Save Up to 50% on Books and Courses on Worldviews, Gender, Eschatology, and More – Christian Article

Finding biblical answers to tough questions can be overwhelming, but having the right resources at hand can make all the difference. We’ve got a huge sale—up to 50% off, actually—on books and courses on controversial topics and biblical passages right now.  Here are a few you might find helpful, especially if you’re stocking up on worldview and cultural hot topics: Worldviews and the Problem of Evil: A Comparative Approach — 20% off How does the Christian response to the problem…

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Math Question: How Many Mansions = 1 House?

Despite my continuing computer crisis, I am keeping up to date with our sister blog, Christianity 201. Unlike this one, it hasn’t passed the ten year mark, which means I haven’t granted myself permission to skip a day here and there yet; I want to be faithful to having provided a decade’s worth of devotional, if God wills. Here’s what readers there are seeing today. 2 Cor. 5:1 .NLT For we know that when this earthly tent we live in…

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4 Myths about the Antichrist – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

No end times’ sermon is complete without a reference to that eschatological bogeyman, the antichrist. For those who came in late, the antichrist is evil incarnate. He’s in league with the devil, and he is your worst nightmare. According to some, he will be responsible for the deaths of two out of every three people in these terrifying last days. Who is he? The antichrist is widely believed to be a charismatic figure who will take control of the one…

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Jesus Wins – Tim Challies – Christian Article

It’s ironic and more than a little pathetic that a doctrine as glorious and comforting as Christ’s impending return has been a source of such vehement disagreement among Christians. Though we universally agree that he will return, the timing, circumstances, and sequence of events are all matters of much dispute. Some respond to these disagreements by making eschatology ultimate, the mark of a standing or falling Christian. Some respond by failing to attach any importance to any view of eschatology.…

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Was Paul a Universalist? – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

Image Source Here’s a verse to fire the imagination: It is written: “As surely as I live,” says the Lord, “Every knee will bow before me; every tongue will acknowledge God.” (Rom. 14:11) What picture comes to your mind when you read these words? Some see this verse as pointing to universal salvation. “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved (Rom. 10:13), and this verse says everyone will acknowledge God.” Could it be true that…

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Forty Fulfilled Prophecies – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

Here’s a quiz question: When Jesus came riding into Jerusalem on a donkey, was he received as (a) the long awaited Messiah, or (b) a prophet? It might surprise you, but the answer is (b): When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, “Who is this?” The crowds answered, “This is Jesus, the prophet…” (Matt. 21:10-11) The Judeans recognized Jesus as the prophet of God and we think, “He was much more than that. Jesus is the…

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What is the Sign of the Son of Man in heaven? – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

What do you make of these words of Jesus? Then will appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven. And then all the peoples of the earth will mourn when they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory. (Matthew 24:30) What is this prophecy about? And what is the sign of the Son of Man in heaven? Mr. Futurist: “This is about Christ returning from heaven and coming back…

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Will Jesus return in 2019? – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

And so another year kicks off with a certain Christian magazines/websites making gloomy predictions about these last days. (I was going to provide some links here but it was depressing reading and I don’t wish to promote newspaper eschatology. If you’re interested, this stuff is not hard to find.) What do all these articles have in common? I mean, apart from peddling fear and anxiety about current events? Answer: they all believe Jesus is coming back soon. In other words,…

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Is Jesus Returning Soon? – Escape to Reality – Christian Article

Me: “I am coming to your house soon.” You: “Great! When?” Me: “I have no idea. I don’t even know what day.” You: “Um, okay.” Me: “You’ll have to wait a really long time.” You: “But you said you’d be here soon.” Me: “Soon, sure! But it could be centuries.” If I delivered mixed messages like this, you would think I’m unreliable. Untrustworthy, even. “Paul doesn’t know what he’s talking about. I wouldn’t believe anything he says.” Yet apparently this…

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