Posts Tagged ‘Rev. Glashouwer’

 

Why End Times? (47) – Chapter 5 – The beast and the antichrist

editor 20 July 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. From the book Why End Times? Chapter 5 – The beast and the antichrist

Arrogance
The antichrist oozes arrogance. Daniel 7:8: “…While I was thinking about the horns, there before me was another horn, a little one, which came up among them; and three of the first horns were uprooted before it. This horn had eyes like the eyes of a human being and a mouth that spoke boastful.” He is fully convinced of his own bragging; he is convinced that he is greater and better than God. Daniel 11:36: “…The king will do as he pleases. (more…)

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Why End Times? (46) – Chapter 5 – The beast and the antichrist

editor 18 July 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. From the book Why End Times? Chapter 5 – The beast and the antichrist

Characteristics of the antichrist
To know definitely who THE antichrist will be, we need to examine many aspects in the Bible that identify him. Those living in those days, at the end of the End Times, will then know and recognize who THE antichrist is. (more…)

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Why End Times? (45) – Chapter 5 – The beast and the antichrist

editor 13 July 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. From the book Why End Times? Chapter 5 – The beast and the antichrist

Hanukkah
The Hebrew word ‘Hanukkah’ means ‘consecration’. And this festival commemorates the cleansing and re-consecration of the second Temple in the year 165 BC, after the Maccabees’ rebellion against the Syrian occupiers who had desecrated it. It begins on 25 Kislev (sometime in December) and lasts for 8 days. Hanukkah is not mentioned in the Old Testament, but it is referred to in the New Testament, in John 10:22, where it is called ‘the Festival of Dedication’. (more…)

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City of the Great King

editor 2 July 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer..
Part I: Jerusalem, the Eternal Dwelling Place

When Israel reclaimed Jerusalem in 1967, it made the hearts of devout Jews skip a beat. Would this be the moment the Temple would be rebuilt? And if so, where would that be? Of course, many Jews said that Jerusalem should be the place, on top of Mount Zion, where the temples of Solomon and Zerubbabel had been. It would be built in the same location that the Temple was destroyed by the heathen nations, Babel and Rome. But why build it in Jerusalem? (more…)

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Why End Times? (37) – Chapter 4 – Babylon

editor 25 May 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. From the book Why End Times? Chapter 4 – Babylon

Mystery Religions
Let’s make some other remarks about Nimrod and Babel/Babylon: Nimrod and his newly invented religion formed much of the thinking in the profane world of ancient times. The Bible gives us only   a short account of Nimrod and the founding of Babel, but it is possible to weave this into the historical accounts of authors in classic antiquity, who have provided important information about this founder of Babylon and its first king. We already quoted Bryce Self’s article about Semiramis, Queen of Babylon and Alexander Hislop’s ‘The Two Babylons’, first published around 1850. (more…)

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A Word to Consider

editor 22 April 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer..

ASSYRIA
“…The sixth angel sounded his trumpet, and I heard a voice coming from the four horns of the golden altar that is before God. It said to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, “Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates.” And the four angels who had been kept ready for this very hour and day and month and year were released to kill a third of mankind. The number of the mounted troops was twice ten thousand times ten thousand [two hundred million]. I heard their number…” (Revelation 9:13-16). (more…)

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SEVENTY NATIONS

editor 16 January 2017

By Rev Willem J.J.  Glashouwer.. Those who have followed the developments in the Middle East year after year will not have missed that in November 2012, the General Assembly – voting by a large majority (139 in favour to 9 against with 41 abstentions) – accorded Palestine ‘non-Member Observer State status’ in the United Nations. Since then, pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel resolutions follow each other in quick succession. (more…)

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Why End Times? (3) – Chapter 1 – Why End Times?

editor 12 January 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. From the book Why End Times? Chapter 1 – Why End Times?

The Restrainer
However, before this evil is able to break through without restraint, the ‘one who is holding it back’ must first be removed, says Paul. There is therefore something or someone who is still preventing the coming of THE antichrist; a restraining force, a Re- strainer. This will not continue to be the case. At a given moment the ‘one who is holding back’ evil will be removed and evil will be able to break through without restraint and THE antichrist will appear on the world scene to rule in full control. (more…)

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Jerusalem, the UN and the times of the Gentiles

editor 12 January 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. When we see what is happening in the UN at the moment, we are reminded of what our Lord said about Jerusalem. Jesus spoke a lot about Jerusalem, and what would happen to Jerusalem in the future. He said “Jerusalem will be trampled on by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled”. This has something to do with His coming again, at the end of the age. Is that the time we are living in?   (more…)

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Why End Times? (2) – Chapter 1 – Why End Times?

editor 10 January 2017

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. From the book Why End Times? Chapter 1 – Why End Times?

The final hour
We have therefore been living for over 2000 years in ‘the Last Days’, in the End Times. These last days will also have a last day. And that last day will also have a last or final hour. The hands of the clock of history stand at 5 minutes to 12 – almost midnight. John speaks about that last and final hour in his first letter, 1 John 2:18: “…Dear children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come. (more…)

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