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Black Sports Stars Squandering their Moral Capital

The following article, Black Sports Stars Squandering their Moral Capital, was first published on The American Vision. These “social conscience” sports stars have misdirected their financial and moral capital. Everyone knows that black-on-black crime is much more pervasive than white policemen killing black people, and that’s not something to be dismissed or made light of. Little or nothing is said…

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The Substitutionary Death of Christ, Christianity, and Ed Stevens

The Substitutionary Death of Christ, Christianity and Ed StevensPart 1It is important for the reader to know that while I am responding to and addressing the views of Edward Stevens (International Preterist Association) in regard to the Substitutionary Death of Christ, this issue is of far wider scope and significance than Stevens. This issue has been and continues to be…

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Some Evangelicals are Urging Christians to Vote for Joe Biden

The following article, Some Evangelicals are Urging Christians to Vote for Joe Biden, was first published on The American Vision. I was shocked to read that Tremper Longman III, former professor at Westminster Theological Seminary who presently serves Westmont College as a distinguished scholar of biblical studies is urging Christians to vote for the Biden-Harris presidential ticket and with it…

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Peace and Joy Amid Turmoil- Rod MacArthur

I am glad to share another uplifting and encouraging article by my good friend Rod MacArthur. Consider and enjoy! The Joy of Peace “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me” (John 14:1). People have varied, and sometimes strange responses/reactions when they face death: their own or that of a loved one. In…

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The Dangers of “Sexxx Ed”

The following article, The Dangers of “Sexxx Ed”, was first published on The American Vision. Because of the virus, there is a current debate between opening up the schools or only using online instruction. Online instruction allows parents to hear what is being taught to their children. But that has some liberals up at arms because they want to teach…

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‘Some People Just Want to Watch the World Burn’

The following article, ‘Some People Just Want to Watch the World Burn’, was first published on The American Vision. In The Dark Knight (2008) Batman meets up with his most diabolical enemy—the Joker, played fiendishly by the late Heath Ledger. There’s nothing funny about Ledger’s portrayal of the Joker. It’s not Jack Nicholson’s clownish Joker. This Joker is psychotic. Or…

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Does this Biblical Story Apply to Today’s Churches and Government Shutdowns?

The following article, Does this Biblical Story Apply to Today’s Churches and Government Shutdowns?, was first published on The American Vision. There is always the danger of jurisdictional usurpation when civil government removes the jurisdictional boundaries and enters the domain of the Church. The Bible cites several examples of how the king sought to overrule the authority and jurisdiction of…

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Darwinism’s Dirty Little Secret

The following article, Darwinism’s Dirty Little Secret, was first published on The American Vision. A review of Garry Wills’ Under God: Religion and American Politics carries the argument further. The reviewer is Mark A. Noll. There is much in Noll’s review that’s helpful, but his assessment of Wills’ evaluation of the 1925 Scope’s Trial was especially intriguing. Wills thinks that…

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What I Owe Dr. D. James Kennedy

The following article, What I Owe Dr. D. James Kennedy, was first published on The American Vision. I was in Moscow, Idaho, speaking at the Grace Agenda Conference. There was a huge crowd, the largest one they’ve ever had. I got to meet a lot of people who have been influenced by the ministry of American Vision. During my first…

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Power of Preterism

Date vs. Miano (Post-Debate Resources)

On August 11th, 2020, Michael Miano, director of The Power of Preterism Network (www.powerofpreterism.com) debated Chris Date, apologist at ReThinkingHell.com. The subject of the debate was Chris Date affirming that “There Will Be A Future Physical Resurrection of the Dead”, to which Michael Miano offered the negative. This blog will provide not only the link to the debate, but also…

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What Atheists Refuse to Admit

The following article, What Atheists Refuse to Admit, was first published on The American Vision. All worldviews are by definition belief systems, even atheism. Since we are all limited in knowledge and restrained by our inability to be everywhere (omnipresence) and know everything (omniscience), an atheist puts forth his claim that God does not exist in terms of a faith…

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NO APOLOGIES, PLEASE

The following article, NO APOLOGIES, PLEASE, was first published on The American Vision. We’ve come to the point in our nation’s history where the battle lines have been drawn. As always, it comes down to two operating propositions: God’s Law or Chaos. The time is long past time for Christians to understand how to approach the worldview war and put…

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Ed Stevens’ Resurrection No Longer Applies – #2

Ed Stevens’ – “Resurrection No Longer Applies” – Today Means – No Salvation Today, OR, Universalism! #2 Be sure to read the first installment of this series in which I examine the amazing claim by (supposed) full preterist Edward Stevens. I posted the first installment of this series on FaceBook, on 8-13-2020. As I fully expected and even predicted, Ed…

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The Irony of Bible-Burning on Behalf of BLM

The following article, The Irony of Bible-Burning on Behalf of BLM, was first published on The American Vision. If the Bible had been followed, we never would have had chattel slavery in the United States: “He who kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or he is found in his possession, shall surely be put to death” (Ex. 21:16; also…

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Ed Stevens– No Resurrection Today Means – No Salvation Today, OR, Universalism!- #1

This important new book about Paul on Trial may change your entire view of resurrection! Ed Stevens– No Resurrection Today Means = No Salvation Today, OR, Universalism! – #1 This will be a two part article, so be sure to check here for part #2 that will be coming shortly. Prior to the beginning of our formal written debate on…

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When Did Jesus 'Come on the Clouds of Heaven'?

The following article, When Did Jesus 'Come on the Clouds of Heaven'?, was first published on The American Vision. This is the fourth and final installment in this series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). In Luke 21:20 we find a similar audience reference: “When you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that her desolation is at hand.” Many…

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Exegetical Gerrymandering to Overcome the Obvious

The following article, Exegetical Gerrymandering to Overcome the Obvious, was first published on The American Vision. This is the third part of my series on the use of the second person plural in Matthew 24 (Part 1 and Part 2). Preterists aren’t the only ones who identify the use of the second person plural as indicative of a first-century fulfillment.…

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“His blood shall be on us and on our children!”

The following article, “His blood shall be on us and on our children!”, was first published on The American Vision. Part Two For Part One of this series read “The Use of the Second Person Plural (‘You’) in Matthew 24,” a response to an upcoming debate between Brock Hollett and Sam Frost on whether the abomination of desolation mentioned by…

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