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Category Archives: Theology

The Contemporary Relevance of Augustine’s View of Creation

I thought this was a great article. The Contemporary Relevance of Augustine’s View of Creation Davis A. Young Dept. of Geology, Geography & Environmental Studies Calvin College Grand Rapids, Ml 49506 From:  Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 40.1:42-45 (3/1988)  A common impression exists among lay Christians and many non-Christians that the church interpreted GenesisContinue Reading

Amillenialism, Partial-Preterism, Full Preterism – What’s the Difference?

Here is a great article by Mike Sullivan that helps explain the main differences between Amillenialism, Partial-Preterism and Full-Preterism. It also exposes some of the inconsistencies in the former two, and how Full-Preterism is the organic outgrowth of a consistently applied reformed hermeneutic. In other words, if you consistently apply reformed hermeneutical or interpretive principlesContinue Reading

“Olivet Discourse in Covenant Perspective” Pt 2

This is the second part of my study “Olivet Discourse in Covenant Perspective.” It’s an overview of Jesus’ 13 signs of the End of the Age and their first century fulfillments. This is one of my favorite Bible studies because it is fascinating to see all that was fulfilled and that the worst is behindContinue Reading

“Olivet Discourse In Covenant Perspective” Study Video Pt 1

Here is a video introduction to a study I made called “The Olivet Discourse in Covenant Perspective”. This is video series a brief introduction of a 12-16 week Bible Study on the Olivet Discourse from a Covenantal or Fulfilled perspective. This study questions the traditional notion of the nature and timing of Jesus’ coming, itContinue Reading

Rethinking the Resurrection: In the Beginning (part 3)

We’re taking a critical look at the general Resurrection of believers as taught in Scripture. We’re testing the idea of a corporate body of believers Resurrecting spiritually in 70AD against Scripture. We’re also weighing in on the creeds and why they need to change. Let’s start at the Beginning. Part of the confusion about theContinue Reading

Rethinking the Resurrection: Why the Creeds Are Wrong

It is the week before Easter. Nearly Resurrection Day. I have some thoughts about Resurrection, a valuable perspective which may be new to you. I think its important for people to have this on their radar, however. So I’d like to attempt to flesh it out. It’s taken me a long time and a lotContinue Reading

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

Heaven, Earth and Sea Sermon, Part 2

This is Part 2 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 are examples where the term “heaven and earth” seems to be describing the peopleContinue Reading