eschatology

Acts 1| The Imminence of the Kingdom in Acts 1

Acts 1, A Misunderstood Text In Acts 1, Jesus’ disciples asked him, “Will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” It is often assumed that the disciples were asking about the national restoration of Israel. It is likewise claimed that Acts 1 shows that the kingdom was not near, because Jesus told the disciples “It is not for…

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eschatology

A Fatally Flawed Hermeneutic

Hermeneutic is, to make an understatement, the key to proper understanding the Bible, or any piece of literature. If one utilizes a flawed hermeneutic, interpretive system, paradigm, or principle, then his interpretation of Scripture is inherently flawed. To illustrate with a true story, some years ago I encountered a man that claimed that the Spirit had revealed to him that…

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