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Noah’s Flood was Worldwide, Not Local

The question whether Noah’s flood was localized or worldwide is answered in the Bible. There we find that Noah’s flood is said to have been deep enough to cover “all the high mountains under the whole heaven.” That would be impossible if the flood was only localized. But such depth would have caused a worldwide […]

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Locating the Borders of a Promise: Part 9 of 9

How to Enter the Promised Land The Jews of Jesus’ day looked for Him to usher in a natural kingdom in a natural land. If Jesus had wanted such a kingdom, He had the opportunity and refused it (see John 6:15). Neither Jesus nor His Apostles concerned themselves with the physical borders of the “Promised […]

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The Time of Revelation: Part 3 of 3

Biblical Early Date Evidences   The Key to Unlock Revelation To summarize the first part of this study just remember that the entire extra-biblical witness, concerning John’s writing Revelation in the later years of his life, all hinge upon the single testimony of one single man—Irenaeus. His single, questionable statement would not be sufficient evidence […]

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Locating the Borders of a Promise: Part 8 of 9

Jesus Is the True Seed of Promise The ministry of Jesus followed a wilderness journey. His forerunner was John the Baptist. John proclaimed that the Kingdom of God was near, and that a path for its coming Messiah should be prepared in the wilderness (see Isa 40:3; Mat 3:3; Mark 1:3; Luk 3:4-5). John also […]

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The Time of Revelation: Part 2 of 3

Extra-Biblical Early Date Evidences   Irenaeus’ Support of an Early Date of Revelation Ironically Irenaeus, who is credited with the one quote that “proves” a late date for Revelation’s writing, also gives us two quotes that support an early dating for its writing as well. The following are the two writings in which these are […]

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Locating the Borders of a Promise: Part 7 of 9

The Other Side of the Wilderness Journey It seems the promises of God are always fulfilled on the other side of a wilderness. Biblically, the wilderness is a place where one is both tested and matured. These are necessary to ready a person to enter into that which God has called him. Abraham had his […]

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Locating the Borders of a Promise: Part 6 of 9

Making Wrongs Right Through Repentance Due to the sins of their people, both Daniel and Nehemiah found themselves in exile from the Promised Land. While there, they exemplified the need for individual and corporate repentance. They did this because they knew what was required of God before their people could return back to the land. […]

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The Time of Revelation: Part 1 of 3

The promises that Jesus gave to John concerning the time of His return are some of the clearest made in the entirety of Scripture. They foretell the timeframe in which the readers of Revelation were to expect His coming to liberate them from their oppressors. The adverbs Jesus used to describe this time were: “shortly,” […]

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Locating the Borders of a Promise: Part 5 of 9

Broken Rules Lead To Eviction Time has shown that the more man tries to deify himself, the more demonic he becomes. In this rebellion against God’s land stipulations we see an example of how men can usurp the lordship of God by trying to control their own lives through their own self-governed will. If men […]

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Locating the Borders of a Promise: Part 4 of 9

The Land’s Owner and its Tenant Rules A certain man owning several properties once had tenants grossly delinquent in paying their rent. Due to their refusal to cooperate, he found no easy way to remove them from his property until he devised the following sure-fire method: as the landowner, he was legally allowed to maintain […]

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