Millennial Views Following the Ante-Nicene Church: The Reformation – Part 3

THE REFORMATION Augustine’s influence was so dominant that Amillennialism went largely unchallenged until well into the Reformation.  On why Premillennialism did not make an immediate return at that time, John MacArthur explained: The Reformers had it right on most issues. But they never got around to eschatology. They never got around to applying their formidable […]

Let the Lion Roar Has a Message the Church Needs to Hear

Let the Lion Roar begins with a reading of Amos 3:7-8, from which the docu-drama gets its name.  We are then introduced to our host and cardinal figure behind the project: Derek Frank.  Frank explains that he was first given a vision in the early eighties during a high point in the charismatic movement.  In […]

Calvin Said That the Apostle’s Question in Acts 1:6 Was Foolish. Was it?

John Calvin was a theologian par excellence and a brother in Christ that this author deeply admires.  However, like anyone else, Calvin was not free from bias when interpreting Scripture. So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” Acts 1:6 (ESV) As part of Calvin’s […]

John 3:16 and John Calvin

INTRODUCTION John 3:16 is undoubtedly the most famous verse in all of Scripture.  This is likely to be true in large part due to the verse’s succinct summary of the Gospel.  The verse teaches that God gave His only son according to the manner in which He loved the world.  It further explains that, whoever […]