Despite exaggerations by some zealous Internet Bible teachers, there most definitely are similarities between Revelation chapter 12 and the slated astronomical occurrence for September 23, 2017.
Charles E. McCracken
Charles E. McCracken is an international Bible teacher, long-time friend of Israel and advocate for the Jewish people. He is known for authenticity in communicating biblical truth that makes his presentations relevant for those seeking to understand the significance of Israel and the church in Bible prophecy. He staunchly supports the nation of Israel and the Jewish people’s right to exist and live in peace.
Regardless of how much the sun is obscured in your area, today’s solar eclipse is like a cosmic visual aid reminding us that no matter how dominant the forces of darkness may appear in our culture, their effect is temporary.
Although not formally systematized and categorized, the core of Imminent Rapture teaching was not only taught in the early church, but had adherents well before Darby.
In light of the fact that the Rapture can occur at any moment, I’ve written a timely series focusing on key passages related to this significant event. My prayer is that you will be encouraged and will use the information to encourage others in spite of what is going on in the world!
The Jewish community does this the day after Tisha B’Av every year—they move on. They do not stay focused on tragedies. They spend Tisha B’Av recognizing the horrific events of the past, reflecting on the significance, and then wake-up the next morning to a new day.
While world leaders have pondered approaches and formulas for making nations great, Solomon—who was known for his God-given wisdom—articulated the essence of national greatness in just four words.
Who owns Machpelah? What is the historical precedent for UNESCO’s latest proposed designation? Can you connect the dots to the ancient cultural ties?