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  1. Jan51

    Hawaii-Based F-22s Scrambled On FAA's Request But Nobody Will Say Why

    I have wondered where China stands. I can't imagine them being for it. Don't they want to rule the world?
  2. Jan51

    So....what to make of Trump's “defeat”

    I don't "believe" it, but at this point, nothing would surprise me. Anything could happen. That said, those people who say God has told them that have also been saying many other things that have not come true as well as many things that are just plain unbiblical. They are false prophets, even...
  3. Jan51

    Is God In Total Control Of Everything?

    You can make a horse do what you want through force or fear. But what is better is to get him to do what you want him to do without him realizing it. If you can make your idea become his idea, he does not perceive it as your idea and he is less resistant to it. How do you do that? You have a...
  4. Jan51

    Is God In Total Control Of Everything?

    One reason we have trouble with this issue is our human definition of "good" as being that which feels good. God's definition of good is much higher and deeper and is not about feelings. He is concerned for our ultimate good and for His plan for the ages.
  5. Jan51

    The Eternals

    Whatever eternity is like, I do know this! Psalm 16:11 "in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore"
  6. Jan51

    So....what to make of Trump's “defeat”

    ...and the influence of his "spiritual advisor" Paula White...
  7. Jan51

    Parable of the Fig Tree - Arnold Fruchtenbaum

    Who does Luke mean by "and all the trees"? What nations? I saw an interesting map showing the nations surrounding Israel, and how they all became nations in the twentieth century.
  8. Jan51

    Is the Southern Baptist Convention a Sinking Ship?

    Over the years, I have read of people questioning why the SBC doesn't do something about various errant churches or leaders. I think it basically boils down to money. In the case of Rick Warren and Beth Moore, their materials bring in lots of money. Churches are not kicked out because the SBC...
  9. Jan51

    Why does Scripture say that Amnon "was in love with" Tamar?

    Strong's Concordance: Transliteration: 'ahab Pronunciation: ä·hav' Part of Speech: verb Root Word (Etymology): A primitive root TWOT Reference: 29 Outline of Biblical Usage: to love (Qal) human love for another, includes family, and sexual human appetite for objects such as food...
  10. Jan51

    John MacArthur teaches that those who take the Mark of the Beast during the Tribulation period can still be redeemed.

    Calvinists do not follow the literal historical grammatical dispensational interpretation, which is the source of most of their error.
  11. Jan51


    I read his view that was recently posted and did not find it convincing. I hope we find out soon!
  12. Jan51


    Because I hold to the fig tree generation view, and Psa. 90:10, as starting with the birth of Israel in 1948, I interpret the ramping up of Satanic activity as confirmation that Satan also reads the Bible that way!
  13. Jan51

    How Close is the Second Coming?

    This author does believe in the rapture, even though it is not specifically mentioned in the above article. I don't know why he doesn't mention it here, but I suspect it is because he is writing about Mat. 24, in which Jesus is speaking...
  14. Jan51

    In your opinion, who were the Sons of God spoken of in Genesis 6?

    But, looking around us today at the left, we see they are already just about there. I think one of the many evidences for an any-day-now rapture is that these people are already on the scene.
  15. Jan51

    Not Anon; Trump with a Squeak of Hope

    I have heard that view too. I don't see why Jesus would need to tell them this? It's already clear from the Old Testament prophecies.
  16. Jan51

    How do you study the bible?

    I read straight through each book, from Genesis to Revelation, then start over again. I read and reread and chew, take it in context, and compare with other Scripture. My main study aid is Strong's Concordance. I may look up some things in trusted commentaries. Be careful--it is easy to overuse...
  17. Jan51

    Are we entering a phase of peace and safety?

    I too believe the peace and safety spoken of is not referring to anything before the rapture. Mankind has always longed for and called for peace and safety. But the context of that verse, 1-9, clarifies it--the day of the Lord, that day, the day of destruction, the day of wrath. The covenant...
  18. Jan51

    The Rapture - Arnold Fruchtenbaum

    I disagree with much of this article. I don't believe Jesus taught of the rapture. He came to offer Israel the kingdom. The rapture was for the church, and He revealed it through Paul after the formation of the church. Here is an interesting perspective by Jack Kelley on why...
  19. Jan51

    Splicing DNA of monkeys and humans. Chimera's!! Scientist's then said they wouldn't. Remember? Evil will always do evil...given time.

    If they are releasing this much info to the public now, it is quite likely that they actually have done much much more than that, and likely have for years already. The days of Noah...