Archive for 'Equipping the Saints'

Is Easter Related to the Pagan Goddess Ishtar-Ashtoreth?

Posted on18. Apr, 2014 by .

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Is Easter related to the pagan goddess Ishtar?  Variations of the same name, such as Astarte and Ashtoreth have direct etymological relation to Ishtar, as well as characteristic relation; But is Easter related in the same way? This question has set off a whirlwind of opinions mixed with some truths and speculations of diverse controversies.  This article […]

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The Rapture

Posted on02. Mar, 2014 by .

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The scriptures are clear that there will be such an event commonly referred to as the ‘Rapture’ upon the return of Christ – 1 Thessalonians 4:17. The word rapture comes from the Greek word ‘arpagesometha‘, which translates to ‘caught up’, or ‘taken with’. Most bible readers acknowledge this upcoming event, but there is division regarding […]

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The ‘Little Horn’ of Daniel Part 2

Posted on23. Feb, 2014 by .

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In The ‘Little Horn’ of Daniel Pt 1, we defined some of the main keywords used within ‘prophesy language’ in order to understand what is meant by certain symbolic words like ‘beast’ and ‘horn’.  We will now need to address another form of prophesy language while analyzing the next recurrence of the ‘little horn’ in […]

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The New Age Movement and The New World Order

Posted on08. Feb, 2014 by .

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At face value, the New-Age Movement seems to be at great odds with the New World Order. New-Age activists like David Icke and Jordan Maxwell represent a strong resistance against the New World Order, as it seems this resistance holds a whole set of values which completely differs from power-elite of the New World Order. […]

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The Eucharist Strikes the Gospel

Posted on03. Feb, 2014 by .

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The finished work of Christ’s atoning sacrifice – that really is the central theme of the gospel of Jesus Christ. That is why I am disturbed by forms of Christianity, or counterfeit Christianity, which convey the opposite; and I wish to point out something about that opposite which most folks don’t quite realize, and consider […]

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From the Passover Feast to the Lord’s Supper

Posted on03. Feb, 2014 by .

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The Passover Feast, also known as Festival of Unleavened Bread, is a commemoration of the deliverance of God’s people,  Israel, from the slavery of Egypt. Before making their exodus from Egypt, God would strike Egypt with one final blow, killing every first born of every family; Therefore Israel was instructed to take the blood of […]

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How to Have a New Testament Church Meeting

Posted on07. Jan, 2014 by .

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by Rusty Entrekin The Corinthians practiced what are called participatory, open, or interactive meetings. Should we imitate them in this regard? Did you know the Bible gives us guidelines on how to have a church meeting? These instructions are found in 1 Co 14:26-40. 1 Co 14:26 begins with “What then shall we say, brothers? When […]

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Saved By Grace Through Faith – So Where Does ‘Works’ Come In?…

Posted on06. Jan, 2014 by .

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Saved By Grace Through Faith – So Where Does Works Come In?…

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Oscillation Between Mystery and Revelation

Posted on05. Jan, 2014 by .

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Redemptive history demonstrates a pattern of oscillation between mystery and revelation; Mystery revealed, then concealed, later revealed, and again concealed. Let’s take a quick overview to see this pattern: God first began to deliver specific revelation through His first chosen people Israel – through great miracles, the Mosaic Law, the prophets and the history of […]

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Time, Times and Half a Time | Time of the Antichrist

Posted on21. Dec, 2013 by .

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In Daniel’s vision of the rule of the antichrist, recorded in Chapter 7,  a time-frame was given indicating the duration of this rule:  … time, times and half a time …   Understanding the biblical definitions of such keywords used in ‘prophesy language’  is essential in discerning the meaning. In regards to time, there are […]

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