ROK-21 130804AM When God Removes His Restraint Humanity Destroys Itself (Revelation 6:1-11) One of God’s attributes is His wrath. Last time we saw His future, ultimate, smoldering wrath as He returns to judge the world. That is His cataclysmic wrath as He pours out His fiery indignation. There is another element of God’s wrath and […]
ROK-19 130714AM My favorite Prophetic Bible Study Resources are: 1. The MacArthur Study Bible I use: https://amzn.to/33vqwsm 2. The Best Cross-Reference Guide to the Bible: https://amzn.to/3vtFqLU 3. Grudem Systematic Theology: https://amzn.to/3y1M1iu 4. The DTS, Bible Knowledge Commentary set I use: https://amzn.to/2RKBAiJ 5. The Phillips, Exploring the Future book I use: https://amzn.to/3hiNtHm 6. The Payne, Encyclopedia […]
ROK-17 130623AM As we open to Daniel 7, we are continuing to listen to God describe the worst human who will ever live. 1. We first met him as the Beast and the false peacemaking Rider on the White Horse in Revelation 6 & 13. 2. Then we saw him as the One Standing in […]
ROK-20 130728AM The Wrath of God & The Depravity of Humanity in Revelation 6:1-17 As we continue through Revelation this morning, we have come to one of the key doctrines of the Bible, the Doctrine of the wrath of God. The wrath of God is part of the absolute justice of God. No sin can […]
ROK-18 130707AM Thy Kingdom Come Means to Ask for Christ’s Coming to Rule We are to start each time we pray by pointing our prayers (and our hearts and minds) above. To exactly where above? To our Father in heaven. Where is our Father in Heaven each time we pray? Seated upon the Throne as […]
ROK-16 130609AM The complexities of all of history are easily and vividly assembled for us, by God Himself, right here in Daniel 2. The Rule of Four Empires & The Coming of Christ When Jesus first explained the End of Days to His disciples He used as His central point, the coming of the worst […]
ROK-14 130519AM The winds are blowing stronger each day away from God in this world. It is like the start of a hurricane. Each hour the winds creep up in their strength, the trees and buildings sway, then bend, then often crack under the relentless push. Ahead of us are stronger and stronger winds […]
ROK-15 130602AM Beware of the Angel of Light, Satan. The Deceiver, the Liar, the One who cannot abide in the Truth is allowed to exert his full powers of deception. God is guarding and preserving all the truth-lovers, the rest of mankind goes with the Devil. That is a thumbnail of the End. The First […]
210531AM Estoy muy emocionado de presentar hoy nuestro video de Estudio Bíblico Profético más popular sobre las siete tendencias actuales que muestran que estamos al final de los días. Aquí está el enlace. Comparte esto con todos tus amigos. English: “I’m so excited to launch today our most popular Prophetic Bible Study video the seven […]
2020Rev-06c Don’t Get To Heaven Empty-Handed 200412AM Short Clip Daily Choices: Serve Christ or Not: Thyatira was being seduced by the false teacher Jezebel; and true believers in that church were called upon by Christ to resist all such evil teaching and lifestyles. Christ’s message for them and to us today is: Stay pure; live […]
ROK-30b 210101AM Short Clip So, angels are real, demons are horribly evil, but God has given us: The Armor & Weapons to Stand Now look back at our text for the second point, which comes from the next word: Revelation 9:1-2 (NKJV) Then the fifth angel sounded: And I saw a star fallen from heaven […]
ROK-31c 210103AM Short Clip LUCIFER–WHAT DOES GOD WANT US TO KNOW ABOUT THE MOST POWERFUL CREATURE IN THE UNIVERSE? What Does God Want us to See? God wants us to see how closely Satan’s activities are tied, to the events in this world. Listen again to the two elements that jump from those verses. First […]
ROK-33 210104PM Short Clip Note that of all the 13 uses of Hell (gehenna) in God’s Word Jesus uses 12, and His earthly brother James uses the only other one. Jesus was not hesitant to speak of Hell, He is bold in His warnings. Revelation Illustrates what Jesus Taught Now, as we return […]
2020Rev-07c End Of Days Health 200413PM Short Clip This is the only attribute of God that gets the ultimate emphasis. Remember that Jesus never calls Himself love, love, love. He is holy, holy, holy. So this letter is coming from the holy, holy, holy One from the holy, holy, holy place. If you read Revelation […]
2020Rev-07e End Of Days Health 200413PM Short Clip Only Jesus Can Open: God’s Wealth, God’s Presence & God’s Power Truth 3: He Who Holds the Key Here’s where we really go back. “The Holy, and True, One” is all over Scripture, Old and New Testaments, but Jesus’ next title is distinctly Old Testament. Jesus introduces […]
2020Rev-09b Connected To The Most Powerful Place In The Universe 200415AM Short Clip Worship is the Central Theme of the Bible There is no subject more important to God’s servants than worship. Worship of God is the mark of true believers. The worship of God is declared to be the content of the eternal Gospel. […]
ROK-11 130407AM God’s Final Written Communication with Us His Children The flow of Revelation is simple to see. • Chapter 1 is Jesus Christ showing Himself in all His glory, like the Sun’s blazing light, as God the Son. • Chapters 2 and 3 are His personal letters to the churches that bear His Name. […]
ROK-12 130505AM Revelation Shows Us: God is in Charge. ANTICHRIST’S DELUSIONS, DECEPTIONS, DISTRACTIONS, & DEMONS vs. GOD’S TRUTH LOVERS! Before we dive into God directing the ending, of human history, as we know it, you may be asking about whether or not a study of eschatology has any real, personal applicability. Revelation lessons are great, […]
ROK-10 130401AM Can you imagine that any person would think that their plans are more important than the plans offered to them by their Creator? That could summarize human history right down to this moment. The Ignored Creator is Rejected by Most Chapter after chapter of God’s Word records that the Creator is […]
MOI-09 130317AM Jesus Gives the Only True Map of the Future—The lesson Jesus gave them and us is that when you are trying to understand the plan of God for the future, don’t listen to people that misrepresent God’s Word and try to deceive people into things God has not said. Whether it is the […]
