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The Latin phrase civitas septicollis, or "seven-hilled city," is an allusion to Rome. According to Joseph Lomas Towers in his Elucidiations of Prophecy, Ch. XIII, p. 199, Rome was as well known by its situation on seven hills or montes, as by the name of Rome itself; Urbs septicollis was never mistaken for any other city, Roman authors have so fully ...


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As a Calvinists and someone who has mostly read books from the 1500 to 1700s I have never encountered any other view beside Christ's second coming as the end of the world.   In other words there is no talk about a rapture other than the final one at the end of the world. (I am not saying there is none to be found, just that among the main Calvanists leaders ...


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If the persecution of Christians is the sign of the end times, the world would have ended 1600 years ago, during the great persecution of Christians by the Roman Empire. There are, of course, many Christians who believe that there will be the last and sever persecution of Christians. It is believed that the Anti-Christ will be the source of persecution. ...


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You may be interested in an obscure passage in Isaiah that speaks to the issue of how Christ protects his bride, the body of Christ. In Isaiah 26:19-21 ESV, we read: "(19)Your dead shall live; their bodies shall rise. You who dwell in the dust, awake and sing for joy! For your dew is a dew of light, and the earth will give birth to the dead. (20)Come ...



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