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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 6

We have been told there is a “World Week” and before creation there was no time, and this is called the “Olam Haba” or “World to Come.” Creation came in year one, beginning on Tishri 1 of the Jewish Civil

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 5

xBetween 85-90 A.D. a twelfth petition of the Amidah (“standing prayer’) was added to exclude Jewish believers from the synagogues. In 132 A.D. the Bar Kochba revolt began against Rome. Rabbi Akiva declared Bar Kochba the Messiah, and the Jewish

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 4

The God-fearers were in the congregations alongside of the Jews. The Hebrew term for these non-Jews was “Yiray Shamayim” meaning “Fearers of Heaven. In Greek, the God-fearers are described in the Scriptures by two terms. The first term is “the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 3

Now we are going to look at some objections to the Pre-Tribulation Rapture Theory. First, some would say, “Why should God deliver us out of trouble when he made past generations go through terrible trials?” Second, some would say, “The

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 2

There is a lot of animosity between various groups who support certain views on the Rapture within Christianity. One of the fastest ways to divide the room is to bring up the subject of the Rapture. There will be pre-tribulation,

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts on the Natzal (Rapture)-Part 1

We are going to begin a study on a very important and controversial subject among many believers. We believe that after this study is completed we will have a clearer understanding of the subject called the Natzal, otherwise known as

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Conclusion

Eschatologically, the combined reigns of Yehoahaz, Yehoikim, Yehoichin and Zedekiah are a picture of the seventh year of the birth-pains. The 144,000 continue to work among the non-Jews, thus fulfilling Matt 24.15. The False Messiah will continue to hunt down

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 17

Passover was to be celebrated on Nisan 14, but Israel had to flee into the wilderness from the False Messiah on Nisan 10, the exact halfway point of the birth-pains. In addition, Israel will still be unclean from the war

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 16

2 Kings 15.32-38 and 2 Chr 27.1-9 tell us about Yotam. He inherited a strong government and he was a good administrator. He built the Upper Gate of the Temple giving him a link between the palace and the Temple.

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 15

If King Uzziah is a picture of Israel in the days leading up to the birth-pains, then this earthquake is very significant. It was felt throughout the land and spoken about in five different places in the Scriptures. So, let’s

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 14

The first 6000 years of the 7000 year plan of God is divided into three 2000 year periods. From creation to Abraham (2000 years) is called “Tohu” or “Destruction.” From Abraham to Messiah (2000 years) is called “Torah” meaning “Instruction.”

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 13

2 Kings 14.1-4 begins by talking about the reign of Amaziah, son of Joash, king of Judah. He did what was right in the sight of the Lord, but not with the sincerity of David (it was external). He did

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 12

When engaged in spiritual warfare, there will be times to attack. So, what do we do when attacking? Many people think they know how to fight spiritual battles, and they like to quote 2 Cor 10.4 which says, “For the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 11

Now we are going to briefly go over some concepts related to wise preparations in spiritual warfare. Yeshua said in Luke 14.31, “Or what king, when he sets out yo meet another king in battle, will not first sit down

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 10

We are going to continue to move on with our brief overview of Spiritual Warfare based on our verses in 2 Kings 13.14-21 by picking up with the concept of Psychological Warfare. The essence of Psychological Warfare is to confuse

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 9

2 Kings 13.14-21 tells us about the death of Elisha. He had become sick and he was going to die. This teaches us that even men of faith and Torah are not immune to disease. God had appointed this sickness

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 8

As we said at the end of Part 7, now we come to a picture of the coronation of Yeshua as seen in Rev 4-5. There are five aspects to the coronation of a Judean king. They are the Investiture

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 7

2 Kings 10.1-11 tells us Yehu executes the descendants of Ahab and all his great men, close friends and priests. In 2 Kings 10.12-14 he executes 42 members of Ahaziah’s family. 2 Kings 10.15-17 goes on to tell us that

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 6

1 Kings 7.1-20 tells us about a prophecy that is related to deliverance. Samaria is under siege and Elisha said that the next day flour would be sold for a shekel, and two measures of barley for a shekel in

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Second Kings-Part 5

2 Kings 6.1-33 tells us about other miracles of Elisha and it closes with the siege of Samaria and a famine, but it will also have a picture of the redemption in v 1-7. The sons of the prophets will

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