Are the "wars and rumors of wars" Jesus predicted in his Olivet Discourse fulfilled or still in our future?
Jesus' Kingdom parables disclose what it "is like", revealing the nature and economy of His realm to those with ears to hear (Matthew 13:9-17). As you'll see, he mentions nothing of physical realities or time-tables that appeal to natural minds and describes Kingdom realities unrelated to much of what we've heard and come to believe … Continue reading The Hidden Kingdom (Matthew 13:44-46)
Most Christians today are looking for an any-minute rapture that'll shuffle them off this mortal coil, into the sky to be with the Lord in Heaven, or, in the words of John G. Magee, Jr., to slip "the surly bonds of earth" and "touch the face of God." And while they hold to this hypothesis … Continue reading The Rapture’s War on Our Union With God