Apr 17 2017

The Look of Revelation

Death of Stephen

“Martyrdom is more than a sign of impending doom. Martyrs are agents of apocalypse.”

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Apr 3 2017

“It belongs in a museum!”

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So often the book of Revelation is treated like a prize in an Indiana Jones story…

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Mar 31 2017

Four Views? Not any more!

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“Mike Bull has, once again, provided us with a unique tool for assisting us with reading the Bible. This time it comes in the guise of what essentially amounts to a guidebook for what has been forever-branded as the most difficult part of the Bible to understand.”

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Feb 2 2017

Quiver

Raven

A review of Birds of the Air: Theological Twitter

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Jan 24 2017

The Final Prophecy

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If we want to understand the book of Revelation, we must remember that it is at the end of the Bible, not the beginning.

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Jan 13 2017

Brexit and the Binding of Satan – Part 5

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Satan is currently bound from gathering the nations in kingly rebellion so that Jesus might gather them in priestly unity.

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Nov 17 2016

Brexit and the Binding of Satan – Part 4

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Since the judgment of Babel was followed by the initiation of the circumcision, the impending end of the circumcision in AD70 explains the significance of the first century miracle of foreign tongues.

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Aug 26 2016

Brexit and the Binding of Satan – Part 3

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The feet of the great statue in Nebuchadnezzar’s dream cannot be interpreted as a prediction of the states of modern Europe, but the lessons from their failure can certainly be applied.

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Mar 26 2016

Darkness Under His Feet

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The abandonment of the Son by the Father is made palpable not in the crucifixion of His body, since He willingly laid down His life, but in the darkness which covered the Land for three hours. But perhaps this darkness was a sign of the Father’s nearness rather than His distance.

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Dec 10 2015

The Magdala Stone

Magdala Stone

A Carved Stone Block Upends Assumptions About Ancient Judaism

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel — The carved stone block is about the size of an occasional table. It has held its secrets for two millenniums. Whoever engraved its enigmatic symbols was apparently depicting the ancient Jewish temples.

But what makes the stone such a rare find in biblical archaeology, according to scholars, is that when it was carved, the Second Temple still stood in Jerusalem for the carver to see. The stone is a kind of ancient snapshot.

And it is upending some long-held scholarly assumptions about ancient synagogues and their relationship with the Temple, a center of Jewish pilgrimage and considered the holiest place of worship for Jews, during a crucial period, when Judaism was on the cusp of the Christian era.

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