To follow up with an additional point to my response to Prophecy Watchers promoting unbiblical teaching (here). Steve Cioccolanti claims the Bible teaches that the number eleven is “chaos.” Of course, he just pulls this out from—not the Bible—but from thin air, arbitrarily stating: “From the Bible, 11 is the number of chaos. It’s 12 […]
‘How could God have explained [the land promise] any more clearly?’
Recently, I posted a debate on replacement theology between Michael Brown and Munther Isaac with Gary Burge as the moderator. There was one exchange in the debate toward the end that is worth the price of the debate. Michael Brown asked a very honest and direct question on the land promise that goes to the […]
Debate on Replacement Theology: Michael Brown vs Munther Isaac (Moderated by Gary Burge)
This debate took place on May 30th in Bethlehem at the Christ Checkpoint conference. Debate on Replacement Theology: Michael Brown vs Munther Isaac (Moderated by Gary Burge)
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 […]
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 […]
Evangelicals Shunning Israel and Something Else…
http://www.meforum.org/3769/israel-evangelical-support (h.t. J.R.) This is not unrelated to a similar trend that I see happening in Evangelicalism in recent years: Evangelicals are also shunning talking about the second coming of Jesus. Yes, you heard me right. We expect this in the dead mainline churches. But it is now happening in evangelical—even conservative evangelical—churches. Many are […]
Anti-Israel Activism in U.S. Churches Increasing
Is Jerusalem Holy — Or Not?
http://mac-eschatology.blogspot.com/2013/03/jerusalem-not-holy.html By the way, premillennialists should memorize the biblical passages listed in the second half of this article.