Premillennialism and the Second Coming of Christ

Hits: 3[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction The three great themes of the Bible may be stated as follows (allowing for some overlapping between the New Testament sections listed below): The theme of the Old Testament is “Christ…

“Not Forsaking the Assembly…”

Hits: 11[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Brethren have some very unusual ideas about attending the assemblies of the saints. Many years ago, a member of the church where I preached at the time told me if I…

Occurrences Upon Jesus’ Return

Hits: 5[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The New Testament not only frequently and plainly tells us that Jesus Christ will return, but it also tells us what things will occur when He comes. Great sounds and noises…

Who Will Win?

Hits: 1[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] To the entire ungodly world, it appears that Truth and goodness are weak. Most certainly, error and evil have the vast majority of men and the preponderance of wealth and power…

Thoughts on the “Rapture”

Hits: 6[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] A bumper sticker reads: “In case of the rapture, this car will be driverless.” The Rapture refers to an event that will allegedly occur at the “first second coming” of Christ….

The Thousand-Year Reign

Hits: 9[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The vast majority of Protestants believe the “thousand years” of Revelation 20:1–7 refers to the tenure of Christ’s reign in an earthly kingdom upon His return. Since He will come before…

Scriptural “Red Flags” No. 1

Hits: 3[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The exhortation, Be not deceived, appears several times in the New Testament. Each occurrence prefaces some special danger and should serve as a “red flag” of warning. Accordingly, we will be…

Not Heard at the Judgment

Hits: 6[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles  page.] The Bible teaches that there will be a great Day of Judgment when Jesus Christ returns and that He will be the Judge on that Great Day: But when the Son…

Judaism Restored?

Hits: 1[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] One of the strangest facets of the dispensational premillennial system of theology includes a restoration of the authority of the Law of Moses. According to this system: After the alleged 7-year “Rapture,” Jesus…