Jesus v. Jerusalem: A Commentary on Luke 9:51–20:26 11. Dues and Rewards (Luke 19:1–11) All that has been taught so far concerning Christ’s lawsuit against Israel will be repeated in intensified form in chapter 19. Hardly a word of this chapter does not apply to that lawsuit, though in different ways. The first part is […]
Dr. Jim Denison, in his article “Will the World End in Your Lifetime?” published on the Christian Post web site, concludes with these words: “The last recorded words of Jesus are, ‘Yes, I am coming soon’ (Revelation 22:20). Early believers lived every day in expectation of the imminent return of our Lord. Secular cultures discount […]
Dead birds . . . Dead Cows . . . Dead Fish. Some Christians see these events as signs that the end is near. So-called “on-line theologian” Paul Begley is one of them. TIME magazine quotes Begley: “There’s something biblically going on with the signs of the second coming of Christ.” He is using Hosea […]
A cursory reading of the Fundamentals, a series of papers published in 1917 to define the fundamentals of the Christian faith, do not deal with an evangelical evaluation of social reform. There is an article in the Fundamentals that criticizes reforms as modernists developed them, but nothing is offered to replace these social-gospelers.