Tagged: Rapture

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Our Resurrection Hope is Not Rapture

Our Resurrection Hope is Not Rapture by David O. Ogaga of Nigeria – ISBN: 978-1-792951688 :First of all, the subject of the book of Thessalonians is an address to a congregation experiencing intense persecution (1 Thessalonians 2:14). Upon Paul’s preaching in this city, many believed, which caused the fanatical Jews to stir up mob violence against him and Jason who housed him. Through a tight security Jason was saved while the brethren sent Paul away secretly in the night to Berea (Acts 17:1-10). Aside of the great persecution that the church went through (1Theslonians.2:14), they also experienced great sorrow over...

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A Closer Look at the Rapture

A Closer Look at the Rapture: In the early 1950’s, God started dealing with Bro Bill Britton concerning the “Rapture of the Church”. He just could not see it the way the traditional churches were teaching it. There were many things that God was showing him in the Scripture that was going against the grain in the denomination where he ministered. In 1957, Bill Britton shared his vision that the Lord had given him concerning the Body of Christ and the end times. He was not encouraged by the ones he shared this with. When the Lord told him he...

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Food for thought

Food for thought: A recent article in The Australian newspaper reported that a new study from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in the U.S has found that ‘religiousness and overeating are linked.’ Hmm……..interesting……. Apparently study participants who reported attending church weekly, or more frequently were almost twice as likely to be obese than those who went rarely or never! Go figure! The researchers weren’t entirely sure why this would be so, but suggested that it may have something to do with ‘the church’s pot luck eating culture, an emphasis on marriage, which can lead to weight gain, and using food as a reward...