Charles Whitaker, focusing on Isaiah 24, claims that the term "Isaiah's Apocalypse" is a fair epithet for Isaiah 24 through 27 because these chapters share with the Book of Revelation the theme of God's judgment on the entire earth. God uses the term "the city of confusion" to describe His enemies—and …
Hardly anything is more dramatic than the blast of a trumpet. Alarm or warning is a primary function, and its other uses likewise culminate in the Feast of Trumpets.
Richard Ritenbaugh, demonstrating that we depend a great deal on our visual acuity, maintains that this dependence makes it difficult to understand the things we do not see, such as radio waves, electricity, the composition of gases and molecules, etc. Because God cannot be seen with the naked eye, we find it difficult to …
One major incident involving the blowing of trumpets occurred at the outset of Israel's incursion into Canaan, when God brought down the walls of Jericho.
The Feast of Trumpets is a memorial of blowing of trumpets, symbolizing the Day of the Lord, the real war to end all wars, when Christ will subdue the earth.
After reconciliation, there can finally be a meeting of minds as we are fashioned into a new creation, invited to sit in heavenly places, created for good works.
Our hope is founded on Jesus rising from the dead. If there is no resurrection, our faith is worthless; if Christ did not rise, we are still under condemnation.
God spoke audibly to Moses and the people, intentionally testing their faithfulness, to instill the fear of the Lord in them, and to keep them from sin.
Only the Father knows the precise time of Christ's return, but the message to all Christians is to be vigilant and busy overcoming that we may see Him in glory.
If we would keep God's Feasts properly, we would be in sync with God's noble purpose for us, defending us from falling into apostasy and idolatry.
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the economic impact of presidential trips, indicates that the local economies in the wake of the visit virtually implode. The preparatory work of preparing the way for Christ's first coming was comparatively low budget, in comparison to the extravagance of Israel's leaders. It was more …