Is The Big Bang Theory Biblical?

Does the Big Bang Theory fit with the biblical account of creation?What is the Big Bang? The Big Bang Theory holds to the idea that the rapid expansion of matter started from a single point of a state of an extremely high density and high temperature core, which according to the current cosmological theories, marked the origin of the universe. This theory accounts for the model of the universe beginning and then expanding outwardly into empty space. If you could wind back the universe, you … [Read more...]

What Is The Olivet Discourse?

What is the “Olivet Discourse” that is referred to by Christians? What significance does it have for Christians and for non-believers?The Mount of Olives The Olivet Discourse is named after the Mount of Olives which was the location of Jesus’ teaching about the coming destruction of Jerusalem and the end of the age and His Second Coming. For the believer, it is a discourse about what is to come and in some cases, it has already come in the fulfillment of certain prophecies. The Olivet Disco … [Read more...]

What Is The Parousia?

What is the Parousia? What does it mean for believers and unbelievers?The Meaning of Parousia The Apostle Paul writes about the coming of Jesus Christ again, the Second Advent, in 1st Thessalonians 4:15-16 where he writes “For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and w … [Read more...]

What Is The Whore Of Babylon In The Book Of Revelation?

Who is the “Whore of Babylon” mentioned in the Book of Revelation?The Judgment of Babylon When God finally judges Babylon, it will apparently be during a time of earthquake activity that is unparalleled in the world (Rev 16:18) and “The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell, and God remembered Babylon the great, to make her drain the cup of the wine of the fury of his wrath.” (Rev 16:19) and instead of repenting, “they cursed God for the plague of the hail … [Read more...]

What Is The Meaning Of Wormwood From The Book Of Revelation?

What does the word “wormwood” mean in the Book of Revelation and in the Old Testament?The Book of Revelation The Book of Revelation is not the Apostle John’s book. He writes that it is “The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John” (Rev 1:1) so it is as if he is dictating what Jesus Christ tells him to write down. John is very familiar with the Author of this book bec … [Read more...]

How Can I Avoid Being Left Behind When The Rapture Occurs?

Will there be people who will be left behind in the rapture? Can Christians be left behind?The Rapture Not every theologian and Bible scholar believes in the secret rapture because they point to the verse where it says “Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen” (Rev 1:7) so if every eye will see Him, that seems to contradict a so-called secret rapture. Jesus said “I wil … [Read more...]