What People Think About the Bible

Last week I conducted a survey on what people thought about the Bible. I set out to survey ten and got forty instead, and I was pleasantly surprised by the responses. Most people used positive and fitting words to describe the Bible. There were a lot of answers like “the word of God” and “divinely... Continue Reading →

Tracing God’s Kingdom Program and Covenants. Part 14: Millennium & Conclusion

Millennium Eventually Jesus Christ will come back to earth (Rev. 11:15) and resume God's theocratic kingdom program with Israel. He will judge all unbelievers and bound the ruler of the false kingdom (Rev. 20:2-3). He then will sit on David’s throne in Jerusalem and rule as King. “At the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in... Continue Reading →

What is the Relationship Between Each of the Four Main Covenants? Part 4: New Covenant

The New Covenant is defined as a covenant between God and his people that is anticipated in the Old Testament (Jer 31:31) and fulfilled in the New Testament (Luke 22:20; 1 Cor 11:25; Heb 9:15; 12:24). The new covenant involves forgiveness of sin, spiritual transformation, and the fulfillment of God’s promises to Israel.[1] Before going... Continue Reading →

What is the Relationship Between Each of the Four Main Covenants? Part 2: Mosaic Covenant

The Mosaic Covenant is “the covenant that Moses mediated between God and Israel at Mount Sinai when Israel received the Law (including the Ten Commandments). Also referred to as the ‘old covenant’ (in contrast with the new covenant of Jer 31:31–34; Ezek 36:25–28) …”[1] By the time this covenant is made with Israel at Mount... Continue Reading →

The Palestinian Covenant: Weaknesses

To start with, the way Pentecost writes in his books (Thy Kingdom Come: Tracing God's Kingdom Program and Covenant Promises Throughout History and Things to Come: A Study in Biblical Eschatology) he makes it seem as thought the Palestinian covenant is literally confined to Deuteronomy 30:1-10. Although I consider it the heart of the prediction... Continue Reading →

The Whole Bible Story

I recently read The Whole Bible Story by Dr. William H. Marty, and I wrote this blog to analyze the overall organization of Marty’s presentation, why I think he ordered the structure in the manner he did and what components he utilized that I found helpful in telling the biblical narrative. Marty presented The Whole... Continue Reading →

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