Prophetic speculation is rampant. Books dealing with the end times continue to flood the market. Is America part of Bible prophecy? What about Russia? Two recent books. Let’s not forget blood moons . . . earthquakes . . . ellipses . . . hurricanes . . . wars. Probably the most talked about and written […]
Jesus told the chief priest and elders of the people, “The kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people producing its fruits” (Matt. 21:43). For many people, this verse provides the heart of “replacement theology”—the idea that the Christian Church has replaced the old physical nation of Israel as God’s chosen […]
The Parable of the Unjust Manager (Luke 16:1–13) [From the author’s book Jesus v. Jerusalem:] Jesus then takes the opportunity to teach a valuable lesson to His disciples; thus, notice, He is changing audiences again. This was for hearing ears, not merely for confounding judgment upon the faithless “others” (Luke 8:10) who hearing would not hear. […]
Ezekiel 38 and 39 has been interpreted in various ways over the centuries. The most popular view sees the prophecy as a depiction of a future battle that includes an alliance of mostly Islamic nations led by modern-day Russia in an attack on Israel.
A couple recent articles of ours have drawn comments from Historic Premillennialists essentially arguing that we are wrongly lumping them together with Dispensationalists. I would like to respond briefly to a couple of these. Joel Richardson’s recent challenge to Hank Hanegraaff drew a comment in this regard: “Historic Premills (incl. myself) are too often labeled […]