Audio for The "Last Days"

Attack on America

Attack on America. On September 11, 2001, terrorists hijaked passenger jets and used them as missles by flying them into the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, DC. In the wake of this awful tragedy and act of war, America has called for prayer for the families and victims of this attack. Even though America has been quick to “pray to God”, there has been a distinct lack of specific reference to the one true source of peace... Christ Jesus . As the emotions of the world are caught up in this attack, it’s important to seek Christ through prayer and reading...

Dating Paul's Books

Dating Paul's Books. There are two ways to identify when Paul wrote his letters in the New Testament during the Acts Period. First, when there are historical events mentioned in Acts or one of His 14 epistles. The event in history then provides a time marker for when the book was written. The second way is by the subject matter itself. These two methods allow you to put Paul’s books in order and thereby understand the progressive callings that Paul was responsible for communicating to Israel and Gentiles. We are called to learn the scriptures so we can compare the things that differ....

Is this the End Times?

The attack on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, DC has caused many people to ask the question “Is this the End Times?” There is much uncertainty and unrest in the world but one thing is certain... Christ Jesus and His Word. It’s in His word where the student of scripture who rightly divides the word of truth, will ask the question and go to the Bible to search for the answer. What you will find is that there are specific events that must occur in order prior to the Lord’s return. These events in prophecy involve the Nation of Israel who must be...

The "Last Days" - Part 1

The Last Days. Why is modern day society focused on calling here and now the “Last Days”? Christian teaching is focused on mapping recent terrorist tragedies into Biblical events that indicate the “Last Days”. It’s interesting to note that throughout history, many catastrophic events were associated with “Last Days” enthusiasm. The majority of Christian ministries are always trying to figure out the “Last Times” which includes end times events like the rapture, the tribulation, the millenium. Just like the Apostles who asked the questions: When shall these things be? What is the...

The "Last Days" - Part 2

Which Last Days? There are many “days” mentioned in scripture. It takes a workman to study and sort each reference and determine what applies to whom and when. The “Last Days” are mentioned in several passages, Genesis 49:1-2 being the first. As you will find, there are two primary sets of “Last Days”. The references in 1 & 2 Timothy apply to us today as members of the Body of Christ which is the church. All other references to The “Last Days” pertain to Israel and the restoration of their Nation. Involved with their restoration is a resurrection, judgement, and a heavenly...

The "Last Days" - Part 3

Last Days - Part 3. The lesson on 11-04-2001 is part 3 of a series on the “End Times” Many are asking questions whether or not it’s the “End Times”. The same sentiment was expressed over 2000 years ago when the Apostles asked Christ the question... “And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?” Matt 24:3 (KJV). Ever since then, Christian’s have been using current events of their time to try and predict Christs return and promote “End...

The "Last Days" - Part 4

End Times - Part 4. The lesson on 11-11-2001 continues with Part 4 of the end-times mini-series on the “Last Days” click here to review all the lessons). As you study this topic in scripture, it’s important to understand the context of “end times” or “last days” that are referenced in books that were written during the Acts Period. It’s apparent that Peter, John, Jude, and James who wrote their epistles during the Acts period, had expectations that the last days were emminent and ready to begin right then. For example, Peter wrote in 1 Peter 4:7 (KJV) “But the end of all things is...

The "Last Days" - Part 5

The Plan of Redemption - God has a plan and purpose for the Ages. He has revealed this plan to us in His Word. As it's stated in 2 Tim 1:9 (KJV), "Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,". The lesson on 11-18-2001 completes two series of studies. First, it ends the series of lessons that pertain to the timing of the New Testament books written during the Acts Period. This lesson also concludes the mini-series on the "Last Days" as Part 5...

The "Last Days" - Part 6

The Four Days in Scripture. The lesson on 11-25-2001 provides one more recap of the study series on the “Last Days” with an emphasis on clarifying the differences between the “Day of Christ” and the “Day of the Lord”. There are four pre-emminent “Days” in scripture. Presently we live in the “Day of Man” which is ends when Elijah returns and ushers in the “Day of Christ” which precedes the “Day of the Lord” (to review the four days in scripture, click here). The length of the “...

The Four Days in Scripture

The lesson on December 2, 2001 is a review on the “Four Days” in scripture. It also emphasizes on the Day of Christ and provides a handout to help in understanding the timing and length of these “Days” as they are fulfilled in scripture.