Monthly Archives: May 2020

Preface to Ezra-Nehemiah

This is the introduction that I contributed for the new Fulfilled Covenant Bible. It is now titled The Kingdom Bible (TKB).   Exilic and Post-Exilic History: Record of God’s Providence The books of  Ezra , Nehemiah, and Esther are unique … Continue reading

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A Real Rapture

There is a great difference of views between Preterists and other Christians on the resurrection of believers. Both the timing and the nature of the event – and even what to call it – have been often and at times … Continue reading

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Solving “Dissolve” in 2 Peter 3:12

“Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the coming of the day of God, because of which the heavens will be dissolved, … Continue reading

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An OPEN and SHUT case for a 1st Century 2nd Coming

The “soon”, “the time is at hand”, and “shortly” references in Revelation are often dismissed by futurists as “soon in God’s time”, that is “a day is as a thousand years”. But this is to miss the point both of … Continue reading

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Spiritual Death of Jesus? God Forbid!

The misguided teaching that Christ died spiritually cuts into the heart of the Gospel. It de-Gods Christ. It makes Him – and us – Saviorless when we need Him most, the acceptable, perfect sacrifice lifted up between Earth and Heaven; … Continue reading

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Christ our Prophet, Priest, King

Yes, but what does this mean? It is a shame that Hebrews is so often neglected by many Christians. They don’t know what they are missing. I can’t speak for others, but the reason why I had earlier read sparingly … Continue reading

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“This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!”

“This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!” Hebrews 1:1-3 and Luke 9:28-35 The Book of Hebrews is the epitome of the Old Testament focused through Gospel lens. Nowhere does this Gospel message come into sharper focus than in these opening … Continue reading

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America Founded as a Christian Nation?

Question: Who was the first American president to downplay his country’s Christianity in order to be more acceptable to Islam? Answer: George Washington. His Treaty with Tripoli (A Muslim nation) assured them that ” the government of the Untied States … Continue reading

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Are Creeds Necessary?

Question: What is the Koine Greek word for “creed”? There isn’t one. The closest is θρησκεία which is “religion”. It occurs 4 times in the NT, never once for creed. Or “confession”? The word – as used in Reformed circles … Continue reading

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A Real Rapture and a Real Problem for (Some) Preterists

  The two events of 1 Thess. 4.16-17 (the sleeping saints rising up from Hades and the rapture of the living saints) merge into one glorious event (a meeting together with Jesus in the air). Now these questions come to … Continue reading

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