Excerpt from “DIGGING DEEP INTO THE REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST” (pgs. 116/117) a Study Guide by Michael Copple (posted by Elfriede Copple)
We are continuing our study in Revelation:
Chapter 13 Verses 1-2 (NKJV)
1Then I stood on the sand of the sea. And I saw a beast [the Antichrist] rising up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads a blasphemous name. 2Now the beast which I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like the feet of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion. The dragon [Satan] gave him his power, his throne, and great authority.
Commentary, Reference Verses and Commentary on those Reference Verses:
The first beast, the Antichrist, who, although not known yet, will already be among the church before the Rapture
1 John 4:3 and every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God. And this is the spirit of the Antichrist, which you have heard was coming, and is now already in the world.
Continue reading “REVELATION CHAPTER 13 VERSES 1 – 2”
[In 1 John 4:3 the spirit of the Antichrist which is now already in the world is a solid fact. *There are many today who are willing to say good things about Jesus, but not to confess Him as God incarnate. They say that Christ is “divine,” but not that He is God.*]
12 US States in 3 weeks and 5,605 miles round trip
Posted by Elfriede
But those who wait on the Lord
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint.
(Isaiah 40:31 NKJV)
We are excited about our upcoming book tour through 12 US States in 3 weeks and
5,605 miles round trip. We are in the planning and booking appointments phase.
Please pray for us that this trip will be to the Glory of God, and that He will guide us and equip us to encourage souls on the way; for:
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Continue reading “Personal note on a Book tour and Prayer support request!”
Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. (NIV)
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. (NIV)
Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up. (NIV)
And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, (NIV)
Excerpt from “DIGGING DEEP INTO THE REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST” (pgs. 114/115) a Study Guide by Michael Copple
The First Beast is the Antichrist /
The Second Beast is the False Prophet
Continue reading “REVELATION 13 – The Two Beasts from the Sea and the Land”
Chapter 13 introduces us to how Satan (the dragon) blasphemously sets up his own false “trinity”. Satan acts as the Father, the Antichrist as the Son, and the False Prophet as the Spirit who attempts to bring glory to the Antichrist.
Satan appoints two great beasts (men): the first beast rising up out of the sea—the Antichrist and his empire—and the second beast out of the earth or land—the False Prophet—possibly a Jew. The land could be the literal earth, or, possibly, the land of Israel.
*These beasts symbolize men who will play prominent roles during the Tribulation Period. They combine the features of the four beasts of Daniel 7:3*-9
Posted by Elfriede
Another day closer to meeting our Lord!
And another day closer to our book promotion, speaking and signing tour through 10 US States in April/May 2020. We are in the planning phase which is quite exciting.
You can find updates, event locations, dates and times on Facebook and Twitter .
We submitted the manuscript for “Considering Wisdom” to our publisher WestBow Press hoping that the book will be ready to take on our book tour together with “Calling from the Sky” and “Digging Deep into the Revelation of Jesus Christ”.
“Calling from the Sky” is a Biographical Fiction which is inspired by true events in the author’s life who served 26 plus years in the US Air Force. He served nine years with the Wings of Blue Parachute Team and as the Superintendent of Parachuting Operations at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
When asked why he wrote “Calling from the Sky” Mike says: “CALLING FROM THE SKY was prompted by the deep gratitude I have for life. I experienced many “close calls” mostly during seventeen years and over 2000 parachute jumps, and one day my oldest son, Don, said to me, “Dad, you should write those stories down so they don’t get lost.” This began an autobiography which evolved into a more exciting thriller (since I didn’t think anyone would want to read about me, Mike Copple). So the truth became faction (fact/fiction). Part of the fiction are the Russian spies who try to take revenge and kill “Luke” by sabotaging his parachute.”
Continue reading “CONSIDERING WISDOM”
Posted by Elfriede Copple from the Bible Study Guide “DIGGING DEEP INTO THE REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST” (pgs 96+97)
Last week’s Bible Study of Revelation 11:3-6 gives us some insight into who the TWO WITNESSES are. It is quite interesting, and I thought I would share that with you today.
Continue reading “WHO ARE THE TWO WITNESSES?”
And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy one thousand two hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.”
To answer this controversial
question, we must realize an important fact about the arrangement of the last
Book in the Bible: The Revelation of
Revelation begins in chronological
order, but the sequence changes and repeats some of what has already been
written. For example, in chapter 6, six of the seven seals reveal to us the things
which must be hereafter. These seals give us a preview of what will take
place in heaven and on earth. But when the seventh
seal is opened in chapter 8, then the things
spoken of before begin to happen.
Continue reading “When does the Rapture occur in relation to the Seven-Year Tribulation?”
Posted by Elfriede Copple
Today we would like to share some exciting and encouraging
news with you regarding the publicity campaign of our Study Guide “DIGGING DEEP
INTO THE REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST”.
A Press Release was sent out on September 16, 2019 and has
been picked up by
Continue reading “Publicity Update on DIGGING DEEP INTO THE REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST Study Guide”