Duration: 1 hr 27 mins 15 secs
... What did Jesus mean when he referred to the times of the Gentiles? When did the times of the Gentiles begin? When will the times of the Gentiles end? What events will happen during this period of time when Gentiles dominate Israel? ...
Duration: 1 hr 26 mins 59 secs


At the heart of the Jewish community is a synagogue. At the heart of the synagogue is the ark (Aron Ha-qodesh) and inside it there is a sefer Torah (a Torah scroll). In Judaism nothing is more precious and more treasured than a Torah scroll. Each Sabbath a portion of the Torah is read publicly. Every year the rabbis read through the Torah in the synagogue. Even in the first century the Jews read from the Torah each Sabbath. Paul wrote, “For Moses from ancient generations has in every city those who preach him, since he is read in the synagogues every Sabbath” (Acts 5:21). ...

Passage: Revelation 19:6-9
Duration: 1 hr 23 mins

One of the greatest of all life events is a wedding. The groom and his best men stand together in the front of the church. A song is played as the bridesmaids walk down the aisle. Then the mother of the bride stands up and all the relatives and friends stand up. All eyes are on the bride as she comes down the aisle toward the groom. After the groom and bride exchange their vows they are pronounced husband and wife. After the recession the newly married couple celebrate their union with family and friends with a dinner.

The book of Revelation tells us about two future events that the Church will be a part of: the Marriage of the Lamb and the Marriage Supper of the Lamb. As Christians we look forward to these exciting events. But when and where will these events happen in the future? Christians differ in their views on the time and place of these two events.

This afternoon I want to explain the relationship of the ancient Jewish wedding customs to the Rapture, the Marriage of the Lamb and the Marriage Supper of the Lamb.