Last Days

{THE END-TIMES}

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{SIGNS}
  1. Predicted Events - {PDF Copy} - (The Church has been plagued with deceivers and apostasy, just as predicted in the New Testament)
  2. Concerning Times and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (Paul does not detail the times and seasons since the Thessalonians understand that the Lord will come like a thief in the night)
  3. Pentecost and the Last Days - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days, the era of fulfillment) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus declared that the end will not come until  this gospel of the kingdom of God is proclaimed to all nations - Matthew 24:14)
  5. Discerning Times and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus declared that “it is not for you to know times and seasons")
  6. The Last Hour - {PDF Copy} - (The presence of false teachers in the church demonstrates that we are in the last days, and the LAST HOUR is almost upon us)
  7. The Season is Here - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the “last days,” the season of the end began with the Death and Resurrection of Jesus)
  8. Paul, Signs and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (Did Paul command us to the signs of the Times so we can calculate the nearness of the end?)
  9. knowing Times and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (Did Jesus Command us to know the "signs and the seasons" of the end?)
  10. Sons of Light - {PDF Copy} - (The Day of the Lord will mean salvation to the “sons of light” who remain ever vigilant and prepared for it)
  11. Deceivers and False Prophets - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus warns us of coming false prophets, deceivers who will mislead many and disseminate false information about the future)
  12. The Abomination of Desolation - {PDF Copy} - (When disciples see the abomination standing where it ought not, they must flee Jerusalem ASAP)
  13. "This Generation" - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 13:30-31 - Was Jesus referring to the generation contemporary with him or to one in a remote future?)
  14. Days of Noah - {PDF Copy} - (Just as the unprepared were destroyed by the Flood, so unrepentant men and apostates will be overtaken by destruction when Jesus returns)
  15. The Season of the End - (Because the timing of the end is known only to God, disciples of Jesus must be prepared every moment for his sudden arrival) - {PDF Copy}
  16. Howling Imposters - (“Evil men and howling impostors will wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived) - {PDF Copy}
  17. Serpents in the Church - (Throughout the present age, the Church has been plagued with many deceivers intent on misleading believers and causing their apostasy) - {PDF Copy}

{THE MESSIANIC AGE}
  1. In the Last Days -  (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days as prophesied by the prophet Joel) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Ends of the Ages - (In several ways, Paul coordinates the commencement of the last days with the Death and Resurrection of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Rescued from this Evil Age - (Paul anchored all that God has done in the past Death and Resurrection of Jesus, which inaugurated the messianic age) - {PDF Copy}
  4. People of the Last Days - (The church is the battlefield where the final war is being waged between the Lamb and the Ancient Serpent, Satan) - {PDF Copy}

{THE LAST DAY}
  1. End of the Age - Parousia! - {PDF Copy} - (The return of Jesus at the end of the age will be an event of great glory, victory, and finality)
  2. Final Events - (In explaining the future resurrection, Paul lists key events that will precede or coincide with the arrival of Jesus at the end of the age) - {PDF Copy}
  3. On the Clouds of Heaven - (Phrases from Daniel’s vision of the four beasts and the Little Horn are applied to Jesus and his saints in the New Testament) - {PDF Copy}
  4. His Parousia - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of Jesus will mean the resurrection of the dead, the commencement of the New Creation, and the final judgment)
  5. Final Note - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of Jesus will mark the end of the present order and the commencement of the age to come and the New Creation)
  6. Redemption or Abandonment? - (At the heart of the salvation provided by Jesus is the future resurrection at Christ’s return and the arrival of the new creation) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Covenant, Creation, Resurrection - (The gift of the Spirit is part of the New Covenant and the first fruits of the New Creation, the gathering of the nations, and the resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The One Return of Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (The Parousia of Jesus will be a single event of great finality, both for the righteous and the wicked)
  9. God is not Late - {PDF Copy} - (In the interim between Christ’s ascension and his return, God has granted humanity the opportunity to repent before that day arrives)
  10. Vindication or Condemnation - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of Jesus results in vindication for some, and condemnation for others)
  11. New Creation and His Advent - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of Jesus in glory will usher in the Day of the Lord, the final judgment, and the New Creation)
  12. Meeting Jesus  - {PDF Copy} - (Paul reassures the Thessalonians regarding the participation of dead saints in the arrival of Jesus from heaven)
  13. Just Judgment of God - {PDF Copy} - (His arrival will mean vindication for the righteous but everlasting destruction for the wicked)
  14. Day of Christ - {PDF Copy} - (The return of Jesus will be the Day of the Lord when the dead are raised, the wicked are judged, and death will cease)
  15. The Day of Visitation - {PDF Copy} - (Peter exhorts Christians to persevere in trials and live holy lives in the knowledge of the coming day of visitation)
  16. Blameless in Holiness - {PDF Copy} - (Paul prays for the Thessalonians to be found holy and blameless on the day when Jesus arrives in glory)
  17. The Death of Death - (The arrival of Jesus at the end of the age will mean the termination of the Last Enemy - Death) - {PDF Copy}
  18. His Appearing - (When Jesus “appears” again, faithful believers will rejoice exceedingly and participate fully in the glories revealed on that day) - {PDF Copy}
  19. The Day of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (The day of “wrath” is coming when the wicked will pay the ultimate price for their disobedience to God – Romans 2:5)
  20. Rescued from Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (Already, Jesus is rescuing his people from the coming wrath that will befall the unrighteous when he arrives)
  21. Resurrection and Creation - (The Spirit is the first fruit of the future resurrection of believers and the redemption of the Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  22. Has Bible Prophecy Failed? - (After decades of failed prophetic expectations, it is time for believers to reexamine many popular ideas about the “last days”) - {PDF Copy}

{WRATH}
  1. Rescued from Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (Already, Jesus is rescuing his people from the coming wrath that will befall the unrighteous when he arrives)
  2. The Wrath of God - (In Revelation, wrath refers to the final judicial sentence of God on His enemies. Tribulation is what the church endures) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Vindication or Condemnation - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of Jesus results in vindication for some, and condemnation for others)
  4. The Day of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (The day of “wrath” is coming when the wicked will pay the ultimate price for their disobedience to God – Romans 2:5)

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