Fascinated by such an uncommercial, finger-in-the-eye booth at a manifestly slick convention, and wondering just how one can have half a thesis, I sat down on one of the chairs in the booth. Ed Stevens, president of the International Preterist Association, noticed me after a few minutes and asked what I was looking for. Continue reading “Christianity Today: The Great Inflatable Shark Hunt (2002)”
In the pages below I will share some of the reasons I believe the rapture theory deserves our serious consideration. I’m not suggesting this just for fun. I know many will think this theory is about as loony as UFO mania. But I’m after TRUTH like all of us are. Continue reading “Virgil Vaduva: Was There a Rapture in AD70? (2002)”
This paper will briefly examine the HP position in fours areas: (1) Motivation; (2) Methodology; (3) Claims; and (4) Consequences. Continue reading “Dennis Swanson: Reformation or Retrogression? (2002)”
Because full Preterists see the 2 wars (Rev 19:17-21 & Rev 20:7-15) as both happening in AD 70, they are forced to conclude that they are the same war. This creates some serious problems for them.
Continue reading “Lloyd Dale: A Different Preterist Perspective (2002)”
That fact presents Christians with a dilemma: If Jesus was wrong in His prediction (as theological liberals have been saying for many years), we have a much bigger problem than an academic theological issue regarding the doctrine of Eschatology
Continue reading “David Chilton: Foreword to What Happened in AD70? (1996)”
Of the large number of HP publications in the last ten years or so, only three reviews of their books have appeared in non-preterist orientated publications.
He says that He will judge the world when He returns like this: ‘And I saw the dead… stand before God; and the books were opened ….. This didn!t happen in 70 A.D?
No matter how Futurists try to explain it away, the Apostles taught (and the early Church believed) that the return of Christ was imminent, and would happen in their generation.
Thanks for coming to the source! PRETERISTS do NOT “repudiate the Second Advent, the resurrection, the final judgment, and so forth” – they just *affirm* that they HAPPENED in AD 70! Continue reading “Email Exchanges with David Chilton (1996)”
If Jesus has not come into possession of His kingdom yet, as He promised He ‘truly’ would in that generation, then the veracity of Christ and the whole Christian system goes out the window.