Monthly Archives: May 2009

Constructing chronology out of prophetic passages

Or: Building chronology out of prophetic passages that aren’t strictly chronological.    The prophets did not always see things in time linear fashion.  The main objective of the prophet was for His people to repent.  In calling for repentance, many … Continue reading

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Jerusalem as the center (center of what though?)

I’ve been saying for some time that Jerusalem will most likely become an international city of sorts.  There must be a way to reconcile all of the biblical prophecies that will be fulfilled in the city of Jerusalem.  I believe … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

It felt good to be back on the bicycle as I pedaled into work on Wednesday and Thursday.  It has been pretty warm during the days here, but at nights it was dropping into the 30s.  On Wednesday and Thursday … Continue reading

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Psalm 18 ~ two visions blend into one

Another instance of prophetic apocalypse is Psalm 18.  The psalm can confuse you if you let yourself get hung up on details.  I believe there are [at least] two different metaphorical prophecies at work within this psalm.  If we try … Continue reading

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Beautiful Scandalous Night

Go on up to the mountain of mercy To the crimson perpetual tide Kneel down on the shore Be thirsty no more Go under and be purified   Follow Christ to the holy mountain Sinner sorry and wrecked by the … Continue reading

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3 uses of “elect” in Matthew 24

Who are the elect of Matthew 24:31?  Scholars are divided on this issue.  Many Pre-Tribbers affirm that this must be the nation of Israel.  They believe that this is describing the second exodus of Isaiah 11:11-16.  Post-Tribbers and Pre-Wrathers are … Continue reading

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Walking Taco

Today was the annual NALC food drive.  Thank you to all who participated.  To those who don’t have a clue as to what I’m talking about, the union for city letter carriers for the United States Postal Service, the National … Continue reading

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Who’s The Man in Psalm 2? (and Psalm 1?)

Most scholars would immediately think of Psalm 2 and Psalm 110 when using the term “Messianic Psalm”. Instead of using the term “Messianic”, I have used the term “Prophetic Apocalypse” and we have seen the Messiah in some psalms which … Continue reading

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Interview with Mr. Adnan Oktar

I am posting a link to a very interesting video. This man, Adnan Oktan, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal on March 6th, 2009.  He is a devout Muslim, but many of his beliefs may surprise you.  For instance, … Continue reading

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