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: 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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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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by Steve A. Hamilton The date when the book of Revelation was written has been a controversial subject for centuries. The insight I have gained and relate in this article is not likely to change the debate in favor of any certain date. However, after reading many different sources on the subject, I have not…

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Question: I appreciate your view, whatever it may be. I am not a “full preterist” at this point in time. I presume that you must have some interaction with others in your circle who do hold to the preterist view. At least we can say, that in this particular instance you would be considered to…

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