What is the Eschatological Impact on Salvation?
August 4th, 2011 | Eschatology | No Comment
Eschatological Impact on Salvation What is the eschatological impact on salvation? The first time I encountered the word eschatological was in the eighties during an eschatology (from which the word is derived) seminar. What is eschatology? The best way to define eschatology is by breaking the world down into its two major component parts. Eschatos means last or final. Logos means word or study. Taken together it is the word or study of last things. Those last things, biblically speaking refer to the return of Christ, commonly in both Jewish eschatology and Christian eschatology. Obviously, former group do not believe that Jesus has come ...
Adoption, Election and Predestination
January 19th, 2011 | Eschatology | No Comment
Adoption Belonged to the Old Covenant People Israel Concerning Israel's adoption, Paul wrote, "For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my countrymen according to the flesh, who are Israelites, to whom pertain the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the services of God, and the promises; of whom are the fathers and from whom, according tot he flesh, Christ came, who is over all, the eternally blessed God. Amen." (Rom. 9:3-5). That the apostle is specifically speaking of Israel is evident from verse six. This point cannot be denied. Yet, in ...
Is the Great Tribulation Ahead?
November 3rd, 2010 | Eschatology | No Comment
Anxiety in the Church Over the Great Tribulation The great tribulation prophecy in the Old Testament continues to baffle readers of the Bible. Is this event soon to occur? Should we be fear? For those who are Preterists, we know that this concern is totally unfounded. There is not such notion as a tribulation in our future related to any of the end times prophecies of the Bible. There are no signs of the times that signal such an event is near. Yet, many will never take the time and read to discover the simplicity of fulfilled Bible prophecy, at least not ...
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).
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 ...