When the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Ride — Revelation 6 – Christian Article

Throughout two thousand years of Christian history, and several hundred years longer in Jewish history, the idea of an apocalypse has been studied. This predicted cataclysm is a series of earth-wide events, preceding God’s destruction of the evil ruling powers impacting humanity. Although previously implied and even promised, these events are symbolically described in detail in a revelation from Jesus to the Apostle John, recorded in what is commonly called the Book of Revelation. After being exiled to the small…

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Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on – End Times Christian Article

Germany’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, center, and his wife Elke Buedenbender enter the Auschwitz I Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Heads of State and survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp gathered Monday for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the Soviet army’s liberation of the camp, using the testimony of survivors to warn about the signs of rising anti-Semitism and hatred in the world today. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau…

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Bible Drive-Thru: Fiery Trial – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: I Peter 1:3-9 TO CHEW ON: “These (trials) have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed..” I Peter 1:7 The year was 64 A.D. One night the sky above Rome glowed bright long after the sun had set. Soon the air was thick with smoke. The streets filled with panicky people crying, “Help! Fire!…

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How and Why God Equips Those Called to Be Martyrs – Christian Article

The news is tragic: Boko Haram, the Islamic State’s West African Province, has beheaded Lawan Andimi, the Nigerian pastor whose hostage video-turned-testimonial earlier this month encouraged and inspired many. More than three centuries have passed since another pastor, Thomas Brooks, reflected on God’s tendency to draw nearest to his people when their persecution is most intense. In Heaven on Earth, Brooks explains that assurance—one of the greatest gifts the child of God can receive from the Father—brings joy to worship and prayer,…

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Terrorists Kill Christian Bride-to-Be and Bridesmaids on Their Way to Wedding – End Times Christian Article

(Charisma) – The growing death toll of Christians in Nigeria includes the recent report of a woman and her bridal party killed by terrorists just five days before her planned New Year’s Eve wedding, according to sources. The Morning Star News, which focuses on Christian persecution, reported this week that Martha Bulus and her two bridesmaids were stopped by the terrorist group, Boko Haram, on Dec. 26 as they made their way from Gwoza, Borno state, to Bulus’ hometown in Adamawa state…

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Bible Drive-Thru: Insults = Blessings? – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: I Peter 4:12-19 TO CHEW ON: “If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.” I Peter 4:14 Which of these things has happened to you because you are a Christian?– called names – left out – teased – made fun of It’s not fun going through things like that. But it shouldn’t surprise us. People in the past were insulted and persecuted…

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The Signs of the Times are upon us! They do not heed His call!!! – End Times Christian Article

Commentary By:  Gordon King What we see happening in the world today are signs of the times my friends.  Signs of the closeness of Christ’s return!  But the world is oblivious just as in the days of Noah! The world fears the beginning of World War 3 and they believe that President Trump just may ignite it, that the tensions in the world are due to President Trump, they blame him for the tensions with Iran.  I’m not so sure…

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In China, Only Government-Supervised Worship Is Allowed – End Times Christian Article

Christian News Network – From September to Dec. 1 last year, at least 15 charismatic house church venues in Zaozhuang, a prefecture-level city in the eastern province of Shandong, were subjected to crackdowns, resulting in congregations being dispersed. A meeting venue in the city’s Taierzhuang district was cleared out in early November. According to a congregation member, six police officers raided the venue and forcibly tore down religious paintings. They put furniture and other church valuables on a truck and…

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Persecution of Iranian Christians provides a preview of what’s coming to the United States. – End Times Christian Article

Based on what God has revealed to me in several dreams, I believe the same kind of persecution now happening to Christians in Iran is soon coming to the United States, as shown in the following testimony of Iranian citizen, Dabrina Tamaraz. “Our family was being followed all the time by Iranian authorities. They even broke into our house. We had spies within the church and at times soldiers standing in front of it. I was detained so many times…

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Living on the Edge! | End Time Bible Prophecy – End Times Christian Article

…He who now restrains will do so until He is taken out of the way (2 Thessalonians 2:7) Commentary By:  Gordon King The world has become a place filled with chaos, confusion, mayhem, and disaster, tensions are high and the slightest misstep could lead to massive upheaval and even world war! Evil and darkness are restrained by God, yet at any moment we could find ourselves at the brink of collapse, this is how bad it’s getting in the world,…

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ADL survey: 25% of Europeans anti-Semitic, East European bigotry rises sharply – End Times Christian Article

Illustrative: French President Emmanuel Macron looks at a grave vandalized with a swastika during a visit at the Jewish cemetery in Quatzenheim, on February 19, 2019, on the day of nationwide marches against a rise in anti-Semitic attacks. (Frederick Florin/Pool/AFP) A global poll of 9,000 adults in 18 countries shows significant numbers believe age-old tropes about Jews, including that they seek world domination While the report reflects little change in Western Europe, respondents from countries in Central and Eastern Europe…

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Bible Drive-Thru: Building Faith Muscles – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: Jude 17 – 25 TO CHEW ON: “In the last time there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires…But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit.” Jude 18b, 20 Have you ever met a scoffer? That’s someone who mocks or jeers you for who you are, what you are doing, or what you believe in. How many of these Bible scoffers can you name? (Need…

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Has the Great End Times Aliyah Begun? Updated 2x – End Times Christian Article

