Welcome To Rock Of Offence

We hope your visit is both enjoyable
and beneficial to your knowledge of our
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Speaking of Jesus Christ. . .

"The stone which the builders rejected,
the same is made the head of the corner,

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

(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 own

(The Words of Christ From Matthew 10: 34-36)

Celebrating The Resurrection of
Jesus Christ Every Day

But the angel said to them, “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.”
(Mark 16:6-7)



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 on YouTube

Bible Prophecy Alerts

"Looking for that blessed hope, and
the glorious appearing of the great
God and our Saviour Jesus Christ...

(Titus 2:13)

"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."

(Hebrews 9:28)

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,


(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.

(Zechariah 12:3)

(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."

(Zechariah 12:9)

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 the
Bible, 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 which is 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 - is essentially denying this major
eternal covenant of the Bible and
suggesting that God's promise in this case
is irrevelant. 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.

Additional information is available HERE

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.

End of Days Update (Video Content)

'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'.

Amir's Prophecy Report Index

Major Prophecy Alerts Concerning
Recent Islamic Terrorist Attacks
And The Explosive Situation In Both
Syria and North Korea

Due to the increase in terrorism 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.

Pastor J.D. Farag's Mideast
Prophecy Updates Concerning
Various Terrorist Events

11/15/2015 --- 12/6/2015 --- 1/10/2016
6/12/2016 --- 6/19/2016 --- 7/3/2016
7/10/2016 --- 7/17/2016 Nice, France
7/24/2016 --- 1/8/2017 --- 2/5/2017
3/5/2017 --- 12/10/2017 --- 12/17/2017

J.D. Farag exposes the deception
surrounding the refugee controversy
in his 2-5-2017 update listed above.
This is a must-hear message.

In his 3/5/2017 message J.D. Farag
speaks about the hidden reasons behind
the recent Democratic demands for the
resignation of President Trump and
Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

In his 12/10/2017 message J.D. Farag
comments on the prophetic importance
of President Trump's proclamation
that Jerusalem is the eternal capital
of Israel - and how this announcement
may accelerate the rebuilding of the
third Jewish temple.

In his 12/17/2017 message listed above,
J.D. Farag devotes the entire program
to exposing 'The Palestinian Myth'. This
is a must-hear prophetic update.

Select Alternate News Sources

Fox News
Drudge Report
Judicial Watch
CNS News
Washington Times
Front Page Magazine
The Blaze
One America News
The Gateway Pundit
U.S. Defense Watch
PJ Media
Charisma News

Israel News Sources

The Debka File
The Jerusalem Post
Times of Israel
Arutz Sheva

Urgent Prophetic Alert

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 early
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.

Important Note:
Providing this information should not
necessarily be interpreted as our
complete agreement with the religious
or political views of the hosts and
producers. We include the straightforward
and informative commentaries by Christian
Pastor J.D. Farag because of his Arab
background and his familiarity with the
religion of Islam. This allows him to
expose the current government and media
disinformation campaign which attempts
to deceive the public concerning the true
nature of these attacks. Some YouTube
video commentaries from various talk-show
hosts do not always originate from
Christian sources and may contain
offensive language and content. This
material is included for the purpose of
informing the church and the public
about the seriousness of the ongoing
terrorist threat.

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 proving that Jesus Christ
is the Son of God and the promised
Messiah of Israel.

Discovering the Liberating Truth
of the Gospel of Christ

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
Joseph Prince that describes the
nature of the authentic Gospel of

Why Some of Our Writings
are Offensive

What is the Gospel? (PDF Format)

Heaven's Royal Proclamation

What's Wrong with Lordship
Salvation? (PDF Format)

What is the Mystery of Christ?

The Battle For God's Grace
and it's Connection to the
Hyper-grace Controversy

The Believer's Position 'in Christ'

The Great Divine Exchange

Sons vs Servants

Exposing Misconceptions About
Saving Faith

Misunderstandings About Salvation
By Jack Kelly (GraceThruFaith)

What Does It Mean When God Says
'I Do Not Change'?

How the Cross of Christ Changed the
Role and Definition of Repentance

5 Biblical Truths That Lead To Eternal Life

How We Can Be Saved
By Franklin Graham (YouTube Video)

A 7-Part Study Examining a Problem
that has Distorted Christ's Message
of Salvation for Nearly 2000 Years.

The Positive Aspects and Hidden Dangers
of the Hebrew Roots Movement
(Updated Version)

The Tribulation’s Purpose Vs. The Church’s
Nature--By Jack Kelly (GraceThruFaith)

The Feast of Pentecost--By Jack Kelly

The Nature Of Post-Church Salvation
During the Tribulation
By Jack Kelly (GraceThruFaith)

Additional Commentaries
and Bible Studies

The Rapture is a Grace-based
'Salvation Event' for All
Believers in Christ Jesus ...
Which Includes Those Who are
Deficient in Personal Merit and
Good Works - and Those Who
Possess an Abundance of These
Character Attributes

The Rapture is often described as 'a reward for
righteous living and Christian service'. Yet, the
New Testament warns that this definition actually
originates from a popular counterfeit gospel
message. The rapture, as taught by Saint Paul,
is a 'Grace-based (unmerited and undeserved)
salvation event', which is why it should never be
treated as a reward for good behavior.

