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Category Archives: Eschatology

The Good News Reached ‘All the World’

      Has the Gospel been preached to all the world? Is ‘the end’ about to come? When you’re speaking with someone who is new to the topic of Fulfilled eschatology, (the understanding that all Bible prophecy, including Jesus’ coming, was fulfilled by 70AD) there is one objection that often comes up.It goes somethingContinue Reading

What did Paul mean? – “All Israel Will Be Saved” (Rom 11:26)

Paul’s statement in Romans 11 that “all Israel will be saved,”  has baffled Christians for centuries. Here is a helpful article giving an Old Testament context and covenantal background of Paul’s statement. Max King is a genius with a way of making his point clear and taking the mystery out of otherwise confusing issues. AndContinue Reading

Heaven, Earth and Sea Sermon, Part 3

This is Part 3 of a sermon I recently preached and discussed with folks at church regarding how the terms “heaven, earth and sea” are often used to describe convenantal – not material – realities in the Bible’s redemption story. Here is the rest of a list of examples within the major narratives of theContinue Reading

Did Jesus say He would come before His disciples evangelized Palestine?

Did Jesus say He would come before His disciples evangelized Palestine? What did Jesus mean when he said this? Was he being cryptic or speaking plainly?  Mat 10:23 When they persecute you in one town, flee to the next, for truly, I say to you, you will not have gone through all the towns ofContinue Reading

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