ROK-12 130428AM Which Comes First: Global Peace or Global Holocaust? Is Earth sliding straight down the slope into the fiery destruction, demon hordes, solar scorching, and global holocaust as described in Revelation? In other words, will things get darker and darker, and disasters amplify until the Tribulation scene bursts into view? The answer God’s Word […]
Q&A-93a 210113PM In Revelation 6:15-17, John describes for us the greatest prayer meeting in the history of the world: “And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every slave, and every free man (that covers everybody) hid themselves in the […]
Q&A-117c 210116PM Short Clip END TIMES TERRORISM EXPLAINED IN THE BIBLE–How Terror Fit Into End Times Prophecy And The Christian Response. As we open to Revelation 6:2, I wonder if most of us remember what directly precedes the launch of the Tribulation? The way that Jesus, Paul, John & Daniel all describe the start of […]
2020Rev-09a Connected To The Most Powerful Place In The Universe 200415AM Short Clip Now, as we open to Revelation 4-5, we can see a future picture of all of us true believers, gathered in Heaven as the true worshippers of God, worshipping at the highest level in: unhindered, focused, and glorified worship. Those in Heaven […]
2020REV-19d Paradise Is Coming On Earth 200504PM Short Clip Perhaps no scene in the entire Bible grips our minds and stirs our souls as much as the last verses of Revelation 20. Imagine the scene: in one moment all the angels and all the humans who have ever lived on this planet—perhaps as many as […]
2020REV-10b The Ultimate Kingdom 200416PM Short Clip The context of all the tribulation and judgment of Revelation 6-20 is the worship around the Throne of Revelation 4-5. That is what is amazing. All the destruction ravaged scenes on earth during all those chapters are punctuated with the serenity of the songs around the Throne. What […]
2020REV-11f What’s Next For Planet Earth 200421PM The Growing Trend of: Global Travel (Daniel 12:4a) Global Explosion of Knowledge (Daniel 12:4a) Global Weather gone wild (Luke 21:25-26) Global Telecommunication and Television (Rev. 11:9-10; 17:8) Global Evangelism (Mt. 24:14) Global Pestilences (Mt. 24:7) Digital Money, Global Tracking & Positioning (Rev. 13:16-17) Weapons of Mass Destruction (Mt. […]
ROK-07 130310AM There’s only ONE chapter in the Bible that catches JESUS GETTING SICK. He touches the dead, the dying, the demonized, and the diseased with no recorded negative impact. But then, near the end of the Bible, Jesus gets VIOLENTLY SICKENED. Did you ever wonder about that? In Matthew 23 religious hypocrisy made Jesus […]
ROK-05 130224AM Peter most clearly explains the Day, of the Lord’s Second Coming as King, and we need to frame our understanding of Rev. 6-19 through the other Scriptures God has already given to us. Avoiding the Pitfalls Peter who is writing at the end of his life, lays out for the early […]
MOI-61 980927AM Short Clips Exploring the fringes of eternity. When the Bible opens in Genesis we find ourselves transported back to the Garden of Eden, and see a place of perfection and beauty. When the Bible closes in Revelation 22 we are transported forward to the fringes of eternity and step out again into the […]
ROK-03 130203AM Peter’s Last Days Here he is at the end of the road. I can just see him now with his gnarled fisherman’s hands, and the skin of his face and arms still leathery from all his years on boats in the sun, those eyes still piercingly full of zeal. My favorite Prophetic Bible […]
MOI-60 980920PM Short Clips IN HEAVEN WE SEE THE WONDERS OF JESUS. In Revelation 21:9-27 we find the wonders of Jesus. Here is the guided tour God has laid down in His Word. HEAVEN IS NEW 1. THE FIRST NEW THING IS THE NEW HEAVEN (21:1). This does not necessitate the annihilation of the present […]
MOI-59 980920AM Short Clips REVELATION 21, GETTING READY FOR HEAVEN—ARE YOU READY TO DWELL IN YOUR FATHER’S HOUSE As you turn to Revelation 21, let me read a letter Dr. Harry Rimmer wrote in 1953, just a week before his death. He wrote to the great radio Bible teacher, Dr. Charles Fuller who was just […]
MOI-62 980927PM Short Clip This evening God invites us to the greatest event of all time. The ultimate communication from God has arrived. It is a beautiful work of art, a picture of vivid color and radiance. It is a full-color portrait of His Son, Jesus. God presents this photograph as a gift to us. […]
ROK-01 130113AM Almighty God who sees everything, knows everything, and is infinitely wise, has a plan. That plan involves ending the sin, death, evil, and rebellion in this world. That plan has been written down and is ours today. My favorite Prophetic Bible Study Resources are: 1. The MacArthur Study Bible I use: https://amzn.to/33vqwsm 2. […]
2020REV-12d Why Does God Send The Tribulation 200422PM Short Clip Revelation 6:8 “And power was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword, with hunger, with death, and by the beasts of the earth.” First Seal (vv. 1–2)—The Conqueror: … A crown was given to him, and he went out […]
2020REV-12b Why Does God Send The Tribulation 200422PM Short Clip Revelation 6 opens with the period that is known in the Bible as the Great Tribulation. To some, hearing talk about the impending arrival of Tribulation, such as this world has never known, may seem like just another science fiction story, or simply the delusion […]
2020REV-12c Why Does God Send The Tribulation 200422PM Short Clip Six Truths From God to Each of Us in Revelation 6:1 There are 29 words we each need to ponder in Rev 6:1, each word God has spoken is vital Truth-1: “Now I saw” one long chronological Event. Truth-2: “When the Lamb opened,” Jesus is […]
210123PM Satan is Leading a Global Rebellion Against God The only key to correctly understanding history comes from God’s Word. God’s Word explains to us the struggle going on behind the pages of history is that Satan is a rebel. First, as Lucifer, the greatest and most powerful creature God ever made, Satan […]
2020REV-12e Why Does God Send The Tribulation 200422PM Short Clip Revelation 6:8 “And power was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword, with hunger, with death, and by the beasts of the earth.” First Seal (vv. 1–2)—The Conqueror: … A crown was given to him, and he went out […]
