Judgment Day

The Time Has Come!

"For the time has come for judgment to begin at the house of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the end of those who do not obey the gospel of God?" It is interesting to me that 1 Peter 4:17 receives so little attention in the on-going debate about eschatology. For instance, Aune in his…

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Judgment Day

A Survey: Eschatology in Hebrews

Several basic premises still appear to be unknown to Bible students about the epistle to the Hebrews (such as author, place of origin, etc.; this scribe believes there may be an argument for Apollos’ being the author as there is an argument for Paul), but this should not deter readers from seeing the encouragement and promises found in this letter.…

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Judgment Day

More on Heaven and Earth

It is unfortunate that modern Bible students are not more familiar with Biblical terminology. The term "heaven and earth" is an example where careful study will reveal weaknesses in traditional interpretations. In Isaiah 51:15-16 Jehovah, speaking to Israel, said he gave them the Mosaic Covenant, "that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and say…

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Judgment Day

How Is This Possible?

It is so very easy to read certain Bible passages for years and never fully realize what they are saying. I am certain that most of us have experienced both the frustration and the joy of suddenly discovering some of those hidden nuggets that had lain exposed, yet hidden, for so long. Sometimes we discover statements which disturb our preconceived…

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Judgment Day

Avenging of the Dead

In Revelation 6:9-11,John saw the "souls of those who had been slain for the Word of God." These souls cried out "How long, O Lord, holy and true until you judge and avenge our blood?" They were given white robes and told they "should rest for a little while longer, until both the number of their fellow servants and their…

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Fall of Jerusalem

When All Things that are Written Must Be Fulfilled

Do you realize Jesus said when all prophecy would be fulfilled? Read Luke 21:22. Here is the context. Jesus was predicting the fall of Jerusalem, see verses 5-7. In describing that event he said "all things that are written must be fulfilled." Here are some interesting facts. The premillennialist says the only part of the Olivet Discourse, (that is Matthew…

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Matthew 24

What Will They Do With Luke 17?

In the study of eschatology there is a tendency to avoid passages that are hard and difficult; especially when they are hard to harmonize with one’s own views of eschatology. The honest student will readily admit the tendency to want to do this at times. Legion are the passages that are very difficult to sort through, and all who have…

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Fall of Jerusalem

Typology and Covenant Eschatology

Does realized eschatology violate a fundamental law of Biblical typology? According to Wayne Jackson, Christian Courier, March 1991, it does. This article, the second in a series written to review Jackson’s piece, will seek to demonstrate that covenant eschatology is correct in asserting that the flood of Noah was indeed a type of the destruction which fell on the Jewish…

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Fall of Jerusalem

A Survey: Eschatology in Hebrews

Several basic premises still appear to be unknown to Bible students about the epistle to the Hebrews (such as author, place of origin, etc.; this scribe believes there may be an argument for Apollos’ being the author as there is an argument for Paul), but this should not deter readers from seeing the encouragement and promises found in this letter.…

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Fall of Jerusalem

More on Heaven and Earth

It is unfortunate that modern Bible students are not more familiar with Biblical terminology. The term "heaven and earth" is an example where careful study will reveal weaknesses in traditional interpretations. In Isaiah 51:15-16 Jehovah, speaking to Israel, said he gave them the Mosaic Covenant, "that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and say…

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