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Robert Jeffress: Pathway to Victory

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  • HI, I'M ROBERT JEFFRESS AND WELCOME AGAIN
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  • TO PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • WELL, A LOOK AT THE HEADLINES REVEALS
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  • WE ARE LIVING IN OMINOUS DAYS.
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  • NATIONS ARE RISING UP AGAINST OTHER NATIONS.
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  • HOSTILITY ABOUNDS AGAINST CHRISTIANS.
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  • AND TYRANNICAL LEADERS ARE AIMING THEIR MISSILES
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  • AT THE NATION OF ISRAEL.
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  • FROM THE CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE,
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  • IT'S CLEAR THAT THE END TIMES ARE NEARLY UPON US!
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  • SO, WHATS THE NEXT EVENT IN GOD'S PROPHETIC TIME TABLE?
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  • WELL, IT'S THE REPTURE OF THE CHURCH.
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  • MY MESSAGE TODAY IS CALLED, NOT LEFT BEHIND
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  • ON TODAY'S EDITION OF PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • MUSIC
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  • I'VE ALWAYS WONDERED WHAT
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  • THE RAPTURE IS GOING TO BE LIKE?
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  • WHAT'S NEXT ON GOD'S TIMELINE?
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  • WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HADES,
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  • HELL AND THE LAKE OF FIRE?
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  • WHO IS THE ANTICHRIST?
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  • DR. ROBERT JEFFRESS HAS WRITTEN A BRAND-NEW
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  • BOOK WITH CLEAR ANSWERS TO TWENTY-ONE QUESTIONS
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  • ABOUT THE END TIMES.
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  • DISCOVER WHY UNDERSTANDING BIBLICAL PROPHECY IS
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  • CRITICAL TO YOUR LIFE TODAY,
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  • AS WELL AS YOUR FUTURE.
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  • REQUEST CLEAR ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS
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  • ABOUT THE END TIMES
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  • WHEN YOU GIVE A GENEROUS GIFT
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  • TO PATHWAY TO VICTORY!
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  • MUSIC
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  • MUSIC
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  • THE SUBJECT OF THE END TIMES ALWAYS PRODUCES VARIED
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  • RESPONSES AMONG DIFFERENT PEOPLE.
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  • WHEN I WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL, OUR ENGLISH TEACHER
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  • ASSIGNED US A PROJECT.
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  • IT WAS A SEMESTER PROJECT.
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  • SHE SAID: YOU CAN SELECT ANY BOOK YOU WANT TO,
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  • AND THEN I WANT YOU TO AS CREATIVELY AS POSSIBLE
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  • PRESENT THE CONTENTS OF THAT BOOK TO THE CLASS.
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  • SO THIS WAS THE EARLY 1970S, AND I CHOSE THE BOOK,
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  • "THE LATE GREAT PLANET EARTH."
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  • AND I THOUGHT IT'D BE A REALLY GOOD OPPORTUNITY,
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  • ESPECIALLY TO WITNESS TO MY TEACHER
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  • WHO HAPPENED TO BE JEWISH.
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  • AND SO WHEN THE DAY FOR THE PRESENTATION CAME,
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  • I WENT THROUGH THE CONTENT OF THE BOOK;
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  • TALKED ABOUT ALL OF THE EVENTS THAT WOULD LEAD UP TO THE
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  • SECOND COMING OF JESUS.
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  • I FOCUSED ESPECIALLY ON WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN DURING THE
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  • TRIBULATION WHEN REVELATION SAYS THE KING OF THE NORTH
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  • WILL ATTACK ISRAEL.
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  • AND HAL LINDSAY WAS SAYING THAT WAS GOING TO BE RUSSIA.
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  • NOW WHAT NOBODY IN MY CLASS KNEW INCLUDING MY TEACHER
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  • WAS THAT I HAD ARRANGED WITH THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
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  • TO COME OVER THE INTERCOM AT THE APPROPRIATE TIME
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  • AND INTERRUPT MY PRESENTATION.
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  • AND SO AT THE TIME WE HAD AGREED UPON WHILE I WAS GIVING
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  • THE PRESENTATION, THE PRINCIPAL CAME ON THE LOUD
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  • SPEAKER AND DID THE LITTLE CHIMES - DING, DING, DING -
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  • CAME ON, AND SAID THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. HE SAID:
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  • "WE HAVE JUST BEEN INFORMED BY UNITED PRESS
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  • INTERNATIONAL THAT RUSSIA HAS INVADED ISRAEL.
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  • PRESIDENT NIXON IS ON AIR FORCE ONE NOW RETURNING
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  • TO WASHINGTON D.C. FROM MOSCOW;
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  • ALL STUDENTS AND FACULTY ARE DISMISSED
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  • IMMEDIATELY TO GO HOME AND SEEK SHELTER."
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  • AT THAT MOMENT MY JEWISH TEACHER CRIED OUT:
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  • "MY GOD, MY GOD, IT'S TRUE! IT'S TRUE!"
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  • UNFORTUNATELY, THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL MADE A MISTAKE.
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  • AND INSTEAD OF PIPING THE ANNOUNCEMENT JUST INTO OUR
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  • CLASSROOM -
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  • SUDDENLY I HEARD THE LOCKERS SLAMMING ALL OVER THE SCHOOL.
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  • FEET SHUFFLING OUT AS EVERYBODY HEADED TOWARD
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  • THE EXITS PREPARING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD.
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  • SOME OF MY FORMER CLASSMATES STILL KID ME ABOUT THAT DAY,
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  • IN THE SPRING, WHEN EVERYBODY THOUGHT THE WORLD
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  • WAS COMING TO AN END.
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  • THE TRUTH IS THE END TIME EVENTS ARE GOING
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  • TO BE VERY FRIGHTENING.
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  • IT'S GOING TO CONSIST OF ECONOMIC TURMOIL.
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  • THERE'LL BE WARS.
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  • THERE'LL BE UNPRECEDENTED PERSECUTION.
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  • BUT FORTUNATELY CHRISTIANS DON'T HAVE TO FEAR THAT PERIOD
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  • OF TIME BECAUSE OF THE EVENT WE'RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT
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  • TODAY - THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH.
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  • IF YOU HAVE YOUR BIBLES, TURN TO EPHESIANS 3.
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  • EPHESIANS 3.
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  • YOU CAN NEVER REALLY UNDERSTAND THE RAPTURE UNTIL
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  • YOU UNDERSTAND THIS PERIOD OF TIME WE ARE LIVING IN RIGHT
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  • NOW CALLED THE CHURCH AGE.
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  • IT WAS THE APOSTLE PAUL WHO WAS GIVEN THE TASK OF
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  • EXPLAINING WHAT WAS CALLED "A MYSTERY" THAT GENTILES LIKE
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  • YOU AND I ARE GOING TO BE A PART OF THE ABRAHAMIC BLESSING.
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  • AND THAT'S WHAT WE FIND IN EPHESIANS 3
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  • BEGINNING WITH VERSE 3.
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  • LOOK AT THIS WITH ME, "THAT BY REVELATION THERE WAS MADE
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  • KNOWN TO ME [PAUL] THE MYSTERY,
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  • AS I WROTE BEFORE IN BRIEF.
