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Just Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible, but with GOD all things are possible.  (Matthew 19:26)  king james versionrapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?VITAL SIGNS
of the end times and the soon
RETURN OF JESUS CHRIST
by: 
Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?WHAT ARE THE SIGNS THAT WE ARE LIVING IN THE END TIMES?

What does the Bible have to say about the end times.  Does the Bible warn us that there will be signs that the end is near and that the return of Jesus Christ is drawing closer? 

We refer to the second coming of Jesus Christ as 'The Rapture', being the rapture of the church (the believers and followers in Jesus Christ).

These are common questions which many people have and as we watch the news and see the many diasters worldwide, wars, nation turning against nation, hatred and unrest, we realize the world is in a crisis that seems to grow worse each day.  WHAT WILL HAPPEN NEXT

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?SIGNS OF THE END TIMES

“I will go and return to My place, til they acknowledge their offence, and seek My face; in their affliction they will seek Me early."  “Come, and let us return unto the Lord: for He hath torn, and He will bind us up. After two days will He revive us: in the third day He will raise us up, and we shall live in His sight.” (Hosea 5:15; 6:1-2)

This is one of the most significant scriptures in the entire Bible dealing with the end times and the ‘Second Coming’ or rapture.

Thousands of years ago, the Old Testament prophet pin-pointed the sins of the Jewish nation in: No. 1 - breaking the Mosaic Covenant and No. 2 - the rejection of their Messiah, as well as their terrible suffering and return to God in repentance and faith in the last days!

FOR 2000 YEARS THE CHURCH HAS BEEN WAITING FOR THE RETURN OF 
JESUS CHRIST IN THE SECOND COMING

For nearly two thousand years, the Church of Jesus Christ has lived in the hope of His promised return. Old Testament prophets HAD FORETOLD IN DETAIL the time and place of His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miraculous ministry, His vicarious death and His glorious resurrection. They also prophesied His second advent and triumphant millennial reign.

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?WHY HAVE JEWISH PEOPLE SUFFERED SO MUCH OVER THE YEARS?

THE UNDERLYING REASON for the terrible suffering, pain and sorrows meted out to the Jews over centuries and millennia, is because they broke the covenant Moses made with God on their behalf.

If you doubt that, read the 28th chapter of Deuteronomy which details the blessings of God upon Israel if they keep the covenant (vs. 1-14) and the curses of God upon Israel if they break the covenant (vs. 15-68).

THE SECOND REASON - which accounts for only a limited period of ‘one generation’ - is that they rejected their Messiah.

Jesus stated, “Wherefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them ye shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city: THAT UPON YOU (only that specific generation which rejected Jesus as their Messiah, not subsequent generations!) may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar. Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation.

“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not! Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. For I say unto you, Ye shall not see Me henceforth, till ye shall say, Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord. (Matt. 23:34-39)

Please Note: The rejection of the Messiah was only the tip of the iceberg in a long list of “killing the prophets & stoning them that have been sent to you”"

As a matter of fact, the crucifixion of Jesus was not included in the reason for God’s judgment upon them. Jesus specified the blood shed from Abel to Zacharias. He did not mention His own blood.

For centuries, the Roman Catholic Church as well as some Protestant Churches said the Jewish race was cursed because of their rejection & condemnation of Jesus Christ which culminated in His crucifixion by the Romans!

That teaching was terribly flawed and became a tool which was used to denigrate & destroy Jewish people! For centuries, Jews were called Christ-killers and only recently has the Roman Catholic Church renounced that evil, devilish doctrine! It’s almost bizarre that the Roman Catholic Church would call Jews by that terrible name, since it was Italians (Romans) who crucified our Lord. Yet no one thought of calling Italians, ‘Christ-killers’!

The teaching I refer to is, that the reason for Jewish suffering is because they made a deal with Governor Pontius Pilate, saying: “Let His blood be upon us and upon our children”. (Matthew 27:25)

Let me make myself abundantly clear on this point: It is impossible for the blood of Jesus to harm anyone or bring any curse upon Jews or anyone else! THE BLOOD OF JESUS BRINGS ONLY FORGIVENESS, HEALING & ETERNAL LIFE! IT CANNOT BRING A CURSE! (1 John 1:7; Col. 1:20)

I repeat: Israel’s grievous sin of breaking their covenant with God is the primary reason for their suffering.

The Bible says, “But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee: The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke...until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken Me. 

The LORD shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee, until He have consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest to possess it. The LORD shall smite thee with a consumption, and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew; and they shall pursue thee until thou perish."

“The LORD will smite thee with the botch of Egypt, and with the emerods, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be healed. The LORD shall smite thee with madness, and blindness, and astonishment of heart...Moreover He will bring upon thee all the diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee. 

Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed. And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou wouldest not obey the voice of the LORD thy God...and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither thou goest to possess it. And the LORD shall scatter thee among all people, from the one end of the earth even unto the other...“And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships...and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bondwomen, and no man shall buy you.” (Deuteronomy  15, 20-22, 27-29, 59-64, 68)

It is of vital importance for everyone to know that even though Moses - God’s prophet & lawgiver - prophesied 2000 years earlier concerning the blessings of keeping the covenant (v. 1-14), the Jewish people had made with the Almighty as well as the curses that would come upon them if they broke the covenant (v. 15-68), his prophecy came to pass in the minutest detail.

Verse 68 states that if they broke the Mosaic Covenant, they would be taken back to Egypt - as slaves - in ships. It stated further, that no man would buy them. Here are the brutal facts: After General Titus had destroyed Jerusalem in A.D. 70, killing 1.1 million Jews in the siege, 89,000 Jews were taken to Egypt as slaves. There was such a hatred against Jews, that it was below the dignity of any Roman to own a Jewish slave. Among our nations, only Egypt would take Jews as slaves! That’s how perfectly true God’s prophetic Word is!

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF JESUS CHRIST?

