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 physical resurrection of Jesus, it’s the inauguration of that promise made, originally, to Adam […]

A Snippet from the Forthcoming Book Responding to Pretrib Imminence…

God has worked with Israel and the church at the same time in the past, he does in the present, and he will in the future.   In the Past God worked with Israel during the church age in AD 70. Before the death of Jesus during the Old Covenant dispensation, a prophecy given to […]

Did God Break His Promise to Israel?

This article is worth the read, which includes some helpful resources: “Can Old Testament verses speaking of Israel be legitimately reinterpreted by the New? Can we trust what we plainly read in the Old Testament or do we need some kind of decoder ring? One frustration I continuously come across is the Covenant Theologian’s claim […]

Israel Exists Because God Exists

“Is it possible to use modern Israel as proof of God’s existence?…” Modern Israel as Proof of God’s Existence  

A Teachable Moment Why Pretrib Logic Fails Miserably on the Daniel’s Seventy-Weeks Prophecy

Billy Crone in the video below (starting at 8:00) commits this common logical and biblical error on this issue. Here is the pretrib logic: Pretribs reason that since the Seventy-Weeks prophecy in Daniel  9:24–27 was given to Israel, the Church cannot “exist” on earth during any of its fulfillment. Here is why this common pretrib argument fails: […]

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

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/1_Peter_2910_Refers_to_JEWISH_Believers_Not_the_Church_as_the_New_Israel.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI 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 […]

(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 […]