Tag: shadows and substance

  • Want to understand ‘the last days?’ Look in the Old Testament [part 1]

    Since the second century A.D., the phrase “the last days” has been one of the most often misunderstood concepts in Scripture. The phrase is found in some important passages in the New Testament (NT). Here are three examples: 14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews…

  • Want to understand ‘the last days?’ Look in the Old Testament [part 2]

    In the previous post, we began studying what the Old Testament (OT) says about “the last days.” “The last days” is an important concept in the New Testament (NT) and has a big impact on Christian eschatology—the study of death, the judgment and eternal destiny of the soul. Interestingly, the NT writers never define what…

  • Want to understand ‘the last days?’ Look in the Old Testament [part 3]

    This post is the conclusion of a three-part article examining what the Old Testament (OT) says about “the last days.” “The last days” is an important concept in the New Testament (NT) and has a big impact on Christian eschatology—the study of death, the judgment and eternal destiny of the soul. Interestingly, the NT writers never…

  • A Spotlight on the Shadows of Israel’s Exodus

    We have previously discussed: Now let’s combine these two topics as we examine the shadows that can be seen in Israel’s exodus from Egyptian slavery. … Welcome to part 5 of my series on rethinking Christian eschatology. Because these articles build on each other, if you’ve not already done so, I invite you to read…

  • How to Clearly See the Big Picture of the Bible

    Humanity has one single most fundamental problem. And this most fundamental problem, in turn, creates in humanity’s most impactful problem. These two problems tend to obscure our view of the big picture of the Bible. Let me show you. The common narrative we hear about the big picture of the Bible goes something like this:…