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American Secularization and Media Depictions of End Times

INTRODUCTION  Media Influence  Art has always had an influence on society, even if that influence is more indirect than the artist intended. In the “age of mechanical reproduction” (Benjamin 1969[1936]), the aura of art may not be as strong as the medium of film and television has eclipsed the close distance of the stage. The… Continue reading American Secularization and Media Depictions of End Times

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Shine in the Darkness

“But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer. And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. Use hospitality one to another without grudging.” - 1 Peter 4:7-9 As we are seemingly living through the “end of days,”… Continue reading Shine in the Darkness

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He “Had a Bow.”

“And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.”‭‭Revelation‬ ‭6:2‬ I have always thought of Antichrist as an archer carrying a bow, as in bow and arrow, just without the arrows. There… Continue reading He “Had a Bow.”

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Dispensational Truth

Romans 10: 9-13 says, “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. 10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever… Continue reading Dispensational Truth

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The Abomination of Desolation

Matthew 24:15 says, “When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)” There are many ideas of what this “abomination of desolation” is, but the Bible creates an interesting puzzle in order to truly understand it. Some believe the… Continue reading The Abomination of Desolation

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The Mark of the Beast Might be Here Already

Revelation 13:16-17 reads, “And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.”This… Continue reading The Mark of the Beast Might be Here Already

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Salvation is Yours. Just Accept It

Coronavirus. COVID-19. Pandemic. Whatever your desired nomenclature, there is no doubt that this pestilence is a global phenomenon. It is not necessarily frightening for its symptoms – like Ebola liquifying your insides while you bleed from your body’s natural openings. It is not scary for its lethality – the total number of deaths appears relatively… Continue reading Salvation is Yours. Just Accept It

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Get Some Rest

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭11:28‬ As someone who struggles with social anxiety, rest is very important to me these days. Being in a crowded store is stressful enough, but the mask issue makes it five times worse. Add to that this the… Continue reading Get Some Rest

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Sodom in 2020

“Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.”‭‭Ezekiel‬ ‭16:49-50‬ This… Continue reading Sodom in 2020

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The Builder Also Breaks

“Thus shalt thou say unto him, The Lord saith thus; Behold, that which I have built will I break down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up, even this whole land.”‭‭Jeremiah‬ ‭45:4‬ This verse is about Israel, God’s chosen nation. However, I believe it can be applied to the United States as… Continue reading The Builder Also Breaks