Resurrection, the Hope of Israel, and the Song of Moses

Though the entire Song of Moses has strong elements of prophecy, this section was particularly striking as it pertains to the resurrection we now have in Christ. For some time I have contended (and still do) that the fullness of resurrection comes from the OC Israelite hope of being planted in their land. To them that was resurrection. And we…

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New Heaven and Earth

Looking for New Heavens and a New Earth

A basic principle of the Reformation was the priesthood of all believers. Not only could sinners receive the merits of Jesus Christ directly, but they also were given the high and holy privilege to study the Bible directly. Private interpretation does not mean interpretive autonomy. Scripture must be used to interpret Scripture. Nowhere is this principle more vividly illustrated than…

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Imminency shown by NT Writers

  John the Baptist warned of the wrath to come. (Matt3:7; Lk. 3:7) He said even now the ax is laid to the root of the tree. (Matt. 3:10; Lk. 3:9-17) His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear His threshing floor; and He will gather His wheat into the barn, but He will burn up…

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