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  • WHICH IN OTHER GENERATIONS WAS NOT MADE KNOWN TO THE SONS OF
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  • MEN, AS IT HAS NOW BEEN REVEALED TO HIS HOLY APOSTLES
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  • AND PROPHETS IN THE SPIRIT."
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  • AND WHAT IS THIS MYSTERY?
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  • HE SAYS IN VERSE 6, "TO BE SPECIFIC,
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  • THAT THE GENTILES ARE FELLOW HEIRS AND FELLOW MEMBERS OF
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  • THE BODY, AND FELLOW PARTAKERS OF THE PROMISE IN CHRIST JESUS
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  • THROUGH THE GOSPEL."
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  • PAUL SAID: GOD GAVE TO ME THE TASK OF REVEALING THIS
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  • MYSTERY, THIS TRUTH WHICH OTHER GENERATIONS DIDN'T
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  • UNDERSTAND, BUT GOD HAS TOLD ME NOW TO REVEAL.
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  • AND THE MYSTERY SPECIFICALLY IS THAT GENTILES ARE GOING TO
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  • BE FELLOW HEIRS TO THE ABRAHAMIC BLESSING.
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  • THEY'RE GOING TO BE RECIPIENTS OF THAT BLESSING.
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  • AND THEREFORE THIS EXPLAINS MATTHEW 24 AND 25.
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  • REMEMBER THE DISCIPLES CAME TO JESUS AND THEY SAID,
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  • "LORD, TELL US WHEN SHALL THESE THINGS BE,
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  • AND WHAT SHALL BE THE SIGN OF YOUR COMING AND
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  • THE END OF THE AGE?"
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  • NOW, WHY DIDN'T JESUS SAY: WELL,
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  • THE FIRST THING THAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN IS THERE'S
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  • GOING TO BE A RAPTURE, FOLLOWED BY A TRIBULATION.
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  • HE NEVER MENTIONS THE RAPTURE.
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  • INSTEAD IN MATTHEW 24 AND 25, THE NEXT THING JESUS TELLS HIS
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  • APOSTLES THAT IS ON GOD'S CALENDAR - LOOK AT THIS FIRST
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  • CHART I SEE HERE.
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  • HERE IS THE END TIMES ACCORDING TO JESUS TO HIS APOSTLES.
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  • HE SAID THE NEXT THING IS GOING TO BE WARS,
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  • AND RUMORS OF WAR - THE TRIBULATION.
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  • THE ANTICHRIST IS GOING TO COMMIT THE ABOMINATION OF
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  • DESOLATION WHICH DANIEL TALKED ABOUT.
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  • THERE'S GOING TO BE FINALLY THE RETURN OF THE SON OF MAN.
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  • AS IT WAS IN THE DAYS OF NOAH, SO SHALL IT BE IN THIS COMING
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  • OF THE SONS OF MAN; AND THEN THERE'S GOING TO BE JUDGMENT.
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  • AND FINALLY THE KINGDOM.
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  • NEVER ONCE DID JESUS MENTION THE RAPTURE.
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  • WHY?
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  • BECAUSE JESUS WAS TALKING TO JEWS.
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  • HE WAS TALKING TO HIS APOSTLES.
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  • AS FAR ISRAEL IS CONCERNED, THE NEXT EVENT IS GOING TO BE
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  • THE GREAT TRIBULATION.
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  • YOU SEE, BEGINNING IN GENESIS 12,
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  • GOD STARTED DEALING WITH THE NATION OF ISRAEL TO DRAW
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  • ISRAEL TO HIMSELF.
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  • BUT WHEN ISRAEL REJECTED JESUS CHRIST,
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  • GOD TEMPORARILY HALTED HIS DEALING WITH ISRAEL AND HE
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  • TURNED HIS ATTENTION TO PEOPLE LIKE US,
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  • GENTILES, WHO COULD BECOME A PART OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
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  • NOW HAS GOD GIVEN UP ON ISRAEL?
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  • NOT AT ALL.
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  • ISRAEL HAS A HARDNESS OF HEART TOWARD CHRIST RIGHT NOW.
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  • BUT THAT'S A TEMPORARY HARDNESS OF HEART.
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  • THE BIBLE SAYS THAT THIS IS A TIME WHEN GOD HAS TURNED HIS
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  • ATTENTION AWAY FROM JEWS TOWARD THOSE OF US WHO ARE
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  • GENTILES, GIVING US AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE SAVED.
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  • BUT THIS HARDENING IS NOT GOING TO BE FOREVER.
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  • GOD HAS ONE FINAL PERIOD IN HISTORY WHEN HE'S GOING TO
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  • GIVE ISRAEL A CHANCE TO BE SAVED.
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  • THAT PERIOD OF TIME IS THE LAST SEVEN YEARS
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  • ON GOD'S TIME CLOCK.
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  • IT'S THE TIME OF THE GREAT TRIBULATION.
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  • AND SO WHEN THE APOSTLES SAID TO JESUS,
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  • "WHAT SHALL BE THE SIGN OF YOUR COMING AND THE END OF THE AGE?"
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  • HE TALKS TO THESE JEWISH APOSTLES ABOUT THE GREAT
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  • TRIBULATION, WHICH IS CALLED DANIEL'S 70TH WEEK,
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  • THE TIME OF JACOB'S TROUBLE.
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  • IT IS A TIME OF SEVERE PUNISHMENT,
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  • BUT IT'S A TIME OF REDEMPTION FOR ISRAEL THAT WILL BE
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  • FOLLOWED BY THE LORD'S RETURN.
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  • NOW, PAUL TALKED ABOUT THIS PARTIAL HARDENING THAT HAS
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  • COME UPON ISRAEL AND HAS RESULTED IN OUR SALVATION.
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  • TURN OVER TO ROMANS 11:25.
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  • I WANT YOU TO SEE THIS IN THE TEACHING OF PAUL.
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  • ROMANS 11:25.
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  • PAUL WRITES, "FOR I DO NOT WANT YOU,
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  • BRETHREN, TO BE UNINFORMED OF THIS MYSTERY."
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  • THE LITERAL WORD IS "IGNORANT."
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  • I DON'T WANT YOU TO BE IGNORANT ABOUT THESE THINGS.
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  • AND WHAT'S THE MYSTERY HERE?
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  • THAT A PARTIAL HARDENING HAS HAPPENED TO ISRAEL UNTIL THE
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  • FULLNESS OF THE GENTILES HAS COME IN.
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  • THERE'S THE CHURCH.
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  • THAT IS, GOD HAS TEMPORARILY SET ASIDE ISRAEL BECAUSE OF
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  • HER HARDNESS OF HEART SO THAT PEOPLE LIKE YOU
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  • AND I CAN BE SAVED.
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  • THAT'S THE GENTILE BLESSING.
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  • NOW I KNOW THAT'S A LOT OF THEOLOGY TO GO THROUGH IN
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  • ABOUT 10 MINUTES HERE, SO WE'RE GOING TO TAKE
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  • A BREAK RIGHT NOW, OK.
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  • AND I'M GOING TO TELL YOU A STORY FROM MY LOVE LIFE.
