Series #1 Fables & Myths: PreTrib Rapture, New Temple, New Babylon & A Man as THE Anti-Christ
Priest Rebera, Resume Animal Sacrifices?
Darby, MacDonald & Scolfield
The following is pasted with permission: A widely held end-time view is that a seven-year time of trouble called THE GREAT TRIBULATION will take place at the end of this age after God removes His born again believers by a snatching away [aka the Rapture]. Few know the origin of the doctrine, nonetheless it is generally accepted as an established fact. However, having an interpretation of a few puzzling Bible verses doesn’t mean the explanation is true. It may be an incorrect conclusion as there is no direct scriptural support for it.
Yes, there are verses we interpret as a seven year-tribulation, but not one verse in the Bible says we are going to have such a time. The dogma has a most dubious beginning.
On October 31, 1517, in response to the Roman Catholic Pope's proclamation that new fees must be paid by the laity to help build St. Peter's Basilica; an angry Priest - Martin Luther - nailed a sheet of paper with 95 complaints on the chapel door objecting to many manmade dictates. Until then, the generally accepted view of Bible prophecy was “linear historic,” that Revelation was in the process of being fulfilled throughout the Christian Era. However, in the 16th century, a new view of Bible prophecy was devised beginning with a Jesuit priest.
Installment #1 of Six
Enter the Jesuits
In the 16th and 17th centuries, Reformation leaders were calling the Roman Catholic hierarchy the “Whore of Babylon” the New Testament book of Revelation Chapter 17. In its attempt to put a halt to the true Gospel of Christ, the Roman Catholic Church began a counter‐reformation, during which two Jesuit priests were commissioned to initiate doctrines that would derail the reformation and they almost succeeded. Revelation 17:4-5
"The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication: And upon her forehead was a name written, Mystery, Babylon The Great, The Mother Of Harlots And Abominations Of The Earth."
FIRST, IN 1591 AD: THE FUTURIST VIEW developed and popularized by Jesuit priest Fr. Ribera who claimed that Revelation would not be fulfilled until the end of the Christian Era. He taught there would be a:
Sound familiar? It should, Ribera is the father of dispensational eschatology.
A new temple in Jerusalem? That's man's plan, but it's not going to happen.
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 Ellis Skolfield [not to be confused with the late Cyrus Scofield] - August 23, 1927 - April 26, 2015: Nondenominational Biblical conservative preacher and author who in the early 1950s received his formal theological training from Columbia Bible College, Columbia, South Carolina. Fish House has been publishing Skolfield’s studies on Revelation since 1983. Some of his books are out of print; others are considered standard reference works by many churches. His book THE FALSE PROPHET about Islam is downloadable as are many of his publications all at no cost here.
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2-12-21, When we look at the truth of God and His requirement for salvation we realize there's only two 'religions.' WORKS or FAITH': Whether it be Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, Mormonism that all preach doing certain 'works' to achieve forgiveness and eternal life with God; OR FAITH: repentance and trust in the finish work of Jesus living for Him. Ephesians 2:8-10, John 3:36.
6-29-20, Jesus said, 'Obey Me!' John 14:15; 1 John 2:3, 3:22 Of course we are forgiven when we sincerely pray for forgiveness turning our lives to the Lord Jesus. We must intend to sin no more ... if we do ... quickly repent as we didn't INTEND to. John 8:11 More here: https://www.gotquestions.org/go-and-sin-no-more.html
✝️ 6-9-20, The Lord □ Jesus explained to Nicodemus that he must be 'born again' [John 3.3, 7]. In Utah I've heard some LDS people scoff and ridicule believers in Christ who are 'born again.' Those who scorn are lost; Jesus clearly said to 'marvel not that you must be born again'; without Christ we are lost. John 3:17-18
✝️ 6-8-20, Jesus is God; He came to save sinners. “For He [Jesus] Whom God sent speaks the words of God: The Father loves the Son & has given all things into His hand. He that believs on the Son hath everlasting life & they that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on them.” John 3:34-36
✝️ 6-7-20, The Lord □ Jesus spoke from the cross first of forgiveness, salvation then of His Mother's care into John's hands. He spoke of being forsaken & then triumph as His task as human was complete shedding His perfect blood for the forgiveness of sins to all who repent believing in Him. His body was thirsty. And last of His reunion with the Father. Matthew 27:46; Luke 23:34, 43, 46; John 19:26-28, 30; Mark 15:34
✝️ 6-3-20, Interesting the different duties of God's arch angels. Michael is a warrior who will defeat Satan and Gabriel was/is God's messenger appearing to: Prophet Daniel 8:15-17, 9:21-24 ... Zacharias, father of John the Baptist, Luke 1:11-18... Mary, Mother of Jesus, Luke 1:26-31... Joseph, Husband of Mary, Matthew 1:20-24, 2-13
2 Thessalonians 2:10-12; Jeremiah 1:5; Galatians 6:7; 1 Thessalonians 5:4
✝️ 5-7-20, Sins □ Jesus Harshly Condemns; He said, “God knows our hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God. V9 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” [Pride] Luke 16:15, 18:9-14; Hebrews 1:8-9
✝️ 4-30-20, When the Lord □ Jesus Mother told her son that at the Cana wedding celebration there was no wine - I wonder if the Lord did little miracles around the house so Mary knew of His abilities expecting Him to quickly whip up some good wine. And He did! The Lord's first miracle on earth water into wine. John 2:1-11
✝️ 4-28-20, The Lord □ Jesus, in the book of Matthew, lists what’s called the “Beatitudes.” He lists the items in our lives in His 'Sermon on the Mount' that examine our values, vision & habits to wholehearted obedience to God. We seek His forgiveness & acceptance for eternal life with Him; this is the good news 'Gospel.' John 14:6; Matthew 5:1-48, 6:1-34, 7:1-28.
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