Articles Posted in the " Last Things " Category


  • Will the Real Temple Please Stand?

    The New Testament says that Christ, the Church, and every believer fulfill the Old Testament temple today.
    The temple was a part of the Old Covenant and is obsolete. There is no temple in heaven; therefore, there is no temple in the age to come.




  • Seven Years or Two Millennia of Tribulation?

    Seven Years or Two Millennia of Tribulation?

    “Second chance theology” during tribulation period is “goofy” theology, and contradicts Paul’s teaching that “now is the day of salvation.” This second chance teaching misleads people into thinking that they can be saved after the return of Christ.



  • “How Do I Read the Book of Revelation?”

    “How Do I Read the Book of Revelation?”

    In Revelation 9:1-11 we read of locusts that come out of the abyss. If we try to over-interpret, we’ll end up saying these are Apache helicopters, with the teeth being .50 caliber machine guns, the hair being the fire out of the exhaust pipe, the breast-plates being the titanium armor, and the tails being tomahawk missiles. This misses the point entirely as this vision had meaning for the first-century believer.


  • “The Israel of God” by R. Scott Clark

    “The Israel of God” by R. Scott Clark

    Dr. R. Scott Clark, Professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Westminster Seminary in California, explains why the “Israel of God” is not national Israel, but the elect of God from all nations, Jews and Gentiles alike.



  • The Significance of Covenant Theology in Reformed Eschatology

    The Significance of Covenant Theology in Reformed Eschatology

    Because they are so used to listening to the latest dispensational prophecy seminars, most evangelicals are disappointed and baffled when they hear that the “last days” and most chapters of Revelation encompass the period between the two comings of Jesus Christ, and not the seven-year tribulation period before the Rapture. Even more baffling to them is the teaching that the “signs of the times” are to continue within the inter-advental period, now over 2,000 years in duration.


  • The Lost Thousand Years

    The Lost Thousand Years

    The Parable of the Sheep and Goats (Matt 25:31-46) gives the clearest evidence of a single, general resurrection of the righteous and the wicked. “When the Son of Man comes in his glory” together with all his angels, he will sit on his judgment throne. All the nations will be gathered before him, the righteous sheep on his right, the cursed goats on his left. Where’s the millennium in this text?


  • Are We Living in the “Last Days”?

    Are We Living in the “Last Days”?

    “We are the generation that will see the end times… and the return of Jesus,” Hal Lindsey wrote in the 1980’s. Like all false prophets dating back 2,000 years ago, from Montanus (150) to Melchior Hoffman (1533) to William Miller (1843-4), all of the current false prophets believe that ours is the “terminal generation.”