Category Archives: 1 Thessalonians 4:15-17

Hurricane Harvey and Irma: A Cause of Great Triumph for the True Believer

  I’m sure that Christians everywhere have been concerned and praying regarding Hurricane Harvey and Irma. We have been praying that people will be smart and travel north before the wind and water comes. And we are praying that they … Continue reading

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The Post-Tribulation Rapture Theory: A Rebuttal – Part 2

  As pointed out in the first part 1 of this article, The main distinctive of this view is that the rapture of the church will occur immediately after the 7-year Tribulation at the Advent of Christ. Hence, this view … Continue reading

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16 Characteristics of the Rapture of the Church – Part 1

  After examining all 29 references on the rapture, or what I call the first phase of Christ’s coming (noted on the table in my previous blog post), I came up with 16 characteristics . We will take 8 of them in … Continue reading

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First and Second Thessalonians: Prophetic Benchmarks

  I want to say something about the significance of the early dates of 1 and 2 Thessalonians. They are indeed the first letters that Paul wrote (in 51 and 52 A. D.) and may be the earliest of all … Continue reading

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What Happens After We Die? The Biblical Answer, in 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

  What happens after we die? I’m sure this question is thought about a lot, and maybe the question pastors and chaplains get quite often, especially by old people and dying people. In the New Testament Thessalonian church, this question … Continue reading

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Jesus Delivers Us from the Wrath to Come (1 Thess. 1:10) — 4 Possible Meanings

We can see, from the book of 1 Thessalonians, that the Thessalonian Christians were some of Paul’s most faithful converts. Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy were so thankful to God for them, for how they “received the word in much tribulation,” … Continue reading

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We Shall All Be Changed!

  Oh yes, soon, we (every Christian) shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. Though there is no mention of Christ’s coming anywhere in the following passage, the mention of … Continue reading

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