Category Archives: End Times

Events around the time of the end

Will Goodness Prevail Before the End of the World

A correspondant wrote: Perhaps I have too much faith in the Hope of humanity. I guess I believe that Goodness will prevail over Evil. I do believe there are good people all over the world. I think that goodness cannot … Continue reading

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The Harlot of Revelation 17

Alexander Hislop has written a book called “Two Bablyons” that has become a classic. It shows the extremely similar worship of the Catholic and heathen religions. Catholicism has embraced every major feature of heathenism and repackaged it under the guise … Continue reading

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Were Elijah and Enoch Raptured to Heaven?

John Bray wrote an article entitled, “Were Enoch and Elijah Raptured to Heaven” (http://www.purelybiblical.com/ftp/E/Elijah_and_Enoch.pdf) where he questions the truthfulness of Enoch’s account that the prophet Enoch was kept alive when he was translated.  Bray objects to Enoch based on John 3:13’s requirement … Continue reading

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The Great and Notable Day of the Lord

I created a chart to show that hardly anything of what Joel specified happened on the Day of Pentecost.  None of it happened at the DOJ.  A lot of it happened during the early years of the church.  All of … Continue reading

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Response to 50 Questions Posed to Literalists by a Preterist

Response to 50 Questions Posed to Literalists by a Preterist  1. Matthew 5:18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be … Continue reading

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The Prophets Foresee the End of the World After 6000 Years

The Prophets Foresee the End of the World After 6000 Years As I mentioned in a previous article, there were two things about Justin Martyr’s remarks in Dialog With Trypho (Chapter LXXXI) that I liked a lot. I wrote about … Continue reading

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Synopsis of Prophecy Regarding What is to Come

A querist wrote: James, thanks for sending this. We do live in exciting times! I don’t have time to write much by way of comment, but won’t the Jews have to first agree to a covenant, which will be broken, … Continue reading

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The Apostacy and the Man of Lawlessness–2 Thessalonians 2

This is my commentary on II Thes 2:3ff and particularly the Man of Sin. Before the day of Christ comes, 1. There will be a falling away from Christianity (v3) 2. A specific evil individual will arise (v3) 3. He … Continue reading

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Does “Temporal Conflict” Explain the Apparent Contradictions in the Coming of Elijah?

>An antagonist wrote: Here is a another view on Matthew 17 and Jesus’ discussion of Elijah who “is coming” and who “already came”: > Matthew 17:10-12 NASB And His disciples asked Him, “Why then do the scribes say that Elijah … Continue reading

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Is Rome or Persia the 8th World Power?

The dispensationalists teach that the Antichrist will arise from a revived Roman Empire. They base this upon Dan 2 where there are four empires that last until the end of the world when Jesus comes and crushes all world powers … Continue reading

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