Jesus was born to die! (1 Corinthians  15:3; Romans  5:7-8; 1 John 3:8) He was ordained to be the propitiation for our sins, in order to satisfy the DEMANDS OF DIVINE JUSTICE (Romans 3:25; 1 John 2:2; 4:10) He was crucified by the foreknowledge of God. (Acts 2:23)

Although God used Judas, a human instrument to betray our Lord, the Jewish leaders to unjustly condemn Him to death and the Romans to do the terrible deed, it was according to God’s will, plan & purpose. (Romans  8:32)

IN FACT, IT WAS GOD THE FATHER WHO LAID THE STRIPES UPON HIM AND SMOTE HIM. I never fully understand God’s love, until it was revealed to me during a crusade in Kenya. When He showed me His great love, I wept for 3 days and nights! Here are the scriptures that touched my heart, and I pray will also minister to you.

“He that spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things.” (Romans  8:28)

St. Paul declared that God’s love is so great that He did not spare His only Son but turned Him over to murderers and gangsters (delivered Him up) to be humiliated, tortured & crucified on the “cursed tree” for us.

And since Jesus paid the ultimate price by making the supreme sacrifice for us, God will freely give us whatever Jesus’ death & resurrection has provided, since He is seated - even now - on God’s right hand as our Saviour, Redeemer & Advocate.

Not only did our Heavenly Father deliver up His Son to die, HE ALSO LAID OUR SINS AND SICKNESSES UPON HIM (Isaiah 53:4-6; Matthew 8:16-17; 1 Peter 2:24). God’s love regarding our salvation was so intense that He rejoiced when Jesus suffered & bled for us. The Bible says, “Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise Him. He hath put him to grief”. (Isaiah 53:10)

The Norwegian translation says: “Det behaget Herren til å knuse ham - it pleased the Lord to CRUSH Him”.

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?THERE IS MUCH BITTERNESS IN OLDER JEWISH PEOPLE & UNBELIEF IN THE YOUNG

The ‘children of Israel’ suffered terribly for thousands of years, from the time of the Babylonian captivity until Hitler’s holocaust! This suffering continued under the cruel yoke of Soviet Communism for decades more. Since the coming of glasnost and perestroika and the dissolution of the ‘Evil Empire’ in 1991, however, hundreds of thousands of these precious people have immigrated to Israel.

In my dealings with older Jewish people, I HAVE DISCERNED MUCH BITTERNESS TOWARD CHRISTIANS, GOD AND LIFE IN GENERAL, because of the treatment their forbears received at the hands of cruel Papal armies during the Middle Ages. That is understandable because the evil, unholy acts carried out BY THAT RELIGIOUS DENOMINATION were done in the name of Jesus Christ.

In order for Jewish people, however, to come to the knowledge of the truth and be saved, they must - like everyone else - stop blaming other people for their own problems.

The Bible says, “As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one...for there is no difference: For all have sinned and come (fallen) short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:10-23)

“For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon Him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” (Romans 10:9-13)

“Where there is neither Greek nor Jew...But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.” (Colossians 3:11, 24-25)

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN JEWS AND GENTILES. ALL HAVE SINNED AND ALL NEED A SAVIOUR. AND JESUS CHRIST IS THAT SAVIOUR

The truth is, that only Jesus Christ can forgive and save lost humanity! He alone has the power to forgive sins, remove fear and condemnation and give peace to troubled hearts and minds, having defeated death, hell and the grave and purchased full salvation for all who receive Him as Lord and Saviour!

WHY IS THIS? Only Jesus Christ qualifies as the Saviour of the world, because He shed His precious blood as the sacrificial ‘pascal lamb’ on Mount Calvary and died as our substitute, according to the Old Testament Scriptures! (Romans 1:4)

A very great injustice has been done to Christianity in general, however, and the Church of the Living God, in particular, because of.

Recent books, articles and statements made by a few Jewish authors, linking the horrible beliefs of Adolf Hitler and Nazism to the teachings of the Christian Church.

The very vocal and totally unfair books and statements made by prejudiced, liberal Protestant authors who attack Christianity and the teachings of St. Paul, employing the same biased linkage.

The totally unfair, prejudiced and accusatory film "Anti-Semitism" of the United States Holocaust Museum which lays blame for the Holocaust, on the teachings of Christianity.

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?MANY JEWISH PEOPLE FEEL GOD DESERTED THEM BECAUSE OF THE HOLOCAUST

A recent report by ‘Christianity Today’ states: “Now, a group of prominent Jews has accused the United States Holocaust Museum...of misleading the public by blaming Hitler’s genocidal program on historic Christian beliefs about Jews. “The film paints with a broad brush. A dull voice intones disconnected facts and quotations that leave the viewer believing that anti-Jewish bias is the result of Christian influence on the Roman Empire, that it has been Christian society alone that has marginalized and oppressed Jews, and that Nazi racial prejudice against the Jews was in clear continuity with earlier religious prejudice. The Anti-Judaism that preceded Christianity and that had long existed outside Europe, is ignored."

The New York Times quoted Joan Brown Campbell, general secretary of the National Council of Churches as saying, “If you look at the Nazi regime, you can see in it the philosophy of Christian superiority."

‘Christianity Today’ points out how inaccurate that statement is, “ignoring Nazi beliefs about the defects in historic Christianity”. And ironically, Campbell made that statement in an interview where she downplayed the awful persecution, suffering and torture inflicted upon Christians around the world today.

Incidentally, it is a Jewish Barrister, Michael Horowitz who is awakening clergymen and politicians alike to the horrible persecution, torture, enslavement and other atrocities being carried out against Christians by many governments in the world today.

In her book, ‘Faith and Fraticide’, Rosemary Radford Ruether, called upon Christians to abandon the belief that Jesus is the Saviour for everyone in favor of the notion that Jesus is the saviour of some while others will have their own ‘saviours’, stated the ‘Christianity Today’ article.

