Understanding Revelation 20: Satan and the lake of fire.

Did you know that when Jesus was referring to the worms that do not die and fires that do not end were referring to the destruction of Jerusalem and the temple and not hell?

Mark 9:48
‘where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.’

Now look at this.

Isaiah 66:24
And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.

Jesus was quoting the massacre of the Jews during the Babylonian attacks. He was saying it will happen again when the Romans attack Jerusalem.

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What about the rapture?

 I have often been confronted by this question when I teach the end times as being the last  days of the Old Covenant: What about the rapture, being taken up in the air? Let me say this.  Did you know whenever Paul mentions “in the air” he does not mean in mid-air but that…

10 more things. 

  The “last days” in the New Testament is from the day Jesus died till the destruction of Jerusalem.   Satan is not the God of this world. He is the god of a former age. He is no longer in charge. Matthew 28:18: Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven…

The two trees have become one.

Here’s something that will blow your mind. Genesis 2:9 The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground—trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. In the…

The New Jerusalem (2): It’s already here.

Many at times when we read this verse: Hebrews 12:18 The Mountain of Fear and the Mountain of Joy You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm; We think that this is Mount Sinai per se. So when we read the…

God is a consuming fire, no more.

A prominent antagonist of the grace message said this. “Day and night, we serve God out of love, overwhelmed by His mercy and goodness, basking in the ocean of His grace. And we recognize He is the all powerful and holy God, and therefore we don’t play foolish games with Him.” It does seem again…

My thoughts on the New Jerusalem.

When the angel showed John the bride of the Lamb, he did not showed him a woman but a city. Revelation 21:9-10 One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came and said to me, “Come, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.”…

The abomination of desolation.

Dear friends, There is a lot of confusion about the “end times”. If you have been following our blog, you will realize that the KJV actually says “the end of the world” occured when Jesus died. Here’s the verse. Hebrews 9:26 For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but…

The new heaven and new earth

Some interesting facts of the Temple and how the temple is described by the contemporary people like Josephus. The way is the outer court. The truth is the inner court. The life is the Holy of Holies. Jesus was saying he was the new temple. Hence no one comes to the father except through him….

Why are we so mindful of the “end of the world”?

One of the most wrongly translated words in the bible is “the end of the world”. Strangely some of you may not know it does not appear in the NIV but the KJV. It is primarily responsible for this end time madness we have. Let me those relevant verses. I will quote the KJV version…

10 reasons why people are confused about the “last days”.

Why we misunderstand the end times. 1. We interpret scriptures without taking cognisance it was written by Jews and interpret it as if it was speaking to us. For example. We forget it is a Jewish concept at the time the gospels were written that God lived in a house call the Temple was Jesus…

Does 1st Thessalonians actually teach of a future rapture?

A quick overview of 1st Thessalonians. 1 Thessalonians 1:10 and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead—Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath. The wrath was already coming at the time when the book was written. 1 Thessalonians 2:14-16 For you, brothers and sisters, became imitators of God’s…

Laodicea the church of the end times?

I don’t know where people get the idea that the 7 churches in Revelation are 7 types of churches through out history or that Laodicea is a type of the “last days” church. They argue that the church of Laodicea is a type of the modern church today. Seriously where in the world did they…

666 is not a visible mark.

One of the most misconceived ideas we have ever taught people is that during the end of the world, people who don’t believe in Jesus will have to bear the mark 666 on their foreheads. At the same breath we teach people those who believe in them will have the name of Jesus tattooed on…

Every eye shall see him?

Let’s do a quick quiz. Is Isis the first terrorist group that beheaded people? Is Ebola the first plague? Are earthquakes measuring 9.5 on the vector scale new? Is Obama the first person to be called the Beast? The answer is obviously no. Yet why is it we always attached such things as signs of…

The twinkling of an eye.

The blink of an eye, happened when the temple was destroyed. When that happened you became the temple. The blink of an eye is a term used in a Jewish marriage. After the husband goes through the betroth ceremony, he goes back with his father to prepare a place for her in the husband’s father’s…

What “no one knows the time and hour” means? Part 2

Jesus did not mean, he did not know when he is coming back. He was speaking about how he was going to usher the Jews into the new covenant through the marriage of the Lamb. Please read my blog “what no one knows the time and hour mean?” Matthew 24:36 “But about that day or…

What “no one knows the hour means”.

When a Jewish man wants to marry. He would bring his father to see his girl friend’s dad. They would then discuss a “deposit” that is to be paid. After they pay the bride is deemed to be purchase with a price. Then a covenant meal is taken. The bride to be and the man…

So you want to know who the beast is.

Revelation 13:16-18 is based on Ezekiel 8 and 9. The “mark” symbolized the spiritual condition of the inhabitants of Jerusalem. The ones with the “mark” were in allegiance with God. However, in Revelation, the mark is reversed. That is to say, the mark was on those who were against God and had allegiance to the…

So you want to know who is the AntiChrist.

About the “Anti-Christ”. Please note the word “antichrist” was only used by John in 1 and 2 John and no where else. 1 John 2:18 Dear children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come. This is how we know it is…