A Gospel With an Empty Tomb, But an Empty Throne

  False Gospel (Galatians 1:6-9) — 6 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— 7 not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ. 8 Read More …

A Life of Selfless Giving – [Philippians 2:2-4]

  (Philippians 2:2-4) — 2 complete my joy and be of the same mind, by having the same love, being united in spirit, and having one purpose. 3 Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself. 4 Read More …

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 …

Why We Know God’s Plan for Israel is Already Finished

  Introduction Does God still have a plan for the nation of Israel? Many Christians believe so, because that is the way they’ve been taught. They believe that the people of Israel are still the chosen people of God. But what about the Church? What’s the connection between Israel and the Church? Are there two 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 …

The True Nature of Israel in Christ

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted. Words in brackets [  ] are provided for clarity.   Introduction There’s much confusion about the true nature of Israel and the true nature of the Kingdom of Christ of the New Covenant. There’s much confusion regarding the relationship between Israel and Read More …

One Plan for One People

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise note.   Ephesians 3:1-21 1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus in behalf of you Gentiles,— 2 if so be that ye have heard of the dispensation of that grace of God which was given me to you-ward; 3 Read More …