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I am continuing in a rebuttal of the teachings of John Hagee on Israel. His best-selling status in evangelical culture is a sign of serious problems in the church, and an explanation of why postmillennialism has difficulty getting traction today. In this article I will demonstrate Hagee’s errors regarding Christ as the Messiah. Those errors […]

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I have just completed a five-part series on Israel. A false view of Israel is a major stumbling block keeping evangelicals from considering the postmillennial hope. Consequently, I will continue on the theme of Israel, but from a different perspective. I would now like to engage one of the best-selling proponents of the misunderstanding of […]

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This is my third article in a series on Israel in Scripture. This is a vitally important issue for biblical interpretation and theological construction. In this submission I will touch on the biblical teaching of the New Covenant. Jeremiah presents the vitally important “new covenant” in Jewish terminology: “Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, […]

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Christian Post — An Israeli excavation team believes it has found an artifact depicting the Bible’s Old Testament story of Samson fighting a lion. Professor Shlomo Bunimovitz and Dr. Zvi Lederman, excavation directors at Tel Aviv University, reported that while recently digging at the Tell Beit Shemesh excavation site, just outside of Jerusalem in the […]

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Daily Beast — Dennis Ross, who had worked with the Obama team since 2008, had the ear of the pro-Israel lobby. Now he’s bowing out of politics, Eli Lake reports, just when Obama needs him most. As Republican donors are financing multimillion-dollar campaigns to bring Jewish voters over to Mitt Romney, one of President Obama’s […]

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by Gregg Strawbridge In the 2005 national ETS and SBL meetings there were several seminars devoted to “replacement theology” and specifically on the place of Israel and the politics of “land.” In both cases I personally engaged several of the respondents, such as Timothy Weber1, Walter Kaiser, Bruce Longenecker, Claudia Setzer, and a few others […]

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Dispensationalism holds to two foundational, all-controlling convictions: (1) The proper approach to interpreting Scripture is literalism (even in the Book of Revelation!). (2) Racial Israel is the key to prophecy and is forever kept distinct from the church (even into eternity!). If you are a dispensationalist, you will immediately recognize these two issues as near […]

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