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?MANY JEWISH PEOPLE ARE OPENING THEIR HEARTS TO THEIR MESSIAH

A GREAT AWAKENING HOWEVER, IS HAPPENING TODAY AMONG THE JEWISH PEOPLE. THEIR HEARTS ARE OPENING TO THEIR MESSIAH AS HE PROPHESIED!

Hundreds of years before His first coming, the Jewish Messiah stated that He would “GO AND RETURN TO MY PLACE” referring to Heaven, until the Jewish people acknowledge their offence (sin) and seek My face. They are doing that now.

In 1971, I conducted a Gospel crusade in the YMCA building in Jerusalem. We distributed 10,000 handbills there as well as carried ads in the ‘Jerusalem Post’. A lot of Arabs, Roman Catholics, Greek Orthodox and Protestants attended. Only a miniscule number of Jews came to our meeting.

Even 20 years ago, you couldn’t find more than 100 born again Christian Jewish believers in Israel. Today, there are more than 70,000 in 90 different congregations in that nation.

HOW DID THAT HAPPEN? The ‘Law of the Return’ opened the door for any Jewish person with at least one Jewish grandparent, to immigrate to Israel. About 750,000 returned from Eastern Europe and several hundred thousands from South America. Some of these were believers in Jesus Christ and they brought the gospel (the good news) with them to the land of the Bible.

Hosea states that they will recognize their grave error and with repentant hearts return to the Lord, realizing that God had to punish their forefathers for breaking the Mosaic Covenant, and for rejecting their Messiah!

Notice, they will say, “Come, let us return unto the Lord: for He hath torn, and He will heal us; He hath smitten, and He will bind us up”. Then the prophet interjects something very important - A TIME-DATE LINE! “After two days will He revive us: in the third day He will raise us up, and we shall live in His sight”. (Hosea 6:1-2(

What does this mean? THE LORD GOD WILL RESTORE THE JEWS THEIR RIGHTFUL PLACE AND JERUSALEM WILL BECOME MOST IMPORTANT CITY ON EARTH

The Word of God interprets itself and we read in 2 Peter 3:8-9: “But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day”.

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?SIGNS OF THE END TIMES REVOLVE AROUND ISRAEL - JERUSALEM AND THE JEWISH NATION

As I see it, the period of suffering for the Jewish nation is almost at an end and the Lord God Almighty will restore them to their rightful place, and JERUSALEM will become the most important city on earth.

It’s about 2000 years since God’s judgment fell upon Israel and according to St. Peter, “one day with our Lord is as a thousand years with us”. The prophecy states, “After two days (2000 years) will He (the Lord) revive us (bring us back to life) and in the third day He will raise us up, and we shall live in His sight".

Without doubt, this refers to the ‘Millennial Reign of Christ’, which will be one thousand years of peace upon earth with Jesus Christ, the Jewish Messiah, ruling from Jerusalem.

4 SIGNIFICANT SIGNS OF THE END TIMES AND THE SOON RETURN OF JESUS CHRIST

There are four significant signs that show us where we stand today in relation to then end times and our Lord’s soon return, namely:

end times, signs of the end times, are we living in end time, rapture, rapture of church, the second coming of ChristThe Sick Condition of our Planet
end times, signs of the end times, are we living in end time, rapture, rapture of church, the second coming of ChristThe Sick Condition of the World
end times, signs of the end times, are we living in end time, rapture, rapture of church, the second coming of ChristThe Sick Condition of Israel
end times, signs of the end times, are we living in end time, rapture, rapture of church, the second coming of ChristThe Sick Condition of the Church

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?SIGNS OF THE END TIMES #1  - THE SICK CONDITION OF OUR PLANET

1) Mankind is groaning under the terrible weight of sin and condemnation. Satan - the enemy of God and man - has bound the human race with shackles of rebellion, unbelief, fear, torment, lust, greed, hatred and perversion! It was Adam’s acquiescence to the Evil One’s lying temptation that brought sickness and death (spiritual and physical) upon the human race.

The Bible states: “For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.

“For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of Him who hath subjected the same in hope.

“Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God."

“For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now."

“And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit (that is to say), the redemption of our body.” (Rom. 8:19-23)

People everywhere are waiting for the ‘MANIFESTATION OF THE SONS OF GOD’! What does that mean? Six billion people are looking for an escape from the emptiness, fear, torment, sickness and bondage in which they live.

THE ENTIRE WORLD IS WAITING FOR US - GOD’S CHILDREN TO BE SO FILLED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT THAT WE CAN FREE THEM FROM THE TYRANNY AND LIES OF THE DEVIL AND HIS EMISSARIES.

Don’t believe for a moment, that the millions lost in sin and bound by evil spirits of occultism, superstition, false religion, satanic oppression and sexual perversion are happy in that state! No one enjoys being in slavery to witchcraft, fear, torment and evil spirits.

Oh, some are sufficiently deceived to live in a fool’s paradise having convinced themselves that everything is A-Okay, but the opposite is true. If everything is all right, why do so many rock musicians die of drug overdoses and commit suicide? Why do many Hollywood stars die of alcoholism? And why do some of the greatest performing artists die of AIDS due to an unhealthy, filthy, perverted lifestyle of sodomy? And why do wealthy, successful people - who seem to have everything going for them - take their own lives?

The Bible says, “But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, bringing forth mire and dirt. There is no peace saith my God to the wicked”. (Isaiah 57:20-21)

Our enemy is not flesh and blood, but Satan himself and all his demons that tempt, deceive, coerce, inhibit, afflict, torment, steal and kill! Our battle is with the devil - not with human beings, however he does use people to do his bidding! The devil must have his emissaries & ministers, to do his evil work.

And what of the Hindu extremists constantly fighting the Muslims in India and the Seiks battling the Hindus? And the (political) ungodly Roman Catholic IRA killing the (political) ‘Christian-in-name-only’ Protestants and vice versa?

