Category Archives: Resurrection

What the Bible Teaches About Cremation

According to the website for the National Funeral Directors Association, the cremation rate for funerals in the United States was 40.4% in 2010 and 47.9% in 2015. It is projected to be 56.4% by the end of 2020, 63.5% by … Continue reading

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Matthew 27:50-54

A friend of mine recently sent me a text asking about Matthew 27:50-54. I promised him I would devote a blog post to the answer, and so here it is. I also told him that it’s always surprised me that … Continue reading

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Digging Deep (Really Deep) Into Resurrection

Yesterday was Easter Sunday, and Easter always gets any preacher onto the topic of resurrection. Actually, though, I had already been on that topic recently by way of a prophecy series I’d been preaching entitled “Things to Come.” As part … Continue reading

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When Jesus Used Jonah As a Sign

“Jonah” series: (post #6) Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered, saying, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.” But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no … Continue reading

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When a Nightmare Becomes a Reality

6’10, 235 pound Darrall Imhoff was a great basketball player. He was a two-time All American at the University of California, was a starter on that school’s 1959 team that won the NCAA championship, won a gold medal as a … Continue reading

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Who Are the Preterists?

The word “preterism” finds its roots in the Latin word praeter, which means “past.” Thus, the preterist interpretation of The Revelation is that most of the book’s prophecies have already been fulfilled in the past. This makes preterists the opposing … Continue reading

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When Death is Precious

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. (Psalm 116:15, K.J.V.) The Hebrew word translated in this verse as “precious” is yaqar. It’s an interesting word, one that carries multiple shades of meaning. Let me mention … Continue reading

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The Great War: A Winning Side and A Losing Side

Series: “The Great War” (post #5, last one) This post will finish up the series “The Great War.” The Great War between Satan and God produces at least four results. Result #1 is soldiers are enlisted for the war. Result #2 is the … Continue reading

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Some Closing Facts About Christ’s Kingdom

Series: “Christ’s Kingdom” (post #6, last one) First, I want to remind you that in the last days there will be scoffers who will laugh at the truth and do every evil thing they desire. This will be their argument: … Continue reading

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When Jesus Finally Establishes His Kingdom Upon the Earth

Series: “Christ’s Kingdom” (post #5) “This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.’” (Matthew 6:9-10, N.I.V.) This quote from … Continue reading

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