210125PM Short Clip Then out of the smoke locusts came upon the earth. And to them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power. —Revelation 9:3, emphasis added As the shaft leading downward is unlocked, the infernal smoke of the pit will billow out of the darkness and unleash the pent-up […]
210127AM Short Clip Just think of AI + advanced robotics + demons = super-human I was considering the horns, and there was … a little one … before whom three of the first horns were plucked out by the roots. And there, in this horn, were eyes like the eyes of a man, and a […]
REV-01 210127AM Short Clip And the dragon was enraged with the woman, and he went to make war with the rest of her offspring, who keep the commandments of God and have the testimony of Jesus Christ. … It was granted to him to make war with the saints and to overcome them. And authority […]
210128AM Short Clip Lucifer became the Serpent of old; Satan, the adversary; the Devil, the slanderer; the Roaring Lion stalking believers; and the Accuser of the saints (I Peter 5:8; Revelation 12:9-11). Satan is still allowed to come before God at various times to accuse believers before the Presence of God (Job 1:6; Zechariah […]
MOI-52 980726AM Short Clips Above the softness of our blue-green planet there are hostile forces poised. They range across space lurking and flying about at their master’s bidding. They are former angels. They are Satan the Dragon’s army. They are deadly, vile, malignant, and very intelligent. In fact, the word demon in Greek means “intelligence”. […]
MOI-46 980712AM Short Clips What are some lessons to hold onto from this chapter? 1. THE EARTH-DWELLERS WILL HAVE A BAD ENDING. What is an earth dweller? The expression is found seven times (6:10; 11:10; 13:8, 12, 14; 14:6; 17:8) in the book and speaks of a type of people, those whose life is tied […]
EBIs-05d We All Just Took A Big Step Towards The End – Beware Of The Coming Wrath Of God 201026PM Short Clip Isaiah 24:1–27:13 These 4 chapters give praise to God for His future victory over all enemies and the final deliverance of Israel in the Day of the Lord. The judgments in this chapter […]
ESH-09b 140309AM There is an event coming on the horizon that could make a way for the Jews to build their temple in Jerusalem. If a coalition of Moslems and Arabs joined the Russians in attacking Israel. And if that attack was repulsed in such a devastating way that 80% of the armies were destroyed, […]
210130AM Short Clip The God of this world has two viruses he has been infecting all of humanity with since the dawn of the human race: Religion (making my own way to God) & Materialism (things are more important than God) -Religion is trying to achieve God’s favor by human achievement. -Materialism is seeking physical […]
210130AM Short Clip We live in the most written about period of history for planet Earth in God’s Word. Fully 20% of the Bible is consumed with describing the events that God calls the end of days. Those end of days are more described and detailed for us—more than even the days when Christ walked […]
210131AM Short Clip Today we are opening to the final and most important of all the courses needed for graduation, it is the last book of the sixty-six of God’s Word. If the Bible is like a good graduate school, then the last Book of the Bible, containing the last course God gave for us […]
MOI-45 980705PM Short Clip Remember chapter 6? Who can forget the scene: somewhere beyond the starry sky there stands a herald angel with a trumpet in his hand, and by the decree of the Lord God Almighty, there is a day, there is an hour, there is a moment, there is an elected time when […]
FTGC-05b 150403PM Here are links to the 52 Greatest Chapters Bible Study Resources we are using: 1. The MacArthur Study Bible I use: https://amzn.to/33vqwsm 2. Grudem Systematic Theology: https://amzn.to/3y1M1iu 3. The Larger Moleskin Notebook I use: https://amzn.to/3biMwLh 4. The Smaller Moleskin Notebook I use: https://amzn.to/33vTNmN “As an Amazon Associate, I earn income to […]
210201PM Short Clip Each of the angels we read about in God’s Word has power that exceeds anything we can humanly understand as possible by the laws of the physical world that we know. Angels are Supernatural & Super Powerful Creatures: As far as we knowthe angelic creatures are indestructible, they can’t be killed or […]
MOI-58 980830AM Short Clip Our world is dying. Have you noticed it? -When you look at the pollution of our world, -when you hear as we did this week that 10% (or 866 species) of the world’s trees are going extinct this decade, -when the oceans are depleted of their abundant harvests of fish -when […]
MOI-49 980823PM Short Clip The wonder of Jesus is how long He waits to avenge evil upon the earth. For all of human history since Eden Satan has seemingly triumphed. For thousands of years, sin and death have run riotously around the globe, and He waits. Every village has felt some injustice. Every hamlet has […]
210202PM Short Clip One of the keys, that unlocks the events of the Tribulation, is John’s personal testimony. His use of the phrase “now I saw” in English, comes from a Greek phrase kai eidon (I saw) that God directs and inspires John to use all the way through the book of Revelation. This phrase […]
MOI-57 980816PM Short Clip There is a day on the horizon of the future. On that day a series of events will take place which will arrest everyday life on planet earth. In a single moment on a single day all over the world the food supply will end, the transportation system will […]
MOI-56 980816AM Short Clip What does God want us to learn in Revelation 18? Many things. There is life beyond money. Life is more important than possessions. You can’t take it with you. Life is not linear, there will always be unexpected and devastating changes and disasters. There are no […]
ROK-28 130922AM Short Clip The Events in Revelation are God’s Truth, they are not Fictional. Truth can be far more fascinating than fiction. So much entertainment of all forms centers around fiction because reality is often mundane and boring. As we get to Revelation 9, everything mundane or boring evaporates. Just to stay alive takes […]
