A.D.70 Dispensationalism: Synopsis Of Kingdom Truth

The concept of the Kingdom goes back at least as far as the Fall of Adam–and probably farther.  The Bible sheds but dim light on the facts surrounding the original cataclysm of Genesis 1: 2, when “the earth became without form and void.”  It is believed that Satan was placed over the original creation.  Perhaps…

Q&A: What Is Meant By The “Restitution Of All Things” (Acts 3: 21)

Question: What did Peter mean when he spoke of the “restitution of all things” in his second sermon to Israel? Answer: The Greek word translated “restitution” is apokatastasis, occurring only in Acts 3: 21, while the verb form is found in Acts 1: 6. It means bringing something back to a former state or condition….

Atheism And Children’s Books

Writers of children’s books tend to cast an air of innocence over everything. Instinctively, they understand (as we all do) that the world is far from what it should be. Rather than lying to children, they paint an ideal portrait of the world based on the ideal human which the child really is. It is…

The Eschatology Of Noah’s Ark

     For some time, I’ve been wanting to write an article discussing the eschatological significance of Noah’s Ark.  This is a timely subject.  For among professing Christians today, there seems to be a deal of confusion regarding the precise significance of the ark, and what it stands for.  I even fault myself for hitherto not…

St. Augustine- On the New Heavens and New Earth

(from City of God, c. 426 A.D.) “And I saw,” he says, “a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heavens and the first earth have passed away; and there is no more sea.” This will take place in the order which he has by anticipation declared in the words, “I saw One…

Gregory Nazianzen- On the Resurrection

(from Panegyric on His Brother S. Caesarius, c. 370 A.D.) “I believe the words of the wise, that every fair and God-beloved soul, when, set free from the bonds of the body, it departs hence, and at once enjoys a sense and perception of the blessings which await it, inasmuch as that which darkened it…