Timing of the Rapture

Yeshua's foundational teaching on the end times is found in all three synoptic gospels (Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 21). He summarizes and interprets the teachings of all the Israelite Prophets. The Apostles based their writings on the subject from what Yeshua taught. In Matthew 24, Yeshua spoke twice (v. [...]

By | 2016-11-22T14:10:20+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Tags: , |1 Comment

Ruth Ecclesiology and Esther Eschatology (Part I)

The emergence of the underground church of China over the last 30 years has dramatically changed the composition and make-up of the international ecclesia: their large numbers, experience with persecution, faith in supernatural intervention, oriental history, emphasis on house churches, and the "back to Jerusalem" vision.  Because of their "family-ancestor" [...]

By | 2016-02-25T16:11:35+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What Does “Maranatha” Mean?

The expression "maranatha" (I Corinthians 16:22, Revelation 22:20) is a cry of faith and prayer for the coming of the Lord, and is usually translated as "Come, Lord!"  This is connected to the prayers "May Your kingdom come" (Matthew 6:11) and "Blessed is He who comes" (Matthew 23:39).   Although [...]

By | 2016-02-19T15:08:54+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Tags: , |1 Comment

Prioritizing the Conditions of Jesus’ Return

There will be many signs that we are in the very last days just before Yeshua returns, but the Lord also gave two primary conditions that must be met before He can return. One, a significant, believing remnant among the Jewish people in the city of Jerusalem must put their faith in Him and welcome Him to come and rule as their King. Two, the good news of the kingdom needs to be preached to every people group on the planet.

By | 2016-02-23T16:28:09+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , |0 Comments