And if the pagan are so happy in their religious life, why are there so many ‘holy jihads’? Two examples: Muslim Iran against Muslim Iraq in a seven year war that saw one million men die, and at present Islamic extremists terrorizing and butchering hundreds of their own people in Algeria?

THEY DO NOT KNOW GOD and have not been changed by His mighty power. Anyone who has been converted to Christ, being born again by the Word of God and the Holy Spirit, would certainly not be waging ‘holy wars’ against their fellowmen. The only warfare that we are commanded to fight is the ‘Good Fight of Faith’"

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?HOW DO WE FIGHT THE DEVIL?

The Bible says, “Satan, your adversary, goeth about like a roaring lion, seeking who he may devour, whom resist in the faith...” (1 Peter 5:9) We resist him by serving Jesus to the best of our ability; by living a holy and righteous life, preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, healing the sick and casting our devils!

The Scripture says, “For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds; Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;” (2 Cor.inthians 10:4-5)

IN OUR SEARCH FOR MORE LAND TO CONQUER, NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE OUR LIVING STANDARDS AND THE PURSUIT OF MORE WEALTH, MANKIND HAS ENGAGED IN WARS, ENSLAVEMENT, VIOLENCE AND POLLUTION WHICH HAS RAPED OUR ENVIRONMENT, WATER, LAND & AIR.

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?SIGN OF THE END TIMES #2  - THE SICK CONDITION OF OUR PLANET

Our Planet is groaning under the terrible weight of the awful harvest of mankind’s sins of rebellion, greed, hatred, violence and slavery!

In the beginning, after the fall of our first parents, THE ENTIRE HUMAN RACE was plunged into sin, fear, sickness & death! God immediately placed a curse upon the earth - “And unto Adam He said, Because thou hast harkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life”. (Genesis 3:17)

OUR PLANET is struggling to stay alive and is groaning under this burden! The ‘second law of thermodynamics’ began after the fall and continues today with aging, deterioration and decay. Only the return of Jesus Christ will salvage the earth. Mankind will not be allowed to destroy the earth, but will be punished for defiling and polluting it, as is prophesied in the last book of the Bible.

THE BIBLE SAYS, “And the nations were angry, and Thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that Thou shouldest give reward unto Thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear Thy name, small and great; And shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.” (Revelation 11:18)

God will have the last word and will judge polluters! If you want a good example of this, look at the former Soviet Union which polluted the land, sea and air and after raping the environment, ended up totally bankrupt.

JESUS CHRIST MUST RETURN IN ORDER TO SAVE US FROM OUR OWN DESTRUCTIONS, SO THAT HE CAN REIGN ON THIS EARTH FOR 1000 YEARS OF PEACE AND PROSPERITY.

No. 3) Believers in Jesus Christ, like St. Paul, are waiting for the moment when we can be free from the limitations of our weak, carnal flesh and to be glorified (in the next life) to forever be in Heaven with Jesus Christ and all the redeemed from all ages! WE WILL THEN RECEIVE A RESURRECTED BODY WITHOUT THE LIMITATIONS WE HAVE TODAY.

The Bible says, “And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit (that is to say), the redemption of our body.” (Romans 8:23)

Eternity will be a joyful time of peace and glory as we live eternally in Heaven with our Lord Jesus Christ and all the redeemed from every nation, tongue and people of all ages"

“And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to Him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and His wife hath made herself ready."

“And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints. And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.” (Revelation 19:6-9)

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?NO. 2 - THE SICK CONDITION OF THE WORLD

The Bible says, “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.” (1 John 2:15-17)

These are Satan’s three knockout-punches which he uses to tempt the “children of men”, namely: 1) the lust of the eyes, 2) the lust of the flesh and 3) the pride of life.

Satan used these three temptations on Eve with great success. “And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food (lust of the flesh), and that it was pleasant to the eyes (lust of th eyes), and a tree to be desired to make one wise (the pride of life), she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.” (Gen. 3:6)

King David fell under this temptation also: He saw a beautiful woman taking a bath in the privacy of her garden (the lust of the eyes). He desired her and sent for her, committing adultery (the lust of the flesh). HE FELL AFTER ONLY TWO STRIKES

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?JESUS DEFEATED HIM TOTALLY

It was a different story when Satan used his time-tested strategy on our Lord Jesus Christ. He withstood the temptation and defeated the devil each time he came with a new “trick up his sleeve".

After Jesus had fasted 40 days, Satan said to Him: “Command that these stones be made bread.” (the lust of the flesh) Jesus answered, “It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God."

The devil tried again: “If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. (the pride of life) Jesus answered, “It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.” IN OTHER WORDS, GOD DOESN’T CLOWN FOR ANYBODY.

Finally, Satan showed Jesus all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time and said: “All these things will I give thee (pride of life), if thou wilt fall down and worship me.” WHAT A DESPICABLE, ARROGANT, EGOTIST SATAN IS! Jesus rebuffed him immediately with the Word of God saying, “Get thee hence, Satan (enemy): for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.” (Matt. 4:1-11)

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?SATAN HAD TO LEAVE HIM, THEN

The Bible affirms that Satan is “the god of this world” and “the spirit which now worketh in the children of the disobedience”. (John 12:31; Ephesians 2:2) He is the world’s greatest liar and the father of lies and a murderer extra-ordinaire (John 8:44))

The whole world lies in the lap of the wicked one (1 John 5:19) and he “goeth about like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour” (1 Peter 5:8). We however, can “resist him in the faith and he will flee from us”. (1 Peter 5:9; James 4:7)

The Bible records that Demos was swayed by the bright lights of Thessalonica and forsook Paul, “having loved this present world” (2 Timothy 4:10). And St. John commends the young men in the Church for overcoming the wicked one! (1 John 2:13)

ST. PAUL WARNED OF THE TOTAL DETERIORATION OF MORALITY, DECENCY AND FAIRNESS IN THE LAST DAYS. DECADENCE & PERVERSION WILL RULE JUST PRIOR TO OUR LORD’S RETURN, STATED THE APOSTLE! AS WE READ THE PROPHECY WE FEEL SADDENED BY THE RESEMBLANCE OF OUR PRESENT AGE TO THE PROPHETIC WORD OF GOD.

