Does it matter when the rapture happens? Yes, for the Lord tells us in Revelation 2-3 that there are three different scenarios that different groups in the church will face if the rapture is pre-wrath. Those three ways are rapture, martyrdom, and death by the Lord. (more…)
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People who are against any form of KE (and various forms do exist) usually insist on challenging the idea that KE is temporary. This means that they believe either KE is eternal or non-existent in the first place. (For the record, I believe it is temporary. I lay out that argument here.) Let’s assume for the sake of argument that KE is not temporary. What are the ramifications of that position for the following passage? (more…)
Tags: Christ's Return, Predestination, Ready for the Rapture, Second Coming
I had a great time at the Kingdom Conference in Mansfield, Texas in early 2008. The pastor, Joey Faust, author of The Rod: Will God Spare It? had invited me to share a word in his church gathering.
My message, called “Preparing for Christ’s Return: Myths and Misconceptions,” is available for free audio listening at the church’s website, www.kingdombaptist.org under their Audio Sermons button. Click on “Audio” then on the Preacher drop-down box for my name, Steve Husting.
The message covers the various reasons that hindered me from getting ready for Christ’s return. Chances are, you’ll identify with a few. I use examples from Scripture and daily life to make my teachings clear and practical.