Fri, Jul 20, 2018

The Coming Kingdom (Part 35)

... At this point, we largely find ourselves in agreement with the following statement by E.R. Craven. Concerning "the passages which have been referred to as proving the doctrine of a present establishment" and "those passages which, it is alleged, logically imply a present establishment of the Basileia," Craven notes, "There is no critically undisputed passage in the Scriptures which declares, or necessarily implies, even a partial establishment in New Testament times." In this and the next installment, we will begin to take a look at some other miscellaneous arguments used by "kingdom now" theologians...