Don’t Get Caught Up in End Time Predictions

While it’s true that Jesus gave us information about what the end times will look like, it’s important that we not get caught up in predicting the end of the world, because to do that is to miss Jesus’ real point in it all. As James R. Edwards points out, No one is either encouraged…

Some of Jesus’ Predictions Already Happened (Pt 2)

We have to admit in analyzing the New Testament that the early church thought Jesus was serious about coming back really soon. Waiting a few millennia was not at all the way they interpreted Jesus’ prophetic statements. In Mark 13 He said he’d be back before a generation passed and so the New Testament authors…

New Creation

When we accept Jesus we become a new creation that belongs with the new creation when the Kingdom of Heaven takes over the planet in Revelation. I explain more as we make our way through Colossians. Check out today’s episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Google Play. (If the…

The Delayed Return of Jesus

C.S. Lewis once remarked that Jesus saying he’d return within a generation was, “certainly the most embarrassing verse in the Bible.” While Lewis’ words are a bit brash, at least he was honest about his feelings. It’s clear in reading the New Testament that the early church literally thought Jesus meant one generation. Even 2…