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Christians are spending millions of dollars at the box office, on video rentals, and video disc movie collections. In moments of weakness, many believers unwittingly subject themselves and their families to harmful philosophies in movies that can do nothing but discourage them from “taking every thought captive” for the advancement of the kingdom. Watching movies always requires discernment, and that’s just what Movieology is trying to help Christians with now. With their weekly reviews and…Continue
Mention the 144,000 of Revelation and most American Christians will think of 144,000 end-time evangelists in some end-time scenario. Hal Lindsey described them as “144,000 Jewish Billy Grahams” and Ray Stedman as “Christ’s Commandos” active during the great tribulation. John McArthur describes them as “a missionary corps of redeemed Jews who are instrumental in the salvation of many Jews and Gentiles during the tribulation”. The tribulation they are referring to is future and will last…Continue
Even though they are called stages; they do not have to happen in this sequence and some can happen simultaneously.1. SHOCK & DENIAL-
The book of Revelation (the Apocalypse) presents a conundrum to most modern American Christians. This is understandable because:
a) It is a book filled with symbols that demand a thorough, even intimate knowledge of the Old Testament; particularly the priesthood, sacrificial and temple system, Jewish feasts, and prophetic writings. Most American Christians lack this intimacy.
b) It is a book that was written during a time of…Continue