I recently re-watched Star Trek Generations, the movie that had both Captain Kirk and Captain Picard. I had not seen it since it came out in 1994. It turns out the film is a debate about the meaning of life after death. It’s about eschatology. The plot of Generations centers around an extra-dimensional reality called
The following is a condensed version of a sermon I prepared for Victor Street Bible Chapel in Dallas. “Daddy, are we there yet?” “When will we get there?” Little children do not have much of a sense of time. If you tell them that the GPS says we will get where we are going in
The Millennial kingdom will begin after the Tribulation. What will life be like? A great deal could be said about it. For starters, here are fifteen characteristics of life in the Millennium, based on three passages from the prophet Isaiah. Isaiah 2:2-4 Now it shall come to pass in the latter days That the mountain
A reader wondered: I thought of Revelation 4:10-11, where it says the 24 Elders will cast their crowns down before the feet of Jesus. The Grace New Testament Commentary doesn’t say much on this. I looked at another commentary and it said that maybe we will be so full of gratitude that we will be
In a recent blog I suggested that missed rewards would be missed forever. One person strongly disagreed and commented in response that “rewards are for time, 1000 years, not eternity.” Someone else responded to that comment with this question: “Where does the Bible tell us that rewards are just for a short time? It is
Eschatology—includes messages from Dr. Arnold Fruchtenbaum and Dr. Tommy Ice.
by Zane Hodges, excerpted from his commentary on 1 Peter 3:10. In the Greek text the word translated will come stands first in the sentence and is clearly emphatic. The false teachers will insist that the day of the Lord will not come, but—says Peter—it will! What is especially striking here is that Peter passes