Category Archives: The Return of Jesus

Was Jesus’s Walking on Water a Picture of the Rapture?

Jesus’s walking on the water was a most unusual miracle; probably his most unusual miracle. Why did he walk on water; what was his purpose? Jesus was tempted by Satan to jump from the pinnacle of the Temple. Jesus considered this similar miracle to be sin. So was Jesus’s walking on water a picture of the Rapture when he will someday walk on clouds? This is a radical new way to look at this miracle. If this was the purpose of the miracle, what can we learn from it?

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Vultures in the Olivet Discourse and the Rapture

The Church’s current understanding of the short one verse Parable of the Vultures in the Olivet Discourse (from Matt. 24:28) requires the misapplication of no less than THREE Greek words. This must set some kind of record for a single verse. When the proper application of those words is made, this somewhat grotesque-sounding verse becomes a beautiful picture of the Rapture.

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Most Misunderstood Bible Verse

What is the most misunderstood Bible verse? There are lots of candidates: “judge not,” “I didn’t come to destroy the law, but to fulfill it,” etc. But in my opinion the most misunderstood Bible verse (and the most damaging because of that misunderstanding) is Matt. 24:36.

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When They Say “Peace and Safety”

Most Christians are aware that in 1 Thessalonians Paul tells us that immediately before the Day of the Lord (the Wrath of God), the inhabitants of the world will believe they have entered a time of security. It’s when they say “peace and safety” that sudden destruction comes upon them.  This is a confusing passage to a lot of Christians, and has led to a lot of misunderstandings about what Paul was saying.

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Star of Bethlehem Sign Repeats Again This Week

In June 2015, a once in 2000 year conjunction of Venus and Jupiter recreated what many think “may” have been the Star of Bethlehem.  The occurance of this sign just a couple of days after the Supreme Court’s decision in favor of Same Sex marriage led me to write this post {click here}. It has turned out to be the most popular of all the posts on this site with over 300,000 views. You may want to re-read it.

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