The State Of The Church

Q.   We hear of movements of the Spirit in Middle Eastern and Asian countries (albeit often underground) but we don’t seem to hear of these things in Europe.
Since it seems as if we are following Europe’s lead, and will likely arrive at the same destination, do you foresee a somewhat underground movement (perhaps driven by apathy instead of persecution) of the Holy Spirit in America before the rapture and is there one in Europe now that is not being talked about much?

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Will Gentiles Be Servants To The Jews?

Q. I’d like your opinion on OT passages that state Gentiles will be the Jews’ servants during the Millennial Kingdom. For example: Isaiah 14:1-2, 49:22-23 and 61: 6-7. I must admit, the thought of formerly anti-Semitic unbelievers, who convert to Christianity during the Great Tribulation and wind up serving the Jewish people, seems fair. But these passages imply that all Gentiles surviving the Tribulation will be in service to Israel.  I am having a difficult time matching this with God’s promise that we are all his sons and daughters; that he is not a respecter of persons; and Gentiles are co-heirs of the promises made to Abraham.

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The Origin and Destiny of the Gentile Church

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you may not be conceited: Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in. (Romans 11:25)

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How Can You Believe This?

Q. I do not understand how in your explanation of the Millennium, you can say that a temple, with blood sacrifices, will be operational in Israel.  I cannot imagine the “final sacrifice” standing by while they kill animals for sacrifice even if you say it is as a “memorial”.  This is the main thing that I cannot accept about the dispensationalist view.  It seems to me it would be an abomination to a God who sent His only Son to be a “once and for all” sacrifice.  My question is how can you believe this?

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Confirming The Sequence Of End Times Events

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

He replied, “When evening comes, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red,’ and in the morning, ‘Today it will be stormy, for the sky is red and overcast.’ You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times.” (Matt. 16:2-3)

So when you see standing in the holy place ‘the abomination that causes desolation,’ spoken of through the prophet Daniel—let the reader understand— then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. (Matt. 24:15-16)

For then there will be great distress (Great Tribulation), unequaled from the beginning of the world until now—and never to be equaled again. (Matt. 24:21)

When it comes to developing any kind of time line concerning the End Times, the watershed event has to be the Abomination that Causes Desolation. Why? Because from that time forward, the Bible gives a very clear sequence of events. Continue reading…

What’s My Role?

Q.   As a Jewish believer, how am I part of God’s plan? I know the full number of Gentiles has not come yet but I was only recently saved. I was just wondering what you thought about this as my heart grieves at times when I think of how my fellow Jewish people turn their backs to the Lord.

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Middle East Flames

A Feature Article by Jack Kelley

(For those of you who weren’t able to attend the Steeling The Mind conference in Denver on October 5th, here’s a written version of the presentation I gave there.)

Over the last few months I’ve wondered how much of what I’m about to say would still be prophecy by the time this conference started. But as of today it still is, so let’s begin.

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Questioning The Placement Of Ezekiel’s Battle

Q. Re: the Sequence of End Times Events.  You have said that the Rapture comes first, then the Battle of Gog and Magog,  then the 70th Week of Daniel, but why wouldn’t the 70th Week begin before the Battle of Gog and Magog and not after it?  Couldn’t Gog and Magog come with the red horse in Rev. 6 after the anti-Christ has brought a false peace to Earth?

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Is The Church Responsible?

Q.   I heard someone teach that it is the duty of the Bride of Christ to finance the return of the house of Israel to the homeland.  He goes so far as to say that “the blood of Israel is on our hands.”  In other words, if we as Christians do not help finance the return of Israel to the homeland, somehow we will be found with blood on our hands.

He is using the story of Ruth and Boaz to support his teaching.  He likens Ruth gleaning the four corners of the field and bringing the grain to lay in Naomi’s lap as the Bride of Christ financing the return of the dispersed Israelites from the four corners of the earth to the homeland.

From your studies, what exactly does scripture have to say on this issue?  Is the Body of Christ responsible for the return of the Jews to the homeland?

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Another Nephilim Question

Q.  This is a question which has been on my mind for years and is blocking my concentration on you article on The Nephilim. So here it is.  If Noah’s line was the only uncontaminated line left on earth before the flood, where did the wives of the sons  of Noah come from? Why weren’t they contaminated, too?

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