David Reagan — Introduction of New Set
Did you know that the Eastern Gate in the Old Walled City of Jerusalem is one of the key symbols of end time Bible prophecy? Did you know that the gate as it stands today is a fulfillment of a prophecy recorded over 2,000 years ago in the book of Ezekiel?
Did you know that even Orthodox Jews believe that one day the Messiah will return to Jerusalem through this gate? For a fascinating study of how the Eastern Gate relates to the soon return of Jesus, stay tuned.
Now, those of you who are regular viewers are undoubtedly surprised right now about our new set. This is our first program to feature it, and we are very excited about it. We believe it is going to give us a look that will be more appealing to young people, and we believe it is going to supply us with greater flexibility to communicate our message that “Jesus is coming soon!”
I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have given sacrificially to make it possible for us to acquire this new set. We are a ministry that has always operated on a cash basis because we believe that we should not go into debt in order to preach and teach God’s Word. We are debt free, for which we praise the Lord and extend our thanks to those of you who the Lord has worked thru to help us financially.
Now, regarding this new set, there is one item missing from it that always got a lot of attention on our old set. And it is this clock, I am sure that those of you who are regular listeners are familiar with this clock. On our old set this clock always set on a mantle behind me in the background. And the clock drew a lot of attention because it always showed the same time, namely, 11:59.
We constantly received email messages, and letters and phone calls asking, “Why don’t you wind your clock?” Or, “Do you know your clock is stuck on 11:59?” Well, of course, we were very aware of that because the clock was a symbol of a truth that we emphasize on this program over and over again. And that is the truth that we are living in the season of the Lord’s return. Or, as I like to put it, we are living on borrowed time.
I say that because the signs of the times are literally shouting that Jesus is at the very gates of Heaven waiting for His Father’s command to step out on a cloud and return for His Church in an event called the Rapture. We have replaced this symbol with a new one that communicates the same message, and in a moment I will introduce you to that new symbol.
But first, I’d like to give this trusty clock a formal retirement with a song by Jack Hollingsworth. Jack has been our featured singer on Christ in Prophecy since we began broadcasting in 2002. Here now is Jack singing the song “11:59.” It has been powerfully illustrated by our great media crew headed up by our Media Minister, Larry Watts.