ROK-01 130113AM Short Clip We begin in chapter 6 with the Lord beginning to unroll the seven seals. As each one breaks open it reveals another event that’s going to happen on the earth. By the sixth seal in Revelation 6:12-17, we have an earthquake. When God makes the earth shake, it is a […]
MOI-55 980802PM Short Clip REVELATION 15–THE BEAUTY OF JESUS & THE FINAL TRIBULATION WRATH OF GOD. To worship Him Who is worthy of all worship and praise is our duty and purpose of existence. The Father seeks only one thing, and that is that we might worship Him. To truly worship Him is to ascribe […]
MOI-54 980802AM Short Clip DISCOVER THE COMPASSION OF JESUS The Tide of the War for the World has turned in Revelation 14. Jesus stands on His holy hill, Zion. Beneath Zion, the Beast from the Abyss empowered by Satan has crawled ashore. On the earth, death stalks all who refuse Satan and turn to Jesus. […]
MOI-50 980719AM Short Clip THE MYSTERY OF JESUS THE BOOK The Book of the Revelation of Jesus gives God’s record of all of history from the founding of Christ’s Church through the ages until the end of the earth and the ushering in of Heaven. The 1st three chapters deal with the church age. […]
MOI-47 980712PM Short Clip The history of planet earth may well be traced by the wars our fellow humans have so often fought. It was Babylon that first conquered in a global way. How many peace-loving boys and their dads perished to fill the coffers of their king? Then Assyrian and Persian and Greek armies […]
EBIs-05c We All Just Took A Big Step Towards The End – Beware Of The Coming Wrath Of God 201026PM Short Clip The Doom of Babylon • Destruction of Babylon Isaiah 13, 14; Jeremiah 50, 51 – “Never to be inhabited” – “Building materials never reused” – “Like Sodom and Gomorrah” • Fall of Babylon […]
210205AM I am jealous for you with godly jealousy. For I have betrothed you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. —2 Corinthians 11:2 In Revelation 17 we find the collapse of the apostate world’s church. In the process, we see Satan’s harlot bride: the delusion of religion. […]
MOI-53 980726PM Short Clip REVELATION 13 & HOW TO ESCAPE THE MARK OF THE BEAST. Imagine what it would be like if a perfect leader were to step forward tomorrow. Add to that a man who appears seemingly from nowhere, almost a person from the past who rolls into one all the great leaders of […]
MOI-51 980719PM Short Clip Revelation 11 takes us to a Temple in Jerusalem. There are Jews carrying on Old Testament sacrifices just like Jesus, Daniel, Paul and now John promised it would be. If this is the church and it is one in Christ why are Jews and Gentiles segregated? And how is it that […]
2020REV-19b Paradise Is Coming On Earth 200504PM Short Clip DID YOU KNOW JESUS OPENS GOD’S VISITOR CENTER IN JERUSALEM TO EVANGELIZE THE WORLD? Ezekiel 40-48 & Revelation 20 Steps To Eternity 1-Armageddon & 2nd Coming (Zech. 12-14; Rev. 19) 2-Sheep & Goats Judgment (Joel 3:12; Mat. 25:31-34) 3-The Millennium starts with Sheep (Rev. 20:1-6) […]
2020REV-18c When The World Passes Away 200503PM Short Clip The God of this world has two viruses he has been infecting all of humanity with since the dawn of the human race: Religion (making my own way to God) & Materialism (things are more important than God) -Religion is trying to achieve God’s favor by […]
210209AM Short Clip In Revelation 18 we also find that there are seven elements of the worldly system that Jesus will bring to an end. This is a cause for rejoicing, as they will no longer cause earth dwellers to ignore Him. The Lord will remove everything that has distracted people from looking at Him. […]
210209AM Short Clip Are you getting ready for the ultimate banquet? The greatest party of all time is approaching! The King of Kings, the Lord of the Universe, is preparing a wedding feast like none other! In the most breathtaking location imaginable, He is spreading an immense table. The greatest names of all times will […]
ESH-11 140330AM Today, if asked, most of us would describe ourselves as “Christians”, some may be as “Born-again”, others that we are “Saved”. Those are all good, valid, and proper terms; but, what is amazing is how far we have moved from what the New Testament called those who were saints and headed to Heaven. […]
EBIs-14d The King Is Coming – When All Climate Change Gets Fixed – Jesus Returns, Restores, & Rules Earth 201030PM Short Clip Now that we have seen that the King of Kings will return, Satan will be restrained, and Christ will rule in the Millennium, what is next? Look at Revelation 20:7: “Now when the […]
EBIs-06b Understanding The Real Aliens Of Lucifer’s Rebellion – Satan’s Demons & The Cosmic War Raging Today 201027PM Short Clip Tomorrow morning when you wake up, aliens are lurking around ready to attack. Our demonic enemies—more lethal than any terrorist, or murderer, or hardened criminal, will be waiting for you. With a flaming arrow ready […]
MOI-33 900527AM Two thousand years ago, God spoke to His church and warned “Man is destined to die once and after that to face judgment.” Heb. 9:27 NIV Let’s grasp that verse from God. 1. It’s destined for man to die. RIGHT? From Eden onward, mankind who sins, dies. No one escapes on their […]
MOI-44 980705AM Short Clips The greatest mystery in the world today is the patience of God in allowing sin to run ravaging through this world. There is no village or town without its seething, and there is no human heart without its caliginous, black drop. There is no life without its tears […]
MOI-42a 990829PM There are over one billion people in this world that claim allegiance to the Vicar of Christ, to the Pontifex Maximus, to the Prince of the Apostles, to the Bishop of Rome, to a man from a little town that’s beautiful in southern Poland named John Paul II. I think it’s relevant […]
MOI-41 990822PM The most complex object scientists have ever found in the Universe is here in this room today. That object is an electronic recorder which is the “three pounds of the most complex and highly organized matter in the universe!” That recorder is of course within each of our heads this morning. Just […]
