In Like Manner Part 4 By Dan Dery

In the three previous articles,  #1,  #2,  #3, we clearly established that the ascension of Jesus did not point to or emphasize the return of a 5’5” Jewish man in his flesh and blood body, but to the glorious return of the covenant-presence of …

In Like Manner Part 3 By Dan Dery

In the previous article (part 2) we demonstrated that the focus and emphasis of the ascension of Jesus in Acts 1:9-11 was not on his physical body, but rather, it was the glory-cloud in which he was received into heaven, symbolizing …

In Like Manner Part 2 By Dan Dery

Having already refuted, In Part 1, the common futurist interpretation of in “just the same way” (hos tropos), and having therefore demonstrated what Acts 1:9-11 does not teach, we will now begin to explore what Acts 1:9-11 actually does teach. …

In Like Manner Part 1 by Dan Dery

Many futurists (myself included in times past) consider Acts 1:9-11 as definitive proof for a visible and bodily return of Jesus sometime in our future. However, through careful exegesis, and a study of comparative texts, this position becomes highly untenable. …

Matthew 24 – Olivet Discourse Index

Matthew 24 Olivet Discourse Index “Here is an interpretation of Israel’s history according to which God’s people have always been disobedient and rebellious: their alienation from God, it is clearly implied, is to reach its climax in the murder of …

Endtimes Madness – Teachings

Endtimes Madness – Teachings A Little Lower than the Angels   Amillennialism in Three Verses   Baptized Into Christ   Coming With The Clouds   Daniel Chapter 9   Domesticating Christians   Don’t Run from Jezebel   The Promise, the …

The “Second Coming” of Jesus

Second Coming of Jesus Study Archive the Fall of Jerusalem was, in the fullest sense, the Second Advent of the Son of Man which was primarily contemplated by the earliest voices of prophecy   The “Second Coming” of Jesus Associated …

Was All Bible Prophecy Fulfilled by A.D.70?

  Was All Bible Prophecy Fulfilled by A.D.70? By Dr. Larry Spargimino Though Jesus Christ was most assuredly not born on December 25, some celebrate His first coming at this time of the year. Irrespective of the time of His …

Before Jerusalem Fell

  Before Jerusalem Fell Dating the Book of Revelation An Exegetical and Historical Argument for a Pre-A.D. 70 Composition Kenneth L. Gentry Jr., Th.D 1989 CLICK HERE FOR PDF FILE OF ENTIRE BOOK 50 page Preface answers objections by critics. …

The Book of Revelation – Foy Esco Wallace

  The Book of Revelation Foy Esco Wallace 1896-1979 “The repeated reference to the period of the Destruction of Jerusalem as indicative of the author’s inclination toward that view.” CLICK HERE FOR PDF FILE OF ENTIRE BOOK (On Matthew 24:14) “The …

“Aion/Aeon” (World/Age) The End of the ‘World’

[glossary-cats] “Aion/Aeon” (World/Age) The End of the ‘World’ Physical Universe, or Historical Eras ? Matthew 13:39 The enemy who sowed them is the devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are angels.” Christ’s Second Coming and Unfulfilled …

Hermeneutical Principles

  Hermeneutical Principles “The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life.” John 6:63 “Armageddon Now” Theology & Christian Zionist Politics Pro-Dispensationalism | Dispensationalist Dementia FOR QUESTIONS ON WHETHER EXPLORING THESE ISSUES IS ANTI-SEMITISM, REFER TO THE “ANTISEMITISM” ARCHIVE STUDY …

Pre-tribulational Rapture

  Pre-tribulational Rapture “Armageddon Now” Theology & Christian Zionist Politics Pro-Dispensationalism | Dispensationalist Dementia FOR QUESTIONS ON WHETHER EXPLORING THESE ISSUES IS ANTI-SEMITISM, REFER TO THE “ANTISEMITISM” ARCHIVE STUDY ARCHIVES: Amillennialism | Apocalyptic | Christian Zionism | Dispensationalism | Eschatology | Hermeneutics | Historicism | Idealism | Millennial Reign of Christ | Preterism | New Covenant Theology | Postmillennialism | Premillennialism | Pre-Tribulational Rapture | Reconstructionism | “Seventy Weeks” | Parousia | Universalism | J.N. Darby | Jerry Falwell | Thomas Ice | Tim LaHaye | Hal Lindsey | C.I. …

Revelation 13:8

INTRODUCTION SYSTEMATIC APPROACHES STUDY TOPICS Authorship: John the Apostle, Presbyter, Other Babylon: Rome, Jerusalem, Other Date of Composition: Before AD70, After AD70, Composite Language of Origin: Greek, Syriac, Other Antichrist: Nero, Nero Redivivus, Nero Rediturus, Etc. Origin: Christian, Christian Redaction of Jewish Apocalyptic Revelation 13:18 Number …

Gospel and Epistles of John

Gospel and Epistles of John The Apocalypse of John | Maurice on the “Last Time” | Origen’s Commentary on the Gospel of John F.W. Farrar “It has been usual to say that the Spanish Jesuit Alcasar.. was the founder of the Præterist School.. But to …

Matthew 24 Olivet Discourse Index

Matthew 24 Olivet Discourse Index “Here is an interpretation of Israel’s history according to which God’s people have always been disobedient and rebellious: their alienation from God, it is clearly implied, is to reach its climax in the murder of …

Scott Hahn, Ph.D.

  Scott Hahn, Ph.D. Founder, President and Chairman of the Board of The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology | Academic Articles | The Mass as Heaven on Earth | Letter and Spirit | Art Sippo and the Demise of Catholic Apologetics | My …

The Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus

  The Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus “It is widely believed that the last two chapters were added at a later time. There are two schools as to its dating, one which favors a date approximately 130 CE and the …

Redating the First Deportation of Judah

Redating the First Deportation of Judah From 606 B.C. to 597 B.C. By Jim Hopkins I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Daniel states that in the third year of Jehoiakim (606 BC), Jerusalem was besieged by Nebuchadnezzar. (Dan 1:1). 2. That Jehoiakim was …

The Consummation (End) of the Age

The Consummation (End) of the Age By Jim Hopkins FOUNDATIONS OF “AD70 DISPENSATIONALISM”: THE AD70 WORLD/AGE HYPOTHESIS THIS WORLD = OLD COVENANT AGE (UNTIL AD70) WORLD TO COME = NEW COVENANT AGE (AFTER AD70) Identifying “the age to come” solely …

Dating the Book of Revelation

  Dating the Book of Revelation By Jim Hopkins I don’t know that I have any of the answers, but I’m not afraid to look. One of the ways that I have found to encourage looking is to have someone …

The Martyrs of Jesus

 The Martyrs of Jesus By Jim Hopkins       Witness (Gr. MARTUS) is a word that has also been translated martyr in three verses. It is found in the following places: Acts 22:20 And when the blood of thy MARTYR Stephen was …

The Day Drawing Near

The Day Drawing Near By Jim Hopkins      Hebrews 10:25 speaks of a day that may be seen to be drawing near. The writer further identifies that day by using the definite article “the” with the word “day”. He is very …

The Binding of Satan

The Binding of Satan By Jim Hopkins      In Gen 3:15 God told Satan that He would put enmity between him and the woman, between his seed and her seed; he would bruise his head and Satan would bruise his heel. You …

The Gift of Tongues and That Which is Perfect

The Gift of Tongues and That Which is Perfect By David A. Green     If there are prophecies, they will be done away; if there are tongues, they will cease; or knowledge, it will be done away.  For we know …