Tag: amillenialism

Understanding Zechariah 14 – Part 6

Today is our final look at Zechariah 14 where we see the holiness of the Jerusalem to come. Verse 20-21 reads: 20 And on that day there shall be inscribed on the bells of the horses, “Holy to the Lord.” And the pots in the house of the Lord shall be as the bowls before…

Understanding Zechariah – Part 5

Today is our penultimate study of Zechariah 14,  and we come to verses 16-19. This passage speaks about what happens to the Gentile nations after the climactic events of the previous sections. 16 Then everyone who survives of all the nations that have come against Jerusalem shall go up year after year to worship the…

Understanding Zechariah 14 – Blog 4

The next section of Zechariah I will cover is v12-15. It reads 12 And this shall be the plague with which the Lord will strike all the peoples that wage war against Jerusalem: their flesh will rot while they are still standing on their feet, their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongues will…

Understanding Zechariah 14 – Part 3

Zechariah 14:6-11: “On that day there shall be no light, cold, or frost. And there shall be a unique day, which is known to the Lord, neither day nor night, but at evening time there shall be light. On that day living waters shall flow out from Jerusalem, half of them to the eastern sea and half of them to the western sea. It shall continue in…

Understanding Zechariah 14 – Part 2

This is part 2 of a series, to view part 1 click here Why take Zechariah 14 symbolically or literalistic [i]? The options we have are a wooden-literalism or a symbolic reading of this Apocalyptic genre. As I said yesterday, the historical context of this Apocalyptic literature gives us warrant for a symbolic reading (see…

Understanding Zechariah 14 – Part 1

This post marks the start of a series through Zechariah 14. I hope to show a Biblically faithful and hermeneutically coherent way to handle this passage over the next few days. So join me on this journey through an exciting passage.

Common Questions of Amillenialism. #Ed. 3

The is the third post in this series, to see the first click here and to see the second click here. What is the Amil interpretation of Ezekiel 40-48, since it clearly implies a future temple? This is a great question since discussions on the temple come up regularly, especially in light of the dispensational expectation of…

Common Questions of Amillenialism. #Ed. 2

The is the second post in this series, to see the first click here. Since I want to keep these posts brief and accessible I have limited how much I will answer on each question. Today I am only answering one question, as only one came up as a result of the last post. Again,…

Common Questions of Amillenialism. #Ed. 1

Amillenialism (Amil’s) has been roughly marginalized in the modern evangelical church. So much of Evangelicalism is influenced by America, which since the First World War has been dominated by Dispensationalism (if these labels mean nothing to you, don’t worry, keep reading, and you will pick it up). There are different groups in Chrisendom who are…

The Olivet Discourse – Matthew 24

It has been on my mind for awhile to deal with the whole issue of eschatology, and to be honest, as I approached the issue, I began to realize how little I understand. The more I read various views (which initially seemed rather convincing) the more I began to realize that none really answers all…