I participated in the following prophecy roundtable this evening on this question. We had a lively discussion on the identity of the woman in Revelation 12.
Israel, the Church, and the Middle East: A biblical response to the current conflict by Darrell L. Bock (Editor), Mitch Glaser (Editor), Joel C. Rosenberg (Foreword) The relationship between the church and Israel has been the source of passionate debate among Christians throughout much of church history. In recent years the traditional pro-Israel […]
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 […]
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/050-A_Reply_to_Jim_McClartys_Selective_Use_of_Passages_to_Fit_His_Unbiblical_Construct_of_a_Pretrib_Rapture.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI continued my response to Jim McClarity’s critique of the prewrath position, in particular his objection that Matthew 24 applies to the church. I addressed the following topics: -The disciples were representatives of the church -The Great Commission’s relation with Matthew 24 -The resurrection/rapture in Matthew 24 […]