Satan’s Present Activity Does Not Describe Revelation 20:1–3 | Grant Osborne’s Revelation Commentary

  Grant R. Osborne. Revelation. Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002 Osborn’s commentary on Revelation is a helpful commentary to own since he interprets from a premillennial and futurist approach. His Arminianism, however, is evident and ends up skewing some of his interpretations, and his Posttribulationist beliefs are misguided. Despite […]

Is Jesus Currently on David’s Throne?

Michael J. Vlach writes: The purpose of this blog post is to examine Peter’s use of Psalm 132:11 in Acts 2:30 with a view toward grasping Peter’s understanding of the throne of David concept. Acts 2 describes the baptizing and filling ministry of the Holy Spirit after Jesus’ ascension. This is all related to Jesus, […]

The Structure of Matthew’s Olivet Discourse – Ep. 111

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/The_Structure_of_Matthews_Olivet_Discourse_-_Ep._111.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe key issue to the structure of Matthew’s Olivet Discourse is the relationship between vv. 9–14 and verse 15ff. I first talked about the disciples’ questions about the sign to the parousia (second coming) and the end of the age, which opens up the discourse. Then I […]

Reply to Thomas Kidd: “When Christians Began Speaking of ‘the’ Antichrist”

Since the comment section of Thomas Kidd’s blog does not work, I will post my comments to his blog article here (his blog article is linked below). Thomas, Thank you for your article. If I may, I would like to point out a fundamental flaw in your reasoning without being verbose. I believe you are […]

The Fifth Seal and ‘The Pretrib Contradiction’ – Ep. 110

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/The_Fifth_Seal_and__The_Pretrib_Contradiction___Ep._110.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe Pretrib Contradiction exposes the weakness of pretribulation rapture theology. I explained two aspects to this contradiction. First, I talked about how the fifth seal relates (or does not relate) to Paul’s promise in 1 Thess 5:9 about believers not having to experience the day of the […]

(VIDEO) What You Need to Know about the New Jerusalem

Doug Hamp gives a lucid biblical theology of the New Jerusalem: its nature, history, purpose, size, shape, location, and its timing of when it descends to earth, before or after the millennium. (Incidentally, toward the end of the video he puts a plug in for his book against Calvinism, which I would not agree with, […]

What Is the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR)? – Michael Heiser’s Interview with Holly Pivec

LISTEN HERE The New Apostolic Reformation possesses skewed eschatology, to say the least, containing some of the most bizarre—and unbiblical—interpretations I have come across in my studies. Holly Pivec (who is prewrath, incidentally) has co-authored two of the standard books on NAR. A New Apostolic Reformation?: A Biblical Response to a Worldwide Movement and God’s […]

(VIDEO) No, Mr. Marzulli, we cannot ‘fix it’—but the Living and Almighty God Is Able

In the video below at timestamp 4:00, L. A. Marzulli makes the following anti-biblical, heretical prophecy: “We are in a place in history where you can’t fix this anymore.” He says this is his opinion. Based on what? That is a huge claim he is making. You can have an opinion on who is going […]

5 Reasons Why a Solar Eclipse Will NOT Be Part of the End-Time Celestial Disturbances – Ep. 94

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/5_Reasons_Why_a_Solar_Eclipse_Will_NOT_Be_Part_of_the_End-Time_Celestial_Disturbances_-_Ep._94.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThere are five good reasons why a solar eclipse will not be part of the future eschatological celestial disturbance event that heralds our Lord. Listen and find out what these reasons are! “I will produce portents both in the sky and on the earth– blood, fire, and […]

Why Revelation 19 and Its Battle of Armageddon Does NOT Describe the BEGINNING of the Second Coming of Christ – Ep. 93

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Why_Revelation_19_and_Its_Battle_of_Armageddon_Does_NOT_Describe_the_BEGINNING_of_the_Second_Coming_of_Christ_-_Ep._93.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI am re-posting an interview that Joel Richardson had with me recently on his The Underground. We addressed the very deep-seated assumption that many hold where Revelation 19 and its depiction of Jesus on a horse in the sky at the battle of Armageddon describes the beginning of the second […]

Greek Prepositions in the Book of Revelation

  SEMITIC INFLUENCE IN THE USE OF NEW TESTAMENT GREEK PREPOSITIONS: THE CASE OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION Laurențiu Florentin Moț Adventist Theological Institute, Cernica, Romania   Abstract: Semitic influence on New Testament Greek prepositional use has been proposed by various scholars. At times, it turns out that the examples these scholars emphasize are quite […]