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Is it the End of the World?

Is it the End of the World?

January 1970 Archives

What is reality?

posted by jfletcher

There is an extraordinary paradox in our world today. As Bible prophecy is fulfilled in remarkable detail, before our eyes, more people are unaware of it. Or, perhaps worse, seek to discredit predictive prophecy. Take the situation in Israel. The […]

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Going up to Jerusalem

posted by jfletcher

The modern air traveler, seated (hopefully) comfortably, isn’t really aware that the plane itself is “whooshing!” through the air. In a plane, you are going really, really fast. Next week, as I travel to Israel again, the plane can’t get […]

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Groaning

posted by jfletcher

We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. (Romans 8:22) On a trip down the Colorado River, through the Grand Canyon, my guide talked quite a bit […]

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The Darkness

posted by jfletcher

There are all sorts of amazing prophecies in the Bible. Not all of them deal with antichrists and things that go bump in the night. But they do signal a season of darkness before the light dawns. Among other places […]

Is Prophecy Relevant?

posted by jfletcher

Recent world events, along with Harold Camping’s spectacular fail, have placed the subject of Bible prophecy squarely in the public square. I don’t remember a time when so many people are talking about “the end of the world.” Except in […]

Still there, huh?

posted by jfletcher

Coming out for the encore of the Band’s legendary 1976 Thanksgiving Day final concert, at San Francisco’s Winterland theatre, the peerless Robbie Robertson strode to the microphone and said, “Still there, huh?” It was a funny line, and I was […]

Oh, my Gog!

posted by jfletcher

“And now, son of man, prophesy to the mountains of Israel. Say, ‘Mountains of Israel, listen to God’s Message. God, the Master, says, Because the enemy crowed over you, “Good! Those old hills are now ours!” now here is a […]

The Blessed Hope

posted by jfletcher

Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. (1 […]

Camping Out Saturday

posted by jfletcher

“But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.” (Matthew 24:36) One can’t help but wonder if Harold Camping made his prediction for May 21 out of […]

Roses on Your Grave

posted by jfletcher

And you can send me dead flowers every morning Send me dead flowers by the mail Send me dead flowers to my wedding And I won’t forget to put roses on your grave. Even at a Sunday afternoon dance recital, […]

Happy Birthday, Israel!

posted by jfletcher

“Before she went into labor, she had the baby. Before the birth pangs hit, she delivered a son. Has anyone ever heard of such a thing? Has anyone seen anything like this? A country born in a day? A nation […]

Weary?

posted by jfletcher

One of the common criticisms of the Bible is that it is irrelevant, a human product full of mistakes. Of course, the reality is, it’s neither of those things. As is discussed in this space—and will be a theme we […]

Earth-shattering Prophecy

posted by jfletcher

When the predicted earthquake didn’t hit Rome on May 11, what did you make of that? Reuters circulated a story about the prediction of the late seismologist Raffaele Bendandi; it is said that he predicted a devastating earthquake would hit […]

It’s a Date

posted by jfletcher

“But the exact day and hour? No one knows that, not even heaven’s angels, not even the Son. Only the Father knows. (Matthew 24:36) Extremes are often the worst of who we are. In Christendom today, particularly among evangelicals, there […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

posted by jfletcher

Mother’s Day is one of our country’s best holidays; my own mother was a single mother for many years. My wife also did a terrific job alone for some years until we “joined forces.” She is an extraordinary mother. Although […]

Worldview?

posted by jfletcher

A lot of Christian ministries that propose to teach “biblical worldview” disregard what we know as the Old Testament, at least in the context of the story of the Jewish people and Bible prophecy. In many circles today within Christendom, […]

Judgment

posted by jfletcher

“But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children. […]

Not All Enemies Are Enemies

posted by jfletcher

In the War on Terror, and for those of us who “side” with the good guys, it’s important to remember that there are good people in the Arab world. An AP story that appeared in USA Today brought this truth […]

Previous Posts

Stabbings, Incitement Fulfill Prophecy
“A day of the Lord is coming, Jerusalem, when your possessions will be plundered and divided up within your very walls. “I will gather all the nations to Jerusalem to fight against it; the city will be captured, the houses ransacked, and ...

posted 10:14:10am Feb. 07, 2016 | read full post »

Will There Be A Second Coming?
Bible prophecy is being fulfilled at an astonishing rate, yet ironically, growing numbers of people within the Evangelical world (once a bastion of prophecy teaching) seem unaware of it. A recent blog post illustrates this fact, as a specific ...

posted 1:23:26pm Feb. 03, 2016 | read full post »

What Does Obama Really Think About Islam?
This week, President Obama will visit a U.S. mosque for the first time. One wonders why he didn’t do this in the past, say, October 2012, ahead of his last election. Oh well, he’s probably not coldly calculating, right? Increasingly, ...

posted 6:06:57pm Jan. 30, 2016 | read full post »

Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jew-hatred is thousands of years old. It is a spiritual sickness that comes from another dimension. As an evangelical Christian, I've had many conversations with Jewish friends who wonder why the world hates them. I believe this spiritual ...

posted 8:59:43pm Jan. 27, 2016 | read full post »

Where are the Temple treasures?
For this is what the Lord Almighty says about the pillars, the bronze Sea, the movable stands and the other articles that are left in this city, which Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon did not take away when he carried Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim ...

posted 3:12:00pm Jan. 22, 2016 | read full post »

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