May 1, 2019
In this series of studies, we have considered some ways the Holy Spirit operates and how the Holy Spirit influenced Bible characters. Ever since the day Adam and Eve sinned, the Holy Spirit has been striving to connect fallen man with God because our sinful nature is naturally hostile toward Him. (Romans 8:5-7) I cannot
August 31, 2016
Revelation 7:3-8 describes that God seals and selects 144,000 servants. As with many other Bible prophecies in Revelation, Christians have differing conclusions about the 144,000. These include which people make up the 144,000, when God chooses these people, and whether the number 144,000 is a symbolic or literal number. Generally, preterists, historicists, idealists, and futurists
August 8, 2016
The 144,000 Will Speak the “Testimony of Jesus” Before we consider the mission of the 144,000, we need to consider how Jesus selects this group. During the Great Tribulation, there will be several surprising and disturbing developments. One of the biggest surprises will be who constitutes the 144,000. Jesus will bypass most pastors, priests, rabbis,
August 8, 2016
The 144,000 servants and the Numberless Multitude “Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days.” – Joel 2:29 Who Are the 144,000? Ever since John penned the book of Revelation in A.D. 95, Bible students have debated and discussed questions about the 144,000. Who are they?