Earthly Kingdom or Heavenly Kingdom? [Philippians 3]

  All Scripture Quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Introduction I think it’s safe to say that most Christians are taught that we all have an earthly kingdom to look forward to, where upon His return, Christ will reign over this present earth as its Ruler, sitting upon the Read More …

Is the Eternal Kingdom a Giant Heavenly Cube?

  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Introduction (This is a commentary on Revelation 21) The “holy city,” the “New Jerusalem,” is both the Church and the actual eternal city, or Eternal Kingdom….just as we call a church building a church, it’s not actually the church, but Read More …

Will There Be a Millennial Kingdom? Writer of Hebrews Says No!

  Introduction Will there be a millennial kingdom on earth? That is, will there be a thousand year kingdom on earth that Jesus will set up upon His return, where He will reign over all the earth from the capital of Israel (Jerusalem)? Will Jesus really reign over a kingdom that has a physical temple Read More …

Why We Know There Will Not Be a Millennial Kingdom

  Since Israel has its fulfillment and continuation in Christ as a spiritual nation (the Church), the Kingdom of Christ also has to be spiritual. This is exactly what Paul taught: Colossians 1:13 — 3 He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, Christ’s Read More …

Introduction to Christ-Fulfillment Theology

  Introduction There are three primary systems of theology by which Christians understand and explain the Scriptures, especially in regard to how the Old and New Testaments relate to each other. They are as follows:   Covenant Theology (CT) New Covenant Theology (NCT) Dispensational Theology (DT)   There are obvious points of agreement between CT Read More …

Olivet Discourse Made Clear – [Where Preterism & Disp Premillennialism Miss It]

Scripture quoted by permission. All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the NET Bible® copyright ©1996-2016 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. All rights reserved.   Introduction One of the keys to understanding prophecy – the book of Revelation, in particular – is a proper understanding of the Olivet Discourse, which is given to Read More …

The Significance of “To the Jew First” (2 of 2) [OT Prophecy – 2]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   To read part 1 of 2, click here.   This is a highly significant passage, perhaps the most important passage in the NT as it relates to Israel and the Kingdom of Christ in the Church era of the New Covenant: Read More …

The Significance of “To the Jew First” (1 of 2) [OT Prophecy – 1]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   To The Jew First Romans 1:16 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is God’s power for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. NET Romans 2:10 10 but glory Read More …

Introduction to Old Testament Prophecy

This study begins my series on Old Testament prophecy. Up to this point, my focus has been on the prophecies of the New Testament, including a commentary on the book of Revelation and the Olivet Discourse. Now it’s time to turn our attention to the OT. Old Testament prophecy can initially be very confusing. It Read More …

Gary DeMar Article

  I don’t normally post articles by other authors, but once in awhile I’ll run across an article that really stands out and worth sharing here. Such is this article by Gary DeMar. He makes some really great points about the approach that dispensational Christians have regarding the nation of Israel. To be clear, I’m Read More …