April 14, 2022 - Resurrection Sunday Sermon – Jesus Is Our Only Escape

:hawaiianshirt_4: Pastor JD talks about how Jesus is our only escape out of this wicked world, which is actually the purpose of the resurrection

Watch on JDFarag.org
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or watch here via youtube

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HE IS RISEN
Jesus is my best friend forever❤

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I will listen to this later.
I had to attend my local church ‘virtually’ today. I’m on day 3 of the sneezy snifflies. Stupid coronavirus. Not Covid-19, just the common variety of coronavirus that causes the common cold. Feeling better, though.

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The ‘catching up’ is truly our blessed hope—to be gathered to the Bridegroom!

One question I am encountering here and there just in the past few months that I’ve never been exposed to before is something I don’t really see much discussion on by pre-trib prophesy teachers I listen to. And, I can not find any resources to help address it. But, a pre-trib rapture is based in very large part on “Daniel’s 70th Week” of 7 years. Well, I am running into some teachers (one of them being my own brother-in-law who was challenging my pre-trib view) sort of taking apart Daniel 9 to make the argument that there is no gap between the 69th week and 70th week. The gist of this is that Daniel 9:27 is basically referring to Jesus putting an end all sacrifice, etc. So, the result of this is that the 7-year timeline assigned in Revelation is only a 3.5 year ‘great tribulation’ and EVERYTHING happens inside of that timeframe. No pre-trib. In fact, there is a post-trib teaching that accompanies there.

Is it only me that has not encountered this re-thinking of the 70th week of Daniel until now? I really would love to hear a Farag, Barry Stagner, Hindson, or other speak into this—or just a solid resource that addresses this head-on otherwise!

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Hi Greg - for now would recommend the following:

TL;DR - if Daniel 9:27 refers to Christ then it follows that it is also Christ that breaks His own covenant.

Regrettably this type of emergent exegesis, which always seems squarely aimed at pre-trib, is unbiblical at best and heretical at worst.

“God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not do? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?

Numbers 23:19

17 Thus God, determining to show more abundantly to the heirs of promise the [f]immutability of His counsel, [g]confirmed it by an oath, 18 that by two [h]immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we [i]might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us.

Hebrews 6

Yours in Christ

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This is gold. Thank you!

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Thanks @jasonacts177, I’m going to check these out as well.

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