WHY DOES THE BOOK OF ACTS END SO ABRUPTLY?

by Shawn Brasseaux @ Thus saith the Scriptures The Book of Acts opens where the Gospel Record of Luke left off (compare Luke chapter 24 with Acts chapter 1). Luke is again writing to Theophilus to tell him what happened concerning the Lord Jesus Christ’s earthly ministry and His Apostles’ ministry once He returned to…

The Federalist – ‘Are You A Christian?’ A Meditation On Martyrdom

By Brian Lee Are you a Christian? What would you say if a man holding a gun to your head asked this question? According to reports (and here), the recent mass shooter in Oregon—nameless, for our purposes—asked many of his victims about their faith before he pulled the trigger. Professing Christianity earned one a mocking…

Rapture Ready – Be Careful – Watchers Through a Glass, Darkly

By Joe Southerland “For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known” (1 Corinthians 13:12). In hindsight, looking upon the numerous Old Testament Scriptures that predicted Christ’s First Advent, it is fascinating that nearly no…

Gracethrufaith – Why The Gaps In Prophecy?

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley Scattered throughout the Scriptures are prophecies that contain references to both the first and second coming of the Lord in what appears to be a single thought. These dual reference prophecies could only be identified as such after the first coming had already taken place. That’s because they were…

Frontpagemag – Islam and the Omaha Tri-Faith Initiative

by Dr. Stephen M. Kirby Currently underway in the Heartland of America is an experiment in interfaith dialogue and coexistence: the Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha, Nebraska. The goal of the Tri-Faith Initiative is to have a synagogue, a mosque, and a church located on a common piece of land, each with its own separate building;…

The Omega Letter – On Killing Christians

by Alf Cengia All over the world Christians are being killed, daily. Voice of the Martyrs has identified that: “more people have died for their faith in Christ in the last 100 years than in the previous 19 centuries combined.” That’s a sobering thought! The other week twelve professing Christians lost their lives when they…

CP Politics – Michele Bachmann: ‘Rapture of The Church’ Is ‘Coming Faster Than Anyone Can See,’ God Will Punish America for Disobeying His Word

by Samuel Smith Former U.S. congresswoman and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann claimed that the “rapture of the Church” is looming and will be brought to reality due to the foreign policies of president Barack Obama, and added that God will punish the United States for disobeying His will. As previously reported by The…

Understanding the Times with Jan Markell – Part 1: Lawlessness and Global Transformation: How it Sets the Stage

Jan talks to Michele Bachmann for the hour in part one of a two-part series dealing with end-times, government, America, Israel, the Mideast, and more. How is the present lawlessness setting the stage for the final scenario? They discuss the Iranian nuke deal, Islamists in the current administration, and much more and suggest all that…

Salvation and Survival – What If You Had Eight Minutes To Meet Your Maker?

by Belle Ringer Yesterday, the news of the intentional downing of Germanwings Airbus Flight A320 shocked the world. I must admit that I was not completely surprised. Something felt “fishy” from the moment the media announced the crash in the French Alps. According to the latest reports, Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz “intentionally” sent the plane into…

The Rapture Forum – THE CROSS: FOOLISHNESS AND A STUMBLING BLOCK?

by Ron & Nathele Graham God’s word declares that there is only one way by which a person can be forgiven of sins and approach God, and that is through the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. That narrow, one-way path was opened when Jesus chose to die on the cross. The cross of…