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Olive Press or Wine Press

Olive Press or Wine Press

By: John Ecob All the circumstances surrounding the death of the Lord Jesus were controlled by God. God chose the place of His Son’s death on “one of the mountains...in the land of Moriah” (Genesis 22:2). He chose crucifixion so that “they pierced His hands and feet”...

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Perils of the Sea

Perils of the Sea

By John Ecob D.D. In journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren. (2 Corinthians...

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Ezekiel’s Glimpse of God

Ezekiel’s Glimpse of God

by John R Ecob DD Ezekiel was taken captive to Babylon in the second of three captivities when the 18-year-old king Jehoiachin surrendered in 597BC. Ezekiel was a priest and began to prophesy in the 5th year of his captivity which was 6 years before Jerusalem was...

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What Happens When Jesus Comes

What Happens When Jesus Comes

By Joh n Ecob D.D. The prophet Daniel has indicated that there will be a period of 75 days following the return of the Lord Jesus to earth in which certain events will take place. In chapters 7 and 9 of his prophecy he indicates that the Tribulation will last for...

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Fruit in Old Age

Fruit in Old Age

By John Ecob The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon...THEY SHALL STILL BRING FORTH FRUIT IN OLD AGE; THEY SHALL BE FAT AND FLOURISHING: to shew that the LORD is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in...

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The Question the Jews Couldn’t Answer

The Question the Jews Couldn’t Answer

By John Ecob D.D. What think ye of Christ? whose son is He? (Matthew 22:42). At the end of the Lord’s ministry on earth He came to Jerusalem for the Passover Feast. He arrived at Bethany on the Friday afternoon and stayed at the house of Mary, Martha and Lazarus. The...

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How Long will the Tribulation Last?

How Long will the Tribulation Last?

By John R Ecob DD The Lord Jesus warned us about fixing dates for prophetic events. He stated: But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the...

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The “Sons of God” were Giants! – Genesis 6:4

The “Sons of God” were Giants! – Genesis 6:4

And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose... There were giants in the earth in those...

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Five Wise and Five Foolish Virgins

Five Wise and Five Foolish Virgins

by John R Ecob DD Often the parable of the five wise and five foolish virgins are seen as the Lord coming for His Bride, the Church, at the Rapture but I have a concern about that interpretation. There is not one mention of the Bride in the parable and you can’t have...

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How Soon Will the Rapture Be

How Soon Will the Rapture Be

Only the Father knows the time when Christ will return (Mark 13:32). But Jesus said we were to watch for His coming that could be at any time. Jesus gave His Jewish disciples signs of His coming to reign and indicated it would be “immediately after the tribulation of...

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My Lord Delayeth His Coming!

My Lord Delayeth His Coming!

by John R Ecob DD What prophesied events must happen before the Rapture? Nothing! But that is not what one writer claims. Dr Arnold Fruchtenbaum in his book “The Footsteps of the Messiah” claims there are 10 events that must precede the Tribulation. If this is the...

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