Jesus Never Mentioned a Millennium Temple

The Revelation of St John, 13. The Adoration of the Lamb and the Hymn of the Chosen, Albrecht Durer (1471-1528) Source: Albrecht Durer the Complete Works Introduction I believe many have departed from their New Covenant vocation in Christ, having been vigorously beset and influenced by proponents of dubious ‘end times’ fiction. Today, our understanding... Continue Reading →

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Jesus Never Mentioned Double Fulfilment of Prophecy

The Pilgrims of Emmaus on the Road, James Tissot (1836-1902) Source: Brooklyn Museum Introduction After considerable research and deliberation, my conclusion is there is no scriptural support for the 'Law of Double Fulfilment of Prophecy', as promulgated by Dispensationalism. This misconception demands a second (or more) fulfilment of certain prophecy concerning the 'end times' and Christ’s... Continue Reading →

Daniel’s ’70 Weeks’ Prophecy was Fulfilled by AD 70

The Prophet Daniel, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) Source: Art and the Bible Introduction A series on eschatology would be incomplete without Daniel’s '70 Weeks' Prophecy. I will endeavour to explain why Daniel's prophecy is the most fascinating and controversial in the Old Testament, and why I believe its fulfilment was AD 70. Psalm 137:1-4 Psa 137:1-4... Continue Reading →

The Elect, the Remnant, and the Israel of God

The Elect, Luca Signorelli (1445-1523) Source: Wikimedia Commons Introduction There is a predominant teaching in Christendom today proclaiming two 'peoples of God', national Israel and the Church. The popular ‘end times’ theory Dispensationalism is the major force behind this view, insisting God still has a plan for national Israel, which must not be confused with... Continue Reading →

Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath

  The Disciples Plucking Corn on the Sabbath, Gustave Dore (1832-1883) Source: Dore Bible Gallery Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D Introduction There are those who teach that Christians should keep the Sabbath. Some go as far as to insist that Christians should observe the Sabbath on a Saturday, thereby condemning Sunday worship in the process. This... Continue Reading →

The Resurrection and the Heresy of Hymenaeus and Philetus

The Resurrection of Christ, Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) Source: wikiart.org Introduction 2Ti 2:17-18 KJV And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus; 18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some. Paul condemned Hymenaeus and Philetus for... Continue Reading →

The Ascension of Christ and the ‘In Like Manner’ Question

The Ascension of Christ, Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606-1669) | Source: Source: Rembrandt the Complete Works Introduction The 'In Like Manner' Question Most scholars today, especially the proponents of Dispensationalism, insist Christ will return in the future 'in like manner' to His ascension, with emphasis on Him returning with the same body in which He ascended. By... Continue Reading →

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