“This know also, that IN THE LAST DAYS PERILOUS TIMES SHALL COME. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good.

“Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.” (2 Timothy 3:1-5)

“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that IN THE LATTER TIMES SOME SHALL DEPART FROM THE FAITH, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;” (1 Timothy 4:1) “And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.” (Ephesians  5:11-12) “Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample. (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.) For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:” (Philippians 3:17-20)

Interjected among the reports of hypocrisy, backsliding & gross moral evils, St. Paul interjects the Blessed Hope of the Return of Jesus Christ.

“For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ."

Our thoughts, actions, prayers, plans, goals and complete agenda here, is tied to Heaven’s plans, purposes and desires. We belong to His heavenly kingdom and labour first and foremost for Christ.

Why is this so important? Only our Blessed Jesus Christ has the mandate, power & desire to straighten out this wicked world. Therefore we wait for Him to come.

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?PERVERSION VYING FOR RESPECTABILITY

Jesus prophesied that the time will come, “that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service”. (John 16:2)

And the prophet stated, “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes...Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!” (Is. 5:20-23)

St. Paul expounded, “But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.” (2 Corinthians 4:3-5)

That this WORLD IS EVIL AND PERVERTED is no secret! The world system that despises that which is good and glorifies that which is EVIL is a product of Satanic invention, since he is the “god of this world”.

Again Paul declares that Jesus Christ “gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil world (age), according to the will of God and our Father”. (Galatians 1:4)

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?VIOLENCE: A SIGN OF THE END TIMES AND SOON RETURN OF JESUS CHRIST

Jesus warned of the tremendous increase of violence which would identify the time just prior to His return in the second coming of Jesus Christ. He made the comparison between that time and the Antedeluvian age of Noah, as well as the days of Lot.

“And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all. Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.” (Luke 17:26-30)

NO. 1 - THE DAYS OF NOAH

The Bible gives us a good description of the wickedness, violence and ungodliness which pervaded the antediluvian age. “And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart. And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth...

“The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence. And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.” (Gen. 6:5-7, 11-13)

In verses 11 and 12, the Bible characterizes “the Days Before the Flood” as corrupt and violent! People in general had forsaken the Lord and were living only for themselves, filled with greed, lust, pride and unrighteousness.

THAT SOUNDS EXACTLY LIKE THESE TIMES, with people turning their backs upon the teachings of God’s Word, so that they can do their own things?

NO. 2 - THE DAYS OF LOT!

The Prophet Ezekiel pinpoints the sins of Sodom & Gomorrah as follows: “Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.” (Ezek. 16:49-50)

Here is a list of their sins:

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?  PRIDE
End times,signs of the end times, Vital signs of the end times and return Jesus Christ,End times,signs of the end times, Vital signs of the end times and return Jesus Christ, Signs of End times  FULLNESS OF BREAD
rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?  ABUNDANCE OF IDLENESS
End times,signs of the end times, Vital signs of the end times and return Jesus Christ,End times,signs of the end times, Vital signs of the end times and return Jesus Christ, Signs of End times  LACK OF COMPASSION
rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?  PERVERTED SEX

Our world is guilty of all these five sins in this generation. Sin is the transgression of God’s law, a rebellious spirit against that which is godly!

Pride is the sin which caused Lucifer’s fall!

When there is too much wealth, people usually get spoiled and want more! Never satisfied, they strive for more and more!

Abundance of idleness - is the devil’s opportunity to fill the mind with nonsense. Shorter work weeks gives people more time to serve the lusts of the flesh, the world and the devil!

A lack of compassion for the poor and needy is always a sign of pride, arrogance and selfishness!

Sexual perversion is one of the final signs of a fast dying society! And when perverted sex is mandated by law as an alternate lifestyle and heralded by the media as healthy and normal, then you know we are in desperate straights.

That’s where we are today in CANADA! Oh, how badly we need a red-hot revival in our land and across the world! May God help us!

My prayer is that God will speed the day that Heaven will come down to us with abundant blessings for everyone! Will you join me in prayer? Send us an offering to continue preaching the gospel by radio, TV and the printed page! Please help us to reach more with the TRUTH before it is too late! Thank you!

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture?rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture? SIGN OF THE END TIMES #3 - THE SICK CONDITION OF ISRAEL

ISRAEL IS VULNERABLE FACING ATTACKS FROM EVERY  DIRECTION

At this moment in history, Israel is very vulnerable because of the pressure placed upon them by the nations of the world to give up land for peace.

And the United States - who traditionally has been their friend, is turning the screws the hardest of all.

Eventually, Israel will succumb to all this pressure and give away so much land that they will be unable to defend themselves. Sometime in the future, Israel will be deceived into accepting the Antichrist as their Messiah and will suffer terribly because of that. Referring to this, our Lord said to the Jewish leaders,

“I am come in My Father's name, and ye receive Me not: if another (the anti-Christ) shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.” (John 5:43)

The Jewish leaders rejected Jesus Christ Who came to save them in His Father’s Name. When Antichrist comes in his own name, they will receive him!

WHAT A SAD & TRAGIC COMMENTARY ON WHAT IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN!

My guess is that Iraq will eventually be reduced in power after the United States and her allies are finished with her. Then undoubtedly, Iran will pick up the pieces and gobble up Iraq (and possibly Syria) and control all the oil flow in the Middle East!  (Ezekiel 38 & 39)

GOD'S WORD STATES THAT RUSSIA WILL RISE UP AGAIN IN GREAT POWER AND LEAD THE MARCH AGAINST ISRAEL

Iran will then be the dominant power in the area, with the USA and Israel giving in to their demands! According to God’s Word, Russia will rise in great power again and lead the march against Israel!

