'Faith' is not believing something despite the facts - on the contrary - Biblical faith is a matter of believing the facts.
"It's not that Christianity has been tried and found wanting, it's that it's been tried and found difficult!" - G.K. Chesterton
8th April 2019
WHEN ESCHATOLOGY IS FAULTY, NEW TESTAMENT THEOLOGY BECOMES FAULTY
The Epistle to the Hebrews was written around 63AD. This was just prior to the Neronic persecution which began in 64AD and resulted in hundreds of thousands of believers being martyred across the empire. This persecution culminated in the destruction of Jerusalem in 70AD. This was when the elements of the Old Covenant were destroyed (the Temple, the sacrifices, and priesthood). This is why Hebrews 8:13 described the Old Covenant as having been made obsolete and about to be done away with. This was so because of the New Covenant which Christ established. There some today who do not seem to appreciate this though. Perhaps this is why some believers have become susceptible to the ‘Hebrew Roots Movement’ which teaches that Christians should observe the Mosaic laws today. Even a casual reading of Acts 15 should dispel this false teaching, but an accurate understanding of Hebrews will most definitely dismiss it. This is why an accurate understanding of eschatology is still important…[READ]
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