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  • IT'S A SAD STORY.
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  • IT'S REALLY A SAD STORY, BUT IT HAS A HAPPY ENDING TO IT.
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  • WHEN I WAS 12 YEARS OLD, I MET AMY LYON RENARD
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  • IN MS. DENNY'S MATH CLASS, AND I WAS HEAD OVER HEELS.
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  • I MEAN, IMMEDIATELY IN LOVE.
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  • AND WE BECAME FAST FRIENDS WHEN WE WERE 12 YEARS OLD.
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  • AND BEST FRIENDS IN THE SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE.
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  • AND IN THE NINTH GRADE WE STARTED DATING,
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  • AND I REALLY FELL IN LOVE.
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  • AND I MEAN SHE WAS THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME.
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  • BUT WHEN WE BECAME SOPHOMORES IN HIGH SCHOOL,
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  • AMY DID THE UNTHINKABLE.
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  • SHE BROKE UP WITH ME.
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  • SHE WANTED TO START DATING OTHER GUYS.
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  • CAN YOU IMAGINE ANYTHING LIKE THAT?
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  • I MEAN I WAS SO UPSET.
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  • AND SUDDENLY I FOUND THAT I HAD ALL THIS FREE TIME ON MY HANDS.
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  • AND SO I GOT INVOLVED IN STUDENT GOVERNMENT AT OUR SCHOOL.
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  • I STARTED LEADING SOME BIBLE STUDIES,
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  • AND THERE WAS THIS GIRL WHO WAS A MUTUAL FRIEND OF OURS
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  • WHO WAS A FRIEND.
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  • AND SHE WASN'T A CHRISTIAN,
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  • AND SO I INVITED HER TO A FEW CHURCH FUNCTIONS,
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  • AND STARTED TALKING TO HER ABOUT CHRIST.
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  • AND SHE EVENTUALLY CAME TO FAITH IN CHRIST THAT YEAR.
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  • AND THEN LATER IN OUR SOPHOMORE YEAR AMY CAME TO HER
  • 00:10:22.080 --> 00:10:25.050
  • SENSES, AND - NO - WE GOT BACK TOGETHER AGAIN AND IT'S BEEN
  • 00:10:25.060 --> 00:10:30.020
  • ETERNAL BLISS EVER SINCE THAT TIME.
  • 00:10:30.030 --> 00:10:33.040
  • BUT YOU KNOW IT WAS INTERESTING THAT GIRL WHO CAME
  • 00:10:33.050 --> 00:10:35.100
  • TO CHRIST DURING THAT TIME A FEW YEARS AGO
  • 00:10:35.110 --> 00:10:37.040
  • SHE WROTE ME A LETTER.
  • 00:10:37.050 --> 00:10:38.260
  • AND SHE WAS REFLECTING ON HOW SHE BECAME A CHRISTIAN,
  • 00:10:38.270 --> 00:10:41.250
  • AND WHAT HAD HAPPENED IN HER LIFE SINCE THAT TIME.
  • 00:10:41.260 --> 00:10:44.000
  • AND SHE SAID: YOU KNOW, IF YOU AND AMY HAD NOT BROKEN UP IN
  • 00:10:44.010 --> 00:10:47.250
  • OUR SOPHOMORE YEAR, I DOUBT YOU WOULD HAVE EVER HAD TIME
  • 00:10:47.260 --> 00:10:51.070
  • TO PAY ATTENTION TO ME, AND TO GIVE ME AN
  • 00:10:51.080 --> 00:10:53.260
  • OPPORTUNITY TO HEAR THE GOSPEL.
  • 00:10:53.270 --> 00:10:57.100
  • NOW WHAT SHE WAS SAYING WAS
  • 00:10:57.110 --> 00:10:59.120
  • BECAUSE OF THE HARDNESS OF AMY'S HEART
  • 00:10:59.260 --> 00:11:02.190
  • 00:11:02.200 --> 00:11:07.270
  • - A TEMPORARY HARDNESS,
  • 00:11:07.280 --> 00:11:09.250
  • I'M HOPING DEAR -
  • 00:11:09.260 --> 00:11:11.050
  • BUT ANYWAY, BECAUSE OF A HARDNESS OF AMY'S
  • 00:11:11.060 --> 00:11:13.200
  • HEART THIS GIRL HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE SAVED.
  • 00:11:13.210 --> 00:11:17.190
  • THAT'S REALLY WHAT THE CHURCH AGE IS.
  • 00:11:17.200 --> 00:11:19.120
  • PAUL IS SAYING: BECAUSE ISRAEL HARDENED ITS HEART TOWARD GOD,
  • 00:11:19.130 --> 00:11:23.240
  • TEMPORARILY, GENTILES HAVE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE SAVED.
  • 00:11:23.250 --> 00:11:28.000
  • THAT'S THE CHURCH AGE WE'RE LIVING IN.
  • 00:11:28.010 --> 00:11:30.010
  • NOW, YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND THE CHURCH AGE TO UNDERSTAND
  • 00:11:30.020 --> 00:11:33.180
  • THE END OF THE CHURCH AGE, WHICH IS THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:11:33.190 --> 00:11:37.180
  • THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH ENDS THE CHURCH AGE,
  • 00:11:37.190 --> 00:11:41.020
  • AND IT BEGINS THE PERIOD OF TIME KNOWN AS
  • 00:11:41.030 --> 00:11:44.030
  • THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:11:44.040 --> 00:11:45.120
  • THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH PRECEDES THAT SEVEN YEAR
  • 00:11:45.130 --> 00:11:48.130
  • PERIOD OF TIME CALLED THE TRIBULATION.
  • 00:11:48.140 --> 00:11:50.130
  • NOW WHERE DO WE FIND THIS RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH?
  • 00:11:50.140 --> 00:11:53.210
  • TURN OVER TO 1 THESSALONIANS 4.
  • 00:11:53.220 --> 00:11:55.180
  • THIS IS THE MOST DEFINITIVE PASSAGE IN ALL OF THE BIBLE
  • 00:11:55.190 --> 00:12:00.150
  • ABOUT THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:12:00.160 --> 00:12:02.190
  • LOOK AT VERSE 13 OF 1 THESSALONIANS 4,
  • 00:12:02.200 --> 00:12:05.050
  • "BUT WE DO NOT WANT YOU TO BE UNINFORMED," THERE IT IS AGAIN.
  • 00:12:05.060 --> 00:12:09.110
  • PAUL DOESN'T WANT US TO BE IGNORANT,
  • 00:12:09.120 --> 00:12:11.050
  • "ABOUT THOSE WHO ARE ASLEEP."
  • 00:12:11.060 --> 00:12:14.230
  • LET ME STOP THERE AND SAY A WORD ABOUT THIS WORD "ASLEEP."
  • 00:12:14.240 --> 00:12:18.230
  • HE'S TALKING ABOUT THE BODIES OF CHRISTIANS WHO DIE.
  • 00:12:18.240 --> 00:12:23.030
  • HE SAID, "WE DON'T WANT YOU TO BE UNINFORMED ABOUT THOSE WHO
  • 00:12:23.040 --> 00:12:25.190
  • ARE ASLEEP, SO THAT YOU MAY NOT GRIEVE
  • 00:12:25.200 --> 00:12:28.140
  • AS THOSE WHO HAVE NO HOPE."
