Understanding the End of the Age Vol. 2 Part 10

Abounding Lawlessness

Sunday, January 30, 2022

I. Understanding the End of the Age

A. Abounding Lawlessness

1. (ref. Matt. 24:1-14) Jesus tells of (9) signs of the end-times: (1) worldwide deception & false Christ’s; (2) wars and rumors of wars; (3) famines; (4) pestilence; (5) earthquakes; (6) believers hated and martyred; (7) falling away from the faith; (8) abounding lawlessness & loss of love; (9) worldwide preaching of the gospel.

a. (Matt. 24:12-14 AMP) because of multiplied lawlessness (anomia) and iniquity the love (agape) of the body will grow cold.

~(2 Thess. 2:3-10) mystery of lawlessness

b.(Luke 17:26-37) like the days of Noah and Lot

~Human Hybrids (Play Human Hybrids 1:30 min. video)

~Sexual perversion

~Thoughts continually evil

c. (2 Tim. 3:1-9 NLT) the dangers of the last days.

~(2 Pet. 3:3-7 NLT) scoffers will come.

2. Israel and the many other irrefutable signs.

a. (Matt. 24:32-34) the parable of the fig tree.

b. (2 Pet. 3:8) God’s 7,000 year timetable.

c. (Luke 21:25-26; Joel 2:30-32)

~(4) consecutive blood moons are called a tetrad. Before 1949 the convergence of (4) consecutive blood moons on Jewish holy days hadn’t occurred in over 500 years.

~(1949 and 1950) The re-establishment of God’s holy nation Israel occurred on May 14, 1948.

~(1967 and 1968) In 1967 Israel regained all of Jerusalem as her capital in the Six Day War.

~(2014 and 2015) 2014 Gaza War

3. The Rapture

a. (John 14:1-3) Jewish wedding symbolism

b. (1 Cor. 15:51-54) new bodies at the rapture

c. (1 Thess. 4:13-18) Christ’s coming should comfort

d. (1 Thess. 5:1-11) pretribulation rapture

[Pastor Lee Stokes]




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