eschatology, Fulfilled Prophecy, Olivet Discourse, Responding to the Critics

Was the Fall of Jerusalem the Good News of the Kingdom? #7

Was the Fall of Jerusalem the Good News of the Kingdom? #7 In our last installment of this series I shared some thoughts on the “good news of the kingdom” of Matthew 24:14, I shared some thoughts on the significant word family (episunago / episunagogee). These words are used in the Tanakh to speak of the eschatological gathering to the…

Continue Reading

Fall of Jerusalem

The Second Coming Heb. 9:28

Hebrews 9:28 is generally one of the first verses offered as proof there is to be a yet future return of Jesus. Let us notice a few things about the text. The inspired writer says in verse 26 Jesus had appeared "once" to put away sin by sacrificing himself. The Greek word translated once is "hapax" and normally means "once…

Continue Reading