MOI-37 990613PM Short Clips ARE YOU IN? Many years ago, the great Bible teacher Harry Ironsides used to tell this story about his friend Dr. Jowett who witnessed the conversion of a fellow preacher who got into the Book of Life! Dr. Berry was one of the first of the so-called New Theology men, who […]
MOI-42 990829AM The death of John Wesley, the father of Methodism, occurred in his room on City Road, London. The end was very beautiful. No pain, only a growing sense of weakness, and a tranquil acceptance of the inevitable. He slept much and spoke little, but sometimes the dying flame flickered up, and the inner […]
MOI-34 920112PM Open to Rev. 4. Step with me into the: • worship center of the universe • gaze at the eternal throne • exalt in your spirit to the endless praise ascending • be still and know who it is before whom we stand. Now, that’s how it ends! How did it start? […]
MOI-36 920126PM A gap, or unexplained period of time, follows the 69th week (Dan. 9:26). Daniel 9:27 references the end-time Antichrist; thus the gap is about 2,000 which anticipates the church age. 1. THE CHURCH AGE (Worshipping – Waiting – Winning) – Before His death and departure, Jesus promised to “build my church” (Matt. […]
MOI-35 920119PM But in a moment known only to God, the countdown will click to zero and the next step to eternity will be ignited. What is it? The Rapture — snatching us out! Let me illustrate it! First, Jude 14-15 Enoch 7 from Adam, now Second, Genesis 5 Enoch — preacher of righteousness […]
MOI-43 980823AM Short Clips Are you getting ready for The Banquet? The greatest party of all time is approaching. The King of Kings, Lord of the Universe is preparing a wedding feast like none other. In the most breathtaking location imaginable He is spreading an immense table. The greatest names of all times will be […]
MOI-30 900422AM An Appointment that is Constraining v. 10 A. The Time is the Day of Christ. This is mentioned six times in the New Testament [I Corinthians 1:8; 5:5; II Corinthians 1:14; Phil 1:6, 10; 2:16]. This is the judgment of the church, one of three last-day judgments. 1. This event is not to […]
MOI-31 900520PM WATCH FOR THE END WHEN: 1. Israel returns enmasse – 2. Russia is poised as Chief Agressor 3. Arabs united in opposition 4. Israel isolated 5. Revived Roman Empire poised for a leader 6. Moriah Temple #3 possible…. AND SECONDLY, check out how our world does with spiritual check-up: Bumper Stickers Shout […]
MOI-32 900520PM How can we differentiate between Second Coming/Rapture? There are eight contrasts between the two. THE NATURE OF THE SECOND COMING – The fact that the Rapture and the Second Coming are seen as two separate events, shows that they can’t be simultaneous. This destroys the post-tribulation Rapture theory. Let’s look at these differences: […]
EBIs-11a Bible Prophecy Is God’s Map Of The Future & His Signature Across His Word 211029PM Short Clip Have you studied the signature of God lately? For ten years I wrote my dissertation for Dallas Seminary on the Prophetic signature God left across the pages of His Word. That study was made into a year-long, […]
210225AM Short Clip Bonnie & I are so excited to teach the gathered evangelists of the UK Evangelistic Association tomorrow. We are Zooming into their quarterly gathering and sharing what God has really laid upon my heart. I’ve entitled the Conference: MAKING DISCIPLES IN A HOSTILE WORLD IN THE FIRST CENTURY & TODAY—Following Jesus hasn’t […]
210303PM God left us here to tell people that there’s a way in which all their sins can be forgiven forever. The Gospel: God Forgives Sin! When we witness or share the Gospel, we go around and tell people, “God will forgive all your sins. Are you interested?” Heaven is a place […]
030608PM What was Samson’s problem? First, Samson was dominated by lust. That passion led Samson to desire a Philistine woman as a wife, which was strictly forbidden by God’s Law. In addition, that passion led him to liaisons with prostitutes, like the one with the woman Delilah who betrayed him for money. Second, Samson was […]
MOI-22 990425PM THE BLESSED HOPE OF THE CHURCH IS THE ANY-MOMENT-RAPTURE What did those who lived in the 1st Century hear the Apostles say? Those who walked with Jesus, turned in faith and began following Him? What did the men and women of New Testament churches planted directly by Paul understand him to say when […]
MOI-23 990502PM GOD SUMMARIZES EARTH’S HORRORS COMING Walk with me through the pages of Revelation chapters six, eight, nine, and sixteen. Briefly, may I describe the living hell you can avoid if you are a part of the Rapture. Here are only a few of the dreadful disasters that take place during the Tribulation: 1. […]
From EBP-08f God Says Work Hard & Don’t Be Lazy 201020PM https://youtu.be/eik8ZdD-Mb8 Short Clips WHAT CAN KEEP US FROM SERVING JESUS IN DAILY LIFE? Jesus answers that question in one of His most sobering postcards, the one to the final church called Laodicea. It was a literal church in the first century, and may […]
MOI-25 990530PM HOW TO FACE PERSECUTION. FOUNDATIONS FOR NO REGRET LIVING REVELATION 6 Did you know that becoming a Christian has always meant a ticket to persecution? The pages of the history of the church are stained with the blood and tears of countless saints. The story of the Old Testament saints is […]
MOI-26 990606PM THE PROPHETIC HORIZON AND REVELATION 6-9, 19\ Welcome to the final lesson of our APPROACHING HOOFBEATS SERIES. This has been a Biblical study of the Judgment of God upon the earth during the Tribulation. But as we look at how events going on right now and see they are so similar to […]
MOI-21 990404PM So what’s the bottom line? There are seven years of history left for Israel to complete in God’s program. It’s a time like never before – demonic creatures ravage the earth; one-half of the population is horribly murdered; the earth is a wasteland; mankind fiercely fights against God and tries one last […]
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WOL2018 Hungary – 01 180502AM Christ’s Last Words To His Church – Introduction
Open to the only book exclusively devoted to introducing us to what our Master and Savior Jesus is doing RIGHT NOW: the last book of the Bible, the Revelation of Jesus Christ.
