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In my last blog posting I presented a brief case for the Old Testament information regarding the physical resurrection of the body. One of the texts which I mentioned was Daniel 12:1–2. But I noted there that this Scripture does not directly declare the resurrection. Rather it is a spiritual resurrection which implies a physical […]

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The bodily resurrection of the dead to everlasting life is often deemed a doctrine of the New Testament which is absent from the Old Testament. Though it is true that the Old Testament does not touch on resurrection as much as the New, it does nevertheless affirm the resurrection. The resurrection of the dead is […]

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By Alfred Edersheim. After successfully sending Jesus to the cross, the members of the Sanhedrin feared that His disciples would sneak in and steal the body. They asked for and received soldiers to guard the tomb. Although they didn’t believe such a thing could happen, they took Jesus’s claim that He would rise again in […]

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Today we are witnessing a cult-like movement among evangelicals which denies our future, bodily resurrection. This view is preteristic and oftentimes linked with historic postmillennialism. But its denial of the bodily resurrection places it outside of historic postmillennialism, but more importantly, out of orthodox Christianity (of course, they are not concerned since they do not […]

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All forms of Postmillennialism (preterist, historicist, idealist) hold to the orthodox doctrines of Scripture. One of the important eschatological doctrines which has always been accepted by the Church is the doctrine of the resurrection. Our resurrection is linked to Christ’s: the manner in which he was resurrected sets the paradigm which our resurrection will follow. […]

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In Daniel 12:1–2 we find a passage that clearly speaks of the great tribulation in AD 70: “Now at that time Michael, the great prince who stands guard over the sons of your people, will arise. And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that […]

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In my February 13, 2012 posting, I briefly focused on Acts 24:15, a passage widely cited by an unorthodox movement known as hyperpreterism. The hyperpreterist uses this verse as evidence that the resurrection of men occurred in the first century, and that it will not occur at the end of history. They believe that the […]

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