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A recent survey published in Christianity Today has revealed that at least 67% of American Pastors do not hold to Premillennial (“Left Behind”) Eschatology. This is despite the impression you might get from entering a Christian bookstore, or glancing through an Evangelical Seminary’s Prospectus. 

For many of these pastors, the field of eschatology is a void for them. While they have come to understand the difficulties in trying to reconcile Scripture with the Dispensational view of Bible Prophecy, they have not necessarily developed a consistent, concordant (incorporates all that Scripture teaches about eschatology), convincingly Biblical eschatology. This is why thousands of pastors from around world have found the eBook, THE MOST EMBARRASSING BOOK IN THE BIBLE so helpful.

The Disappointment of Dispensationalism

The Disappointment of Dispensationalism… Dispensationalism comes in various forms. A “dispensation” is a period of time. An era. In its most extreme form it regards God as having multiple plans of salvation depending on the particular dispensation. These dispensations generally commence with the Dispensation of Innocence and include other Dispensations...
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A Non-Futurist Vision Of The Future

I’m not a Futurist. This means that I consider the Bible needs to read and understood as it was intended. I consider this to be taking the Bible “literally”. But I do have a Biblically informed vision for the future!

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What The Bible Teaches About Alcohol

The Bible is black and white about certain issues such as murder, lying, property rights, and interpersonal relationships. But there are some issues that Christians feel very strongly about such as family values, hygiene, church attendance and fashion, that the Bible appears not to be very categorical about. Another issue that stirs emotions ranging from anger and...
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The New Heavens And Earth

What Does The New Heaven and Earth Mean? The Bible’s Prophetic Program Culminates With “A New Heaven and A New Earth”. What might this mean? What are the implications of this? Does it have bearing on how we live today? The Bible culminates its pages with the announcement that there will one day be a “new heaven and a new earth”. ¶  Then I...
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Is The Bible Tomorrow’s Newspaper?

The Bible is uniquely prophetic. No other religious or holy book makes predictions of the future like the Bible does. This phenomenon has led some Bible teachers to over-emphasise the Bible’s ability to predict the future. The rise in claims of the Bible’s prophetic detail coincided with its increased availability. When medieval scribes increased production...
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Is Israel God’s Unfinished Business?

Is Israel God’s Unfinished Business? It’s become a multi-billion dollar industry. There’s a lot at stake! God help anyone who dares challenge this belief. It is a belief that is promoted by powerful Washington lobbyists, very prominent journalists, the most powerful TV preachers. Anyone who even questions this program is labelled as an Anti-Semitist or...
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Was The Original Creation “Perfect”?

How would you define “perfect”? l’m not sure that too many people have pondered how many things in life are perfect. Perhaps most Christians would regard only two things as “perfect”: (i) God, and (ii) The original Creation.

I try to teach my church that Biblical literacy involves being able to discern what is indeed a Biblical statement, and what is meant by a Biblical statement. When it comes to pondering what “perfect” means, we may have a problem if we look to support our two examples with Scripture. Firstly, Matthew 5:48 asserts that God is perfect. Not only is God essentially perfect, but so are His ways (Deut. 32:4), and His will (Rom. 12:2).

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Was Jesus Ignorant?

Was Jesus Ignorant? It is argued that Jesus as God Incarnate sometimes only operated out of limited human knowledge! Written by Dr Andrew Corbett, President of ICI Theological College Australia, and author of the popular commentary on the Book of Revelation- The Most Embarrassing Book In The Bible, December 29th 2011 Take a Bible College Course on Jesus Christ (called...
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Blame doesn’t really solve anything. Yet most of us seem content to blame rather than solve. When David Attenborough was asked by Charles Woolley, during last Sunday’s “60 Minutes” interview, why he didn’t believe there was a God, Mr. Attenborough didn’t give a reason, rather, he raised an objection. (There is a world of difference in proving that something does not exist, and, objecting to its existence!) His objection was to blame God for human suffering. He said, “I always reply by saying that I think of a little child in east Africa with a worm burrowing through his eyeball. The worm cannot live in any other way, except by burrowing through eyeballs.” How could there be a good all-powerful God who would create such a barbaric scenario, reasons Mr Attenborough… [read]

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