Premillennialism and the Bible

By Jefferson David Tant Our nation was shocked, saddened, and angered on September 11, 2001, by the events that transpired in our nation — the cold-blooded murder of thousands. And people wonder, why this hatred, why this insane rage? A few days after the atrocities, I spent some time talking with a peaceful Islamic young…

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The Land Promise

by Franklin T. Puckett in The Preceptor, Vol. 1, No. 10, August 1952. Premillennialists tell us that God’s promise to give the land of Canaan to Abraham and his seed has never been fulfilled. Since His promises do not fail, there must be a future fulfillment. Consequently, when Jesus comes the Jews will be miraculously converted…

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What do you know about Jack Van Impe?

Question: My grandma is always talking about Jack Van Impe and how he is the man to listen to on TV.  I know that he talks about the rapture and he uses Scripture to back it like when Elijah was taken up. He talks about the tribulation period and whatnot. Also, he talks about Revelation…

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Of Prophecy and Football

I.         We all know that there are fairly wild predictions concerning the future.             A.        The prophecies in the Bible are often used to support these off the wall claims.             B.        One of the reasons why we have been studying Revelation is so you know what the Bible actually says. II.        Consider this page from a web page by Jack…

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Will Jesus come again when everyone has heard the gospel?

Question: I know that Jesus Christ will come again when everybody has heard the gospel. Right? Well, a lot of people at school say that the world is going to end in 2012. Why are they saying this? Answer: “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, but…

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What is meant by “one will be left and the other taken”?

Question: Where it says one will be left the other taken away, (always mentioned by people with the rapture and stuff). I was wondering what was your take on that verse. Answer: The same illustration is used in two different contexts, though the overall meaning of the illustration is the same: “But of that day…

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What If the Jews Had Accepted Jesus?

I.          Among premillennialists, those who believe that we live in an age prior to a thousand-year reign of Christ, there is a belief that Jesus’ first appearance on the earth did not accomplish everything that God intended.              A.         The Jews believed that the Messiah would come to re-establish the throne of David in Israel. The disciples believed…

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