Metaphorical ‘Safe-Space’ for Those Who Deny Jesus’ Literal Return

There is a trend out there for certain “progressive” evangelicals who are triggered by literal interpretations of biblical prophecy. In knee-jerk fashion, they will read practically all prophetic portrayals of the future as “metaphor” or “symbolism.” Shouting “metaphor” in theology is like shouting “racism” in politics. It is intended to shut down discussion and not […]

5 Reasons the Bible Teaches a Literal, Personal Antichrist, Not Figurative, Impersonal – Ep. 22

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/022-5_Reasons_why_the_Antichrist_is_Literal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI adduced five reasons why I believe the Bible teaches a literal, personal Antichrist figure, not a figurative, impersonal Antichrist. The Bible uses many descriptions and titles for this eschatological Antichrist figure. The term “Antichrist” is the most popular term. Historicists (most) and Idealists deny a literal […]

Doctrinal Deception and Apathy – Eschatology Matters

Remember, I have told you ahead of time –Matthew 24:25 This warning captures the mission of Eschatos Ministries, which is why I placed it in the banner above. There are five opponents to this divine warning about the future coming of Antichrist’s great tribulation. 1. Pan-Tribulationism. This view is the most dangerous in my opinion. […]

A Literal ‘Antichrist’

An excerpt taken from my book Antichrist Before the Day of the Lord: There is a broad and narrow sense of the term “antichrist.” The broad theological sense is defined by the apostle John, who writes, “Who is the liar but the person who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This one is the antichrist: […]

Five Views that Dismiss Jesus and Paul’s Warning to the Church

In the context of the church that will encounter the Antichrist’s great tribulation, Jesus warns, “Remember, I have told you ahead of time” (Matt 24:25). And in the context of the Antichrist, Paul warns the church, “Let no one deceive you in any way” (2 Thess 2:3). The prewrath position (and most posttribs) is the […]

The Major Problem With the Idealist Interpretation to the Book of Revelation

There are four interpretive models to the book of Revelation: preterist, historicist, futurist, and idealist. This latter model, the idealist interpretation, is probably the most common interpretation found in Christendom. Greg Herrick defines it as such: In this understanding, the contents of the book are not seen to relate to any historical events at all, […]