Armageddon

I’ve been posting some of the sermons I’ve been doing on last day events. Here’s one from last year that I would include if I was preaching this series in another place: Armageddon.

The Time of Trouble

Text: Daniel 12:1-3 In our Scripture reading we hear of one of the climactic events of earth’s history—a time of trouble such as never was. It begins with the standing up of Michael—and ends with the resurrection of the dead. As we continue this series on last day events, we turn to the event that…

And the Door Was Shut

I plan on preaching for a while on the subject of Last Day Events. I began last time by speaking about the last message that is to be proclaimed in the power of the Holy Spirit, as spoken of by John in Revelation 14. Three angels, bearing a message said to be the Everlasting Gospel.…

The Everlasting Gospel

From the time that the Seventh-day Adventist Church was founded in the mid-19th century, we’ve seen ourselves as a movement called by God to emphasize neglected truths of the Bible. We often assumed that we share the basics of Christianity with other Christians, and that God has called us to emphasize certain distinctives like the…

The Bloudy Tenent

I picked up a copy of Roger Williams’ seminal work on religious liberty, The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution, at Half-Price Books the other day. Here are his key points, as enunciated at the beginning: First. That the blood of so many hundred thousand souls of protestants and papists, spilt in the wars. of present and…