Fall of Jerusalem

Eusebius on the Destruction of Jerusalem

Eusebius on the Destruction of Jerusalem Excerpts from Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History, Bk. III, Chpt. V-VIII  Chapter V. The Last Siege of the Jews After Christ. 1 After Nero had held the power thirteen years, and Galba and Otho had ruled a year and six months, Vespasian, who had become distinguished in the campaigns against the Jews, was proclaimed sovereign in…

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The Destruction of Jerusalem

THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM An Absolute and Irresistible PROOF OF THE DIVINE ORIGIN OF CHRISTIANITY INCLUDING A NARRATIVE OF THE CALAMITIES WHICH BEFEL THE JEWS So far as they tend to verifyOUR LORD’S PREDICTIONSRelative to that event. By George Peter Holford (Written in 1805) "I consider the Prophecy relative to the destruction of the Jewish nation,if there were nothing else…

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The Siege of Jerusalem

In a.d. 67, Levantine Ptolemais looked seaward to the calm of the Roman Mediterranean and inland to the storms of a rebel Galilee. The year before, the province of Judea had flown to arms against a monstrous Roman governor. The hapless legate of Syria had descended with a legion to suppress the revolt but had been driven back with loss,…

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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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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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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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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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A Local Judgment?

A prominent brother, in a series of tapes in which he attempts to refute realized eschatology, argues that the destruction of Jerusalem was a localized judgment whereas the final judgment and coming of Jesus will be universal. He concludes therefore that the fall of Judaism cannot be the time of the Parousia. Since this is a common objection I feel…

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The Ashes of the Red Heifer

Newspapers around the world have reported the excitement created in March of this year by the birth of a red heifer. Born on a farm near Haifa, Israel, this heifer, inspected and "approved" by 25 Rabbinic experts, is now the focus of intense interest and controversy. According to Jewish sources no flawless red heifer has been born in Israel since…

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