens are being killed.
A politically motivated shooter recently fired
at a group of Republican congressmen on a
baseball field in Virginia, nearly killing
U.S. House of Representatives Steve Scalise.
Last week, another shooter fired on a country
music concert in Las Vegas killing 59 and
wounding nearly 500. One miliary analyst said
that this level of killing is rarely seen on
a battlefield during a time of war.
As a result of these escalating attacks, many
are warning that we are now in the beginning
stages of a 2nd civil war. The implications
for Christians are obvious. Additional
information along with other important news
stories connected to Bible prophecy are
available at the link below.
Major Themes & Topics
'Secret Ambition' is an excellent
music video by Michael W. Smith
depicting the life of Jesus Christ
"Prophecies of the Birth of Christ"
by J. Hampton Keathley III, Th.M. and
provided through Bible.org is a detailed
review of the various Biblical
prophecies that prove Jesus Christ
is the Son of God and the promised
Messiah of Israel. CLICK HERE
Various Studies and Presentations
that answer the question ...
This is a YouTube Presentation by
Dr. Billy Graham entitled;
"Who is Jesus?"
It is considered to be one of his
greatest evangelistic messages.
This is a YouTube Presentation by
Pastor Joseph Prince entitled;
"The True Gospel Explained In
This Presentation by Joseph Prince
describes the often misunderstood
subject of "Grace" and how it
relates to the true Gospel of
This is a YouTube Presentation by
Evangelist Robert Breaker entitled;
"Going to The Gospels Instead of
It is a warning about the disastrous error
made by many in modern-day Christianity
when they use "the Gospels" instead of
going to "Paul's Gospel" for salvation.
In this teaching, Robert Breaker reveals
the difference between the true "Gospel of
Christ" and the popular yet false
'Old Testament law-based gospel' now
taught in many churches.
This is a YouTube Presentation by
Evangelist Robert Breaker entitled;
"Jesus vs Paul"
This teaching by Robert Breaker complements
his previous message about the error most
modern-day Christians make when they fail to
observe the Biblical command to "Rightly
Divide the Word of God". The Bible generally
consists of two vastly different covenant
programs (Old Covenant Law--and New Covenant
Grace) which must never be mixed together--or
treated as being "interchangeable". To do so
creates a dangerous heresy and a corresponding
"false gospel of Christ" which has plagued the
Christian Church since the first century--and
now dominates nearly all of Christendom today.
Various Bible scholars refer to this heresy
as "Replacement Theology". As a result, the
Apostle Paul took the time to expose this
error in his New Testament "Epistle to the
Daniel's Seventieth Week
and How it Affects Salvation
Our understanding of Christ's Salvation wouldn't be complete without the warning from the Bible about what happens in the last days. We currently live in "The Church Age--or Age of Grace". However, the Bible states that this special period of "salvation by Grace"--also known as "God's free gift of salvation" (See Ephesians 2:8-9) is only given to Christ's believing Church (the Body of Christ)--and ends at the Rapture--or "the catching away" (See 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18). This event occurs shortly before a horrific time of global chaos known as "The Tribulation". As a result, both the Church Age and the special "Grace-based salvation" connected to it--ends at this "catching away" event.
While the word 'Rapture' does not appear in modern English translations of the Bible, the concept is rooted in Scripture. The word itself comes from the Vulgate, the Latin translation of the Bible. In 1 Thessalonians 4:17 the Vulgate translates the Greek word harpazo as rapturo or raeptius, which means "to seize, carry off by force; to seize on, claim for one's self eagerly; or to snatch out or away." Most English translations of the Bible--including the King James Version, the New King James Version, the New American Standard Bible, and the New International Version--have, therefore, translated the word harpazo as "caught up". But English-speaking Bible scholars who studied the Latin Vulgate decided that the word 'rapture' was a proper term to express the scriptural concept of those who have faith in Christ (the Church) being suddenly removed from the world.
