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The Great Initiation

In previous instalments we have explored in detail the event which the Old Testament prophets called “The Great and Terrible Day of the Lord”. We have seen WHAT will happen, WHY it will happen, WHERE it will happen and WHEN it will happen. Just one question remains. That question is, if earth is facing a […]

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The Day of the Lord – Part Seven

Ever since St. John wrote his book of Revelation, Christians have been speculating about when the wrath of God would begin, when the elect would be “raptured” off the earth to a place of safety, and when Jesus would return to the earth in the flesh to begin his reign of a thousand years. This […]

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The Day of the Lord – Part Six

There is one persistent theme that runs through all of Bible prophecy, beginning with the Jewish prophets of the Old Testament, then continuing with the warnings of Jesus, and finally ending with the events described in the book of Revelation written by St. John. That theme is that at the end of this current age […]

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The Day of the Lord – Part Five

As shown in previous instalments, the Old Testament of the Bible was filled with references to events that were predicted to occur during the “Latter Days”, which was a term used by ancient prophets to describe the period leading up to the return of the long awaited Messiah. In particular, these prophets warned about something […]

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The Day of the Lord – Part Four

In the eighth chapter of his book of Revelation, St. John wrote about a dramatic vision which occurred to him while he was in exile on the island of Patmos. In this vision he saw a series of events that would occur on the earth shortly before the return of the Christ. He ascribed these […]

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The Day of the Lord – Part Three

As explained in Part One, the early history of the Jews as revealed in the Old Testament of the Bible, was characterised by a succession of devout men imbued with the spirit of God who came to be known as prophets. They were called prophets because they predicted future events. But the events they predicted […]

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The Day of the Lord – Part Two

While St. John was in exile on the Greek island of Patmos, he had a series of visions which he described in his book of Revelation. These visions portrayed events which were predicted to occur during the end times leading up to the return of Jesus. As John wrote: (show picture with quotation) “And the […]

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The Day of the Lord – Part One

Throughout history certain men and women have acquired fame, or notoriety, by claiming to be able to predict future events. This has especially been true within religious faiths, where certain individuals have been regarded as divinely inspired, and their predictions have been accepted as the ordained will of God. And throughout the ages, men and […]

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