by Terry Wane Benton Photo by Greg Rosenke on Unsplash Paul said the “handwriting of requirements” was “against us” and “was contrary to us” and “He (Jesus) has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross” (Colossians 2:14). As a result of this, no one could judge you in food or…

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by Terry Wane Benton Paul spoke of God showing the exceeding riches of His grace “in the ages to come” (Epheisans 2:6-7). Thus, the gospel of God’s grace would keep spreading for ages to come. Some erroneously think that Paul wrongly thought that Jesus would come back in his lifetime, but Paul knew the end…

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Question: When the Lord referred to “the Son of Man coming in His kingdom” (NKJV) is he referring to coming in Judgment or His return? Answer: To fully understand what Jesus said, we need to examine all three records of this particular teaching: “For the Son of Man will come in the glory of His…

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Question: I’ve been a fan of Bible.ca for along time. One question that haunts me is this: With Matthew 24 fulfilled (I do believe this) where does God’s word tell us Christ will come a third time? ( 1. birth – 2. A.D. 70 -3. ?) and what about passages like Ecclesiastes 1:4 “[One] generation passeth…

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Question: In your lesson, “The Sermon on the Mount: The Law,” you keep to the literal meaning of Heaven and Earth in Matthew 5:18.  Additionally, you argue the best understanding of the passage is to read the two “until” phrases be joined with an “or” rather than an “and.” I am currently studying with a…

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Question: If what you speak is true in “Peter can’t be referring to the physical elements being destroyed, can he?”, then are the seven churches in Asia still waiting for Christ? Answer: I’m puzzled by your line of thought. Whether the churches in Asia are still awaiting Jesus or not does not determine whether the…

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Question: Ran into your article, Dating the Book of Revelation, on the net.  The Hegesippus evidence is actually addressed in John A. T. Robinson’s “Redating the New Testament.”  Both Domitian and Nerva were in Rome during 69 and 70 AD, while Vespasian and Titus were campaigning in Palestine.  They had delegated imperial authority in Vespasian’s absence. …

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by Tony Mauck via Biblical Insights, Vol. 8, No. 7, July 2008 2008 is already half over and “all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation” (II Peter 3:4). From the mere standpoint of human observation, “A generation goes and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever” (Ecclesiastes 1:4). Day after day,…

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Question: I am curious to know what you say the “end of the age” refers to? Does it refer to the end of the world or to a specific age? I ask this in relation to what you said about it in Matthew 28. I think some people (Full Preterists/Hyper Preterists) believe the “end of…

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Question: Is it true that ‘preterism’ and ‘futurism’ were Jesuit interpretations of prophecy that were contrived during the counter-reformation? I’ve read that in a couple of places and wondered what your study has led you to about that. Thank you. Answer: Preterism is the view that the prophecies concerning destruction, especially those found in Revelation…

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