Author Archives: Chuck Coty

Time Keeps on Slipp’n, Slipp’n Into the Future…

The measurement of time has been consistent since the beginning. Yes, various calendars throughout the ages had to be retooled to fit our current Gregorian calendar, but the measurement of time has never been altered. A day was 24 hours … Continue reading

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Should Matthew 24 Be Divided at Verse 36?

Many scholars argue that Matthew 24 (the Olivet discourse) should be divided at verse 36. They say that when Jesus used the phrase “But of THAT DAY” this is a clear demarcation of a changing subject matter. So they contend … Continue reading

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What Does Peter Mean by the Passing Away of Heaven and Earth? A Study of 2 Peter 3

By Gary DeMar and David Chilton Posted: MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010 BY GARY DEMAR If there’s one passage of Scripture that is repeatedly brought up as an indictment against anyone who objects to modern-day prophetic speculation, it is 2 Peter 3:3–18. If you … Continue reading

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Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven

Over the years I have been disappointed in the subtle, unintentional assault upon the Gospel. Asking a hypothetical question, “If you stood before God and He asked you why He should let you into His Heaven” what would be your … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the DEATH of ADAM – Dan Norcini SS

As bizarre as it seems, there are now a group of false teachers that have arisen within the ranks of the Preterist movement who astonishingly claim that the death that God threatened Adam and Eve with on the day that … Continue reading

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The Throne of David

A Short Discourse – Dan Norcini SS In the second book of Samuel, the seventh chapter, a promise of God to David is recorded. The key part of that promise is as follows: “When your days are complete and you … Continue reading

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Someone please explain this…

So let me get this straight. Daniel was told to seal up his vision because fulfillment would not come for “many days in the future” (approx. 600 years) and John was told not seal up his vision because the prophecies … Continue reading

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Expectations of Doom and Gloom

Since becoming a Christian in 1972, Jesus has been coming soon. In 1973, during my short daily commutes to USF, I used to gaze into the sky wondering if today would be THE DAY of His glorious appearing. And the … Continue reading

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The Apocalypse in Space and Time

This is an outstanding survey outlining the way in which the book of Revelation [apocalypse: the unveiling] has been viewed throughout church history. Bruce Gore, your tour guide, has been a teacher/theologian/professor /historian for most of his adult life and … Continue reading

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Alexa, say it ain’t so!

Recently, I began to notice quite a few videos and articles regarding the exploits of Amazon’s Alexa. And quite frankly, I assumed most of it was much ado about nothing. Either baseless paranoia (similar to all the hoopla over the … Continue reading

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Yes, it is about time!

In today’s Christian Care Ministries blog post titled “It’s about time“, Dan Norris made the following statement. “Growing up, I never thought Jesus could actually come back in my lifetime, but the way the world is today I am not … Continue reading

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Thy Word – Sound interpretational principles

Reading God’s word… A gentle admonition Ed Ferner, a mentor of sorts, once gave me simple but sage advice that’s worth passing along. “The Scripture was written FOR us but it was not written TO us.” As obvious as that … Continue reading

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Plagiarius to Martial – kidnapping words…

In Pastors, Sermons And Plagiarism In The Internet Age, Sarah Pullham Baily wondered how plagiarism was/is affecting modern day pulpits. She wrote, “Recent cases of high-profile pastors who have been accused of lifting others’ material are raising questions about whether pulpit plagiarism … Continue reading

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Jesus Is Coming Soon!

Few will disagree that Chris Tomlin is both a gifted writer/performer and a man after God’s own heart. Often his songs are so majestically inspiring that they exhort and compel us to fall on our knees and worship Jesus. In a recent Sunday service, we sang a very popular Tomlin … Continue reading

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Is Israel the apple of God’s eye?

How many times have you heard someone say, I believe the Jews i.e. modern-day Israel, are God’s chosen people and the apple of God’s eye? In the minds of many, this view is so sacrosanct that to dare question it is … Continue reading

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