Category Archives: End Times

We must all appear before God

Two Scriptures (90 sec on Audio clip) 1. II Corinthians 5:9-10 “So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it. For we must all appear before the judgment seat of … Continue reading

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Hellbound?

I have become increasingly uncomfortable answering difficult questions isolated from the necessary context surrounding them. Consider, for example, the questions being asked about the nature of hell in an upcoming documentary “Hellbound?“ Without revealing his personal views, Kevin Miller explores different … Continue reading

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Do you expect to live after your earthly life ends?

There appears to be among all people throughout history a very strong intuition that physical death does not permanently terminate human existence. Most people are also inclined to believe in the possibility of some kind of postmortem accountability to a … Continue reading

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Rejecting a shelter mentality

When God’s people were exiled in Babylon, God continued to speak to them. He instructed his servant Jeremiah to write a letter to His exiled people. One word he wrote to them offered hope and assurance for their future: “This … Continue reading

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The final judge of all people

Reflect on this great excerpt from the writings of Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). It comes from his work titled: “The World Judged Righteously by Jesus Christ.” Don’t miss his word of encouragement in the last two paragraphs. “Because God has appointed a day, … Continue reading

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University students respond to survey about heaven

“Live now as you would wish you had done at death and judgment.” Richard Baxter Continue reading

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Words of Hope

“And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has the life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have the … Continue reading

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4 stages of human history – in relation to God

Creation – (God’s prescriptive will) – Original man –(possible to sin)- created in the image and likeness of God with an unconfirmed favorable disposition (Gen. 1:27; 5:1-2; 9:6). Fall – (God’s permissive will) – Fallen man – (Impossible not to sin)- A marred image of … Continue reading

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Biblical Eschatology: A Brief Overview

History moving toward God’s intended goal Biblical eschatology is the study of God’s final plans for history as we know it. This theme covers all of God’s creation: the destinies of individuals (humans and angels), world history (the gradual and climactic … Continue reading

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