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Whatever your age, gender, background or heritage, the Bible is relevant. To understand scriptural passages correctly, we must discover the original intended meaning of the text.By reading Scripture at face value – taking verses in context and comparing...

The Day of the Lord: Part 1

Reprinted from eParousia Vol. 2 No. 2, February, 2004 The Day of the Lord is a very significant event in God’s program for the End Times. The phrase “the Day of the Lord” appears about twenty-one times in the Old Testament and six times in...

The Rapture of the Church

Reprinted from eParousia Vol. 2 No. 1, January, 2004 ACCORDING TO JESUS… During the time of the Great Tribulation, spoken of in Matthew 24, Jesus tells of a period of betrayal, hatred, persecution of believers, multiplying false prophets and false Christs,...

The Olivet Discourse – The Great Tribulation

Reprinted from eParousia #11, December, 2003 Daniel 9:27 tells us of a future 7-year period, divided into two 3-1/2 year periods. The event that divides this time period, which we call the Seventieth Week of Daniel, is described as follows by the angel...

The Olivet Discourse – The Beginning of Birth Pangs

Reprinted from eParousia #10, November, 2003 The disciples had just been told of the coming destruction of Jerusalem, as prophesied by Christ in Matthew 24:2. Of course, they turned their thoughts to the end of the age, and the promised return and reign of...

The Olivet Discourse – For the Church or Israel?

Reprinted from eParousia #9, October, 2003 In Matthew 24 Jesus’ disciples asked Him about the sign of His coming and the end of the age. What follows is the most complete teaching of Christ concerning the end times and His return that we will find in...

The Olivet Discourse – An Introduction

Reprinted from eParousia #8, September, 2003 Jesus and His apostles spoke often of the Second Coming, future judgment and end-time events. In fact, all but 4 of the 27 books of the New Testament speak of the return of Christ. The most complete end-times...

Daniel’s 70 Weeks – Part 2

Reprinted from eParousia #7, August, 2003 This month we will continue our study of Daniel 9 and the prophecy of the 70 “weeks.” We saw that the Hebrew term translated “week” in the New American Standard Version means a unit of 7....

Daniel’s 70 Weeks – Part 1

Reprinted from eParousia #6, July, 2003 Last month we looked at the course of the nations as depicted in the visions of Daniel 2 and 7. This month and next month we will look at Daniel chapter 9 and see in great detail God’s future plans for the nation...

The Course of the Nations – Daniel 2 & 7

Reprinted from eParousia #5, June, 2003 It has been said that the book of Daniel is to the Old Testament what the book of Revelation is to the New Testament. In order for us to understand prophecy and the events of the end of the age, we must have a grasp of...

The Role of National Israel in the Plan of God

Reprinted from eParousia #4, May, 2003 In the last issue of eParousia, we looked at the various views of the Millennium – Amillennialism, Postmillennialism and Premillennialism. One’s position on the millennium often stems from one’s...