The prophet Ezekiel declared that Iran (Persia) together with Ethiopia, Libya & Turkey will march against Israel in the great battle of ‘Gog and Magog’.

GOD WILL FIGHT FOR ISRAEL AND DEFEND HER

GOD WILL FIGHT FOR ISRAEL AND DEFEND HER! A great slaughter will unfortunately take place however, before God’s chosen people come to their senses. They will ultimately receive their long awaited Messiah Jesus Christ, when He returns n the Second Coming of Jesus Christ in power and great glory at the end of the age!

Jesus Christ will then rule and reign for 1000 years of peace upon planet earth, as King of kings and Lord of lords!

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture? SIGNS OF THE END TIMES #4 - THE SICK CONDITION OF THE CHURCH

Celebrated Canadian writer, Peter Newman exposes the weaknesses in our churches and outlines wherein and how we have failed to communicate the Gospel to our children, grandchildren and our neighbours.

In his recent book, ‘The Canadian Revolution’ Peter Newman chronicles the free-fall of the United Church of Canada’s membership as well as their influence in society during the past three decades.

Newman writes, “The United Church, formed in 1925 through a union of Methodists, Presbyterians and Congregationalists, suffered the steepest decline. Three million Canadians declared their United Church affiliation to the latest census takers but less than 380,000 bothered going to church. Although the most liberal of the mainstream congregations, allowing for the ordination of gay priests and promoting the social gospel, the United Church found itself paradoxically unable to attract the young.”

A footnote says, “An increasingly typical event was the closing, during the fall of 1994, of Chalmers United Church in downtown Vancouver. There wasn’t a single member left on its congregational rolls who was less than 80 years old.”

For years, University of Lethbridge sociologist Reginald Bibby has tracked the religious life of Canadians. In his book ‘Unknown Gods’ , Bibby states: “Tragically, religious groups are failing in what appear to be spiritually prosperous times. The churches are inept religious companies that cannot get the faith out of the ware house …The news is that interest and intrigue persist, in spite of the problems of organized religion. The result may be a very sizable, ongoing spiritual vacuum.”

The Anglican Church, according to the census has 2.2 million members with 784,000 active adherents. Addressing the church synod in 1994, Archbishop Peter O’Driscoll warned: “In the next ten to fifteen years the largest age group in the present Anglican Church of Canada will be dead. At the end of two generations, there won’t be enough people to say there’s still an Anglican Church alive in this country.”

HOW SAD AND TRAGIC!

While the Anglican Church lost 250,000 members from 1981 to 1991, and the United Church lost 665,000 members during that same period - that’s 10 % and 20 % respectively - the Pentecostal Church grew by 100,000 adherents and the Christian & Missionary Alliance doubled in size!

The November,1965 issue of Canada’s Revival Magazine, ‘Cry of His Coming’ carried the following prophetic headline: 1965 UNITED CHURCH NEW CURRICULUM SETS STAGE FOR MORE APOSTACY! MODERATOR REV. HOWSE DENIES PHYSICAL RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST !

In that article, this author wrote under the by-line, ‘THE GREAT FALLING AWAY’ - St. Paul warns: “Let no man deceive you by any means, for that day shall not come except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition.” (2 Thess. 2:3)

The ‘Great Falling Away’ is Here Now- with entire denominations of Christian Churches turning their backs on the Holy Scriptures, declaring them fallible and contradictory. They despise the great truths of the Bible, and exchange them for their own humanistic, man-made philosophies!

As strange as this may seem, these reprobate preachers actually play-out the exact role of ‘backsliding Israel’ in Old Testament times.

“For My people have committed two evils; they have forsaken Me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns that can hold no water.” (Jer. 2:13)

HERE IS A LIST OF THEIR BACKSLIDINGS!

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture? They have violated the sanctity of the Holy Bible, discarding the eternal truths of God’s Word. Man-made philosophies, secular humanism and blatantly spurious doctrines have filled the void!

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture? They rely almost totally on man’s wisdom and carnal knowledge, having rejected the wisdom that comes solely from the Holy Scriptures. This leaves them incapable of making sound spiritual decisions!

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture? They have rejected the counsel of the Holy Spirit- divine paraclete- and draw their inspiration from the teachings of others similarly deceived. Serious decision making regarding spiritual matters and doctrine is therefore prejudiced, flawed and compromised!

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture? Their emphasis is on good works, rather than the sacrifice of Jesus Christ for our sins. The ‘social gospel’ they preach is devoid of the grace of God and faith in the blood of Jesus Christ. Their ‘good works’ message offers only secular and political rhetoric to undo social injustices, without a sound spiritual foundation!

rapture,  rapture of the church, end times, the second coming of Jesus Christ. Are we living in end times, Vital signs  the soon return of Jesus in the rapture, the second coming. What is the rapture? They have desecrated the Holy Scriptures by substituting their own verbiage instead of the correct translation of the original Hebrew and Greek, in reference to God Himself. These literary counterfeiters have unilaterally -without any jurisdiction- decided to change the gender of Almighty God from masculine (Father) to Mother . Instead of addressing God as He, they refer to Him as She and the Lord Jesus is not the Son of God, but the Child of God!

How dare these philosophizing theologians change the original manuscripts to please the radical feminists and lesbians and namby-pamby, milque-toast preachers?

The Word of God conclusively states: “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.” (2 Tim. 3:1-5)

“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.” (1 Tim. 4:1-2, 16)

AN URGENT WARNING ISSUED TO THOSE TAMPERING WITH GOD’S WORD

“Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: but he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

“Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

“Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God: And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

“Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God... Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?

“If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which He hath testified of His Son. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made Him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of His Son. And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.” (1 John 2:22-23; 4:1-3; 5:1, 4-5, 9-12)

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?  Simply this:

Anyone who denies that Jesus Christ is God is a false teacher and an enemy of God!

