Holy Scriptures warn us that God will not bring judgment on a nation without first warning it of the impending danger. We are also warned that the judgment will begin first with the ‘house of God’.
“For the time has come for judgment to begin at the house of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the end of those who do not obey the gospel of God?” – 1 Peter 4:17
The ‘house of God’, we call it the Church, is supposed to be walking in the light and should be first to see the coming flood of trouble but, for the most part – they are asleep. Continue reading
Jesus gives graphic signs of the approaching end, call them signposts. They involved natural disasters, such as hurricanes and tornadoes, floods,droughts and earthquakes, increased deceptions and wars and rumors of wars. Now the world has always had these disasters but, Jesus is talking about their increasing magnitude and frequency – He said they would be like birth pangs. If you don’t know what they are, ask a woman who has born children.
This is the 2nd of a series on Signs of the Lord’s Soon Return and will begin with Sign #8.
8. Men will substitute fantasy in place of Christian truth (2 Timothy 4:4). This is so evident at Christmas when the birth of the Savior is lost behind the myth of Santa Claus or the Easter bunny instead of the Lord’s resurrection. These used to be minor distractions while Christmas and Easter pageants celebrating the Savior, Jesus Christ dominated homes, schools, and society. Today, Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny dominate and schools and businesses dare not mention Jesus for fear of law suits! Continue reading