Dr. Richard Carrier

The Incompetent Crankery of the Israel Only Movement

There is a strange little fringe movement, including in its ranks even atheists and other nonbelievers, that attempts to make the bizarre argument that Christians should abandon their religion because “the Bible” says the entire Christian gospel concluded its business in 70 A.D. It’s called the “Israel Only” movement, because it holds that the “original”… The post The Incompetent Crankery…

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Worthy News

France's highest court orders review of COVID-19 worship restrictions

France will have to review the restrictions it created for worship attendance to combat the spread of the coronavirus, according to the Western European nation’s highest court. The post France's highest court orders review of COVID-19 worship restrictions appeared first on Worthy Christian News. Source: Worthy News  40 total views

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DonKPreston.com

Kenneth Gentry: Confused, Confusing- And Desperate- #4

This is installment #4 of my response to Kenneth Gentry’s recent attack of my book, Watching for the Parousia: Were Jesus’ Apostles Confused? Gentry has written a four part response, with the first two devoted almost exclusively to a a caustic, acerbic adjective saturated attack on me personally, and what Gentry calls my “attitudinal problem.” Were Jesus’ Apostles Confused in…

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Christian Blog

Godly Speech

“Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.” Ephesians 4:29 NASB “Watch your mouth!” If you’ve ever been reprimanded for saying something rude or inappropriate, you’ve certainly heard this phrase before, especially as…

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American Vision

The Robin Hood Myth and Modern-Day Politics

The following article, The Robin Hood Myth and Modern-Day Politics, was first published on The American Vision. Leftists get the story of Robin Hood all wrong. The claim is often made that Robin Hood and his merry men stole from the rich to give to the poor and that somehow if we empower people through government to do the same…

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Doomsday News

30 Nov 2020

No evidence coronavirus has mutated to become more infectious A large new study, led by a team of geneticists from University College London and published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Communications, has investigated over 10,000 mutations to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and concluded there currently does not appear to be any variant that is more infectious or transmissible. Kim Jong Un…

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Jimmy Henry, Video

Paul’s Words of Comfort (video)

This video deals with Paul’s words of comfort to the saints in Thessalonica I listen to preachers using this passage to predict a soon coming of Jesus and the rapture of the church. I do not question their sincerity for this was view for many years. I would ask you be as kind as you listen to this message.  …

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Deity of Christ, Joe Daniels

The Deity of Christ (Part 1)

The Deity of Christ (Part 1)   The study of eschatology and the eschatological view of Preterism is a very important doctrinal study that is quickly gaining interest within Christian circles today. Although it is still looked at for the most part with a jaundice eye, it has finally caught the tentative eye of the futurist camp of the Christian…

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Doomsday News

29 Nov 2020

Iran media highlights Turkey’s foreign minister: Palestine is our dreamIranian media highlighted Turkey’s support for Palestinians…asserting that “Palestine is our dream” and quoting the Turkish foreign minister. The statement comes to mark an international day of solidarity with the Palestinians. Iran’s rhetoric and Turkey’s ruling party rhetoric are increasingly similar on the Palestinian issue, viewing it as a “holy” cause…

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Rod MacArthur

Impact-filled Church

Impact-filled Church “…having favor with all the people” (Acts 2:47a). What was it about the first followers of Jesus that generated such a favorable response from “all the people”? The apostle Peter’s first sermon brought the house down, so to speak. 3000 people who heard it accepted it and were baptized that first day! These formed a brotherhood that immediately…

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Old Testament Commentary, Study Archive

Daniel 12:7 Study Archive

    a time, times, and half a time   Daniel 12:7 And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall…

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Old Testament Commentary, Study Archive

Daniel 12:2 Study Archive

    And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt   Daniel 12:2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt Daniel 12:1-2And at that time…

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Old Testament Commentary, Study Archive

Daniel 9:24-27 Study Archive

    The weeks of years, also, which the prophet Daniel had predicted, extending to the leadership of Christ, have been fulfilled   DANIEL 9:24-27 Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression 0205: Hippolytus, Commentary on Daniel 2010: T.C. Schmidt, Hippolytus Commentary on Daniel with Notes (pdf) 1677: John Crowne, The Destruction of Jerusalem by…

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Old Testament Commentary, Study Archive

Ezekiel 38:2 Study Archive

    Son of man, set thy face against Gog, the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him   Ezekiel 38:2Gog and Magog Gary DeMar (1996)“Edwin M. Yamauchi, noted Christian historian and archeologist, writes that rosh “can have nothing to do with modern ‘Russia,’” and “all informed references and studies acknowledge that the association with Moscow…

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Old Testament Commentary, Study Archive

Job 19:26 Study Archive

    And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet apart from my flesh shall I see God   Job 19:26” tho’ my body be consumed, and I have no flesh, I shall see him.” Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary“Though Sheol is very deep and far away (11:8), dark (10:21-22), and sealed up (7:9-10), Job believes that Sheol is not…

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Old Testament Commentary, Study Archive

Deuteronomy 28:49 Study Archive

  Vespasian and his son Titus came from Rome to conquer the Land of Israel and destroy Jerusalem and the Second Temple.  The awful conditions described though verse 57 took place during the siege of Jerusalem.   Deuteronomy 28:49 The Lord shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle…

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Doomsday News

28 Nov 2020

An Atlantis might wait beneath the Great Lakes. And a group of nonscientists might have the proof. Group members behind the rock formations discovery say it warrants further evaluation by area tribes, state officials and scientists — and that Enbridge’s Line 5 tunnel should not be allowed to proceed if it could potentially damage cultural sites on the lake bottom.…

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Rod MacArthur

Meaningful Church

Meaningful Church “…upon this rock I will build My church” (Matt. 16:18). The “rock” upon which Jesus built His church was the bedrock truth of Peter’s confession. (Some think Jesus referred to Peter here, but the name “Peter” means chunk of rock, whereas the word “rock” means bedrock, immovable rock.) The steadfast truth of Peter’s powerful proclamation—You are the Christ—has…

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N. T. Wright

Who are Paul’s Opponents Who Inspired Galatians?

Paul and his Letter to the Galatians is on sale until the end of November. One Theory of Where Galatians Fits Many scholars agree that Galatians was written after Paul’s first missionary journey to the churches in south Galatia. If that is so, then the situation goes like this: Paul makes that first missionary journey One Theory of Where Galatians…

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