The LORD has made a promise to Israel

“The LORD has made a promise to Israel. He promises it as the one who fixed the sun to give light by day and the moon and stars to give light by night. He promises it as the one who stirs up the sea so that its waves roll. He promises it as the one […]

Romans 4:13, Israel’s Land, and a Reply to Supersessionism (aka Replacement Theology)

“For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.” (Romans 4:13) by Michael J. Vlach Romans 4:13 has become a hotly debated verse lately between those who believe in a literal future fulfillment of Israel’s land […]

Craig Evans on Hebrews and the General Epistles Written to JEWISH Believers

VIDEO: Craig A. Evans on The People, the Land and the Future of Israel According to the Book of Hebrews and the General Epistles

First Peter 2:9–10 Refers to JEWISH Believers, Not the Church as the ‘New Israel’ – Ep. 81

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI responded to a common proof text of supersessionism (aka replacement theology). They teach that because 1 Peter 2:9-10 contains Old Testament references that were originally applied to Israel they should now be re-interpreted to be replaced by the Church being the “New Israel.” And consequently, they infer that […]

(VIDEO) God’s Curse Against Anti-Semitism Explains this Video

“I will bless those who bless you, but the one who treats you lightly I must curse, and all the families of the earth will bless one another by your name.”” (Gen 12:3 NET)

Paul Martin Henebury on Whether the Term ‘Replacement Theology’ Is Accurate

Recently I have been reminded of the Reformed community’s aversion to the label of supercessionism, or worse, replacement theology.  In the last decade or so particularly I have read repeated disavowals of this term from covenant theologians.  Not wanting to misrepresent or smear brethren with whom I disagree, I have to say that I struggle […]

Is Jesus Returning as a Jew?

Yes, according to one of the elders in the book of Revelation: Then one of the elders said to me, “Stop weeping! Look, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, has conquered; thus he can open the scroll and its seven seals. (Rev 5:5) And according to the resurrected Christ who […]

Mike Vlach on the Continuity of Dispensationalism

Michael Vlach has written an excellent outline of the continuity of the Old Testament in the New Testament within Dispensational theology. It is worth the read. There is nothing here that I would disagree with him on in this particular article. I would add, however, that Vlach comes from a modified classical view of dispensationalism, […]

The United Nations and their Anti-Israel Actions on Full Display

On November 8, in a direct attack at the heart of Judaism and the Jewish People, the United Nations General Assembly passed two resolutions that mentioned the “Haram al Sharif” but not its Jewish synonym “the Temple Mount” as one of the “holy places of Jerusalem.”  This followed an October 26 resolution by the World […]

A Reply to Pretrib Pastor Andy Woods Claiming Prewrath Contradicts Itself If “the great tribulation is the greatest time of trouble that the world has ever known” – Ep. 69

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI replied to Andy Woods who thinks the prewrath position contradicts itself. He thinks prewrath believes the great tribulation will be the worse time ever for the world. And yet the Day of the Lord’s wrath with its trumpet and bowl judgments should be worse. He cited an article […]

VIDEO | Covenant and Controversy: The City of the Great King – Jerusalem, Israel