June 12, 2020

Jesus had to have faith!

In his multi-volume commentary on Romans the prominent Welsh Protestant scholar Martyn Lloyd-Jones bemoaned the fact that Christianity had lost the hope of the resurrection and […]
June 12, 2020

Hebrew vs Greek conceptions of the Kingdom

The historical Jesus and the theological Christ, Joseph Estlin Carpenter, 1912, p 76f. The Hebrew view of the world was essentially dramatic. It was under the […]
May 11, 2020

Scholars on the Political-Messianic Jesus

By Anthony Buzzard A NT expert writing about Jesus notes that: “he was not a particularly good political Messiah, but they claimed he was Son of […]
May 11, 2020

The Millennium: A “Jewish Dream”

Schaff, History of the Christian Church, Volume 2, pp 618-19. In Alexandria, Origen opposed chiliasm [millennialism] as a Jewish dream, and spiritualized the symbolical language of […]
May 11, 2020

The New Moses Kingdom Gospel Message

Thompson, The Messiah Myth: The Near Eastern Roots of Jesus and David, pp 67-69. Alone with the twelve, whom he had just spoken of sending out […]
April 19, 2020

What does the Bible mean by “preaching the Gospel”?

by Anthony Buzzard What, according to Jesus, was the purpose of his whole mission? What is the purpose of Christianity? I came to call sinners to […]
April 19, 2020

The Kingdom of God is in the Future

In 1523 Martin Luther, in his treatise On Governmental Authority, declared that the question of whether or not the Christian should bear arms on behalf of […]
April 19, 2020

Believing in the Style of Abraham

by Anthony F. Buzzard There is a consensus among Christians that we are reckoned righteous by faith rather than by works of the law. But that […]
February 22, 2020

Will the Kingdom of God be an Autocracy or Confederacy?

Will Israel be the Head of Nations or part of a League of Nations? Isa 11.11-16; 19.16-24; cp. Ps 47.8-9. In that time Israel will be […]