Ron Rhodes, President of Reasoning from the Scriptures, has written over 70 books and is recipient of Harvest House Publisher’s Harvest Gold Award for having sold over 1 million books. So, it should be no surprise to find that his latest work, New Babylon Rising, is a stellar addition to any library. Dr. Rhodes opens … Continue reading Book Review: New Babylon Rising: The Emerging End Times World Order, By Ron Rhodes
The apostles warned that the end times were perilous for the church. They were doctrinally perilous. Paul warned the Thessalonians against being misled by apostolic imposters who claimed that the day of God’s wrath had already arrived (2 Thess. 2:1). He reminded Timothy that the Holy Spirit had revealed that in the last days many … Continue reading Peter’s End Time Survival Guide
Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism is an excellent recent, work that goes beyond the promise of the title to argue for the necessity of a pretribulational Rapture of the church. If your not familiar with this end-times position, it is the view that the deceased who came to faith in Christ … Continue reading Book Review: Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism
The respected and renown Bible commentator J.B. Lightfoot said that Jesus’ attitude toward women must have appeared to have been a social revolution. What prompted this assessment? I think Thomas Alworthy summed it up when he wrote that Jesus “had a sincere belief in the intellectual and spiritual possibilities of women.” Unlike most people living … Continue reading Women, Culture, and the Church
In 722 B.C. then in 586 B.C. God’s judgment for Israel’s idolatry came crashing down. The northern ten tribes succumbed to an Assyrian onslaught. The remaining southern tribes were devastated by Babylon. Yet this is not the end of the story of Israel. In 538 B.C. the return from exile began. But the return was … Continue reading Isaiah Said There Will be a Second, So is This the First?
When we first moved to here we started visiting churches. One of my big surprises is how much sentimentality and emotion pervades the ministry of worship and the word. Recently a friend and colleague forwarded me an email he received that is designed to entice the recipient to sign up for a webinar. The lead … Continue reading Emotion First? Not According to the Bible
I don’t know why these things happen to me but just the other day a January 16 post on The Gospel Coalition website popped up on my feed. The title of the post is “Will People Die During Christ’s Millennial Reign?” The author, John Currid from Reformed Theological Seminary, tries to make the case that … Continue reading Yes, People Die During the Millennial Reign of Jesus