The New Testament quotes from Psalm 110 more than from any other Old Testament passage. This apostolic emphasis deserves more attention than it has so far received. In the New Testament references to this passage we find the determinant keys to Eschatology, or the doctrine of the future. The resulting ideas we glean from how Peter, Paul, and others apply Psalm 110 overturn much of the popular understanding of prophecy and “end times” teaching. A more consistent understanding will help modern Christians see through popular doom and gloom, through maniacal apocalyptic hysteria, and instead apprehend an optimism and goal-oriented Christian life many have not even yet considered.
Jesus v. Jerusalem: A Commentary on Luke 9:51–20:26 Appendix E: In response to my views on Jerusalem and the Mother of Harlots in Revelation 17, some readers expressed their predictable denial. God would never write off ethnic and physical Jerusalem in that way, they say, because He made an eternal covenant with Abraham and his […]
Jesus v. Jerusalem: A Commentary on Luke 9:51–20:26 Appendix C I had to chuckle a few days ago when I once again read that old premillennialist’s canard, “The world is a sinking Titanic. . . .” This metaphor was made famous, of course, by the 1950s radio preacher J. Vernon McGee, who warned his listeners […]
Jesus v. Jerusalem: A Commentary on Luke 9:51–20:26 5. Wheat, Tares, and the Kingdom (Matthew 13:24–43) While we are focusing mainly on Luke’s journey narrative, this passage of Matthew is particularly relevant and important to this discussion at this point. There is no chronological reason for inserting it right at this point, for I believe […]
Gary DeMar joins hosts Julio Rodriguez, Steve Denhartog, and Shane Kirk on BRIDGE Radio to talk all things eschatology and The Olivet Discourse and his newest book Wars and Rumors of Wars. Gary is an American writer, lecturer, and was president of American Vision. Gary DeMar is Senior Fellow at American Vision and the author of 25 […]