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.
“Dominion” is obviously a biblical word and concept, so there is indeed a biblical theology of dominion; but many people have developed mistaken ideas about it. Whether in favor or opposed, mistaken views of “dominion” need to be corrected so we can return to faithful views and practice. Here are five things “dominion” or “dominion […]
In a time of intense theological battles, social upheaval, and tectonic paradigm shifting, one of the more uplifting and helpful books I’ve read is Upside: Surprising Good News About the State of Our World, by Bradley R. E. Wright. Given the vast potential for pessimism about our world among Christians and conservatives especially, but the […]
Is the work of God in the New Covenant really leading up to the climax of a literal new outer space with new stars and a new globe with no ocean on it? It’s time to rethink all of this, folks. . . . The phrase “heaven and earth” is used throughout Scripture. God especially […]
I was saddened, though prepared, to hear of Dr. R.C. Sproul’s passing yesterday afternoon. Dr. Sproul had a tremendous impact on virtually every Reformed person, including every writer and scholar, that I know, including myself, and his life and work are greatly to be celebrated as a gift to the body of Christ. Our prayers […]