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, […]

Paul’s Use of Isaiah 59:20-21 in Romans 11:26-27

by Michael Vlach One example where a New Testament writer views an Old Testament prophetic passage as needing to be fulfilled literally in the future is Paul’s use of Isaiah 59:20-21 in Romans 11:26-27: and so all Israel will be saved; just as it is written, “The Deliverer will come from Zion, He will remove […]

Did Paul Redefine ‘Israel’ in Romans 2:28–29?

i) One problem is the “Jewish question”. Is God faithful to the promises he made to the patriarchs (e.g. Rom 3:4; 11:2)? If the recipient of a promise can be “redefined”, after the fact, then in what respect has God made good on his promises? If God can swap out the original referent and swap […]

A Critique of Stephen Sizer’s: Zion’s Christian Soldiers?: The Bible, Israel and the Church

This is a critique by Ted Loy of Stephen Sizer’s supersessionist theology. The following is an outline of his article. The link below is to his entire article. Worth the time to read it. Positively, Stephen Sizer is an Evangelical in the UK Anglican community who holds to the authority of Scripture. As a consequence, […]

(Book) Is the Church Israel?

Jim McClarty has written a short helpful book Is the Church Israel?, which includes of course interaction with the proof texts of replacement theologians. He provides his book for free online in the link below, but if you would like to help support him you can purchase it on Kindle for only $2.99. Jim McClarty […]