Gog Takes Baby Steps

I’ve been pretty interested lately in the failure of US foreign policy with regard to Syria and the Islamic State, and in the movements of Russia to build up military resources in Syria (see the above linked National Post commentary for an insightful analysis of these current events). It does seem like the famous Gog prophecy Read more about Gog Takes Baby Steps[…]

Ezekiel 38 Takes Shape?

Technorati Tags: Ezekiel 38, Gog, Turkey, Erdogan, Armageddon A startling series of events in recent days has gone all but unnoticed in the mainstream media. Canada’s respected, National Post ran this article: Peter Goodspeed, National Post Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 Goodspeed Analysis When WikiLeaks made thousands of secret U.S. diplomatic cables public last fall, Turkey’s Read more about Ezekiel 38 Takes Shape?[…]

What is Historicism?

On our little Historicists FaceBook group, people occasionally post things that aren’t really in line with traditional Historicist teaching. So I wrote this little article (mostly just by copying and pasting) in order to protect the focus and purpose of the group. In case you’re interested in joining the group, you can find it here: Read more about What is Historicism?[…]

What is “the year-day system” of interpreting Bible prophecy?

One question visitors to Historicism.com (the parent site of ProphecyBlog.net) have asked me over and over again throughout the years is something like, “Why do you say all time periods in Bible prophecy should be interpreted taking a year of history for every day in the prophecy?” In other words, why should all Bible prophecy Read more about What is “the year-day system” of interpreting Bible prophecy?[…]

Sam Storms Skillfully Skewers a Straw Man

I don’t know what rock I’ve been living under, but it was only today that my nephew referred me to a blog article written by Dr. Sam Storms waaaay back in 2006, entitled, “Problems with Premillennialism”. Now let it go on record that I admire, appreciate and respect Dr. Storms and his ministry. (After all, Read more about Sam Storms Skillfully Skewers a Straw Man[…]

Why am I pre-mil rather than a-mil?

It seemed like a good idea to post this question that came to me by email along with my answer. Here’s the question followed by my answer: Q: “Why you are pre-mil rather than a-mil? What are a couple main points of contention?”   A:  First, it’s a matter of hermeneutics. Like the issue of Read more about Why am I pre-mil rather than a-mil?[…]

Useless Eschatology vs. Waiting Well

Renowned New Testament scholar, D. A. Carson, makes a good point in today’s reading based on James 5. So, first the relevant portion from James 5, then the quote from Carson. Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient Read more about Useless Eschatology vs. Waiting Well[…]

Future Glory, Present Suffering, Overdue Praise

[re-posted from Keruxai.com] How did that happen [that our world is just a “faint image of its former glory”]? Our passage [Romans 8:18-25] says it was deliberately subjected to futility. Indeed, the futility of the earth comes from the hand of God. The very God who pronounced his creation good, has also created a world Read more about Future Glory, Present Suffering, Overdue Praise[…]