Significant Historical Excerpts

The Road Back to Preterism

Any discussion of eschatology’s history in the church should begin with Jesus and the apostles, for they are the fount whence our instruction flows. And here there can be no dispute: Jesus and the apostles were plainly Preterists. Jesus’ very ministry began with the clarion call that the eschatological kingdom long foretold by the prophets was “at hand.”   “Now…

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Preterist Introduction

Does Eschatology Matter?

On July 11, I spoke on the subject of how to share the preterist view. In that message I asked the question, "Is eschatology important?" Does it really matter what your view on the second coming is? Will it somehow impact your life? In answer to that question I gave four reasons why your view of eschatology matters. They were:…

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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…

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