Every spirit that confesses that 'Jesus Christ is come in the flesh' is of God.  Those who do not are of Satan and the Antichrist spirit!

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN: “Jesus Christ is come in the flesh”?

There are millions of babies born daily across the world. They are all born of flesh & blood. They have all “come in the flesh”. That is no miracle, but when God is incarnated in human flesh, that is a miracle. It simply means that Jesus Christ was God in human flesh! God the Son came down from Heaven, through the very miraculous and complex process of the virgin birth!

God the Holy Spirit placed within the virgin Mary’s womb a specially created body for the Lord Jesus. He was begotten by the Holy Spirit and born of a virgin woman without the aid of a human father. Jesus Christ - true God & true man, in order to suffer and die for our sins and rise again for our justification. 

“The new United Church curriculum - now taught to thousands of children - denies the virgin birth of Jesus Christ, leaving the inference that Joseph or some other man was Jesus’ father. This would indicate that His mother Mary was sinful and promiscuous, instead of a chaste virgin and that Jesus Christ was not divine!

Have you heard of such SACRILEGE? And this - not from an atheistic journal - but from the official organ and pulpits of Canada’s largest Protestant denomination!

That same ‘curriculum’ calls the first eleven chapters of Genesis - which deal with God’s marvelous creation, Noah and the flood - a fable or myth! It denies the miracles in the Bible, rejects the physical resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead and ridicules His ascension and second coming!

Read the blasphemous statements made by Rev. Ben Smilie- United Church chaplain at the University of Saskatchewan, as chronicled by Regina Leader Post’s Tom Jarvis in an article titled, ‘A MASSIVE IRRELEVANCY’:

“The Toronto Telegram printed it in full with the somewhat shocking passage in large type which speaks of fundamentalist belief in “clay-made man, a floating zoo, an amphibious-footed Jesus, a son of God who was a home brew artist, and an ascension that looks like a Cape Kennedy blast-off”.

Have you heard of anything more blasphemous and anti-Christian, coming from the pen of an ordained Protestant clergyman!

We’ll let the moderator of the United Church speak for himself. The following was carried by the Saskatoon Star Phoenix, June 5, 1965. ‘HOWSE SAYS LITERAL BELIEVER IN BIBLE LACKS UNDERSTANDING’.

“The moderator of the United Church of Canada says Christians who believe literally in all of the ‘metaphors and imageries’ of the Bible exhibit ‘lack of understanding’.

“The Rt. Rev. Ernest Howse of Toronto, in an interview Thursday said that one of the most significant religious trends today is the movement away from ‘medieval imagery and hypocrisy’.

“Dr. Howse, who had been in Banff for a meeting of the United Church’s Alberta Conference, said people should not take literally such events as Christ’s physical resurrection and the virginity of Mary. The moderator said the United Church’s new curriculum which allows for liberal interpretation of the Bible, is ‘really nothing new at all’.

“There is nothing in the curriculum which was not accepted when I was in College thirty years ago. If people are shocked by it, then it is evident our ministers have not been adequately teaching their congregations”.

NEW MODERATOR: SAME OLD APOSTASY IN UNITED CHURCH!

Bill Phipps probably learned ‘APOSTACY’ from professors, who were themselves corrupted while in College! The new moderator of the United Church is Rev. Bill Phipps - a little known Calgary pastor - who is making big waves with his outspoken, irreverent and blasphemous remarks. It appears that he has excelled in unlearning the basic, fundamental doctrines of Christianity, in the tradition of the Rev. Howse and the liberal theological College to which he referred!

‘AN ACTIVIST MODERATOR IS ROCKING THE UNITED CHURCH’       - Edmonton Journal

In a major news story carried across Canada in the Southam Press, Nov.1, 1997, Rev. Phipps made these statements: “I don’t believe Jesus is the only way to God. I don’t believe he rose from the dead as a scientific fact. I don’t know whether those thing happened. It’s an irrelevant question.”

In a follow-up article, the ‘Ottawa Citizen’ wrote: ‘CHURCH MODERATOR A HERETIC, PROFESSOR SAYS’ - “The moderator of the United Church of Canada is a heretic, says a professor of modern Christian history.

“A heretic is defined as someone who chooses a doctrinal path other than that of the church to which he belongs”, says John Stackhouse, of the University of Manitoba.

“By that standard, Rev. Bill Phipps “is a heretic according to the United Church of Canada’s own standard of doctrine. He’s also a heretic in generic Christian terms, because he denies the creeds that all Christians have subscribed to, whether they’re Catholic, Protestant or Eastern Orthodox.”

“In interviews with media organizations, Phipps denied the divinity of Christ, denied the reality of the resurrection as a historical fact, and said he was unclear ‘The historic Church says there are such realities, which are crucially important to human life,’ said Stackhouse, a former president of the Canadian Evangelical Theological Association.”

THE WHOLESALE BACKSLIDING OF CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS DURING THESE PAST THIRTY YEARS, AND ESPECIALLY THE LAST DECADE, SIGNALS THE SAD STATE OF AFFAIRS IN THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH AT THIS VERY CRUCIAL MOMENT IN HISTORY - THE TURN OF THE CENTURY AND THE MILLENNIUM!

A very sad commentary on the Church is found in Christ’s message to the Church where He states:

“And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth. Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.” (Rev. 3:14-18)

Again He said, “Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits...

“A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

“...Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them. Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of My Father which is in heaven...And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.” (Matt. 7:15-23)

Jesus asked a very pertinent question: “...Nevertheless. When the son of man cometh will He find faith on the earth?” The answer is “not very much”! That is why He stated, “Strive to enter in at the straight gate, for many, I say unto you will seek to enter and shall not be able”. (Luke 13:24)

“Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.” (Matthew 7:13-14)

HOW MUST WE PREPARE FOR THE END TIMES AND TO BE SURE WE ARE READY FOR JESUS CHRIST'S SOON RETURN IN THE SECOND COMING?

