This article considers the history and theology of Mormonism. It offers an account of the life of Joseph Smith, then an outline of the Book of Mormon, followed by some further history of the movement, the story of Brigham Young, and then a discussion of some of the important doctrines. It offers a separate section on the matter of polygamy in Mormonism, and concludes with a suggestion on how to approach Mormons.
Does covenant membership itself provide an assurance of salvation? This article reiterates that salvation is by faith alone. This article explains what implications this has for life in the covenant of grace.
This article discusses the order of events that take place in the last days, and exactly where the rapture fits into this order. It indicates that there is only one return of Christ, whereupon the rapture takes place.
This article discusses the idea of the millennium—when it starts and ends. It briefly notes the various views on the millennium, and opts for a view known as "realized millennialism," or amillennialism. The author shows how this discussion is directly connected to how one views the book of Revelation, and the meaning of the number 1,000 in Revelation 20.
This article discusses the topic of the great tribulation (Matthew 24), what are its characteristics and when it will come. Among other things, Christians will face great pressure because of persecution. The article also discusses the signs of the times.
This article considers how believers will survive the time of the revealing of the man of lawlessness (2 Thessalonians 2). Perseverance will occur because of God's sovereign grace and election. Christ will destroy the man of lawlessness, whose identity the article also discusses.
This article discusses the doctrine of the resurrection of the dead. There will be a twofold resurrection at the end of time. The article reflects on the current whereabouts of believers and unbelievers who have died. It explains the meaning of Sheol and Gehenna. Lastly, it discourages the practice of cremation.
This article discusses the Day of Judgment. It addresses questions concerning who the judge will be, how God can judge all people at the same time, and why a judgment is required also for those who have already passed away.
This article considers what everlasting life will be like. It will be a perfect life with God and fellow believers, with a glorified body. There may well be degrees of joy, and a specific task to fulfill. The article ends with an instruction on how to prepare for the rapture.
This article addresses some topics relating to the rapture. It argues that the salvation of "all Israel" as mentioned in Romans 11:26 is the salvation of the entire church of Christ. It also discusses the controversy between Jews and Samaritans, and how some regard it as existing today in the battle between Jews and Muslims.