Have you paused yet today to check in with Jesus Christ? The best way to do that is through your Bible, because Jesus Christ is revealed to us as the Word of God. He is the Word, and the Word reveals Him. Each time we open God’s Word we can hear His Voice.
At Creation God the Son, the Creator spoke and made all things; and through His Apostles and Prophets, His Word has been given. As you open to the last book of your Bibles, you open to the climactic conclusion of God’s Word written down for us.
Revelation is God lifting the lid off of Christ, or pulling back the wrapping paper on something very special about Jesus, but not yet fully seen or known. That is what the first word of this book says.
So, chapter 1 is God holding out for us: What Jesus is doing right now.
Chapters 2-3 are God showing us what Jesus sees in His Church.
Chapters 4-22 are what God wants us to know about His plans for the future.
Each of these sections of Revelation is a disclosure and an unveiling of things not yet fully seen, or even really understood.
As we open to Revelation 1:14 this is the second set of twin descriptions of Christ: His head and hair are white, like wool and snow; His eyes are like burning flames of fire.
When John turned to see who it was that spoke to him, he turned and saw the Ancient of Days Himself, in all His power, in all His holiness, and with those eyes ablaze with an inescapable and penetrating gaze. That is how Jesus Christ the Risen Lord appears at this moment, as we gather before Him. Let that sight get imprinted upon your heart:
Christ’s Flaming Eyes of Penetrating Holiness
When John saw Jesus that Sunday morning on Patmos, he collapsed and was like a dead man. It wasn’t that he was old and weak, or overcome by emotion, John had seen that look in Christ’s eyes before. When he realized what Jesus was communicating, it overwhelmed him. John saw Almighty God the Son, Jesus Christ, who was displeased with His Church.
Did you know that in less than 60 years, the original edition of Christ’s Church had gotten to the point where 70% of the local assemblies were displeasing to God? That’s right 5 out of the 7 churches that Jesus had visited were reprimanded and warned. Christ’s expressed in 5 out of 7 letters His displeasure about the way that were living out God’s plan for their lives.
John is flattened on Patmos when he sees Jesus. Those flaming eyes seemed so much like the ones John had seen when Jesus cleansed the Temple of Jerusalem. But this time its not the Temple of Jerusalem, Jesus is headed towards the local churches that make up His Body, His visible presence on Earth. Jesus with piercing eyes of holiness and glowing feet of chastisement is headed to stomp out the sin that is diminishing His power in His Church.
John is staggered. The churches that received the letter Jesus sent them through John were put on notice and Church History records the results. Those churches that did not repent have gone extinct. Jesus removed their lamp from the stand and He had to find others who would stay useful in His sight.
Most of us here today hold the most powerful device in the world; it is more jam packed with unbelievable features than the one-day-coming iPhone 5. It has the most ultimate guidance, communication and efficiency apps ever possible to obtain, and it is called God’s Word. God speaks through His Word, and we have His Voice on paper before each of us today.
As we open to Revelation we open to the longest book written specifically for Christ’s Church, containing 22 chapters, and 404 verses; all with the unique target of being given by God to show Jesus Christ to the Church.
Have you ever noticed that whenever Jesus described us as His children in the Gospels, somewhere nearby He spoke of fruitfulness?
As we open to the Matthew 13 Parable of the Soils, He said His born-again believers bear three levels of fruit: some 30, some 60, and others 100-fold. Look at v.8 and then at v. 23.
In the John 15 Vine and the Branches discourse, He said that He is vitally interested in us bearing “more” fruit. In fact, John 15 states more clearly than anywhere else in the Gospels what Christ’s constant desire is for us as His children: glorifying God equals fruitful lives.
God is a Farmer, His Word calls us His field (I Cor. 3:9), and our lives are searched by Him for fruit, so He can harvest from our lives. That is what we will see as we open to Revelation 2 this morning.
Much like the farmers all around us and the many gardeners among us, if you want a good crop this year, the field needs to be prepared and worked.
Jesus desires, from each member of His Body, a life that is plowed, planted and watered, so that we produce a harvest of fruit that pleases Him.
The last book of the Bible seems to be the most fascinating and revealing of all the books of the Bible[i]for believers. Nowhere outside of the first three chapters of Revelation is there such a concentration of church-related truth and they are the single most important source of understanding Christ’s present focus and work of any Book of God’s Word.
In the Four Gospels we find a quadrophonic symphony of Christ’s Earthly life and ministry. Acts shows what the Spirit of God, using the Word of God, can do through normal people. Romans through Jude records the doctrinal truths and foundation for everything in our new lives as believers, when we become a part of Christ’s Church.
We are part of the gathering, of all His obedient children, for Jesus asked us, as believers, to keep gathering to worship Him until He comes. So, there is perhaps no portion of Scripture more vital for us as we live out our lives on Earth than the last book of the Bible. In the final book of God’s Word we find that:
Revelation is the Culmination & Conclusion
This book comes last because it is not only the Conclusion of God’s Word, it is also the Culmination of God’s Plan. We see everything that started in Genesis: the Perfect Paradise of God, the Rebellion and Fall of the Universe into Sin, the Flood of Water Destroying the rebels, and the choosing and saving of the People of the Covenant-all in their final form in Revelation.
There was a church in the New Testament world that was doing all the right things for the Lord; but there was one problem: they were doing all the right things for the wrong reasons. Jesus addresses that problem in His first letter to the Churches in Revelation 2.
