What is the Difference Between the Rapture & the 2nd Coming of Jesus?

What is the Difference Between the Rapture & the 2nd Coming of Jesus?

We are living in the Last Days! Just take a look around! Last week I covered the difference between the Last Days and End Times. There’s a difference, even though the terms are often used interchangeably. What about the Rapture and the second coming of Jesus Christ? These terms are also confused — A LOT. …

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Last Days or End Times?

Are We in Last Days or the End Times? It’s Confusing!

Yes, it’s confusing. Furthermore, it really doesn’t help that the two terms are used interchangeably. Nevertheless, there is a significant difference between the Last Days and the End Times. We’ll uncover the truth about these prophetic terms and what the Bible says about them. Let’s dig in… When did the “Last Days” Start? The Book …

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Spring cleaning and purging

2 Chronicles 29-32: Time to Purge Your Life of Everything Sinful & Hated by God

Springtime is when most people do a thorough cleaning throughout their homes. They purge everything that’s old, dirty, and filthy. They move furniture around, sweep under rugs and everywhere dust and dirt can hide. That’s what the next good king of Judah did to the temple that had been desecrated. Likewise, it is something we …

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Joash boy king saved by someone with a Relationship with God

2 Chronicles 21-23: The Value of Being Rooted in an Authentic Relationship with God

Today’s lesson from 2 Chronicles is a basic warning to us… Mix with the wrong people at your own peril! We’ll meet some bad kings, bad mothers with bad blood, who were evil to the core. They lacked a true and honest relationship with God. Let’s dig in… 2 Chronicles 21 – Jehoram Rules in …

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Christian adult baptism

Why is Baptism Important for Being a True Christian? What’s the Truth?

Yesterday we talked about the Holy Spirit, our free gift from God, given to the disciples on Pentecost. Next in the Book of Acts is the birth and quick growth of the church. One thing that stands out is BAPTISM. The New Testament writers clearly explain why new, born again believers need to be baptized. …

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Pentecost, Holy Spirit, Church

Pentecost: The Fantastic Gift of the Holy Spirit Arrived and Changed the World

It happened 50 days after Jesus was crucified — Pentecost (meaning 50 in Greek). It’s when Jesus sent the Holy Spirit into the hearts of His disciples. What is the significance for us today? Why is the Holy Spirit a key factor to being a born again Christian? What really happened that morning in Jerusalem? …

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Jeroboam far from God worships golden calf

2 Chronicles 10-12: What Happened When the People Lost Sight of God?

Remember in yesterday’s post where I quoted Deuteronomy 17? Both David, his son Solomon, and now David’s grandson Rehoboam, did the same thing. Like father, like sons. They ignore God. They ignored His Word. As a result, the whole nation, all the people, suffered the consequences. Let’s dig in… 2 Chronicles 10 – The Northern …

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The Queen of Sheba visits Solomon

2 Chronicles 8-9: Solomon Made His First Mistake and Gave Satan a Foothold

Have you ever made a life-altering mistake? Well, King Solomon did & it infected his kingdom & the Israelites. What did he do? He disobeyed God. Let’s dig in… 2 Chronicles 8 – Solomon’s Many Achievements It took Solomon twenty years to build the Lord’s Temple and his own royal palace. At the end of …

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Solomon praises God's Promises

2 Chronicles 6-7: God Actually Keeps His Promises: Unconditional and Conditional

It took 7 years to build the Temple and it was finally complete. At last, the Israelites had a beautiful place to worship God. Now, it was time to celebrate so, Solomon praised God, and asked Him to bless Israel. Consequently, God returned with some promises: not just an unconditional one, but a very conditional …

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Solomon's Temple depiction

2 Chronicles 3-5: King Solomon’s New, Epic Temple Is All About God’s Glory

King David gave his son, Solomon, the plans and passed on the task of building the great, majestic Temple. These next chapters are very descriptive and visual, and you really need to check out the video at the bottom with a 3D computer rendering and a guided tour. It will help you visualize the glory …

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David passed on the building of the temple to Solomon

1 Chronicles Finale: King David Passes On the Building of the Temple of God to Solomon

In the final chapters of 1 Chronicles, in obedience, David hands the reigns to his young son, Solomon, who’s only 14. He is called by God to build the Temple and it was a magnificent temple. But first, David gives the last orders for the staffing of the temple, the plans and the materials to …

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