Time Statements

What About the Imminence Statements In The OT?

What About The Nearness of the Day of the Lord In the OT? Don K. Preston   Those who believe in Covenant Eschatology emphasize the indisputable fact that the NT says repeatedly that the coming of Christ, the end of the age and the resurrection were near in the first century. Futurists are constantly seeking to mitigate this language. or…

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Guest Article: The End of The Age

We are pleased to share with our visitors a fine article submitted by one of our other visitors. This article strikes at the core of modern eschatological confusion and offers a solid Biblical answer. Don K  A TIME FRAME REPLACEMENT OF THE OLD COVENANT END TIME GOSPEL BY GERALD A ARNOLD “Go your way, Daniel, Because the words are closed up…

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Knowing the Time…The Day Is At Hand!

Romans 13:11f   “Besides this, you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake out of sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. 12  The night is far gone; the day is at hand. So then, let us cast off the works of darkness, and put on the armor of…

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The "Time" Element in the Bible: A Rejoinder

 The Christian Courier, September, 1989, contains an article by editor Wayne Jackson in which he examines the chronological statements of prophecy trying to prove what he calls "the elasticity of prophetic chronology." I consider brother Jackson a friend and hold him in esteem, but I believe he has seriously missed the truth in his article. Jackson avers, "…time, in connection…

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Is Prophetic Time Elastic

In the March, 1991 issue of the Christian Courier, brother Wayne Jackson, an outspoken opponent of realized eschatology, continues his attacks. This and subsequent articles will examine in-depth brother Jackson’s articles. Jackson, whom we count as a friend and brother, correctly appraises one issue, the centrality of the time issue to the eschatology debate. He writes "The root fallacy of…

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Did The Jews Care About Time ?

In his book reviewing Realized Eschatology, brother Paul Dubois makes an attempt to discount the Biblical time statements about the coming of the Lord. Dubois readily admits the language seems temporally significant yet insists God "is not controlled by time; rather He controls time, although He is not interested in ‘calendar time,’ as western man is. Time, as indicated in…

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You Who are Troubled, Rest

As a young man I heard preachers quote 2 Thessalonians 1:7f : "To you who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven, in flaming fire, taking vengeance on those who know not God, and obey not the gospel." The ministers would pound the pulpit threatening the audience with the terror of the possibly soon…

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Time Is Up!

Some time back, I told you of a program on TBN. (see article: Time’s Almost Up) On a pre-recorded program, prophecy teacher John Hagee said the (then) current Iraqi crisis was the beginning of the end, and that the Rapture would likely occur within six months. The host, Benny Hinn, appeared shocked, and asked, "Are we that close? Are you…

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