With His face still set against Jerusalem (Luke 9:51), Jesus continued His journey, prosecuting His case against the adulterous city as He went. Picking up after the parable of the strong man (11:1-26), we will proceed further into that lawsuit. As I noted before, Jesus fulfilled the prophet’s role of bringing a covenant lawsuit against an unfaithful […]
“A Commentary on Luke 9:51-20:26, Jesus’ Lawsuit Against Israel” McDurmon covers the last days according to Jesus in a powerful way, letting Scripture interpret Scripture. While there are many commentaries on Luke and on the Gospels, this new book is the first of its kind. Not only is it a verse-by-verse commentary on Jesus’ teachings […]
Jesus told his listeners, “The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof” (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 people and priestly […]
In order to understand the book of Revelation you have to read it against the backdrop of the Old Testament, and you also have to understand the subject matter and the timing as to when these events were to take place. The book of Revelation isn’t describing events in the distant future, it’s describing events […]
Prophecy enthusiasts speculate that a man on the rise to ‘savior’ status in the Middle East will build a new temple in Jerusalem! Of course, this story has come and gone, and the developments are not true. But what are Christians expecting to happen if a new temple is built in Jerusalem, anyway? Gary DeMar explores the Biblical ramifications of Jerusalem and such a temple.