In light of the massive amount of violence occurring in Israel and the Gaza Strip, we take time to consider the source and causes of war and how does a Christian begin to approach a very complicated subject. Many opinions flow on this subject but not a lot of biblical thinking. We seek to begin to remedy this.
In many quarters of American Christianity, the "rapture" is an important doctrine. Many books and films have been made relating to it. The idea is that Jesus will secretly return and take His people (both dead and alive) out of the world before the Great Tribulation begins. But is this doctrine clearly taught in the Bible? What should be the key takeaway from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18?
An examination of the beginning of the "book of the consolation" that gives encouragement to exiled Judah in Babylon that God will not only restore the people to the Promised Land but will one day fully restore their relationship with God during the Millennial reign of the Messiah at the end of the tribulation.
This generation needs to hear the voice of God. So many voices and opinions that are filling young minds trying to point them towards darkness. God's voice is above all voices and He speaks to us in Truth. God's voice changes us.
Listen to another special update from "Prophecy Today" with journalist and author Dave Dolan.
Rick DeYoung and Dolan specifically discuss how Israel is preparing for war with Hezbollah in the north, and what might happen next in the Middle East.
(Posted with permission of Dr. Jimmy DeYoung, Jr., and "Prophecy Today.")