The End Times

This list links to posts I’ve written to explain my understanding of passages or issues regarding the End Times.

Jesus’ return will be visible to everyone

This post, based on my understanding of Matthew 24:1-30 and Luke 21:5-28, supports my belief that Jesus will return only once, that when He does that it will be an event visible to everyone, and that what follows will result in immediate and dire consequences for those unprepared.

Why those “taken away” when Jesus may not be Christians

This article, based on Matthew 24:36 — Matthew 25:42,  discusses why I’ve concluded that those “taken away” when Jesus’ returns will be nonbelievers – those who haven’t made a personal commitment to Jesus – and those “left” or “left behind” will be Christians.

Three Things that must happen before Jesus returns

Although their are many things that will happen before Jesus returns, as I see it today, there are only three things that must happen. This post notes what those three things and how we can best prepare as we wait for them to occur.

The Church may not be the Bride of Christ

This post, based on my understanding of Revelation 19:6-9, supports why I believe that it is Israel and not the Church that is the Bride of Christ

The Mark of the Beast May Be an Issue Only For Christians

This post supports my belief that the Mark of the Beast referenced in Revelation 13:11-17 is not something that can or will affect non-believers; it is something that can only affect those who claim to have a saving relationship with Jesus.

Who Are the Rightful Heirs of the Land of Israel

This post was written in response to a writer who suggested that Israel no longer has a right to claim ownership of any portion of the land of Israel.