In short, if one cannot present a clear, consistent argument from all of the relevant material, then one begins to make a series of exceptions in order to excuse away the apparent inconsistencies. Such a way of argument is the stuff of politicians. Continue reading “Sam Frost: Critique of Stevens’ View of Resurrection (2018)”
Every preterist who holds to a literal changing of the saint has to deny the testimony of the ECF and history and rewrite it because everything about it disprove their paradigm. Its becomes the biggest scam in the world. It just didn’t happen in AD 70. Continue reading “Steven Whitsett: IBV? I Think You Have a Severe Problem (2018)”
God equipped the Gentiles to share in Israel’s hope, Israel’s promises, Israel’s New Heaven and Earth, Israel’s New Jerusalem, and Israel’s greater tabernacle. Continue reading “Max King: Marriage and Resurrection (2005)”
The similarities between Josephus’ writing and the Apostolic testimony are remarkable. It appears that the apostolic teaching accords closely with the Pharisaical doctrine on the resurrection. Continue reading “Marcus Booker: The Resurrection: What and When? (2004)”
The phrase “flesh and blood” shows the need for transformation. It highlights the weakened, sinful estate, not the material condition. Continue reading “Ken Gentry: Christ’s Resurrection and Ours (2003)”
Jesus, to have been raised physically from the dead required that the same body be raised. Otherwise it would not be a true resurrection of His body. Thus, the gospels and epistles demonstrate the fact of Jesus’ post resurrection experience. Continue reading “William Bell: A Response to Gentry on the Resurrection (2003)”
A Response to R. C. Sproul’s Investigation of the Resurrection of the Dead in “The Last Days According to Jesus” and a Look at the Condition of the Believer in the Heavenly Realm from the Full Preterist View Continue reading “Daniel Harden: Overcoming Sproul’s Resurrection Obstacles (2007)”
The Bodily Resurrection We are looking at a view of eschatology (i.e. study of last things) that believes everything in the Bible was fulfilled by the year AD 70 when the city of Jerusalem was destroyed. Most refer to this idea as “the AD 70 Doctrine”, “Covenant Eschatology” or “Realized Eschatology”.
Continue reading “Joe Puckett: Sinking the Ship of “Hyper-Preterism”, The Resurrection of the Body (2006)”
Either one abandons the present reality of Christ’s Kingdom, and rejects the future resurrection of the body and redemption of the cosmos, or one hopes in the redemption of the cosmos and body at the price of a present reality of the Kingdom. Continue reading “William Vincent: The Resurrection of the Body and Preterist-amillenialism (2017)”
What is Hyper-Preterism? This is a serious issue that needs to be confronted by the preterist community. Continue reading “Charles Meek: What is Hyper-Preterism? (2013)”
Indeed, so “multifaceted” does the hyper-preterist doctrine of the “bodily” resurrection become, that the reader may soon feel hopelessly lost. Continue reading “Val Loomis: Berkouwer’s Doctrines of Resurrection with Regard to the Rise of Hyper-Preterism (2007)”
Christians were “changed” (raptured) in AD 70, and the “spiritual body” is what you get when you die. The physical “shell” of the “seed” simply goes the way of the dirt. Continue reading “Richard Glau: On the Resurrection: Physical or Spiritual in 1 Corinthians 15:15-16?”
Paul probably held the widespread notion that the interim stage of the Messianic kingdom would be only of short duration and that, like Aqiba and Eliezer ben Hyrcanus, “he will have reckoned with forty years at most.” Continue reading “Randall Otto: Preterism and the Question of Heresy (2000)”
All of the evidence indicates that the Apostolic Fathers looked forward to a future bodily resurrection of the flesh from the grave. If they were mistaken, we would have expected the Apostle John to have corrected this misunderstanding
That the raising of the dead and the quickening is a present activity is evidenced by the phrase “and now is” in verse 25. That it is a future activity is evidenced by the phrase “the hour is coming” in the same verse.