Sat, Apr 28, 2018
These three chapters [Rom 9-11] emphatically forbid us to speak of the Church as having once and for all taken the place of the Jewish people. . . . But the assumption that the Church has simply replaced Israel as the people of God is extremely common. . . . I confess with shame to having also myself used in print on more than one occasion this language of the replacement of Israel by the Church...
Sat, Apr 28, 2018
Among pre-tribulation dispensationalists, several different understandings of the chronology within Daniel's seventieth week occur. When a student of prophecy begins to work through commentaries and eschatological studies, it becomes apparent that different schemes are set forth. How one understands the flow of events will necessarily impact the exposition...
Sat, Apr 28, 2018
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Sat, Apr 28, 2018
One of the hermeneutical challenges facing the student of the Apocalypse of Jesus Christ to John the Apostle, one that has generated significant discussion is the identification of the "seven angels of the seven churches" in Revelation 2-3. The seven letters of Revelation 2-3 are each addressed "to the angel of x" where x stands for the location. These angels are initially introduced to the reader in Revelation 1:20...
Sat, Apr 28, 2018
Three scripture passages demonstrate the pre–tribulation Rapture. Together these verses answer the who, the what, the when, the where, and the how questions concerning the Rapture of the Church. The central passage, 1 Thessalonians 4:13–18, details the sequence of events at the Rapture and the correlation between the resurrection of the bodies of dead Church Age believers and the Rapture of living saints...