A Wakeup Call
Is there a heaven? And if so, do we know all the entry requirements to be completely sure of the fact that we will enter into heaven? Why and where will Christ have to reign? The short answer to this is “For He must reign until He has put all His enemies under His feet. The last enemy that will be abolished is death.”
Did you know that the prophets of the Old Testament saw this future? That they mentioned the millennium reign of Jesus Christ? What will this Kingdom look like? Did they see the so-called rapture of the saints, or is it a fairy tale? This is what I would like to look at in this book. You might ask why the Old Testament and the prophets, but are you aware of the fact that many of these prophecies have yet to be fulfilled? One such an example comes from Jeremiah 30 verse 3. “’For behold, days are coming,’ declares the LORD, ‘when I will restore the fortunes of My people Israel and Judah.’ The LORD says, ‘I will also bring them back to the land that I gave to their forefathers and they shall possess it.’” The majority of biblical commentators agree that Israel never possessed Canaan in the true sense of the word ever, as when they returned from captivity they were ruled over by other nations, as well as the fact that only the tribes of Judah and Benjamin were taken captive. So what did Jeremiah mean with this passage?
Other prophesies that still need to be fulfilled are from Zechariah, who sees a new world being born, Ezekiel and his temple, and then Isaiah that says that Egypt and Assyria will both serve the LORD, along with many other prophecies. One of the other prophecies I will look at is the seventy weeks of Daniel. Some scholars declare that it has been fulfilled, while others disagree.
In this series I want to investigate why these prophets saw certain things, what it means to us as Christians, and to whom it applies.
This is not your average interpretation of these and other prophecies, but a radical new look at everything we as Christians have taken for granted over the years. We are so often taught not to question our basic Christian beliefs or our Church fathers, but after surviving cancer twice in my life, I had to find answers for myself. During the next fifteen years I studied the Bible and searched for answers, only to end up with more questions.
CHAPTER 1 – IS THERE A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE CHURCH?
CHAPTER 2 – WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES FOR US AS THE NEW ISRAEL?
CHAPTER 3 – WHAT NATION DO YOU BELONG TO?
CHAPTER 4 – THE END TIMES AND EZEKIEL
CHAPTER 5 – ISAIAH AND THE END TIMES