Revelation Q&A 1

Revelation is a very confusing book, but it’s more understandable than you might think if you come at it from the perspective of the scholars and theologians who know it best. In this introduction to our new series, Jamin invites to see this book as letter, prophecy, and apocalypse. He then answers any questions people…

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…

Did God Change Jesus’ Return Date? (Pt 7)

In the last few parts of our series, we’ve been further defining how prophecy and free will work to make sense of Jesus’ prophetic word that he would return within one generation. If you’ve been keeping up with the series, then you’ve probably guessed where I’m going by now; so if you’re assumption is that…

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…

Prophetic Delay (Pt 1)

In Mark 13, Jesus prophesied that a lot was going to happen after He left the earth. He claimed that people would pretend to be Him; that there would be rumors of war and actual wars in which kingdoms and even families would rise up to fight each other; that there would be earthquakes and…