Q. The four horsemen seem to me to be glimpses of the conditions of things to come with the judgments starting with the 6th Seal. It’s like each horseman pulls back another curtain to show the trouble they bring to the 70th Week. They remind me of a “Forward” written in a book which is the preliminary groundwork to the story coming up. Do you see my reasoning? If not, can you help me reconcile these things that don’t seem to fit with each other?
Q. I was wondering how you consider Christians ought to stand on the matter of the rebuilding of the temple. Does the rebuilding represent a truly good thing that Christians can support? Could Satan’s strategy be to have the temple built at the centre of the earth in Jerusalem so he can usurp the LORD and take His place?
Q. On your site you state:-”One day soon, the King of the Medes will again lead a vast army against Babylon, and this time her destruction will be complete, and the Lord’s words will be fulfilled” However, Revelation 17:16-17 says “And the ten horns that you saw, they and the beast will hate the prostitute. They will make her desolate and naked, and devour her flesh and burn her up with fire, for God has put it into their hearts to carry out his purpose by being of one mind and handing over their royal power to the beast, until the words of God are fulfilled.” According to your logic, the end time Medes are the beast and the 10 horns. Does not quite fit.
Q. I have a question on Revelation 8:10. The star that falls to earth. I do not understand why my particular Bible, which is a New King James version, references the fallen star back to Isaiah 14:12? This cannot be referencing Lucifer at this point…can it? I took it to be just what it says, a fallen star (meteor, asteroid, etc) that was allowed to hit the earth. Can you explain why the reference to Isaiah?
Q. You are teaching a pre-trib rapture. 1 Thes 4:16 mentions a trumpet of God as one of those things that call us to meet the Lord in the sky. If that was all I had, I could see how the rapture is pre-trib., but 1 Cor. 15:52 says at the last trumpet, and isn’t the last trumpet toward the end of the Trib. according to Rev.?
Q. I have a question about Mathew 24. How is it that the disciples asked questions about Jesus 2nd coming when they didn’t even fully understand that he would be crucified and be resurrected like he was trying to tell them? Another question I have is about Him saying the time before he comes again will be like the days of Noah, (vs36 -41) where people will be eating and drinking, but I thought the days would be violent from the all the natural disasters and judgments in Revelation? And also in the parable following this it says the master who finds his servants not watching and expecting his return would be cut to pieces, Isn’t all of Israel going to be saved at the 2nd coming?
Q. In a recent post you said, “The believers who suffer during the Great Tribulation are those who come to faith after the Church is gone, and in fact the disappearance of the Church will convince many to become believers. We know they’re not part of the Church because their destiny in Eternity is different than the Church’s.” How do you know this? Please explain the difference.
Q. I have a question about Matthew 24:19, “But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days.” I know this verse is instructions given to those living in Judea (the Jewish people) after they see ‘abomination of desolation’ which occurs at the mid-tribulation point or after the Rapture of the Church. So, does that mean that Jewish children will not be raptured? I thought all children under the age of accountability would be raptured. Thank you so much for your hard work.
Q. I recently signed up and love the emails and the site. You are so knowledgeable and helpful. You have cleared up a lot of my foggy thinking about the end times. I am wanting more scriptural support for something you wrote (and I agree with). You said that the seals and trumpets will be in the first half of the 70th week and then a long pause in the second for the Antichrist to do his worst, and then the bowls right at the end. What scriptures point to this division (specifically for each of the three judgments -seals, trumpets, bowls).
Q. I accept and understand that at the moment of death your soul goes either to heaven or hell. I understand the rewards for the faithful believers in heaven. But what is the purpose of resurrecting the unbelievers bringing them up from Hell. Just to judge them and send them back to hell? Can you clarify this for me.