  • 00:12:28.150 --> 00:12:30.050
  • DON'T WORRY ABOUT YOUR LOVED ONES WHO ARE
  • 00:12:30.060 --> 00:12:32.100
  • CHRISTIANS WHO HAVE DIED.
  • 00:12:32.110 --> 00:12:34.050
  • LOOK AT VERSE 14, "FOR IF WE BELIEVE THAT JESUS DIED AND
  • 00:12:34.060 --> 00:12:38.130
  • ROSE AGAIN, EVEN SO, GOD WILL BRING WITH HIM THOSE WHO HAVE
  • 00:12:38.140 --> 00:12:44.010
  • FALLEN ASLEEP IN JESUS."
  • 00:12:44.020 --> 00:12:46.090
  • DON'T WORRY ABOUT YOUR LOVED ONES FOR GOD'S GOING TO TAKE
  • 00:12:46.100 --> 00:12:49.050
  • CARE OF THEM.
  • 00:12:49.060 --> 00:12:50.030
  • WELL, YOU SAY: HOW IS GOD GOING TO DO THAT?
  • 00:12:50.040 --> 00:12:52.120
  • THERE ARE FOUR COMPONENTS OF THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:12:52.130 --> 00:12:55.250
  • FIRST OF ALL, THE DESCENT OF CHRIST.
  • 00:12:55.260 --> 00:12:58.230
  • THE DESCENT OF CHRIST.
  • 00:12:58.240 --> 00:13:00.070
  • LOOK AT VERSE 15, "FOR THIS WE SAY TO YOU BY THE WORD OF THE
  • 00:13:00.080 --> 00:13:04.030
  • LORD, THAT WE WHO ARE ALIVE AND REMAIN UNTIL THE COMING OF
  • 00:13:04.040 --> 00:13:08.010
  • THE LORD, SHALL NOT PRECEDE," THAT IS,
  • 00:13:08.020 --> 00:13:10.200
  • WE SHALL NOT GO AHEAD OF, "THOSE WHO HAVE FALLEN ASLEEP.
  • 00:13:10.210 --> 00:13:15.160
  • FOR THE LORD HIMSELF," VERSE 16,
  • 00:13:15.170 --> 00:13:17.180
  • "WILL DESCEND FROM HEAVEN WITH A SHOUT,
  • 00:13:17.190 --> 00:13:20.120
  • WITH THE VOICE OF THE ARCHANGEL AND WITH THE TRUMPET
  • 00:13:20.130 --> 00:13:22.130
  • OF GOD, AND THE DEAD IN CHRIST SHALL RISE FIRST."
  • 00:13:22.140 --> 00:13:26.050
  • PAUL IS SAYING: DON'T WORRY ABOUT YOUR LOVED
  • 00:13:26.060 --> 00:13:28.220
  • ONES WHO HAVE DIED.
  • 00:13:28.230 --> 00:13:30.110
  • GOD IS SO CONCERNED ABOUT THEM,
  • 00:13:30.120 --> 00:13:32.130
  • HE'S GOING TO RAISE THEM FIRST.
  • 00:13:32.140 --> 00:13:34.100
  • WE WILL NOT PRECEDE; WE WILL NOT GO AHEAD OF THE DEAD IN
  • 00:13:34.110 --> 00:13:37.150
  • CHRIST, THOSE WHO HAVE DIED IN CHRIST.
  • 00:13:37.160 --> 00:13:40.080
  • NOW I WANT YOU TO UNDERLINE A WORD IN VERSE 15,
  • 00:13:40.090 --> 00:13:42.200
  • "THE COMING OF THE LORD."
  • 00:13:42.210 --> 00:13:45.290
  • PAUL DESCRIBES THE RAPTURE AS THE COMING OF THE LORD.
  • 00:13:46.000 --> 00:13:50.290
  • NOW THIS WORD "COMING" IS THE GREEK WORD "PAROUSIA" AND IT
  • 00:13:51.000 --> 00:13:55.080
  • LITERALLY MEANS "APPEARANCE."
  • 00:13:55.090 --> 00:13:58.130
  • THE COMING OF THE LORD IS THE APPEARANCE OF THE LORD.
  • 00:13:58.140 --> 00:14:01.240
  • SO HE SAYS THE RAPTURE WILL BE CHARACTERIZED BY THE COMING,
  • 00:14:01.250 --> 00:14:05.290
  • THE APPEARANCE OF THE LORD.
  • 00:14:06.000 --> 00:14:08.050
  • FOR THE LORD HIMSELF WILL DESCEND FROM HEAVEN.
  • 00:14:08.060 --> 00:14:11.280
  • AT THE RAPTURE THE LORD APPEARS.
  • 00:14:11.290 --> 00:14:14.020
  • NOW THIS SAME WORD, PAROUSIA, IS USED TO DESCRIBE AN EVENT
  • 00:14:14.030 --> 00:14:18.170
  • THAT HAPPENED SEVEN YEARS AFTER THIS AND THAT IS THE
  • 00:14:18.180 --> 00:14:21.050
  • SECOND COMING OF JESUS.
  • 00:14:21.060 --> 00:14:22.230
  • IN MATTHEW 24:27 JESUS SAID, "FOR JUST AS THE LIGHTNING
  • 00:14:22.240 --> 00:14:27.020
  • COMES FROM THE EAST AND FLASHES EVEN TO THE WEST,
  • 00:14:27.030 --> 00:14:30.150
  • SO SHALL THE COMING (THE APPEARANCE)
  • 00:14:30.160 --> 00:14:33.210
  • OF THE SON OF MAN BE."
  • 00:14:33.220 --> 00:14:35.190
  • NOW THOSE WHO DON'T BELIEVE IN THE RAPTURE,
  • 00:14:35.200 --> 00:14:37.140
  • THEY SAY: AHA!
  • 00:14:37.150 --> 00:14:38.190
  • HERE IS THE SMOKING GUN THAT SHOWS THAT THE RAPTURE AND THE
  • 00:14:38.200 --> 00:14:42.270
  • SECOND COMING ARE THE SAME THING.
  • 00:14:42.280 --> 00:14:45.070
  • THEY'RE THE SAME EVENT.
  • 00:14:45.080 --> 00:14:47.020
  • IS THAT TRUE?
  • 00:14:47.030 --> 00:14:48.180
  • YOU KNOW, JUST BECAUSE TWO THINGS ARE SIMILAR,
  • 00:14:48.190 --> 00:14:51.270
  • DOES NOT MEAN THEY'RE THE SAME THING.
  • 00:14:51.280 --> 00:14:54.190
  • YES, THERE ARE SOME SIMILARITIES BETWEEN THE
  • 00:14:54.200 --> 00:14:57.040
  • RAPTURE AND THE SECOND COMING.
  • 00:14:57.050 --> 00:14:59.290
  • ONE OF THE SIMILARITIES IS THEY BOTH INVOLVE THE
  • 00:15:00.020 --> 00:15:03.200
  • APPEARANCE OF THE LORD.
