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In this brief series I am providing “talking points” in answer to common questions. I hope these are helpful. How do you explain Irenaeus’ clear statement that John wrote towards the end of Domitian’s reign? Irenaeus’ statement is: “We will not, however, incur the risk of pronouncing positively as to the name of Antichrist; for […]

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In this brief series I am providing “talking points” in answer to common questions. I hope these are helpful. Is there any evidence that the early church understood Revelation thus? (1) Ironically this question exposes the fundamental error of the futurist viewpoint. It recognizes the need of Revelation’s relevance to its first century audience, which […]

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