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Where Is Jesus Now? “IN US!” says Marty Angelo

Where Is Jesus Now? “IN US!” says Marty Angelo

Where is Jesus now? Have you ever wondered that? In the below article and book by my friend Marty Angelo, he points to encouraging Scriptures that show us one of the most comforting and amazing messages of the New Testament; that Jesus lives IN and AMONG US now, by His Spirit. That, since Pentecost, HeContinue Reading

Where is God in Grief? Mike Grapples With Losing His Son

Where is God in Grief? Mike Grapples With Losing His Son

 Where is God in our grief? It is a question that has been asked everyday, in every generation, by hurting people in our world. What is the Gospel of Grief? Is there any better person to ask than a pensive person of faith who lost his young son? My friend Mike grapples with this questionContinue Reading

Julie’s Story: From Jehovah’s Witness to Preterist

Julie’s Story: From Jehovah’s Witness to Preterist

 So much can be learned from each other when we have the courage to share our stories. Here is Julie’s story about coming out of a Jehovah’s Witness background into a Fulfilled or Preterist view. Julie McAllen says: Under my previous religion, our message was not the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. OurContinue Reading

Emergence Christianity Conference with Phyllis Tickle

Emergence Christianity Conference with Phyllis Tickle

Last weekend I attended a conference about “Emergence Christianity” with featured speaker Phyllis Tickle talking about the ideas she presents in her books The Great Emergence: How Christianity is Changing and Why and Emergence Christianity. What is the Great Emergence or Emergence Christianity? (Not to be confused with Emergent Christianity, though there is some overlap).Continue Reading

Rethinking the Resurrection (part 6): Is The Resurrection Past?

Rethinking the Resurrection (part 6): Is The Resurrection Past?

Here is another good read by David Embury about the corporate body resurrection, below. He writes about a concept that, looking back, I can’t believe I didn’t notice in Scripture before, but it is right before our eyes.  Did you know that the New Testament records several instances where the first century believers thought thatContinue Reading

Rethinking the Resurrection (part 5): We Shall Be Like Him

Rethinking the Resurrection (part 5): We Shall Be Like Him

Here is a post about the concept “we shall be like Him” (1Jn 3:2), in regard to Jesus’ – and first century spiritual Israel’s/our – resurrection, which has been often and mistakenly used to support the idea of a future physical-body general resurrection. It is a repost by David Embury over at Pantelism.com. This post is a continuation – afterContinue Reading

Who Or What Are “all creation” In the Bible?

 How was the term “all creation” (Gk ktisis) used in biblical thought?  In other words, how was this term used by Ancient Near Eastern, Hebrew writers? Did it mean something different to them, then, than it does to us today? Let’s first look at some Scriptures to ascertain the nature of the term “all creation” –Continue Reading

The Preterist Bible is here!

The Preterist Bible is here!

The Preterist Bible (now in its second edition) is finished and ready to order! When you begin to study the Bible from a Preteristic, Fulfilled or Realized eschatological view and examine the Bible in its original languages, you quickly begin to see how much of the Bible was mistranslated, translated poorly, left out or otherwise changed inContinue 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