  • 00:15:03.210 --> 00:15:05.250
  • BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN THEY'RE THE SAME THING.
  • 00:15:05.260 --> 00:15:09.000
  • THESE ARE TWO DIFFERENT EVENTS.
  • 00:15:09.010 --> 00:15:12.050
  • THE RAPTURE BEGINS WITH, NUMBER ONE,
  • 00:15:12.060 --> 00:15:14.050
  • THE DESCENT OF CHRIST.
  • 00:15:14.060 --> 00:15:15.080
  • SECONDLY, THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD IN CHRIST IS THE
  • 00:15:15.090 --> 00:15:18.170
  • SECOND COMPONENT OF THE RAPTURE.
  • 00:15:18.180 --> 00:15:20.100
  • LOOK AT VERSE 16, "FOR THE LORD HIMSELF WILL DESCEND FROM
  • 00:15:20.110 --> 00:15:24.070
  • HEAVEN WITH A SHOUT, WITH THE VOICE OF THE ARCHANGEL AND
  • 00:15:24.080 --> 00:15:26.260
  • WITH THE TRUMPET OF GOD, AND THE DEAD IN CHRIST
  • 00:15:26.270 --> 00:15:29.200
  • SHALL RISE FIRST.
  • 00:15:29.210 --> 00:15:31.140
  • NOW WHO ARE THE DEAD IN CHRIST?
  • 00:15:31.150 --> 00:15:33.200
  • I THINK IT'S A PARTICULAR GROUP OF BELIEVERS - THOSE WHO
  • 00:15:33.210 --> 00:15:37.070
  • WERE A PART OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:15:37.080 --> 00:15:39.180
  • I THINK THE RAPTURE IS RESERVED FOR THE CHURCH.
  • 00:15:39.190 --> 00:15:43.090
  • REMEMBER WHEN UNBELIEVERS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT DIED,
  • 00:15:43.100 --> 00:15:45.200
  • THEIR SPIRITS IMMEDIATELY WENT TO BE WITH CHRIST JUST LIKE
  • 00:15:45.210 --> 00:15:48.190
  • OUR SPIRITS DO.
  • 00:15:48.200 --> 00:15:50.000
  • BUT I DON'T BELIEVE THAT THE OLD TESTAMENT SAINTS OR ANY
  • 00:15:50.010 --> 00:15:52.220
  • OTHER PERSON OTHER THAN THE CHURCH IS GOING TO RECEIVE
  • 00:15:52.230 --> 00:15:56.000
  • THEIR NEW BODY.
  • 00:15:56.010 --> 00:15:57.050
  • IT'S THE OLD TESTAMENT SAINTS THAT WILL RECEIVE THEIR NEW
  • 00:15:57.060 --> 00:15:58.290
  • BODIES AS WE'LL SEE AT THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST
  • 00:15:59.000 --> 00:16:02.020
  • SEVEN YEARS LATER.
  • 00:16:02.030 --> 00:16:03.080
  • THE RAPTURE I BELIEVE IS RESERVED FOR THE CHURCH AGE;
  • 00:16:03.090 --> 00:16:07.200
  • THE BIBLE SAYS ON THAT DAY THE DEAD IN CHRIST WILL RISE FIRST
  • 00:16:07.210 --> 00:16:11.160
  • AND THEN WE WHO ARE ALIVE AND REMAIN SHALL BE CAUGHT UP
  • 00:16:11.170 --> 00:16:14.240
  • TOGETHER TO MEET THEM IN THE AIR,
  • 00:16:14.250 --> 00:16:17.040
  • AND THUS WE SHALL ALWAYS BE WITH THE LORD.
  • 00:16:17.050 --> 00:16:20.050
  • THAT'S THE GREAT HOPE.
  • 00:16:20.060 --> 00:16:21.190
  • WHATEVER SADNESS YOU FEEL RIGHT NOW IS ONLY TEMPORARY.
  • 00:16:21.200 --> 00:16:25.230
  • THERE IS A DAY COMING WHEN GOD SHOUTS OUT: RISE!
  • 00:16:25.240 --> 00:16:30.270
  • AND THE DEAD IN CHRIST WILL RISE FIRST.
  • 00:16:30.280 --> 00:16:33.290
  • THAT'S THE PROMISE OF EVERY BELIEVER.
  • 00:16:34.000 --> 00:16:35.240
  • AREN'T YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT DAY?
  • 00:16:35.250 --> 00:16:37.110
  • 00:16:37.120 --> 00:16:39.220
  • NOW, IT DOESN'T STOP THERE.
  • 00:16:39.230 --> 00:16:42.140
  • NUMBER 3 SAYS IT WILL BE FOLLOWED BY THE REMOVAL OF ALL
  • 00:16:42.150 --> 00:16:46.110
  • LIVING CHRISTIANS, AFTER THE DEAD IN CHRIST RISE FIRST.
  • 00:16:46.120 --> 00:16:50.000
  • THEN LOOK AT WHAT IT SAYS IN VERSE 17,
  • 00:16:50.010 --> 00:16:52.010
  • "THEN WE WHO ARE ALIVE AND REMAIN SHALL BE CAUGHT UP
  • 00:16:52.020 --> 00:16:55.170
  • TOGETHER WITH THEM IN THE CLOUDS TO MEET THE LORD IN THE
  • 00:16:55.180 --> 00:16:59.260
  • AIR, AND THUS WE SHALL ALWAYS BE WITH THE LORD."
  • 00:16:59.270 --> 00:17:02.090
  • WHOEVER HAPPENS TO BE ALIVE AT THAT TIME,
  • 00:17:02.100 --> 00:17:04.250
  • WHATEVER CHRISTIAN HAPPENS TO BE ALIVE AT THAT TIME WILL NOT
  • 00:17:04.260 --> 00:17:08.250
  • EXPERIENCE DEATH, BUT HE WILL BE IMMEDIATELY CAUGHT UP TO
  • 00:17:08.260 --> 00:17:11.220
  • MEET THE LORD IN THE AIR.
  • 00:17:11.230 --> 00:17:13.150
  • JUST LIKE ENOCH AND ELIJAH IN THE OLD TESTAMENT -
  • 00:17:13.160 --> 00:17:16.050
  • THEY DIDN'T EXPERIENCE DEATH. THEY WERE CAUGHT UP,
  • 00:17:16.060 --> 00:17:18.190
  • TRANSPORTED TO HEAVEN IMMEDIATELY.
  • 00:17:18.200 --> 00:17:20.070
  • THERE WILL BE A GROUP OF CHRISTIANS WHO WILL
  • 00:17:20.080 --> 00:17:22.170
  • NEVER EXPERIENCE DEATH.
  • 00:17:22.180 --> 00:17:24.060
  • THEY WILL BE RAISED AND TRANSLATED INTO HEAVEN.
  • 00:17:24.070 --> 00:17:27.170
  • WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN AT THE RAPTURE?
  • 00:17:27.180 --> 00:17:28.270
  • THE DESCENT OF CHRIST.
  • 00:17:28.280 --> 00:17:30.150
  • THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD IN CHRIST.
