WHO WERE THE RECIPIENTS OF FIRST PETER? … “you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own” 1 Peter 2:9 | Supersessionism, Replacement Theology

  https://swbts.edu/sites/default/files/images/content/docs/journal/59_1/SWJT%2059.1_Sibley.pdf “So as you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but chosen and priceless in God’s sight, you yourselves, as living stones, are built up as a … [Continue reading]

A Primer on the Koine Greek Tense-Form

[If you want to learn the basics of Biblical Greek, you can read about my personal, one-on-one, online course here at the Center for Learning Biblical Greek.] During the latter half of the nineteenth century and into the latter half of the … [Continue reading]

Does Acts 17:31 Support Imminence of Jesus’s Return? – Ep. 91

I responded to the pretrib proof text Acts 17:31 that purports to support an any-moment rapture. "Therefore, although God has overlooked such times of ignorance, he now commands all people everywhere to repent, (31) because he has set a day on … [Continue reading]

Is Every Promise Fulfilled in Christ? A Reply to Thomas Schreiner’s Supersessionism

[W]hat about the promise of land? This is a very controversial subject, but I would argue that the promise of land is fundamentally fulfilled, first, in the resurrection of Jesus himself. Every promise is fulfilled in Jesus; so the resurrection, the … [Continue reading]

One slot open for online Biblical Greek class

I have one slot open on Tuesdays for Beginning Greek. If you are interested contact me. If you are unfamiliar with my personal, online, Greek program you can learn about it at the Center for Learning Biblical Greek.   … [Continue reading]

A Quick Response to Pretrib Teacher and Pastor Geoffrey Kirkland

Geoffrey Kirkland makes the mistake of indicating that his pretribulationism is the only interpretation of futuristic premillennialism. He does not even use the term "pretribulationism." He just (wrongly) assumes futuristic premillennialism is the … [Continue reading]

Haddon Robinson (1931-2017)

Dr. Haddon W. Robinson, longtime faculty member, former President of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and one of the world’s foremost experts in Biblical preaching, went to be with the Lord on July 22, 2017. READ MORE... In my studies at … [Continue reading]

Why One’s View on Imminence Theology Matters – Ep. 90

Your view of agreeing or disagreeing with a pretrib imminent rapture matters. I explained that there are implications to holding to imminence theology. We should, instead, take a biblical expectancy position toward Jesus's return, which I explained … [Continue reading]

The Biggest Hindrance to Understanding the Book of Revelation

  "The biggest hindrance to understanding the message of the Revelation is not its strange imagery, but rather, human sin and the inability to comprehend the nature of God's holiness." —From Robert L. Muse' review of H. Burkhardt's … [Continue reading]

Creation, the Menorah, and Seven Lights

Steve Hays has an interesting insight: In three respects, Gen 1 foreshadows the menorah: i) The word for "light(s)" on the Fourth Day is repeated in reference to the menorah, viz. 14 And God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the … [Continue reading]

James White Exposes BRANNON HOWSE’S Little Fundamentalist Kingdom, Including JANET MEFFERD’S Double Standard

(Editors Note: One of my purposes of posting this controversy with Brannon Howse is to demonstrate that his attitude and political position on the Gospel possess HUGE implications for how his pretrib ilk will behave when they are shocked to learn of … [Continue reading]