Clement of Alexandria: The Stromata

Clement of Alexandria: The Stromata (185)   For the two years are added to the seventeen months and eighteen days of Otho, and Galba, and Vitellius; and the result is three years and six months, which is “the half of …

J.A.T. Robinson: Redating The New Testament

  J.A.T. Robinson: Redating The New Testament – Introduction (1976) the fall of Jerusalem in AD 70, and with it the collapse of institutional Judaism based on the temple, is never once mentioned as a past fact.   Redating the …

Tongues: A Biblical View

Tongues: A Biblical View By Ovid Need, Jr. 1991 “The beautiful packaging and excitement of the Charismatic movement ensnares sincere born-again Christians, but what are they getting into? Is this movement making its huge inroads into good Bible-believing churches simply …

Norman Snaith

Norman Snaith Focus on the Kingdom | Song of Songs (On Clouds Imagery | Acts 1:11) “It was not every man who could see this heavenly chariotry (6:17). The youth needed to have his eyes opened in order that he might see them.”  …

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 …

Modern Knowledge and Ancient Belief

      Modern Knowledge and Ancient Belief A LECTURE ON THE DELUGE DELIVERED IN THE CITY HALL, CHARLESTOWN, MASS., ON SUNDAY EVENING JANUARY 9, 1853. BY ROBERT TOWNLEY. Delivered Mere Weeks After Leaving Pastorate of the Charlestown Universalist Church “The Scripture …

PRETERIST-IDEALISM

  PRETERIST-IDEALISM Jesus as Focal Point of all Bible Prophecy The Advent of Jesus Christ is the Centrifuge Which Separates Historical from Spiritual Hermeneutics in Bible Prophecy 2 Cor. 1:20 “For all the promises of God, whatever their number, have their …

Examining The Regressive Doctrine of Hyper-Preterism

AD70 Dispensationalism: According to that view, AD70 was the end of ‘this age’ and the start of the ‘age to come’.    Those who lived before AD70 could only ‘see in part’ and such, lacking the resurrection and redemptive blessings which supposedly …

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. …

Time’s Puff Piece: The Devil is in the Details

Time’s Puff Piece: The Devil is in the Details By Gary DeMar President – American Vision http://www.americanvision.org/ Gary DeMar Study Archive | Norman Geisler and “This Generation” | Norman Geisler, “You,” & “Zechariah the Son of Berechiah” | Biblical Minimalism and the “History of Preterism” | Thomas Ice and …

Introduction of Sproul, Sandlin and Hibbard

  Introduction of Sproul, Sandlin and Hibbard Following is an email debate that was held in the waning years of the second millennium.   It reflects the growing rift between partial and full preterists — and, more specifically, the tactics and …

The Book of Revelation by Israel P. Warren, D.D.

The Book of Revelation:  an exposition based on the principles of Professor Stuart’s Commentary, and designed to familiarize those principles to the minds of non-professional readers. Israel P. Warren, D.D. (1st Edition 1885) CLICK HERE TO READ PDF FILE OF …

Prophecy by Ovid Need, Jr.

Prophecy by Ovid Need, Jr. Ovid Need Study Archive | Debate on Israel’s Identity | Inside the Mind of Christian Identity | Identifying Identity | Israel Restored | A Review of “The Parousia” and “Beast of Revelation” | Tongues: A Biblical View | Matthew 24 | A Review of “The Rapture Plot” | A Postscript to “The Death …

The Parousia-Contents and Charts

London : Daldy, Isbister, and Co. THE PAROUSIA A CAREFUL LOOK AT THE NEW TESTAMENT DOCTRINE OF THE LORD’S SECOND COMING CONTENTS AND CHARTS James Stuart Russell (1878) CLICK HERE FOR PDF FILE OF ENTIRE BOOK Text | Isilo .Pdb | Pdb | Clie | Online Bible | RTF La Parusía …

Thanksgiving Hymns

The “Dead Sea Scrolls” OF THE JERUSALEM TEMPLE, ZEALOTS & PELLA-BOUND CHRISTIANS Thanksgiving Hymns Dead Sea Scrolls 4QH(odayot)a col. 10 Paraphrase by Robert Hermansky An interesting point in the 1st fragment is the use of the word Belial. This word was substituted …

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 …

Second Peter 3:8

Second Peter 3:8 “A day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as a day” John Owen on Second Peter | Destruction of Universe, or Jerusalem? Robert Baillie (1645) “Our Brethren’s mind in this point, as I conceive, …

Second Peter 1:16

Second Peter 1:16 Which coming/parousia does “Peter” mean? “For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming (parousia) of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.”   …

The Epistles of Paul

The Epistles of Paul “The Lord is at hand.” Traveler and Roman Citizen Mark Goodacre: Dating the Crucial Sources in Early Christianity (2008 PDF) Tom Holland: Contours of Pauline Theology “Section Two – Passover and Community  Chapter 5 The Paschal Community and the Body …

Jewish Talmud Confirms an Early Gospel of Matthew

Jewish Talmud Confirms an Early Gospel of Matthew By Neil Altman and David Crowder The Standard-Times April 19, 2003. “a literary tale dated by some scholars at 72 AD or earlier, which comes from an ancient collection of Jewish writings …