If you believe in your heart that God raised Christ
from the dead and have confessed with your mouth
that Jesus Christ is Lord - Romans 10:9-10 and
Ephesians 2:8-9 declares that you will be saved and
now possess eternal life. Receiving God's gift of
eternal life means that 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, Christ's
salvation is given 'by a faith without works',
which also applies to the rapture - as a 'salvation
event'. When we allow falsely religious preachers
to redefine the rapture as a reward for personal
merit and righteous living (which are good things
when performed for the right reasons) - we are
essentially denying Christ's finished work at the
cross that paid for our complete salvation ... which
includes the rapture. Contrary to popular church
teachings, no true believer in Christ will be left
behind for a lack of merit and righteous works.

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 many
well-meaning ministers within Christendom, it becomes
necessary to include various studies designed to
address dangerous misconceptions which can lead
many astray in their faith. As a result and contrary
to popular church teachings, the rapture and Christ's
Gospel of Salvation are part of the same truth, which
makes them inseparable.

Top 20 Signs Of The Rapture
And Second Coming Of Christ

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
ofen referred to as "Sola Scriptura".

Important Clarifications Concerning
Our Foundational Beliefs

Concerning the future salvation His
sacrifice would provide, Jesus made
the following statement at the
Last Supper:

"This cup is the new covenant in
My blood, which is shed for you."
(Luke 22:20 NKJV)

Christ's Great Salvation Revealed
Through The New Covenant

The Two Different Types of Righteousness
in the Bible

Israel and the Church

Why Did Saint Paul Use the Phrase
'To the Jew First' in his Epistles?

How To Properly Discern Apocalyptic
Visions and Dreams

The Rapture in 2 Thessalonians 2:3
By Thomas Ice

The Ten Virgins - Clearing Up
The Confusion - By Jack Kelly

Why the Rapture Must Happen Before
the Tribulation

Important Information About Who Goes
In The Rapture

Is the Pretribulational Rapture
Teaching a Hoax?

A Wrong Understanding of Bible
Prophecy Can Lead Believers
Astray in Their Faith

Two Important Commentaries
From Dr. David Reagan of
Lamb and Lion Ministries

The Evil of Replacement Theology

Christian Zionism

The Frightening Consequences of
Failing To Rightly Divide God’s Word

Foundational Commentaries

Questions From Our Readers

Helpful Answers About Divine Healing,
Faith, Reasons For Suffering, How
God's Power Is Blocked In Our Life
And Other Important Topics. Our
Answers, Based On The Scirptures
May Surprise You.

Discovering The Various Causes
And Sources Of Suffering

Looking At The Church In The
Rear-View Mirror: Examining The
Past To Understand The Problems
of Today

The Shocking Decision of the Acts
Chapter 15 Apostolic Council

The Tragic Consequences of the
Christian Unity Movement

Praise & Worship Music
And Video


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for non-profit research, educational
and discussion purposes only.

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(Multiple Languages Supported)

How To Be Saved

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)

Click Here - To Learn More About
Christ's Great Salvation

Solar Storm & Severe Weather Alerts

You can get additional alerts from
these links and obtain updated
information. Also, view the
presentations below to learn why
these dangerous solar storms can
be important end time events to
watch - and why NASA is extremely

Spaceweather Web Site


NASA: Solar Storm 2012-2013 (Pts. 1-5)
[YouTube Video]

More Information That
May Be Of Interest To
Our Readers

Important News About Israel
From The Golden Report

From his home in Israel, Jerry
Golden periodically writes news
alerts about political activities,
which are of interest to the
Church. This information is
censored and ignored by the
American news media. Including
this information on the Rock of
Offence website does not mean
that we agree with all the
beliefs and teachings of the
authors teachers, or sponsors.

Visit The Golden Report Website
For All His Latest Articles

New updated PDF version of the book
"Mystery of the Faith"--Free Download

Pride: Stronghold Of Deception

Jesus Said, "Judge Not"--Didn't He?

America: Wakeup Before
We Disappear Into History



Visit The Media Research Center

CNS News
Drudge Report
Washington Times
One America News
Koenig World Watch
Canada Free Press
U.S. Defense Watch
PJ Media
Heritage Foundation
Human Events
Judicial Watch
American Center for Law and Justice
The Blaze
The Jerusalem Post
Daily Mail
The American Thinker
Debka File
Renew America
Real Clear Politics
USA Watchdog

Special Information Sources

"A wise man foresees evil and takes
the necessary steps to deliver himself
while fools will go naively on and
are destroyed." (Prov 22:3)


Hurricane Tracker

Radiation Alert Network

World EQ Activity--USGS

World EQ Activity--Global Incident

World EQ Activity--IRIS Big Map


Lunar Phases

Stardate--Lunar Calendar

Time and Date Converter

Rosettaca Hebrew Calendar Converter

Interactive Hebrew Calendar

Hebrew Date Converter

The Middle-East

The following external links are
provided for discussion and
educational purposes. We do not
necessarily agree with all
doctrine, commentary, political
views or statements found on
these websites.

The Problem With External Websites


Mideast News Sources

The Debka File

The Jerusalem Post

Times of Israel


Arutz Sheva


Art used by permission by Pat Marvenko Smith
copyright 1992.

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