Fulfilled Prophecy, Olivet Discourse

Matthew 24-25| Does the Olivet Discourse Predict Two Events, Or One? #4

The Olivet Discourse and “The Days Shall Be Shortened” It is claimed by those who see two comings of Christ in the Olivet Discourse, that there are a series of powerful contrasts between the so-called first section of Matthew 24-25– Matthew 24:4-35 constituting Jesus’ discussion of the coming judgment of Jerusalem in AD 70– and the “second section” Matthew 24:36-…

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eschatology, Olivet Discourse

Matthew 24-25| Does the Olivet Discourse Discuss Two Subjects or One? #2

Does the Olivet Discourse Contrast a “Local Judgment” Versus a Universal Judgment? One of the “favorite” objections to a united Olivet Discourse is the claim that the fall of Jerusalem was to be a strictly “localized” event, whereas the second coming of Christ, supposedly foretold in Matthew 24:36f is a universal event. In formal public as well as written debates…

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eschatology, Responding to the Critics

Responding to the Critics| William Bell Responds to Howard Denham

William Bell Responds to the Critics Howard Denham is a caustic, acerbic critic of Covenant Eschatology, who seems incapable of engaging in honorable, respectful dialogue.  Name calling and questioning of the integrity of his opponents is standard fare with him, unfortunately. Denham prides himself on his prowess (claimed) in the use of logic. However, when one looks closer at his…

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eschatology, Resurrection

John 5:24-29| Two Resurrections? Israel and Resurrection

What is the connection between Israel and Resurrection? John 5:24-29| Two Resurrections? Old Covenant Israel and the Resurrection In our on-going examination of John 5:24-29 and whether Jesus foretold two resurrections, one spiritual the other physical, we have demonstrated that the prophetic source of his teaching includes Ezekiel 37. As we shall see, Daniel 12 likewise lies behind his discourse.…

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