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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Matthew 24

But of That Day and Hour No One Knows

Mark 13:32I recently heard a radio minister preaching on eschatology. Being an amillennialist he was attacking both premillennialism and Covenant Eschatology. His key text against both views was Mark 13:32: "But of that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father." The minister argued that because Jesus was ignorant of…

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Matthew 24

Those days vs. That day

Those who reject Matthew 24-25 as a united discourse about the end of the Jewish Age offer a series of arguments to demonstrate a division in subject matter. One of the key arguments is that four times in three different verses, Matthew 24:19,22,29, Jesus refers to "those days." However, we are told, in verse 36 we have a direct contrast…

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Matthew 24

With the Sound of the Trumpet

"When the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall arise…" goes the old hymn. It is a classic song conjuring up images, reinforced by eloquent preachers, of physical graves opening as the great trumpet of God awakens the dead. Unfortunately, the song does not accurately depict the scriptural truth of the resurrection. This article seeks to examine the doctrine of…

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