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.
According to a recent popular video on the rapture, “Evangelist Greg Laurie has suggested that a massive Jesus revival in America could lead to Christians being snatched from Earth, removing the U.S. from the End Times conflict.” But why couldn’t a massive Jesus revival in America instead lead to Christians changing America? In his interview with […]
Jesus v. Jerusalem: A Commentary on Luke 9:51–20:26 13. The Parable of the Wicked Guests (Luke 20:9–19) The Pharisees and priests were clever enough to recognize that the parable [of the wicked tenants] had been spoken about them (Luke 20:19). The irony, for them, is that this recognition drove them only to begin the very […]
A couple weeks ago Gary and I both spoke at a local eschatology conference hosted by our friends at The Porch, a home church and educational outreach. The audio and more is now available below. The conference was held on the grounds of the beautiful Marietta Hilton. Gary afterward added some supplementary audio to complete […]
The following is an excerpt from Gary DeMar’s, The Truth About the Rapture: A Biblical Study. ********** Dr. Mark Hitchcock has written a free eBook for Dallas Theological Seminary with the title The Truth and Timing of the Rapture that has been promoted on Facebook. When Hitchcock writes about the “rapture,” he is referring to […]