Last Days

"And it shall be in the last days, saith God, I will pour forth of my Spirit upon all flesh."

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{LAST DAYS DAWNED IN JESUS}
  1. From This Evil Age - {PDF Copy} - (The death of Jesus signaled the commencement of the messianic age with consequent changes in the status of the Law and God’s people)
  2. Pentecost and the Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days – Acts 2:14-21)
  3. The Fulfillment of the Feast - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 2:1-4- The Spirit was poured out when the day of Pentecost was "fully come")
  4. Joel's Prophecy Applied in the New Testament - {PDF Copy} - (Several times the New Testament applies Joel's prophecies of the Spirit and the commencement of the "last days" to the outpouring of the Spirit on the church)
  5. Upon These Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The era of the Levitical priesthood terminated with the superior “word” revealed by God in His Son)
  6. The Ends of the Ages - {PDF Copy} - (According to Paul, with the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, the “ends of the ages” have arrived for the church)
  7. Last Days in John - {PDF Copy} - (The presence of false teachers in John's churches constituted evidence that Christians were living in the “last days”)
  8. Season of Fulfillment - {PDF Copy} - (What was Sealed in the book of Daniel is Unsealed and Revealed in Revelation)
  9. Order of Final Events - {PDF Copy} - (In presenting his arguments for the necessity of the resurrection, Paul lays out several events that occur prior to or at the arrival of Jesus)
  10. Rescued from this Evil Age - {PDF Copy} - (Paul anchored all that God has done in the past Death and Resurrection of Jesus, which inaugurated the messianic age)
  11. End-Time People of Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (The church is the battlefield where the final war is being waged between the Lamb and the Ancient Serpent)
{SIGNS AND SEASONS}
  1. Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (Matthew 24:14 - The End will not come until the Gospel of Jesus Christ is proclaimed to all nations)
  2. Paul, Signs and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (The Apostle reaffirmed that the Son of Man will arrive unexpectedly "like a thief in the night")
  3. The Final Apostasy - {PDF Copy} - (Repeatedly, the New Testament warns of the final apostasy that will occur prior to the return of Jesus)
  4. Deceivers in the Church - Sign of the Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The presence of false teachers in the church provides a clear sign that we are in the period known as the “last days” - 2 John 7-8)
  5. The Budding Fig Tree - {PDF Copy} - (The parable of the budding fig tree pointed to the imminent destruction of the Temple that Jesus had predicted)
  6.  Days of Noah - {PDF Copy} - (An analogy from the ancient past to illustrate the need to remain ever ready for the sudden return of Jesus)
  7. Deceivers and Tumults - {PDF Copy} - (The Discourse opens with warnings about coming deceivers who propagate false expectations about the end)
  8. Repeated Warnings - {PDF Copy} - (On Olivet, Jesus reiterated key information that is necessary for his followers to avoid being misled by deceivers)
  9. Signs and Wonders or Christ Crucified? - {PDF Copy} - (Claims that the Church will reap a great harvest of souls through displays of mighty "signs and wonders" do not square with Scripture)
  10. Abomination of Desolation - {PDF Copy} - (When disciples see the abomination of desolation standing where it ought not, they must flee Jerusalem ASAP)
  11. Concerning Times and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (Paul had no need to write to Thessalonica about the “times and seasons” because the Lord is coming “like a thief in the night)
  12. Knowing Times and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (Did Jesus command us to know the signs and seasons that will precede his return in glory?)
  13. "This Generation" - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 13:30-31 - Biblical usage of this generation consistently applies the phrase to the generation that was alive at the time it was uttered)
  14. Two Final Events - {PDF Copy} - (The New Testament warns several times of coming deceivers and apostasy in the days prior to the return of Jesus)

{ANTICHRISTS AND DECEIVERS}
  1. Spirit of Antichrist - {PDF Copy} - (The Antichrist is a deceiver intent on leading the elect of God away from the Christ who is revealed in the Bible)
  2. Mystery of Lawlessness - {PDF Copy} - (Already, the mystery of lawlessness is at work, preparing the way for the Man of Lawlessness and the Apostasy)
  3. Final Antichrist{PDF Copy} - (The “spirit of antichrist” already is raising up deceivers within the church, though a final “antichrist” will before the end – 1 John 2:18-22)
  4. Four Beasts into One - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the single “beast from the sea” is related to but distinct from the four beasts from Daniel’s vision)
  5. Seated in the Sanctuary - {PDF Copy} - (Prior to the return of Jesus, the man of lawlessness will be revealed while sitting in the sanctuary of God)
  6. Lying Signs and Wonders - {PDF Copy} - (The final deceiver will be energized by Satan to cause many saints to apostatize, using “lying signs and wonders” to do so)
  7. Doomsayers and Christian Angst - {PDF Copy} - (Scripture encourages Christians to exercise discernment of prophecies, visions, and dreams. Voices constantly warning of imminent disaster should not be taken at face value)
  8. The "Last Generation" Con - {PDF Copy} - (The Prophecy Industry has been telling us for generations that we are the “last generation” that will live to see the return of Jesus)
  9. War Against the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (The “beast” is authorized to wage war against the followers of the Lamb on behalf of the Dragon)
  10. Counterfeit Christ - {PDF Copy} - (Believers must be  on alert for clever ploys of Satan to compromise with the beliefs of the world order)
  11. False Christ - {PDF Copy} - (Will the Beast be a global political leader or a deceiver within the church?)
  12. Beasts in the Church - {PDF Copy} - (Throughout the present age, the Church has been plagued with deceivers from within)
  13. Taking the Mark - {PDF Copy} - (In the book of Revelation, the inhabitants of the earth take the Beast's mark of their own volition)
  14. Mark of the Beast - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, “all” means “all.” All rulers, nations, and inhabitants of the earth that refuse to follow the Lamb render homage to the Beast)
  15. Extent of the Beast's Reign - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, “all” means “all.” All rulers and nations that refuse to follow the “Lamb” will render homage to the “Beast from the sea”)
  16. The Ancient Beast - {PDF Copy} - (The “beast from the sea” is the latest incarnation of an ancient creature that has stalked the “seed of the woman” since antiquity)

{FINAL EVENTS}
  1. The Wrath of God - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, “wrath refers to the final judicial sentence of God on His enemies and is not synonymous with tribulation)
  2. 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)
  3. Meeting Jesus in the Air - {PDF Copy} - (Paul reassured the Thessalonians that both living and dead saints will participate in the arrival of Jesus from heaven)
  4. Redemption, not Abandonment - {PDF Copy} - (At the heart of Christian hope is the resurrection of the saints at Christ’s return and the arrival of the new heavens and the new earth)
  5. Resurrection and New Creation - {PDF Copy} - (Paul links the future resurrection with the New Creation, the promised redemption includes both events)
  6. Death - The Last Enemy - {PDF Copy} - (Paul defends the bodily resurrection and links it and the cessation of death to the coming of Jesus)
  7. Summary of His Arrival - {PDF Copy} - (A summary of the terms used for the return of Jesus at the end of the age)

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