If you were arriving into the harbor to visit the church of Revelation 2 in Ephesus this morning, there is only one sight that would catch your eye. Not the bustling harbor teeming with boats, not the roads lined with the exotic spices and goods from the east. No: it would be the lustrous golden gleam of the Temple of Diana.
As we open to Revelation 2:1-7, we are reading the personal message in Christ’s last words to His Church. These verses are part of a warning about what tripped up the earliest generations of believers. Jesus wanted them, and us, to stay on the right path.
These churches were real gatherings of people 2,000 years ago. That means that Jesus saw seven different types of believers gathering at that moment in the history of His church. Have you ever thought about that?
Every believer back then was like one of these seven types of believers addressed by these seven letters we are studying. In some part of the end of the First Century AD there were Ephesian types of believers (2:1-7); Smyrna types of believers (2:8-11); Pergamos types of believers (2:12-17); Thyatira types of believers (2:18-29); Sardis types of believers (3:1-6); Philadelphia types of believers (3:7-13); and Laodicea types of believers (3:14-22).
As we open to Revelation 2:8-11 we are opening to the second of Christ’s seven personal letters to individual churches of the late First Century. We looked at them as a group, but now we are taking a look at each individual church.
As we read these words, the historical context is that the Church at Smyrna was going through the second wave of persecutions that the Early Church had to endure.
A Short History of Early Church Persecution
Someone told me this week they could save the first half hour of my messages by just “Google-ing” what I talk about, and implied they wanted me to just stick to reading the text of the Scripture. But for the rest of you that are willing, if you will bear with me, I’d like to give you a sanctified mind’s analysis of Church History: something that they could never get on Google.
As we open to Revelation 2:12-17, remember that Revelation 1-3 is all about:
Seeing Jesus Gathering with His Local Churches
Jesus wants us to know He is walking among us and watching our lives.
The simple message Jesus Christ gives us is that His Highest Priority right now is gathering with His local church. Remember where John first saw Jesus in Revelation 1:12? He was walking around His local churches (that is what v. 20 says that those lampstands represent: Christ’s local churches).
Christ’s words in Revelation 2:12-17, is addressed to the locally assembled church in the geographic place called Pergamum: a place of Satan’s seat. There we have heard Christ’s words, which contain a warning about idolatry, Satan’s plan of false worship.
From those early days after Creation, when Adam sinned and all of mankind to follow also fell into sin, God made a way for mankind to come back. The way back was to worship Him by a substitutionary, sacrificial, blood-sprinkled way.
The key to understanding all of world history since the Fall of Humanity into sin comes from God’s Word. Always remember that the only absolutely trustworthy and accurate account of the earliest days of both the Universe and the human race is found in the inspired words from God in Genesis.
As we open Revelation 1:1, stop for a moment and remember how God starts this final book. We read that:
God Wants His Servants to Understand the Future
God opens the Book of Revelation by telling us that He wrote this book “to show His servants” (Rev. 1:1) things that we need to know about the future. Only followers of God and servants of Christ have the incredible insight for living that comes from knowing for sure, what will happen in the days, months and years ahead.
As we open to Revelation 2:14-15, and see the next section of Christ’s message to the saints at Pergamum, the story behind these words actually starts way back in the book of Genesis with the life of Abraham.
Revelation 2:14-15 (NKJV) But I have a few things against you, because you have there those who hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the children of Israel, to eat thingssacrificed to idols, and to commit sexual immorality. 15 Thus you also have those who hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which thing I hate.
As we open to Revelation 2:18-29, we come to the letter to the Church at Thyatira.
That term, Thyatira, is usually a bit foreign to us outside of this chapter. To get our bearings we could also say, we are opening to the geographic area that received more of the books (epistles) of the New Testament than any other geographic area of the ancient world.
Have you ever thought about where these letters we hold were first sent?
God Sent More New Testament Letters Here than Anywhere Else
Here’s the lineup if you haven’t stopped to do the math.
All of us in Christ’s Church are called from darkness to light at salvation; and we are saved from the power of Satan; and we are being transformed into saints of God. That process in called consecration. Last week as we looked at the Church at Thyatira (Revelation 2:18-29), we saw that their consecrated lives were slipping because of compromise with sin and false doctrine.
Jesus called them to repent, to have a change of mind that would lead to a change in behavior. The letter to Thyatira is a challenge from Christ for His children of faith to do what is needed: repent of compromising their lives of sanctification.
110911AM CLW-20 Sardis.doc Christ’s Last Word to His Church SERIES: Sardis: Where the Great Physician Felt their Pulse and Declared Them Dead Revelation 3:1-6 This morning Revelation 3 begins with the second shortest letter of Christ’s Seven, written to Sardis, hometown of Aesop’s Fables and Midas’ Touch. When we read these words we […]
As we open to Revelation 3:1-6 we are opening to the worst report Christ has given to any of His churches. As we saw last time, this is the only time that Jesus declares that a local church is dead, non-responsive to His plans and non-functional for His purposes.
Look back over the text of the letter Christ wrote to them, which we read last time. In those words we find in an event from Sardis’ past, a key that unlocks the message Jesus gave to the saints that were alive in Christ, and listening.
This morning we look at what should become the model for us at Calvary. Revelation 3 introduces us to the church that pleased Jesus Christ, and thus had a His blessings poured upon all that they did for Him.
Of all the seven churches, Philadelphia, the sixth church, can be described as the Faithful Church and stands out as the model. My prayer would be that we as a church here at Calvary would be seen by our Lord as a church filled with Philadelphia-like saints, who gather and live out Christ in this faithful way.
The promises Christ gave them, the insights He shares with them, and the lessons He offers to us who listen are unparalleled in any of the other letters.
When Jesus Christ introduces Himself to those precious and faithful saints in Revelation 3:7, He makes one of the greatest promises ever made. They, like us, lived in an uncertain world, and more than to any other church, Jesus explains His power in a way we all can grasp and hold onto today.
