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Harvest of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit, and the Rapture :: By Randy Nettles

Harvest of Pentecost, the Holy Spirit, and the Rapture :: By Randy Nettles

The children of Israel observed the second Passover at Mount Sinai in 1445 BC. They observed the feast of Unleavened Bread for seven days, from Nisan 15 to Nisan 21. The rituals concerning the waving of the first fruits of the harvests of Firstfruits and Shavuot weren’t observed, as they were to commence when the […]

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The Harvest of Shavuot and the Ten Commandments :: By Randy Nettles

In giving the laws for His people, God set several appointed “feasts of the Lord” for Israel to observe at specific times during the year (Leviticus 23). These feasts were holy convocations or assembly meetings for the Hebrew people. The seven seasonal Feasts of the Lord are Passover, Unleavened Bread, Firstfruits, Pentecost, Trumpets, Atonement, and […]

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John’s Revelation of the Millennium: Part 1 :: By Randy Nettles

John’s Revelation of the Millennium: Part 1 :: By Randy Nettles

Millennialism is a Christian doctrine based on the Book of Revelation (20:1-7) in which Jesus Christ will establish a kingdom on earth for a duration of 1,000 years. The term comes from “millennium” (Latin mille’ one thousand’ and annum ‘year’), which means “one thousand years.” There are three different interpretations regarding the timing and nature […]

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End of the Age: From Firstfruits to Hanukkah: Part II :: By Randy Nettles

End of the Age: From Firstfruits to Hanukkah: Part II :: By Randy Nettles

In my last article, The End of the Age: From Firstfruits to Hanukkah :: By Randy Nettles – Rapture Ready, I explained why I believe the last seven years of Daniel’s 70th Seven prophecy (Daniel 9:24-27) will be based on the Jewish calendar and not a 360-day “prophetic” calendar. More on this later, but first, […]

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The End of the Age: From Firstfruits to Hanukkah :: By Randy Nettles

The End of the Age: From Firstfruits to Hanukkah :: By Randy Nettles

In 539 BC, Daniel the prophet was still in Babylon and was reading the prophecy of Jeremiah regarding the 70-year captivity. Realizing the 70 years were nearing completion, Daniel began to pray, asking God’s forgiveness for the sins of his people and pleading for the restoration of Jerusalem and Israel’s imminent return to their land. […]

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The Number Nine in Scripture and History :: By Randy Nettles

The Number Nine in Scripture and History :: By Randy Nettles

The number 9 represents finality and/or judgment in the Bible, especially where Israel is concerned. It is a remarkable number in many respects. It is the last of the single-digit numbers in the decimal system and thus marks the end, and is significant of the conclusion of a matter. “Nine is akin to the number […]

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The Dual Reference Prophecy of Daniel 9:24-27 :: By Randy Nettles

The Dual Reference Prophecy of Daniel 9:24-27 :: By Randy Nettles

There are two Christological interpretations regarding the fulfillment of Daniel’s 70 weeks prophecy as given in Daniel 9:24, which reads: “Seventy weeks are determined For your people and for your holy city, To finish the transgression, To make an end of sins, To make reconciliation for iniquity, To bring in everlasting righteousness, To seal up […]

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The Dual Reference Prophecy of Daniel 9:24-27: Part III :: By Randy Nettles

The Dual Reference Prophecy of Daniel 9:24-27: Part III :: By Randy Nettles

THE DESOLATIONS AND RESTORATION OF JUDAH The southern kingdom of Judah was invaded by the Babylonians three times. They are known as the desolations of Judah. The first invasion (and captivity) was in 605 BC (2 Kings 24:1-2). The second (and captivity) was in 597 BC (2 Kings 24:10-16). The third and final invasion was […]

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