The Body of Christ and Reigning Saints in the Millennium

The book of Hebrews opens with a formal oration on the supremacy of the Son of God (Heb. 1:1-4).  Then, in various ways the Son’s superiority is proven by demonstrating that He is greater than the angels (Heb. 1:5-14; 2:5, 16).  This is telling of just how exalted of a station the angels enjoy.   In […]

The Septuagint’s Use of, “Ekklesia” Does Not Indicate That Israel and the Church are One in the Same

Those who hold to various forms of Covenant theology believe that the Church (specifically, the Body of Christ) is the same entity as the believing Israelites in the Old Testament.  Thus, the Covenant theology adherent sees just one, “church.”  One of the most popular (and best) arguments for this belief is based on the Septuagint […]

“Covenant” Theology Really is Replacement Theology

The term, “Replacement Theology” is most commonly used by the critics of those who believe that the Church (or Body of Christ) has replaced Israel in God’s prophetic plan.  The promises made to Israel in the covenants are now transferred to the Church. Those who are accused of holding to, “Replacement Theology” (especially those in […]