We each need to hear and understand and hold onto by faith:
The Most Amazing Promise
In a world of uncertainties, lurking disasters, constant unknowns, and endless potential dangers-Jesus Christ told these believers so much like us: here is truth you can hold tightly.
Jesus taught such a comforting, hope-filled message of His return to rescue His Church before the Tribulation, that His disciples went everywhere teaching this same truth. When Paul had only a month in a pagan city where he planted a church, the Rapture was central to their doctrine.
The Rapture was First Taught by Jesus
The Rapture is a doctrine started and taught by Jesus, continued and spread by His disciples, and believed and passionately lived out by His Church. The early church heard and understood this doctrine of Christ’s any moment return, and radiantly lived, looking for ways to please Him when He came to rescue them.
We all need a good dose of old-fashioned “living hope”, the kind that the teaching of Christ & His Apostles caused to overflow through the hearts, minds and lives of early New Testament believers.
When Peter addressed the most heavily persecuted saints of the 1st Century living all around the area of the seven churches we are studying in Revelation, he told them a foundational truth. He told them that salvation opens to us life-long lives of hope. Look at 1 Peter 1:3.
Perhaps the most unlikely words to be uttered by the Lord Jesus Christ are in our Bibles this morning. Jesus says in modern terms of the church in Laodicea, “You make me sick!”
As we open to Revelation 3:14-22, Jesus writes a letter that all scholars conclude is the most piercing, stinging and scathing letter He ever wrote to any church. That means:
Laodicea is the Worst Church
Today, and every day of our lives, the Cross of Christ is the source of our power to live in this world of sin.
Living a life that glorifies God is called sanctified living.
Sanctification means that God is leading and controlling our lives.
As we return to Christ’s Last Words to His Church, we find that His Church at:
Laodicea was not Living in the Shadow of Christ’s Cross
For two generations, all the local churches around Laodicea had savored the truths about the Cross of Christ. Today as Christ’s Church we gather to hear again for our generation His warning to: Never stop living in the shadow of the Cross.
As we turn to Romans, think of this: Christ’s death on the Cross is the heart of our salvation. His substitutionary death paid the penalty of our sin, removed the record of our transgressions, and purchased our eternal salvation.
Christ’s life, now lived in and for us, opens to us His sanctifying power to save us from sin’s destructive power and keep us useful for his glory.
Life for us as followers of Christ is all about Listening to Jesus. Jesus said that as His sheep we need to hear Him and follow Him.
Listening to Jesus
Jesus came on an unannounced visit to a church in central Asia Minor two thousand years ago and then wrote a startling letter back to them about their deteriorating spiritual health. They really should have listened to Him.
As we open to Revelation 3:17, we are opening to Jesus the Christ of Christmas, talking about something so timely to Christmas, so relevent to our choices this season, and so right where we are today that it is uncanny.
Jesus is addressing the condition that the believers at Laodicea had gotten themselves into. They were simply described by Christ as: loaded down with stuff.
They could afford all that stuff, they bought all those items with their hard-earned money. They stored their possessions carefully, and used them regularly. But, what the Laodiceans are confronted with by Christ is not that they had so much, but the danger that comes when we have too much stuff.
There’s only one portion of God’s Word, specifically written to the Church, by Jesus Christ: Rev. 2&3. Join me there as we to continue systematically exame Christ’s challenges to this, the seventh and final of the churches.
If you had traveled to visited friends or family in Laodicea, three things would have stood out to you in the First Century. These three unique features to this city, are the framework of Christ’s words we are examining today in Revelation 3:18. These could be called:
Laodicea’s Three Key Industries
One of the greatest works of God in salvation was opening our blind eyes to see.
Protecting spiritual sight is the final of the three elements we are to deliberately pursue, according to Christ’s Last Words. Jesus counsels His Church in life-long, spiritual vision-care, promoting healthy eyes.
Christ Desires Us
To See Clearly
Please open with me to Rev. 3, and listen again to Jesus, telling the church at Laodicea what they needed to have lives that pleased Him. Please give attention to the public reading of Scripture.
As we open to Christ’s last words, we have come to the last church He addresses in Revelation 3:19. Here in the last words to the last church we find a grand summary of the entire life of the believer, reflecting the theme of most of the New Testament epistles.
In other words, Jesus ends His words to His church asking us to live a life of constant repentence, we are to avoid getting lax about sin. V. 19 brings us to:
Challenge Seven: Jesus wants us to Repent of any Spiritual Laxity
v. 19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Therefore be zealous and repent.
Jesus changes the tone of His Voice as we open to Revelation 3:20. After seven rebukes to the most disobedient church of the seven, Laodicea is hearing something amazing. Jesus makes them an offer that is unbelievable. Jesus invites anyone who wants to spend time with Him, face-to-face and one-on-one, to join Him for the most refreshing meal of the day: the unhurried evening meal that every laboring person longed for after a hard day’s work, and every rich person looked forward to as the best time of the day.
One of the things I love about the Lord is that He always saves the best for last. Unlike the world whose joys run out and fade, God’s path that shines brighter each day we walk it (Pr. 4:18).
Just like when Jesus turned the water into wine, all the guests said that the best had been saved for the last. Just like the promise to those who stay close to the Lord in Psalm 92, our God is the God who gives better and better joys so that those at the end surpass all others. As we turn to Rev. 3:21-22 we find that once again, our God has saved the best for last.
This morning we are looking back at where we’ve been. Much like getting home from a trip and spending time looking at the pictures that you took while traveling.
We have invested the past year, looking at the only part of God’s Word dictated by Christ, for the express purpose of: being sent to His Church, being read by His Church, and being obeyed by His Church.
There is no part of the Bible so clear, so personal, and so direct: as these three chapters. What exactly did we find in Revelation? We found that:
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