Last Days


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  1. Predicted Final Events - (The Church has been plagued with deceivers and apostasy since its inception, just as predicted in the New Testament) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Pentecost - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the commencement of the Last Days, the era of salvation and fulfillment) - {PDF Copy}
  3. This Evil Age - (The death of Jesus inaugurated the messianic age with consequent changes in the status of the Law and God’s people) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Signs on the Earth - (The prophecy in the book of Joel sets the tone for Acts, including the signs and wonders that accompany the gospel) - {PDF Copy}
  5. In the Last Days... - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days, just as prophesied by the Prophet Joel – Acts 2:17-21) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Ends of the Ages - (The Apostle Paul linked the commencement of the Last Days to the death and resurrection of Jesus, the hinge on which History has turned) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The False One(s!) - (The presence of false teachers in the Assembly demonstrates that the period of the Last Days is underway) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The Season is Here! - (In Revelation, the period known as the Last Days began following the death, resurrection, and enthronement of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Christ is Risen! - {PDF Copy} - (Paul anchored all that God has done in the resurrection of Jesus, which also inaugurated the Messianic Age - Galatians 1:1-5)
  10. The Age of the Spirit - (The Gift of the Spirit is part of the New Covenant, and the first fruits of the New Creation and the gathering of the nations) - {PDF Copy}
  11. WHO and WHEN - {PDF Copy} - (The Church is the battlefield where the final war is being waged between the Lamb and the Ancient Serpent, the Devil)
  12. The Final Harvest - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost fulfilled what the feast symbolized and marked the start of the Final Harvest) - {PDF Copy}

  1. The Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (According to Jesus. the End will not come until this Gospel of the Kingdom of God has been proclaimed to all nations – Matthew 24:14)
  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. Times, Signs 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 – 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11)
  4. Sons of Light - (The Day of the Lord will mean salvation for the Sons of Light who remain ever vigilant and prepared for its sudden arrival – 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Knowing Times and Seasons - (Instead of calculating times and seasons, followers of Jesus must always be prepared for his sudden arrival) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Apostasy - (Paul warned the Thessalonians of the future apostasy which he linked to the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness, the Son of Destruction) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Lying Signs and Wonders - {PDF Copy} - (The Lawless One will use lying signs and wonders to deceive saints into abandoning the faith)
  8. The Son of Destruction - {PDF Copy} - (Many saints will apostatize when the Lawless One, the Son of Destruction, seats himself in the sanctuary of God)
  9. Howling Imposters - (The New Testament warns repeatedly of coming deceivers and false prophets who will cause many disciples to depart from the faith) - {PDF Copy}
  10. His Repeated Warning - (Jesus stressed critical information that is vital for his disciples if they wish to avoid deception by false prophets and other deceivers) - {PDF Copy}

  1. Then the End will Come - (The arrival of Jesus “on the clouds” will be an event of great victory and finality that will result in the resurrection and the New Creation)- {PDF Copy}
  2. His Parousia - (The arrival of Jesus in glory will mean the resurrection of the dead, the commencement of the New Creation, and the final judgment) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Redemption, not Abandonment - (Salvation includes the bodily resurrection and the New Creation that will take place at the arrival of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Death of Death - (The arrival of Jesus at the end of the age will mean the end of the Last Enemy, namely, Death - 1 Corinthians 15:24-28) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The Final Day - (The arrival of Jesus will mark the end of the present order and the commencement of the age to come, the resurrection of the dead, and the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Revelation of our Lord - (At the revelation of Jesus, the saints will experience glory, but the wicked will receive everlasting destruction) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Day of Visitation - (Peter exhorts his congregations to persevere in trials and live holy lives in the knowledge of the coming day of visitation) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Jesus is not Late! - (The apparent delay in Christ’s coming is due to God’s mercy as He waits patiently for the Gospel of His Kingdom to reach all men) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Day of Christ - (The return of Jesus will be the Day of the Lord when the dead are raised, the wicked are judged, and death will cease) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Rescuing His Assembly - (The Thessalonians received the Gospel in tribulation but remained faithful while anticipating the future return of Jesus – 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Blameless in Holiness - (Paul prays for the Thessalonians to be found holy and blameless on the day when Jesus arrives in glory – 1 Thessalonians 3:13) - {PDF Copy}
  12. Meeting Jesus - (Paul responded to concerns about the dead in Christ by pointing to the resurrection that will occur when Jesus arrives from Heaven – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18) - {PDF Copy}
  13. Sorrow Not - (Foundational to the believer’s future hope is the bodily resurrection of the righteous dead when Jesus arrives in glory) - {PDF Copy}
  14. Vindication or Condemnation? - (The arrival of Jesus will mean the vindication of the righteous, but the judgment and condemnation of the wicked) - {PDF Copy}
  15. Just Judgment of God - (The arrival of Jesus will mean vindication and rest for the righteous, but everlasting loss for the wicked - 2 Thessalonians 1:5-10) - {PDF Copy}
  16. His Appearance - (When Jesus “appears,” faithful believers will rejoice exceedingly and participate fully in the glories revealed on that day) - {PDF Copy}
  17. The Day of Wrath - (According to Paul, the Day of Wrath is coming when the wicked will pay the ultimate price for their disobedience to God – Romans 2:5) - {PDF Copy}
  18. The Wrath of God - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, wrath refers to the final judicial sentence of God on His enemies. Tribulation is what the church endures)
  19. Redemption of our Body - (Paul links the bodily resurrection of believers to the New Creation, and both events are part of the promised redemption – Romans 8:1-23) - {PDF Copy}
  20. Days of Noah - (Just as unprepared men were destroyed by the Flood, so unrepentant men and apostates will be overtaken by destruction when Jesus arrives) - {PDF Copy}
  21. The Lawless One Destroyed - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus will destroy the works of the Lawless One and paralyze him at his glorious arrival on the Day of the Lord)
  22. Resurrection or Rapture? - {PDF Copy} - (The Rapture is an interpretation of a passage that originally concerned the resurrection of dead believers when Jesus arrives from heaven)
  23. Until the Day of Christ - (Paul expresses his goal of going on to perfection, a process that will culminate in the believer’s physical resurrection when Jesus returns) - {PDF Copy}
  24. Resurrection Hope - (Central to salvation in the Apostolic tradition is the bodily resurrection of the dead when Jesus arrives to gather his saints) - {PDF Copy}

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