  • 00:17:30.160 --> 00:17:32.060
  • THE REMOVAL OF ALL LIVING CHRISTIANS.
  • 00:17:32.070 --> 00:17:34.090
  • NUMBER FOUR, THE TRANSFORMATION OF OUR BODIES.
  • 00:17:34.100 --> 00:17:37.240
  • YOU KNOW ONE QUESTION PEOPLE HAVE IS: OK,
  • 00:17:37.250 --> 00:17:40.150
  • AT THE RAPTURE YOU HAVE ALL OF THESE CORPSES BEING RAISED IN
  • 00:17:40.160 --> 00:17:43.200
  • WHATEVER CONDITION YOU CAN IMAGINE,
  • 00:17:43.210 --> 00:17:46.080
  • YOU KNOW, HOW'S THAT GOING TO LOOK IN ETERNITY?
  • 00:17:46.090 --> 00:17:49.160
  • THAT'S KINDA EERIE TO THINK ABOUT.
  • 00:17:49.170 --> 00:17:51.110
  • AND THEN YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR OWN BODY AND YOU THINK: AM I
  • 00:17:51.120 --> 00:17:53.130
  • GOING TO HAVE TO LUG THIS BODY AROUND WITH ME FOR ETERNITY?
  • 00:17:53.140 --> 00:17:55.280
  • I'M NOT SURE IT'S GOING TO MAKE IT THROUGH NEXT YEAR,
  • 00:17:55.290 --> 00:17:57.200
  • HOW'S IT GOING TO LAST THROUGH ALL ETERNITY?
  • 00:17:57.210 --> 00:18:00.280
  • WELL PAUL ANSWERS BOTH OF THOSE QUESTIONS.
  • 00:18:00.290 --> 00:18:02.240
  • TURN OVER TO 1 CORINTHIANS 15:50.
  • 00:18:02.250 --> 00:18:05.210
  • I LOVE THIS PASSAGE.
  • 00:18:05.220 --> 00:18:06.270
  • I SAW SOME BRAND NEW THINGS IN IT THIS WEEK
  • 00:18:06.280 --> 00:18:09.040
  • I WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU.
  • 00:18:09.050 --> 00:18:10.000
  • 1 CORINTHIANS 15 BEGINNING WITH VERSE 50.
  • 00:18:10.010 --> 00:18:13.030
  • PAUL SAYS, "NOW I SAY THIS, BRETHREN,
  • 00:18:13.040 --> 00:18:15.240
  • THAT FLESH AND BLOOD CANNOT INHERIT THE KINGDOM OF GOD;
  • 00:18:15.250 --> 00:18:19.120
  • NOR DOES THE PERISHABLE INHERIT THE IMPERISHABLE."
  • 00:18:19.130 --> 00:18:22.060
  • IN OTHER WORDS PAUL SAYS: IN ANSWER TO YOUR QUESTION HOW
  • 00:18:22.070 --> 00:18:25.030
  • ARE THESE BODIES EVER GOING TO LAST THROUGH ETERNITY,
  • 00:18:25.040 --> 00:18:27.210
  • UNDERSTAND THIS: TO INHERIT ETERNITY
  • 00:18:27.220 --> 00:18:30.230
  • YOU NEED AN ETERNAL BODY.
  • 00:18:30.240 --> 00:18:33.030
  • YOU CAN'T GO INTO ETERNITY WITH A TEMPORAL BODY.
  • 00:18:33.040 --> 00:18:36.140
  • YOU NEED AN ETERNAL BODY IN WHICH TO SPEND ETERNITY.
  • 00:18:36.150 --> 00:18:40.210
  • AND THAT'S WHY THIS PERISHABLE BODY THAT WE HAVE RIGHT NOW
  • 00:18:40.220 --> 00:18:44.110
  • CANNOT INHERIT THE IMPERISHABLE KINGDOM OF GOD.
  • 00:18:44.120 --> 00:18:47.190
  • YOU CAN'T ENTER INTO HEAVEN IN YOUR PRESENT BODIES.
  • 00:18:47.200 --> 00:18:51.060
  • THERE NEEDS TO BE A TRANSFORMATION.
  • 00:18:51.070 --> 00:18:52.230
  • AND HE DESCRIBES THAT TRANSFORMATION BEGINNING IN
  • 00:18:52.240 --> 00:18:55.030
  • VERSE 51, "BEHOLD, I TELL YOU A MYSTERY," HERE IS ANOTHER ONE,
  • 00:18:55.040 --> 00:18:59.000
  • "BEHOLD, I TELL YOU A MYSTERY;
  • 00:18:59.010 --> 00:19:00.290
  • WE SHALL NOT ALL SLEEP."
  • 00:19:01.000 --> 00:19:02.250
  • NOW WHAT DOES HE MEAN BY THAT?
  • 00:19:02.260 --> 00:19:05.060
  • HE'S SAYING WE'RE ALL NOT GOING TO DIE.
  • 00:19:05.070 --> 00:19:07.230
  • THERE IS A GENERATION OF CHRISTIANS WHO WILL NOT
  • 00:19:07.240 --> 00:19:09.250
  • EXPERIENCE DEATH, THOSE WHO ARE ALIVE AT THE RAPTURE.
  • 00:19:09.260 --> 00:19:12.080
  • HE SAID WE ARE NOT ALL GOING TO DIE,
  • 00:19:12.090 --> 00:19:13.270
  • BUT WE ALL SHALL BE CHANGED.
  • 00:19:13.280 --> 00:19:18.040
  • THAT IS, WHETHER YOU'RE ALREADY DEAD WHEN THE RAPTURE
  • 00:19:18.050 --> 00:19:21.120
  • OCCURS, YOUR BODY'S ALREADY DEAD,
  • 00:19:21.130 --> 00:19:22.250
  • OR WHETHER YOU'RE ALIVE - YOU STILL HAVE TO BE CHANGED.
  • 00:19:22.260 --> 00:19:26.210
  • YOU STILL HAVE TO HAVE A BRAND NEW BODY TO INHERIT
  • 00:19:26.220 --> 00:19:30.180
  • THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
  • 00:19:30.190 --> 00:19:31.230
  • AND THAT'S THAT FOURTH THING THAT'S GOING
  • 00:19:31.240 --> 00:19:33.030
  • TO HAPPEN AT THE RAPTURE.
  • 00:19:33.040 --> 00:19:34.090
  • AT THE RAPTURE, BOTH THE DEAD IN CHRIST ARE BEING RAISED AS
  • 00:19:34.100 --> 00:19:37.200
  • WELL AS THOSE WHO ARE BEING SNATCHED UP TO MEET
  • 00:19:37.210 --> 00:19:39.230
  • THE LORD IN THE AIR.
  • 00:19:39.240 --> 00:19:40.210
  • IN AN INSTANT THEY'RE GOING TO BE CHANGED.
  • 00:19:40.220 --> 00:19:42.200
  • HE SAYS THAT IN VERSE 52, "IN A MOMENT,
  • 00:19:42.210 --> 00:19:45.160
  • IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE, AT THE LAST TRUMPET;
  • 00:19:45.170 --> 00:19:48.100
  • FOR THE TRUMPET WILL SOUND, AND THE DEAD WILL BE RAISED
  • 00:19:48.110 --> 00:19:51.080
  • IMPERISHABLE, AND WE SHALL BE CHANGED.
