Premillennialism—A System of Fatal Error

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction Premillennialism pervades the vast majority of Protestant churches, including the old “mainline” denominations, independent groups, the various Pentecostal sects, and the newer “community” churches. This phenomenon is more than “a doctrine.”…

Is Jesus Coming Soon?

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page. For many years, every time a major political crisis between nations has arisen, especially if it involved the Biblical area of Palestine (now largely belonging to Israel), the cry has arisen…

What About Premillennialism?

Hits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] Premillennialism may be loosely defined as the doctrine that when Christ returns, He will actually come to earth and establish a literal kingdom in Jerusalem, reigning there 1,000 years. Within…

Consequences of Premillennialism

Hits: 11[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The Premillennial view of the Bible holds that Christ will return to the earth, establish a literal kingdom in Jerusalem, and reign 1,000 years (a millennium) on David’s throne. “So what?”…

On Ignoring “Issues”

Hits: 12[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] There is a rather persistent cry being made by some members of the church that preachers and writers should not bother the brethren with all of the “issues.” I have…

Living the Life of Dogs (Warnings About Dogs)—Philippians 3:1-2

Hits: 23[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not irksome, but for you it is safe. Beware of the dogs, beware of…

The “New Hermeneutics”

Hits: 31[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Hermeneutics is a word created from the name of Hermes, a god of Greek mythology, who served as interpreter for the other gods, especially Jupiter. Thus, hermeneutics refers to the science…

On Penknives and the Bible—No. 2

Hits: 12[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.]             Jehoiakim, the ungodly sixth-century BC king of Judah, unceremoniously took his penknife to the pages of Holy Writ as they were read to him, casting them into the…

Daniel 12—A Commentary

Hits: 30[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.]   Introduction This final chapter of Daniel is by far the shortest of the book with only 13 verses. However, it is an important chapter, if for no other reason, because it…

The “New Heavens and a New Earth” of Isaiah 65:17

Hits: 313[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; and the former things shall not be remembered, nor come into mind. Jehovah promised through Isaiah, near the close of his…