Conspiracies are everywhere. We have them in America. They are certainly abounding throughout the world. The latest to see fruition is what is happening in Israel. To my consternation, it appears as if the conspiracies surrounding Israel are greater than I had foreseen. Because of how I view world events through the prophetic lens of Scripture, I anticipated that the war currently underway with Hamas had to happen at some point in these treacherous days. What I didn’t expect was that a conspiracy within Israel itself – within its own government – would play an integral role in the events that are unfolding before our very eyes.
Posts Tagged: God’s Chosen People
For today’s Part 3 we’ll endeavor to bring this study to a close as this book we’re examining on Catholic beliefs about Revelation deals with God’s Judgments in the Tribulation.
There is so much to learn from the trials, tribulations, and underlying apostasies of God’s children, Israel and Judah, when they turned away from Him in rebellion. When we read the Old Testament, we see that sinful people practice their sin regardless of who they are and in what earthly dispensation. As it was in ancient Israel, so it is today in America and the rest of the world.
In today’s Prophecy Update I want to draw some simple parallels between Israel and America from their earliest years. As I inevitably do, I then wish to project where each of these once God-fearing states will end up because of their falling away into the foolish pursuit of other gods.
As many commentators have noted, how often have we neglected the several following verses after John 3:16, which provide greater context for our understanding of God, Jesus, and the reason for His coming?
The feel-good position for most who believe in the pre-Trib Rapture is that all believers, hot, cold, or lukewarm will be taken up into the clouds when Christ returns for His church some time before the beginning of the 7-year Tribulation. But, is that correct?