  • 00:19:51.090 --> 00:19:53.250
  • FOR THIS PERISHABLE MUST BE PUT ON THE IMPERISHABLE,
  • 00:19:53.260 --> 00:19:57.190
  • AND THIS MORTAL MUST PUT ON IMMORTALITY."
  • 00:19:57.200 --> 00:20:00.050
  • IN A MOMENT THERE IS GOING TO BE A DRAMATIC
  • 00:20:00.060 --> 00:20:02.170
  • COSTUME CHANGE FOR ALL OF US.
  • 00:20:02.180 --> 00:20:05.190
  • WE'RE ALL GOING TO BE ASCENDING INTO HEAVEN AND
  • 00:20:05.200 --> 00:20:07.060
  • SUDDENLY OUR APPEARANCE IS GOING TO BE CHANGED.
  • 00:20:07.070 --> 00:20:09.170
  • WE'LL BE LOOKING AT EACH OTHER: HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?
  • 00:20:09.180 --> 00:20:11.260
  • HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?
  • 00:20:11.270 --> 00:20:13.120
  • AND NOTICE HOW QUICKLY IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN.
  • 00:20:13.130 --> 00:20:15.040
  • IT SAYS IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN IN A MOMENT,
  • 00:20:15.050 --> 00:20:17.070
  • IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE.
  • 00:20:17.080 --> 00:20:19.230
  • NOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT A TWINKLING OF AN EYE IS?
  • 00:20:19.240 --> 00:20:22.020
  • IT'S NOT THE BLINKING OF AN EYE;
  • 00:20:22.030 --> 00:20:24.240
  • IT'S THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE.
  • 00:20:24.250 --> 00:20:26.150
  • I HAD TO DO A LITTLE RESEARCH ON THAT THIS WEEK.
  • 00:20:26.160 --> 00:20:28.290
  • THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE IS A PHRASE THAT PROBABLY REFERS TO
  • 00:20:29.000 --> 00:20:33.040
  • THE AMOUNT OF TIME IT TAKES FOR LIGHT TO TRAVEL FROM YOUR
  • 00:20:33.050 --> 00:20:37.110
  • IRIS TO YOUR RETINA IN YOUR EYE.
  • 00:20:37.120 --> 00:20:40.230
  • THAT'S THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE.
  • 00:20:40.240 --> 00:20:42.190
  • THE AMOUNT OF TIME IT TAKES LIGHT TO TRAVEL FROM THE IRIS
  • 00:20:42.200 --> 00:20:46.070
  • TO THE RETINA.
  • 00:20:46.080 --> 00:20:47.180
  • NOW, THE BEST CALCULATION I READ THIS WEEK ABOUT AMOUNT OF
  • 00:20:47.190 --> 00:20:51.000
  • TIME IS ONE SIXTH OF A NANOSECOND.
  • 00:20:51.010 --> 00:20:56.090
  • NOW THAT'S PRETTY FAST.
  • 00:20:56.100 --> 00:20:58.110
  • AND PAUL SAYS THAT IS HOW FAST YOUR BODY IS GOING TO BE
  • 00:20:58.120 --> 00:21:02.130
  • CHANGED, AND YOU'RE GOING TO RECEIVE
  • 00:21:02.140 --> 00:21:04.150
  • THAT BRAND NEW BODY FROM GOD.
  • 00:21:04.160 --> 00:21:07.230
  • A BODY THAT IS GOING TO BE MADE FOR ETERNITY.
  • 00:21:07.240 --> 00:21:11.250
  • WE HAD A LISTENER TO OUR PATHWAY TO VICTORY PROGRAM WHO
  • 00:21:11.260 --> 00:21:15.010
  • CALLED IN WITH THIS QUESTION.
  • 00:21:15.020 --> 00:21:17.190
  • SHE SAID: I HAVE DISCOVERED THAT I HAVE TERMINAL CANCER,
  • 00:21:17.200 --> 00:21:22.050
  • AND I'M GOING TO DIE SOON.
  • 00:21:22.060 --> 00:21:23.190
  • I'M A CHRISTIAN AND I'M NOT AFRAID OF DEATH,
  • 00:21:23.200 --> 00:21:26.130
  • BUT I REALIZE MY CHILDREN CANNOT AFFORD A FUNERAL SO
  • 00:21:26.140 --> 00:21:29.030
  • I'VE DECIDED TO DONATE MY BODY TO MEDICAL SCIENCE.
  • 00:21:29.040 --> 00:21:33.110
  • BUT I DISCOVERED THAT AFTER THEY'RE THROUGH WITH MY BODY,
  • 00:21:33.120 --> 00:21:36.100
  • THEY'RE GOING TO CREMATE MY BODY.
  • 00:21:36.110 --> 00:21:38.130
  • SO I'M WONDERING IS IT OKAY FOR A CHRISTIAN TO BE CREMATED?
  • 00:21:38.140 --> 00:21:43.140
  • SO I RESPONDED THAT HISTORICALLY,
  • 00:21:43.150 --> 00:21:45.230
  • TRADITIONALLY CHRISTIANS HAVE BURIED THEIR DEAD INSTEAD OF
  • 00:21:45.240 --> 00:21:50.030
  • BURNING THEIR DEAD LIKE THE PAGANS.
  • 00:21:50.040 --> 00:21:52.180
  • IT WAS A WAY OF SAYING THAT THEY WERE LOOKING FORWARD TO A
  • 00:21:52.190 --> 00:21:55.070
  • FUTURE RESURRECTION OF THAT BODY THAT HAD FALLEN ASLEEP.
  • 00:21:55.080 --> 00:21:58.050
  • BUT THAT'S ONLY TRADITION.
  • 00:21:58.060 --> 00:21:59.180
  • THAT'S NOT IN THE SCRIPTURE.
  • 00:21:59.190 --> 00:22:01.120
  • AND THE FACT IS IT REALLY DOESN'T MATTER WHAT HAPPENS TO
  • 00:22:01.130 --> 00:22:04.050
  • YOUR PHYSICAL BODY WHEN YOU DIE.
  • 00:22:04.060 --> 00:22:05.290
  • IT CAN BE BURNED UP IN A CAR ACCIDENT;
  • 00:22:06.000 --> 00:22:07.220
  • IT CAN EXPLODE IN AN AIRPLANE ACCIDENT;
  • 00:22:07.230 --> 00:22:10.030
  • OR IT SIMPLY CAN WASTE AWAY AND BECOME DUST IN THE COFFIN.
  • 00:22:10.040 --> 00:22:14.200
  • NO, CREMATION JUST SPEEDS UP WHAT IS A NATURAL PROCESS.
