What is Historic Premillennialism?

Historic premillennialism and dispensational premillennialism are two different systems of eschatology. Here are a few examples of the differences between the two:• Historic premillennialism teaches that the church was in the fore-vision of Old Testament prophecy, while dispensationalism teaches that the church is hardly, if at all, mentioned by the Old Testament prophets.• Historic premillennialism … Continue reading What is Historic Premillennialism?

A Celestial Court Operates During the Tribulation

NB: It takes time to study and understand all the end time events and background. We all have a specific leaning towards one or another explanation which might have some weak points. No one person has a complete understanding of the Old Testament backdrop to the book of Revelation which in my view is needed … Continue reading A Celestial Court Operates During the Tribulation

Rapture Terminology – The”Skeleton in the Closet”of Pretribulationism

By Tim Warner © http://www.4windsfellowships.net “Technical terms” are nouns or descriptive noun phrases that are understood by the intended audience to refer to specific things even without explanation within the context. For example, the word "rapture" in modern prophetic speech is understood to refer to the coming of Christ for His Church. We do not … Continue reading Rapture Terminology – The”Skeleton in the Closet”of Pretribulationism

The Last Trumpet 1 Corinthians 15

By Tim Warner © http://www.4windsfellowships.net Most pretribulationists believe the pretribulation rapture was not taught by Jesus, but was given to Paul as a special revelation. Therefore, it is important for us to see if what Paul taught about the rapture is different from Jesus' teaching. If there are mutually exclusive differences between what Jesus taught … Continue reading The Last Trumpet 1 Corinthians 15

Moses & the Millennial Week

November 21, 2021 Tim Warner 4windsfellowships The previous posts demonstrated the pervasiveness of the Millennial Week chronology among the early Christian writers close to the Apostles. The primary passage cited by these writers was Psalm 90:4, “a thousand years in Your sight are as the day,”[1] cited by Peter in 2 Peter 3:8, “with the … Continue reading Moses & the Millennial Week

As In the Days of Noah & Lot

Luke 17:26-30 (NKJV) 26 “And as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man: 27 They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all. … Continue reading As In the Days of Noah & Lot

Which part of the Tribulation are the 1,260 days, 42 months and “a time, times, half time”?

It is often difficult to remember when we come across these values 1,260, 42 months and “time, times, half a time” to which part of the 7 year period of the Tribulation they are referring. 1. The 1260 days always refers to the first half of the 70th week (Revelation 11:3; 12:6) Revelation 11:3 And … Continue reading Which part of the Tribulation are the 1,260 days, 42 months and “a time, times, half time”?

Jesus’ Parable of the 10 Virgins

This is an interesting understanding of the 10 Virgins Parable which deserves consideration. We always need to look at context and understand the references to previous uses in this case "virgins". God reuses themes and terms to build up a story to simplify complex events and images. Written By Tim Warner 4windsfellowships.net December 19, 2021 … Continue reading Jesus’ Parable of the 10 Virgins

Rest from Persecution AFTER the Tribulation 2 Thessalonians

Second Thessalonians was written soon after the first Epistle to correct further questions and misconceptions about the coming of Christ. In his previous Epistle, Paul tied the resurrection to the rapture, thereby comforting them concerning those who had died. In the 1 Thessalonians 5 he encouraged them to be expecting the coming of Christ. The … Continue reading Rest from Persecution AFTER the Tribulation 2 Thessalonians

The Book that Tastes like Honey but becomes Bitter

God uses the same symbolism, principles and parallels to communicate to us. Sometimes there is a direct application and in others there information to be gleaned from each portion of scripture to help understand what God is saying. An example is the picture of John eating the book(scroll) that is written on both sides in … Continue reading The Book that Tastes like Honey but becomes Bitter