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Why and How We Can Give Thanks in 2020

The pandemic we are experiencing will most likely affect some traditional Thanksgiving celebrations and perhaps even cloud our ability to be thankful because of what we have lost and/or are missing.  However, we need to remember that while Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated on...

Can I Get a Witness (or Two)? The Two Witnesses of Revelation 11

I was recently asked about the identity and significance of the two witnesses described in Revelation 11. Let’s first examine what the text says about them and then seek to understand who they are and why they are mentioned. The Description of the Two Witnesses in Revelation 11 In...

Who are the 144,000 in Revelation?

Prior to my teaching on Jesus’s Return and the End Times, someone asked about the identity of the 144,000 that we read about in Revelation 7 and 14. I didn’t have time to explore this question that night so wanted to do a post about it. Before exploring various possibilities raised...

Will Christians Go Through the Tribulation?

When discussing the end times and Christ’s second coming, I am often asked whether or not Christians will experience the tribulation. As you might expect if you know me, I won’t give a quick “yes” or “no” answer, but I do want to unpack the background ...