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Category Archives: End Times

Did Jesus Say John Would Live To See His Coming?

The Gospel of John ends with an interesting twist. It ends with Jesus directing the gaze of Peter and John off into their futures and to how their deaths “would glorify God”. Peter, who denied Jesus,  would be crucified and die a martyr’s death. John, the Beloved disciple, the only one at the foot ofContinue Reading

Revelation and Time, part I

It is nearly universally accepted in Christianity that the first four chapters of the book of Revelation were addressed to their named recipients, the seven churches in Asia Minor. Most also affirm that they were fulfilled in the first century. What happens next, in many interpretations, however, is funny. Many traditions say that the bookContinue Reading

Awakening to the Sacred Presence of Jesus

Audience Relevance: Awakening to Sacred Presence of Jesus Let’s pretend for a moment that Jesus didn’t know everything when he was on earth. That he didn’t speak to people about the distant future, far removed from them, but that he spoke to them about their immediate future. That he really cared for his immediate audienceContinue Reading

Was the Gospel Preached To All the World?

When you’re speaking with someone who is new to the topic of fulfilled eschatology, there is one objection that often comes up. It goes something like this, “Well the Parousia (coming of Jesus) could not have happened in 70AD because the Bible says the Gospel has to be preached to the whole world first.” AndContinue Reading