Monday, December 17, 2018

Rightly Divide Truth (U02)

       'Understand Endtime Signs'

Our Lord Jesus Himself personally taught His disciples the complete Endtime Signs of His coming in 3 only places - Mat 24, Mark 13 and also in Luke 21.
From these we have identified only Mat 24:4-31 and Mark 13:4-27 as His Endtime Signs in Chronological order. However, in Luke 21:7-28 the Endtime Signs are different and confusing for they are not in Chronological Order.

Why is Luke21 not in Chronological Order

Luke 21:11 "And there will be great earthquakes in various places, and famines and pestilences; and there will be fearful sights and great signs from heaven."
Luke 21:12 "But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and prisons. You will be brought before kings and rulers for My name's sake."
   Luke 21:12 starts with this phrase But before all these things, which indicates that the signs of the following verses must precede signs of Luke 21:11. This immediately reduces Luke 21 to be non-chronological.
    Our Lord Jesus purposely taught us His Endtime Signs in Luke 21 in non Chronological Order as a warning, so that we must be careful with what and how we read His words and understand His truth.
2 Tim 2:15 Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
    But when we use these signs in Luke 21 to synchronise back to Mat 24 or Mark 13, we find that the word of God is perfect, with these signs complimenting one another by revealing further truth. Similarly, we can get further understandings, revelations and knowledge of similar events from other scriptures by synchronizing them to Mat 24 or Mark 13.

Revelation is not Chronological
The book of Revelation and many prophetic writings in both OT and NT as a whole, are not in Chronological Order, but within these writings, many topics (seals, trumpets, etc.) are in Chronological Order by themselves.
    If these topics are rightly synchronized with Mat 24, they will indeed compliment our understanding.

Act 17:11 These (Bereans) were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so.
    Brethren, just like the Bereans, we need to spend much time with the Lord and His words for enlightenments and revelations in order to understand His Endtime Signs and Prophecies. There is no shortcut getting His truth and revelations through the Holy Spirit, unless you are prepared to risk your salvation believing the teachings of men. Unfortunately, majority of these so-called Endtime teachers and prophets are unlearned, covetous and wicked opportunists, who display their ignorance of Endtime knowledge.

Who are these Opportunists?
Most recent opportunists, false teachers and false prophets are those involved in prophesying the end of age by teaching the 4 blood moons, Jewish Feasts of 2015/17, unusual happenings and disasters, etc.
   These are completely ignorant of the chronological order in the Endtime teachings of our Lord Jesus, but unfortunately many Christians are deceived by their lies and false prophecies.
Mat 24:5 "For many will come in My name, saying, 'I am the Christ,' and will deceive many."
  
Brethren, (from U01) remember that the prophecies and teachings which contradict the Chronological order of Endtime Signs taught by our Lord Jesus Christ in Mat 24 or Mark 13 are false, lies and possibly heretic.