• A literal return of King David is a tenant of much of the modern religious thought today. Purveyors of premillennial doctrine, such as David Jeremiah, teach that King David will return in the flesh to rule alongside Jesus during the thousand year reign on earth. The prophets have much to say about David's reign. However, [more]

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  • Central to this question of will Elijah return is a prophecy given by Malachi. Elijah was a prophet that lived during the final days of the judges, just before the first King Saul was installed over the twelve tribes of Israel. He lived roughly seven hundred years before Malachi, yet Malachi prophesies that Elijah will [more]

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  • How we interpret Bible prophecy presents a unique challenge, at least to the extent that the question should be asked...Is Bible prophecy even something we can interpret? interpret (verb): 1-to explain or tell the meaning of : present in understandable terms. 2-to conceive in the light of individual belief, judgment, or circumstance. Merriam-Webster We ask [more]

    Categories: Authority, End Times, ProphetsTags: , , , , , Last Updated: December 28th, 2020
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  • The last days is a common phrase in Scripture, especially with the prophets of the Old Testament. They often speak of the last days and other derivative phrases such as days are coming or latter days or in/on that day. The Hebrew words for "last/latter" and "days" can be understood "end" and "times/age" respectively. As [more]

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  • Prophets of God certainly exist today - at least, that's the claim from many. In fact, there is a wide belief in what is referred to as the prophetic ministry. Statements like "The most urgent need of the modern church is for the restoration of the prophetic ministry" and "We all need the prophetic [more]

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  • It seems that there have always been "prophets" of one sort or another. In another question we look at what Scripture has to say about determining a prophet sent from God from one that was false. But more fundamentally, what is a prophet from God? We have lots of examples of individuals that [more]

    Categories: ProphetsTags: , , , , , , , Last Updated: February 5th, 2021
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  • The children of Israel were surrounded by prophets that claimed to be speaking for God but they were actually false prophets. In fact, by most accounts in the Old Testament, most "prophets" were false prophets and there were two kinds. First, there were prophets associated with other gods. For example, when Elijah is [more]

    Categories: Authority, ProphetsTags: , , , , Last Updated: May 26th, 2021
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  • False teacher. It can seem like a harsh term, but the Bible talks a lot about false teachers. In fact, it may be interesting to measure the 21st century Christian's "shock-meter" against how the Bible describes a false teacher. Terms such as "irrational animals," "dangerous reefs," and "condemned to Hell" are used in Scripture...not [more]

    Categories: Prophets, Religious DoctrineTags: , , , , Last Updated: January 11th, 2021
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