Archives for March 2014

The Jews Were Supposed to Return to the Land in Disobedience

Those who question or deny that the return of the Jews to the Promised Land beginning in 1948 was a fulfillment of prophecy often appeal to the people’s continued rejection of God.  After all, the returns from the Babylonian captivity under Zerubbabel, Ezra and Nehemiah were done out of national obedience to God.  And there […]

American Vision Accuses Ray Comfort of Incompetence and Dishonesty

Joel McDurmon of the Preterist organization American Vision recently produced a hit piece against the evangelist Ray Comfort, which at the time this article was published could be found here.  McDurmon was criticizing the latest Comfort produced movie entitled, “Noah and the Last Days.”  American Vision’s president Gary Demar often begins his criticism of other theological […]

The Wonderful Christophany in Judges 13

The Angel of the LORD is no ordinary angel.  The Hebrew Mal’ak indicates anything from a generic messenger to a theophany.  In particular, the Angel of the LORD is a Christophany (a non-incarnate appearing of Jesus Christ).  Like the Son, the Angel of the LORD functions as the person of God that interacts with man […]

The Seven Feasts of Israel are Fulfilled in Jesus

INTRODUCTION In Leviticus 23 we find the most comprehensive record of how the Israelites were commanded by God to observe seven feasts over a period of seven months.  The Hebrew for feasts, moadim is strictly translated as appointed times.  Four feasts were in the spring and the final three were observed in autumn.  The feasts […]