Aliyah now! I believe one of the major prophetic occurrences that will precede major end times events is for the Jews to return home to Israel. This “returning home to Israel” is called an Aliyah. We all know that this began in 1948 and Jews are continuing to return to Israel to this day. Just recently major Rabbis are calling for Jews around the world to make their Aliyah now. Major Rabbis Unite in Decisive Call For All Jews To…

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Pray for the Persecuted Church – Christian Article

[See books in the Bible Gateway Store on the subject of Christian persecution] Around the world, Christians will observe the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (#IDOP) on November 3 & 10, 2019. The term “persecuted Christians” refers to any person who is harassed or attacked simply because they identify as being a Christian. Examples of persecution faced by Christians include, but is not limited to, beatings, physical torture, confinement, isolation, rape, severe punishment, imprisonment, slavery, and discrimination…

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Being Persecuted, Church Growth – Christian Article

Tweet Most of us try to avoid being persecuted, but the truth is, persecution can actually grow the church and grow us. Here’s how. A Normal Thing No Christian should ever be surprised when they are persecuted for their faith in Jesus Christ. The real surprise is if they’ve never been persecuted. If that’s the case, something is very wrong. The Apostle Paul says that “all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted” (2…

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Atheist Group Fights to Remove National Motto ‘In God We Trust’ from FL Patrol Cars – End Times Christian Article

(CBN) – An atheist group says plans to put an “In God We Trust” decal on the back of new police cars in Brevard County, Florida is an “inappropriate”  injection of religion into public life.  Annie Laurie Gaylor of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) warned in an October 28th letter to Sheriff Wayne Ivey that the decals amount to an unconstitutional “endorsement” of religion. “Statements about a god have no place on government-owned cars. Public officials should not use…

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Germany shooting latest indication of increasing anti-Semitism worldwide – End Times Christian Article

(SOURCE)   The shooting that left two dead and several injured in Halle, Germany, on Wednesday — when Jews celebrated Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for their faith — has shined a spotlight on the worldwide rise of anti-Semitic incidents. The attack in Germany, where investigators are pursuing anti-Semitic motives after the assailant shot at the door of a synagogue in an attempt to gain entry, drew swift condemnation from United Nations Secretary General António Guterres and…

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Pastors praise Trump for skipping UN panel on ‘imaginary’ climate crisis for ‘real’ problem of religious persecution – End Times Christian Article

(SOURCE)      President Trump is reportedly skipping a climate change event Monday at the United Nations headquarters to give a historic speech on religious freedom and global persecution against believers. With more than 80 percent of the world’s population living under religious restrictions, according to Pew Research Center, two pastors tell Fox News Trump’s keynote address at an event called the Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom set for Monday is a major step for the faithful. “This is the first time…

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Massacre of Muslims vs Martyrdom of Christians – Wings Of The Eagle Blog – End Times Christian Article

The world – rightly – knows all about the heinous attack on innocent Muslims praying in their Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand 2 weeks ago. Though the head of one of the Mosques now blames “the Mossad” (Jewish secret agents), the guilty man was an anti-immigrant Nationalist. He – like so many others in the west – are drawing the faulty connection between immigration and Islam. There is no justification for acts like this, it is not understandable or excusable…

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The Dividing Line/CrossPolitic Cross Over Show! – Christian Article

So Chocolate Knox survived, and that’s really all you need to know.  Seriously, had a great time having the guys from CrossPolitic on the show today, we chatted about Matt Walsh, Rome’s gospel, and a bunch of other stuff.  Enjoy! Here is the YouTube link:Live Video StreamThe Dividing Line is on YouTube video. Our YouTube channel also provides videos of most of the debates that Dr. White has done over the years. Take some time and browse it to see…

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Pennsylvania Homosexual Representative, Choose Your CT, Beza and Matthew 1:23 – Christian Article

Everyone is talking today about the homosexual Pennsylvania state representative who berated a Christian woman outside a Planned Parenthood abortuary, so we chimed in as well, and then moved on to make some more comments on what happens when you “swap CTs,” that is, when you trade covenant theology for critical theory.  The result is a big mess. Then we transitioned into a discussion of how Theodore Beza handled Matthew 1:23 and how this shines a light upon the untenable…

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How Persecution Purifies The Church And Spreads The Gospel – Christian Article

Tweet How does persecution help the church and spread the gospel? Sifting the Church Persecution separates the wheat from the chaff. When both sprout, they look very much alike, but when the winds, the rain, the sun, and the drought come out, only one will produce wheat, and it’s not the cheat. The winds of resistance begin to blow the chaff away and only the wheat remains. Sometimes, it is persecution that separates the…

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The Countries Where It’s Most Dangerous to Be a Christian in 2019 – Christian Article

One in every nine Christians in the world lives in an area, or in a culture, in which Christianity is illegal, forbidden, or punished, according to the latest report on global persecution by Open Doors USA. That’s a 14 percent increase over the previous year. For the past 27 years, the organization has published the Open Doors World Watch List, a global indicator of countries where human and religious rights are being violated, and those countries most vulnerable to societal unrest and…

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Persecution of Christians is Increasing Worldwide – Christian Article

Content manager for Bible Gateway Christians remain one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world, experiencing imprisonment, loss of home and assets, rape, torture, beheadings, and other forms of murder because of their identification with Jesus Christ. Across the 50 countries on the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List (@OpenDoors) (#2019WWL), more than 245 million Christians now experience high, very high, or extreme persecution; an increase from 215 million in 2018. [Read the Bible… This is Only a…

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