All Bible Prophecy Fulfilled?

Q. I have a friend who used to have the same beliefs as I, but within the past few years has ended up being what he calls a Historical Realist, but to me he seems to be more of a Preterist. He believes ALL prophecies were fulfilled in 70AD.

I have been doing a lot of research to disprove his reasoning, but I want to make sure I have a strong impact. He believes Revelation was written before 70AD cause the temple was mentioned. I  know it’s a temple of the future, not of the one of Biblical times. And Nero does have anti-Christ characteristics, but I don’t see where he fit full prophecy of the Antichrist & beast.

Do you have any strong scripture references to support against Jesus’ teaching at the Mt of Olives was not referring to 70AD? Also do you know where I can find solid proof Revelation was written in the mid 90s AD?

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Living Water

Q. Thank you for your efforts to teach, reprove, correct, and train us through scripture. I’m studying the book of Leviticus on my own now, and I would appreciate some guidance in a few passages. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I’ve been studying with the following premises: Leprosy seems to be symbolic of sin. Blood has redeeming value. Oil represents the Holy Spirit, I think. The animal used for the sin offering is symbolic of Christ.

After reading various passages, such as Lev. 14:1-7 (the procedure to declare a person clean of the infection of leprosy), and I think somewhere in the NT, there was also a passage dealing with the testimony of water and blood. I’ve been noticing throughout the book of Leviticus, that water seems to take on special significance in many of the protocols.

What does water signify? When it is mentioned, many times, it is mentioned as “running water.”

The concept of an innocent’s blood covering over the sins of another…is the very basis of Jesus’ message. Though I know that blood is the requirement and basis of redemption in the offerings, but why does God require such a violent shedding of life and blood? Why should such burnt offerings be a “soothing aroma”?

I’m not doubting God in the least. He is God. Even if I don’t understand everything, it doesn’t change the fact that I want to know more about them.

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The Strangest Miracle

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The first three Gospels are so much alike that people accuse Matthew and Luke of borrowing heavily from Mark, who supposedly wrote His gospel first. But not so with John.  His gospel is different from all of the others.

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What’s Special About The Olive Tree?

Q. I would like to know what is so significant about the olive tree. My Pastor is leaving us and I would like to give him a special gift to show him how much I appreciate all that he has done. For a while I couldn’t think of anything, so I prayed about it and now for some reason when I think about my Pastor I have the picture of an olive tree in my mind and I can´t seem to get away from it.

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OSAS And Ezekiel 18

Q. My question is, how do you interpret Ezekiel 18:24 in the light of OSAS? I believe fully that the saved person can’t be lost, but wondered about this text. I have been greatly helped by your website, thank you very much.

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Back To The Law?

Q.  I have a question pertaining to Israel and re-establishing the old covenant.  Israel’s return to God will come after the battle of Ezekiel 38-39, and the Jewish people will re-establish their covenant (old not new) with Him. This will require a return to Levitical practices and so a Temple will be built.  In the New Testament, it states that Jesus did not come to abolish the law but to fulfill it.  If Jesus is the fulfillment of the law, why is the law re-established?  Even after God’s people finally recognize Christ as the Messiah, is the old law still practiced?  If so, what is the purpose of practicing the law if Israel’s salvation is through Christ?

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Where Is Dan?

Q. Can you explain why the tribe of Dan is missing from the list of the 12 tribes of Israel in Revelation 7:4-8?  Dan is listed in the Old Testament and I have read some commentary that the anti-christ might be from the tribe of Dan. I would like to know your views on this. Thanks so much for your Bible Studies they are wonderful and have really helped me to gain Bible knowledge.

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The Rapture In Rev. 4?

Q. I have read your page and found it very interesting and I agree on most of what you said.  And yet I have a question. Where on earth do you get Revelation 4 as the rapture of the Church?  I have read Revelation many times and I read it again when I saw your comment on the rapture. What part of Rev 4 do you identify with the rapture?

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Israel’s Hardening

Q.  My question is about the destination of the Jews that have been blinded since the Crucifixion.  Romans 11:25 speaks of this blindness.  What verses can you refer me to that explains the destination of those Jews that die while still in their blindness to Jesus being the Messiah?  What is the ultimate destination for the blinded unbelieving Jews since the Crucifixion and when will they be judged?

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