  • 00:22:14.210 --> 00:22:18.050
  • IT REALLY DOESN'T MATTER BECAUSE YOU WERE MADE FROM
  • 00:22:18.060 --> 00:22:20.270
  • DUST; YOUR PHYSICAL BODY IS GOING TO RETURN TO THE DUST;
  • 00:22:20.280 --> 00:22:23.230
  • BUT WHEN THE TIME COMES FROM THE GREAT RESURRECTION - IT
  • 00:22:23.240 --> 00:22:26.220
  • DOESN'T MATTER WHAT CONDITION YOUR BODY IN,
  • 00:22:26.230 --> 00:22:29.010
  • OR WHAT PART OF YOUR BODY IS IN SOMEBODY ELSE'S BODY -
  • 00:22:29.020 --> 00:22:31.230
  • IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE AT ALL BECAUSE THE FACT IS GOD IS
  • 00:22:31.240 --> 00:22:35.210
  • GOING TO RAISE THAT OLD, DILAPIDATED BODY OF YOURS AND
  • 00:22:35.220 --> 00:22:39.070
  • HE'S NOT GOING TO REBUILD IT, HE IS COMPLETELY
  • 00:22:39.080 --> 00:22:42.120
  • GOING TO RECREATE IT.
  • 00:22:42.130 --> 00:22:44.000
  • AND THE BIBLE SAYS YOU'RE GOING TO RECEIVE A NEW BODY
  • 00:22:44.010 --> 00:22:47.040
  • FROM GOD THAT IS FREE FROM ALL OF THE SADNESS;
  • 00:22:47.050 --> 00:22:51.030
  • A BODY THAT IS FREE FROM ALL OF THE TEMPTATION TO SIN;
  • 00:22:51.040 --> 00:22:54.030
  • A BODY THAT IS FREE FROM ALL OF THE EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL
  • 00:22:54.040 --> 00:22:57.130
  • SUFFERING OF THIS LIFE.
  • 00:22:57.140 --> 00:22:59.180
  • WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED IN A MOMENT,
  • 00:22:59.190 --> 00:23:02.110
  • IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE.
  • 00:23:02.120 --> 00:23:03.160
  • DOESN'T THAT SOUND GREAT TO YOU?
  • 00:23:03.170 --> 00:23:05.240
  • THAT'S WHY IN TITUS 2:13.
  • 00:23:05.250 --> 00:23:07.140
  • PAUL CALLS THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH THE BLESSED
  • 00:23:07.150 --> 00:23:11.020
  • HOPE OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:23:11.030 --> 00:23:13.030
  • IT IS OUR HOPE.
  • 00:23:13.040 --> 00:23:14.090
  • IT IS WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO -
  • 00:23:14.100 --> 00:23:15.260
  • THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:23:15.270 --> 00:23:17.260
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  • 00:23:17.270 --> 00:23:24.150
  • FOR THE FOLLOWER OF JESUS CHRIST,
  • 00:23:24.160 --> 00:23:27.010
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  • 00:23:27.020 --> 00:23:29.150
  • THOUGH WE LIVE IN VOLATILE TIMES FILLED WITH DANGERS AND
  • 00:23:29.160 --> 00:23:32.280
  • THREATS OF WAR, WE KNOW OUR ETERNAL FUTURE WITH GOD IS
  • 00:23:32.290 --> 00:23:36.230
  • SECURE, WHETHER BY RAPTURE OR BY DEATH.
  • 00:23:36.240 --> 00:23:41.020
  • WELL, AT PATHWAY TO VICTORY, IT'S OUR DELIGHT TO OPEN GOD'S
  • 00:23:41.030 --> 00:23:44.250
  • WORD AND REVEAL HIS PERFECT PLAN FOR THE END TIMES.
  • 00:23:44.260 --> 00:23:48.280
  • AND TO HELP YOU LEARN MORE, I'VE PREPARED
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  • A BIBLE PROPHECY CHART.
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  • THIS EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND CHART CONVENIENTLY
  • 00:23:53.290 --> 00:23:57.110
  • FITS INTO THE BACK OF YOUR BIBLE.
  • 00:23:57.120 --> 00:23:59.060
  • AND IT LINKS SCRIPTURE WITH THE KEY EVENTS THAT FORETELL
  • 00:23:59.070 --> 00:24:02.290
  • THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST.
  • 00:24:03.000 --> 00:24:05.130
  • IT'S MY GIFT TO YOU SIMPLY FOR CONTACTING US AT
  • 00:24:05.140 --> 00:24:08.290
  • PATHWAY TO VICTORY TODAY.
  • 00:24:09.000 --> 00:24:11.010
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  • I WANT TO KNOW WHAT THE DIFFERENCE IS BETWEEN
  • 00:24:12.260 --> 00:24:14.210
  • THE RAPTURE AND THE SECOND COMING.
  • 00:24:14.220 --> 00:24:17.040
  • I THOUGHT THEY WERE THE SAME THING.
  • 00:24:17.050 --> 00:24:18.180
  • WHAT IS THE MARK OF THE BEAST?
  • 00:24:18.190 --> 00:24:20.180
  • WHAT WILL OUR NEW BODIES BE LIKE?
  • 00:24:20.190 --> 00:24:23.000
  • FOR ME, WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN DURING THE TRIBULATION?
  • 00:24:23.010 --> 00:24:25.160
  • WILL PEOPLE STILL HAVE A CHANCE TO BE SAVED?
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  • BEFORE WE WRAP UP TODAY'S PROGRAM,
  • 00:25:32.150 --> 00:25:34.250
  • LET ME SHARE WITH YOU A NOTE I RECEIVED FROM
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  • ANGELA IN SAN DIEGO, CA.
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  • SHE SAID, "PATHWAY TO VICTORY HAS TOUCHED MY LIFE.
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  • I HAVE BEEN STRUGGLING WHILE RECOVERING FROM CANCER,
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  • AND THAT'S WHEN I FOUND PATHWAY TO VICTORY.
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  • I THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR PROVIDING THIS MINISTRY,
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  • AND I PRAY FOR YOUR MINISTRY BECAUSE IT BRINGS HOPE -
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  • AND YOU BREATHE LIFE INTO THE LIVES OF SO MANY PEOPLE."
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  • WHEN YOU PARTNER FINANCIALLY WITH PATHWAY TO VICTORY,
  • 00:26:01.050 --> 00:26:05.020
  • YOU'RE TOUCHING HEARTS, JUST LIKE ANGELA'S!
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  • PRODUCING THIS PROGRAM, SO THAT MORE AND MORE PEOPLE
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  • ACROSS OUR COUNTRY AND AROUND THE WORLD CAN HEAR
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  • NOW, COMING UP NEXT WEEK, ON PATHWAY TO VICTORY!
  • 00:26:58.210 --> 00:27:02.020
  • WE CANNOT KNOW WHEN CHRIST IS COMING BACK,
  • 00:27:02.030 --> 00:27:04.280
  • BUT WE CAN KNOW THE EVENTS THAT WILL
  • 00:27:04.290 --> 00:27:07.170
  • LEAD UP TO CHRIST'S RETURN.
  • 00:27:07.180 --> 00:27:09.090
  • GOD WANTS US TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THOSE EVENTS ARE;
  • 00:27:09.100 --> 00:27:12.200
  • WE ARE TO LIVE IN ANTICIPATION OF THOSE EVENTS,
  • 00:27:12.210 --> 00:27:15.290
  • AND LIVE OUR LIVES IN ANTICIPATION OF HIS RETURN.
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