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Apostasy Or Rapture?

Published: March 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 11, 2016)
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Thank you for your insight! I glean your site 7 days a week. I was watching a well known Bible teacher on tv today, and he referred to 2 Thes. 2:3, and said that the “falling away” was the rapture of the Church. However, I looked up “falling away” in my Strong’s concordance, and # 646 says “Apostasia.” Am I missing something here?


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The Family Of Moses

Published: March 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 10, 2016)
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My daughter sent the following in an email, and I’m not comfortable with my proposed answer. Help!

“I’m a little stumped about Numbers 26:59—“and the name of Amran’s wife was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, who was born to Levi in Egypt,”—

Is this literally saying that Jochebed was Levi’s real daughter? Because that would put Jochebed, Amran and Moses, Aaron and Miriam about 400 years before we see them in Exodus, or more literally, right at the time of Joseph. In other words this wording makes it seem like Moses is the grandson of Levi.”

Thank you for your explanations for the Church everywhere.


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An Error In The King James?

Published: March 12, 2016 (Originally published: March 13, 2016)
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My question today is why is the word Easter used in Acts 12:4 in the KJV? It is used for the Greek word Pascha (which is the paschal lamb) used in the password meal. I thought that Easter had its roots in paganism, so why would the KJ have used it?


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OSAS And The Unfaithful Servant

Published: March 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 9, 2016)
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Matthew 24 verses 44 onwards speaks of an unfaithful servant who is not watching for the return of his master. As a result he will be banished to a place where there is ‘weeping and gnashing of teeth’ amongst the hypocrites. What do you make of this in light of ‘once saved always saved?’


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Comfort Not Condemnation

Published: March 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 10, 2016)
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A friend had a sister that was killed in an accident, she was 18 years old. I had made a comment that it’s a shame when someone dies and they have not accepted Jesus as their Savior and they go to Hell for eternity. She was very upset with me and told me that God would never allow an 18 year old to go to Hell, because the young lady was drunk and didn’t know what she was doing. She had had problems with drugs and alcohol so it wasn’t her fault. What do you think?


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Dating The Crucifixion

Published: March 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 10, 2016)
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Thank you again, Jack, for your wonderful work that you do for our dear Lord. You are truly advancing His Kingdom through your work.

I have another question for you. I am curious as to the exact date that Jesus was crucified. Awhile back, I read an article on your site, I believe it was in Ask A Bible Teacher, in which someone gave the dates of His crucifixion, the date of his burial, resurrection, ascension. I couldn’t find that particular article on your site.

One other question if I may. How many years ago did He die for us?

I am asking these questions because my 20 year old son is asking me questions, and is searching for answers. Sadly, he has not come to Christ for salvation….along with my 18 year old daughter. I just feel that the Lord has put this burden on my heart to do whatever I can to lead them both to the Lord. Please join me and my brothers and sisters in Christ in praying for them. Thank you so much, Jack.


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Facts On Fasting

Published: March 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 9, 2016)
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I’d like to thank you so much for your ministry. It is very helpful.

I have a question. I know that fasting is mentioned in the bible, old and new testaments. But, I have never found where God instructed us to fast, how, why or when to fast. I’ve done Bible searches on the word, fast, fasted, and fasting and I’ve read all the scriptures that came up on the search. Can you help?

Again, thanks for your website. I refer a lot of new Christians to your site. You make everything very clear. Thank you.


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Time And Eternity

Published: March 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 9, 2016)
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In your article Seven Things You Have to Know to Understand End Times Prophecy, you say “A Millennium is obviously a defined span of time, while by definition Eternity is the absence of time.” You say similar things about there not being Time when we are in our eternal state in other parts of the articles. I am curious why you think there will be no time on the New Earth. Is it from Revelation 10:6 where the KJV translates it “there should be time no longer”? If so, shouldn’t that be interpreted to mean “no more delay”?


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The Serpent

Published: March 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 8, 2016)
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In the book of Genesis, when God placed the curse on the serpent, God told the serpent he would crawl on his belly…….for all the days of his life. Now I know this is going to sound a little far out there, but I need to ask. Before the curse, was the serpent walking upright in some way?


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The Day And Hour Of The Rapture

Published: March 6, 2016 (Originally published: March 8, 2016)
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I have been looking through a lot of rapture web sites lately and some of the stuff I read is pretty “out” there. Date predictions abound but all that has done for me is cause disappointment and discouragement since they are always wrong. My question for you is do you think it’s possible to know the date or predict it with any accuracy? Considering Jesus’ statement that we cannot know the day or the hour, do you think Jesus was speaking about the rapture or His second coming? Forgive me if I’m being a pest. I’ll bet you have had this question before.