Mon, Apr 30, 2018
Passage: 1 Thessalonians 3:13
In the March/April 1997 issue of Zion's Fire, Marvin Rosenthal wrote a feature article entitled "The Church's Trojan Horse-The Pretribulation Rapture Theory." In that article, he commented on the meaning of "saints" in 1 Thessalonians 3:13. He confidently asserted: ...
Mon, Apr 30, 2018
Passage: Romans 9-11
The general theme of the Book of Romans is the revelation of the righteousness of God (1:17). All men, both Jews and Gentiles, stand in the need of divine righteousness. All are morally guilty before the just God of the universe because all are “under sin”—under its penalty, power, and effects (3:9-19). All manifest their enslavement to sin by their rejection of truth that God has revealed in the created world, in the image of God within man, and in the Holy Scriptures (1:18-3:20)...
Mon, Apr 30, 2018
Passage: Revelation 20
Revelation 20 is like the Plain of Megiddo. Armies of conflicting interpretations have come upon it, sent out by various theological systems. There are attacks and counterattacks. There are defeats and victories. Each side claims to be the winner and no side is willing to surrender. No end of the battle is in sight...
Mon, Apr 30, 2018
Passage: Revelation 4-19
Where is the church during the seven-year Tribulation, as outlined in Revelation 4-19? If posttribulationism were correct, you would expect to see the church mentioned as being on earth during this time. However, that is not the picture one sees in Revelation 4-19...