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10 Reasons You Will Likely Reject God’s End Time Escape

By Tim McHyde / June 22, 2018

Most Christians assume they automatically qualify to escape the Great Tribulation by a “pretrib rapture.” But if that’s so, then why did Jesus command us to “pray for the strength to escape…and stand” as if escaping takes, not mere belief, but faith and action? Find out how God’s end times escape plan will indeed require something few Christians have: unwavering mental strength to obey in the face of adversity. Identify which of ten areas you are vulnerable in now so you can start working on them. This is the only way to not give in to pressure and disobey God’s difficult escape command in the end times like Lot’s wife did.

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Doomsday Date Setting vs Prophecy Invention: Understanding the Difference

By Tim McHyde / March 30, 2018

Believers hope someone can figure it out when Jesus is coming back and tell us so we know how how much time we have left. I was the same, hoping that the Bible had the timing hidden away somewhere there among all the many numbers in Daniel and Revelation. Yet the record of history shows that date setting calculations always fail. What are they missing? The key is to understand the purpose and limitations of Bible prophecy that Jesus explained but most date setters overlook. Learn how to identify manmade prophecies which always fail and how to correctly use end times Bible prophecy. Also, the dilemma of God giving me dreams confirming dates of my own for literal prophetic events!

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What Kind of “Earthquakes” (Mt 24:7) Are An End Time Sign?

By Tim McHyde / January 5, 2018

Many think severe earthquakes are on the rise. Christians naturally wonder if this is what Jesus spoke of in the Olivet Discourse about the sign of “earthquakes in diverse places” preceding his coming (Mt 24:7). But are normal, scattered earthquakes like this a sign of the end? A reexamination of this passage is now possible to find out what type of earthquakes are indicated which completely changes the usefulness of these difficult words of Jesus.

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Why Jesus Can’t Come Back in 2018—or Even Before 2030! (At Least)

By Tim McHyde / December 29, 2017

Does Bible prophecy tell us what will happen in 2018? Can Jesus come back finally this year? Or does a prophetic event have to happen first before end time prophecies can occur? Learn the comforting answer of plain Scripture from someone who has correctly helped others know what not to expect now eleven years straight. Plus what tells us we are safe until at least 2026 from the “beginning of sorrows” that Jesus said lead up to his return…

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Which “Audience” Will God “Keep From” the Tribulation (Rev 3:10)?

By Tim McHyde / December 1, 2017

Everyone would prefer a “pretrib rapture” to a “Great Tribulation.” Conveniently, Revelation 3:10 promises to keep “thee” from a global hour of testing for all on earth which sounds just like the Great Tribulation. But who is “thee”—believers today or of another time? The passage’s “audience” is what determines that, or who the originally intended recipient of the message was. Ignoring the audience of Bible passages is a major source of false doctrine that deceives us and even puts us in bondage. You don’t want to keep transgressing this rule! Read on for three common Christian examples of misapplied audience to help you to pay attention to audience. Plus the answer to who alone was promised absolute keeping from the Great Tribulation…

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Why That Disaster Wasn’t A Judgment Or Warning From God

By Tim McHyde / September 8, 2017

Do you wonder if a recent natural disaster is an important prophetic sign? Are some calling it God’s judgment? Or that it fulfills a prophecy in the Bible? Are you feeling kind of nervous or worried after a recent disaster that it was a warning or wake-up call from God or telling us that the end is soon? If so, then learn why natural disasters are not prophetic and not warning signs of the need to act…except for one thing that applies always…

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Overcoming Your Common End Time Fears

By Tim McHyde / March 17, 2017

I would guess you’re not exactly “thrilled” about the end times. Frankly, you may be among those terrified by it. If so, then you’ve come to the right place to find relief and comfort. I’ve prepared this article to help readers work through their most common end times-related fears. You’ll learn you’re not alone—even believers in a “pretrib rapture” fear the end times. Find out what underpins most of these fears so you can defuse them. Through that and some articles linked here, you can replace your fear with comfort in the future like so many of my readers report.

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Does God Curse Those Who Curse Israel Today?

By Tim McHyde / January 13, 2017

Is an ancient covenant God made with Abraham 4000 years ago resulting in blessing or cursing on modern nations when they interact with the State of Israel? Does God curse nations for cursing Israel like United Nations anti-Israel resolutions do? Learn the problems with this prophecy theory and what to look for when it comes to curses of God.

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Is Trump “Cyrus” – His Election a “Miracle of God”?

By Tim McHyde / November 12, 2016

Was Donald Trump’s shocking election victory a “miracle” from God for “such a time as this?” Is Trump “God’s anointed” or “Cyrus” (Isaiah 45) as “prophet” Lance Walnau claims? Will he facilitate a new Jewish Temple like Cyrus did?  Or “restore America” like retired firefighter Mark Taylor’s prophecy says? Let’s discern these prophecies using “a more sure word of prophecy”—the written Bible, and critical thinking.

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