St. Peter warned, “Make your calling and election sure...” (2 Peter 1:10) It behooves each one to do a reality check to be absolutely certain that you know Jesus Christ personally as your Lord & Saviour.

Remember that Jesus Christ died for our sins and rose again from the dead for our justification. Only He has the power to save you because He is the Redeemer of the world.

Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by Me”. (John 14:6) “I am the door: by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” (John 10:9-10)

The Bible says, “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;” (1 Tim. 2:5) “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

St. Paul declared, “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” (Phil. 2:5-11)

Jesus Christ invites us to receive Him as personal Saviour and Lord with the promise: “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matt. 11:28) And, “All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.” (John 6:37)

We are warned: “But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.” (1 Corinthians 11:28)



MY CONFESSION OF FAITH:

As God is my witness I do hereby solemnly declare that I NOW receive Jesus Christ into my heart and life. I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, that He died for me on Calvary's Cross and rose again from the dead. By His grace and power I will live for Him the rest of my life.

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SINNERS PRAYER:

Almighty Eternal God, I come unto thee in the wonderful Name of Jesus Christ, thy Son - O Lord be merciful to me a sinner and save my soul from the power of the evil one. I now renounce the devil and all his works and all his ways and I repent of all my sins which are many. I have sinned against God and against my fellowman. I am willing to forsake my sins, with God's help. I believe that Jesus Christ died for me on the cross - arose again from the dead and is alive forevermore - come into my heart Lord Jesus - I receive you now by faith into my life as my Lord and Saviour. In Jesus' Name. Amen.



HEAVEN - Bible scriptures that relate to heaven
the second coming of Christ, the Rapture of the church, eternity, eternal life
 (King James Version)

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 18:18 - (kjv) - "Verily I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done of My Father which is in heave

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 3:12 - Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 5:3 - Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 5:8 - Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 5:12 - Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 5:20 - For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 6:20 -  But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 8:11 - And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 13:30 - Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 13:43 - Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father.  Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 13:49 -  So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 18:10 - Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones: for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 19:21 - Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 22:30 - For in the resurrection they neither marry; nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 25:34 - Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenMatthew 25:46 - And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 10:20 - Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you, but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 12:8 - Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 12:32 - Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 12:33 - Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 15:6 - And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 15:7 - I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 15:10 - Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 15:32 - It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again, and was lost, and is found.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 16:22 - And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 20:34 - And Jesus answering said unto them, The child of this world marry, and are given in marriage:

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 20:35 - But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage:

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 20:36 - Neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 22:29 - And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me;

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 22:30 - That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenLuke 23:43 - And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenJohn 5:28 - Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenJohn 5:28 - And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenJohn 10:28 - And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenJohn 12:26 - If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenJohn 13:26 - Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goes thou?  Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenJohn 14:2 - In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you.  I go to prepare a place for you.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenJohn 14:3 - And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenJohn 17:22 - And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenJohn 17:24 - Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenActs 7:55 - But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, look up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God,

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenActs 7:56 - And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRomans 5:17 - For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven2 Corinthians 5:1 - For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven2 Corinthians 12:2 - I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell, or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven2 Corinthians 2:3 - And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven2 Corinthians 2:4 - How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenEphesians 1:18 - The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenColossians 1:5 - For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven; whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenColossians 1:6 - Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenColossians 1:12 - Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenColossians 3:4 - When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven1 Thessalonians 2:12 - That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven1 Thessalonians 4:17 - Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven11 Thessalonians 1:7 -  And to you who are troubled rest with us,  when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven11 Thessalonians 2:14 - Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenHebrews 10:34 - For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenHebrews 11:10 - For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenHebrews 11:16 - But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly : wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenHebrews 12:22 - But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an inmumerable company of angels.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenHebrews 12:23 - To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenHebrews 12:24 - And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenHebrews 12:28 - Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably: with reverence and godly fear.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenHebrews 13:14 - For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven1 Peter 1:4 - To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled; and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven2 Peter 1:11 - For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heaven2 Peter 3:13 - Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 2:7 - He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 3:21 - To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 4:4 - And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment, and they had on their heads crowns of gold.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 5:9 - And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 7:9 - After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 7:13 - And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they?

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 7:14 - And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest.  And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 7:15 - Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 7:16 - They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 7:17 - For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 14:1-3 - And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 14:1-3 - And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps:

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 14:1-3 - And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 15:2 - And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:1-5 - And I saw a  new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:2 - And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:3 - And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:4 - And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:5 - And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new.  And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:9 - And there came unto me one  of the seven angels which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:10 - And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:11 - Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:18 - And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass.

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:19 - And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones.  The first foundation was jasper, the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcadony: the fourth, an emerald:

Heaven, Is heaven real or myth? Where is heaven? How do I get to heaven? Bible scriptures verses about heavenRevelation 21:21 - And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.

Revelation 21:22 - And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.

Revelation 21:23 - And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.

Revelation 21:24 - And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.

Revelation 21:35 - And the gates of it shall nto be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.

Revelation 21:27 - And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.

Revelation 22:1 - And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.

Revelation 21:2 - In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manners of fruit, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree where for the healing of the nations.

Revelation 21:3 - And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him:

Revelation 21:4 - And they shall see his face, and his name shall be in their foreheads.

Revelation 21:5 - And thee shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

OLD TESTAMENT (King James Version)

11 Kings 2:11 - And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.

Job 3:17 - There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest.

Psalms 16:11 - Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

Psalms 17:15 - As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.

Psalms 23:6 - Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

Psalms 24:3 - Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place.

Psalms 24:7 - Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in.

Psalms 73:24 - Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

Isaiah 33:17 - Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.

Isaiah 49:9 - That thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Shew yourselves.  They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.

Isaiah 49:10 - They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat no sun smite them: for he that hath mercy on them shall lead them, even by the springs of water shall he guide them.

Daniel 12:3 - And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament, and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Malachi 3:17 - And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.


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