Kingdom Parable of the Vineyard
May 31st, 2010 | Kingdom | No Comment
The kingdom Parable of the Landowner, also called The Parable of the Vineyard is spoken in the last week of Christ's ministry before His death. It was spoken on the occasion of the opposition to Christ's teachings by the Pharisees. The Lord has just warned them that the tax collectors and harlots entered the kingdom of God before they did, citing as proof the events occurring with John the Baptist. At that point, he invites them to hear another parable. He describes a landowner who planted a vineyard, hedged it in and dug a winepress in it and built a tower. ...
Kingdom Parable of the Dragnet
May 26th, 2010 | Dispensationalism | No Comment
Paul writes that the "children of the flesh" i.e. those born of Abraham's physical lineage are not what constitute the "seed" of Abraham. (9:6-8) Rather, the children of "promise" are counted for the the seed. "And if you are Christ's then are you Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise." (Gal. 3:29).
Kingdom Parable of the Tares and Wheat
May 21st, 2010 | End of the World 2012 | 1 Comment
The kingdom parable of the tares and wheat follows the parable of the sower. As in the former, we have both the parable and its application and meaning. The text is found in Matthew 13: 24-51. In the parable of the sower, the kingdom was likened to the sowing of seed. In this parable it is likened to the "growing" of the seed and the weed, no pun intended. There are a few facts that should readily be apparent. Seed grows incrementally over time. It is important not to miss that part of the parable. Secondly, while seed is growing, it ...
Is Obama the Antichrist?
May 9th, 2010 | Antichrist | 15 Comments
Is Obama the Antichrist? Is Obama the Antichrist? This question is part of a phenomenon which started during the presidential campaign of President Barack Obama. However, it continues to be asked several times everyday by people around the country. Some undoubtedly believe that the president is the Antichrist. Others do not. Can we know for sure? The Antichrist is Quite Easy to Identify Of all the subjects in the Bible, the Antichrist is not that difficult to figure out. In fact, it only takes a couple of minutes to solve the mystery. However, you won't find the answer in Left Behind Novels. Those ...
Fellowheirs of the Same Body?
April 13th, 2010 | Kingdom | 4 Comments
Fellow Heirs In just a moment, we'll discuss "Fellowheirs of the Same Body." But for now let's do a bit of catching up. It''s been a while since I've posted to the blog. I've taken some much needed time off. So, I thought I'd return with a brief post What have I been doing in that time? Recently, I've been involved with a new radio broadcast with Don K. Preston, "Two Men and A Bible" on A.D. 70.net. The show is receiving quite a response. We highly recommend you check it out. There are downloads available. Our subject today answers the questions ...