Following the Rapture, it's important to understand that Christ's salvation doesn't end, but continues into the Tribulation under different rules and principles connected to the Old Testament program that operated before the cross. This means that an individual's "faith in Christ" must be maintained--in addition to "keeping the Commandments", righteous living and remaining faithful to the end ... to possess authentic salvation (eternal life). As a result - during the Tribulation - God no longer offers salvation (eternal life) as "His free gift" (given according to Grace--without any requirements for 'works') ... since both good works and Godly obedience are now required to be saved. Those who receive salvation during this time are known as "Tribulation Saints"--but never referred to as "the Church", which no longer exists on earth following the Rapture. The Tribulation - also referred to in Bible prophecy as "Daniel's 70th Week" - provides an important timeline that both Christians and non-Christians should understand. The presentation provided above by C.J. Lovik and "Rock Island Books" (not affiliated with Rock of Offence ministries) is one of the best and most accurate we've seen - and warns that the Church Age is about to end and the Tribulation (Daniel’s 70th Week) is about to begin.
After viewing the presentation above,
readers may also want to read the
following commentary by Jack Kelly of
the "GraceThruFaith" website.
An Important Whiteboard
Presentation And Update
From C.J. Lovik
In this video, the author reveals the importance of the "Shemitah Cycle" and how it helps us determine the beginning of the Tribulation - and the return of Jesus Christ. As previously stated, we feel the Bible reseach performed by Lovik to be very helpful to those watching end-time events. Considering the fact that current events are now firmly pointing toward the Rapture and the Tribulation Period that follows ... we wanted to make this video available to our readers.
If you are a saved, blood-bought beleiver in Christ--you already possess Christ's perfect righteousness, which also fully qualifies you to participate in the rapture (See 2 Corinthians 5:21, Romans 4:4-8 and Romans 5:17-19).
The Rapture is a Grace-based 'Salvation Event' for all believers in Christ Jesus...which includes those who possess an abundance of good works and Christ-like character attributes...as well as those who are deficient in these things.
The Rapture is often described as 'a reward for righteous living, faithfulness, Christian service - and achieving the status of overcomer'.
However, the New Testament warns that these character attributes, which are all good things when performed for the right reasons...become part of a dangerously false gospel message when used as qualifications for the rapture.
The rapture, or "the catching away of the Church" as taught by Saint Paul, is a 'Grace-based (unmerited and undeserved) salvation event' based on "faith in Christ alone", which is why it must never be viewed as a reward for religious performance and good behavior.
Therefore, if you believe in your heart that God raised Christ from the dead and have confessed with your mouth that Jesus Christ is Lord...you are now saved and possess eternal life according to Romans 10:9-10, Ephesians 2:8-9 and Titus 3:5-7. By receiving God's gift of eternal life, you are now fully qualified to participate in the rapture, which is the fulfillment and conclusion of the Church's Grace-based and blood-bought salvation. According to Ephesians 2:4-9 and Romans 4:4-8, salvation is given 'by faith in Christ alone--apart from works', which also applies to the rapture as part of Christ's finished redemptive work at the cross. When preachers redefine the rapture as a reward for personal merit and righteous living - they are subtly denying Christ's Grace-based salvation...which includes its fulfilment at the rapture.
Once again--and Contrary to popular church teachings, no true believer in Christ will be left behind for a lack of righteous works, poor behavior or failing to achieve the status of 'overcomer'.
Since the rapture is directly connected to Christ's salvation by Grace through faith (Ephesians 2:8-9) and is so utterly distorted and maligned by popular well-meaning ministers within Christendom...it is necessary to include various studies designed to address dangerous misconceptions which lead many astray. As a result, the rapture and Christ's Gospel of Salvation are part of the same truth, which makes them inseparable.
This is why the rapture is not just for a special group of "overcoming believers", but for all believers who have "called upon the name of the Lord to be saved" - according to Romans 10:9-13.
Many false teachings concerning the
Rapture of the Church are the result
of misinterpreting the Greek word
"apostasia" in 2 Thessalonians 2:3,
which is often thought to mean "apostasy"
(or a "falling away from the Christian
faith"). This popular misconception is
addressed by Dr. Thomas Ice in the
No minister, church or denomination is
allowed to define - by decree - any
tenants of the Christian faith that
contradict or disagree with the ones
found in Christ's New Covenant that
began after the cross. God established
the Scriptures (His Word) as the final
authority on all such matters. This is
often referred to as "Sola Scriptura".
Because of His great love for us, God has made eternal life a free and unmerited gift through our redemption, which is pre-paid by Christ. If you want to take God up on His offer, Franklin Graham offers some instructions about what to do next.
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. (John 3:16-17)
But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it (salvation) is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. (Ephesians 2:4-9)
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