Is salvation in Acts 2:21 salvation from the destruction of Jerusalem?

Question: A member of the church has told me that Acts 2:21 is talking about rescue from danger or destruction, not salvation. He told me “saved” in verse 21 is not salvation from sin, it is saved from the Jerusalem destruction. Another member of the church said in the immediate context of the quotation from…

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The Handwriting of Requirements Was the Law of Moses

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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Ages to Come

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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When was the church in Smyrna established?

Question: Brother Hamilton, Our local fellowship of congregations has been impacted by the doctrine of Preterism, with a number of problems caused by one individual in particular who has garnered a small but aggressive group of followers holding to Max King’s teachings. In an article on your site, “70 A.D. ‘ism and the Date of…

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70 A.D. ‘ism and the Date of Revelation

by Carl A. Allen The doctrine of “70 A.D.’ism” demands all the writings of the New Testament books be before 70 A.D. There is no way the books could be after that date. Their doctrine is that the “Second Coming of Christ” took place in 70 A.D. If there are books after 70 A.D. that…

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When was the Son of Man coming in His Kingdom?

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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Where does the Bible say Jesus will return a third time?

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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Did the Old Law not end until the destruction of Jerusalem?

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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The A.D. 70 Doctrine

by Tommy Thornhill I sincerely believe “The A.D. 70 Doctrine” to be another in a long line of perverted gospels that has plagued the Lord’s church since I began preaching in May 1953. As a young preacher, I never dreamed that disgruntled and false brethren could dream up so many false doctrines. Since that time…

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Are the seven churches in Asia still waiting for Christ?

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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