Q. If the age of man is supposed to be 6,000 years and we expect the Lord to return soon, Why is the Hebrew calendar only at 5770 years? This seems like an odd number if indeed we are so close to the end?
Q. Is there a period of time between the Rapture and the start of the Tribulation? Is there a period of time between the end of the Great Tribulation and the return of Christ? Are the Two Witnesses ministering during the Tribulation doing so during the first half or the Great Tribulation? When is the Mark of the Beast implemented? Before the Tribulation, first half or Great Tribulation? How’s the Psalms 83, Isaiah 17 and Ezekiel 38-39 prophecies coming along?
Q. Thanks for your insight. You have really clarified for me these difficult-to-understand times. I tried to map out the upcoming battles in the middle east & was wondering about Egypt & Iraq. Are either of these countries under prophecy to attack Israel in Psalm 83 or Ezekiel 38-39? I can’t seem to figure out where they fall into the picture.
Q. What is the principal “event” that identifies each of the Seal Judgments as our Lord opens them, one at a time? That is, when He opens the first seal, what identifying “event” will occur on earth that marks and identifies that as the First Seal? What “event” marks and identifies His opening of the Second Seal? The Third? Etc.? Also, is it not true that the Church will be Raptured before Jesus opens the First Seal?
A Bible Study by Jack Kelley
More and more as we get closer to the end, people want to see a time line of coming events. Questions about the order in which events will take place, the span of time between them and the likelihood of there being enough time for everything to happen in the time we have left are becoming more numerous with each passing week.
Q. I’m curious about your thoughts on the current gulf oil spill being a fulfillment of the prophecy in Revelation 8:8-9? It certainly sounds like a verse by verse description but I’m wondering if it is in conflict with any other biblical references? I ask this because I understood the church would be raptured before God’s judgments. Thanks for your insight!
Q. In one way or another, you are asked over and over: How will the earth know that the Wrath of God has begun? Would it be correct to say that the Rapture is the sign that specifically identifies the beginning of the Wrath of God? Am I correct to believe we are now seeing evidence of God’s pre-wrath judgments as they affect our own country and the world? Are His pre-wrath judgments the same as the birth pangs?
Q. What is it that brings all nations together against Jerusalem? What is their common cause; what specific thing unites an otherwise disparate world against Jerusalem? What is it about one city that unites the entire world against it? Do they not know, or not believe, that they have declared war on Almighty God Himself?
Q. I recently read that you said students of bible prophecy say that there is nothing left to happen here on earth (according to scripture) before we go (rapture). My pastor says we can’t be very close because the the good news of Jesus Christ must be preached to all nations before Christ returns for us. He says that reputable missionary groups claim this isn’t even close to happening. They say there are many people on earth who haven’t heard of Christ or His Salvation. I believe we are very close but what do I tell people who claim this?
Q. As I read through your teachings, “Seven Churches of Rev. 2 and 3,” you describe the letter to the Angel of the Church in Philadelphia being indicative of a time in the recent past–a Church movement called, “The Great Awakening.” Presently, we are hearing a lot of preaching and teaching in the Word of Faith Movement calling for, and telling of, a 2nd Great Awakening or what the scriptures may refer to as the end time harvest. There are times when, in light of the “suddenly” of world events surrounding the nation of Israel, I wonder if this Great Awakening is set to happen pre-rapture or post-rapture. Could you share some insights you might have concerning this?