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)”
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 “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.