THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM
An Absolute and Irresistible
PROOF OF THE DIVINE ORIGIN OF CHRISTIANITY
Including a narrative of the calamities which befel the Jews so far
as they tend to verify our Lord’s predictions relative to that event.
By George Peter Holford
(Written in 1805)
“I consider the Prophecy relative to the destruction of the Jewish nation, if there were nothing else to support Christianity, as absolutely irresistible.” –Mr. Erskine’s Speech, at the Trial of Williams, for publishing Paine’s Age of Reason
Truth Vs. Fiction
By Evangelist John L. Bray
Biblical Perspectives Newsletter
© Copyright 2003
IN THE AUGUST 2003 edition of Pre-Trib Perspectives, edited by Dr. Thomas Ice and Dr. Tim LaHaye, there are two or three statements that to me seem rather odd.
First, in the article, Jesus’ Description of the Great Tribulation, Dr. LaHaye makes this statement: Continue reading
Here is an interesting post by Preterist author David Green on another site. He is responding to a another person who wrote to assert a common question/objection about Preterism, namely, why so many early church fathers “missed” prophetic fulfillment for so long.
- If futurism is an error, that doesn’t mean the Spirit “has been a failure in revealing the MEANING/INTERPRETATION of the inspired Word.”
- If futurism is an error, that doesn’t mean the Holy Spirit failed to sustain “the BASIC understanding of Scripture” among the saints throughout time.
- If futurism is an error, that doesn’t mean Jesus and the apostles were “ineffective conveyors/teachers of Scripture.” Continue reading
The Harlot, Mystery Babylon
Authorship: John the Apostle, Presbyter, Other
Babylon: Rome, Jerusalem, Other
Date of Composition: Before AD70, After AD70, Composite
Language of Origin: Greek, Syriac, Other
Antichrist: Nero, Nero Redivivus, Nero Rediturus, Etc.
Origin: Christian, Christian Redaction of Jewish Apocalyptic
THE SYRIAC VERSION OF THE APOCALYPSE
Dissertation and Translation by John Gwynn
“I have endeavoured to lead to the conclusion that this Apocalypse is a portion of the original “Philoxenian” New Testament, as translated A.D. 508, for Philoxenus of Mabug, by Polycarpus “the Chorepiscopus.” I have endeavoured to show, farther, that the other version of the Apocalypse, first printed by De Dieu in 1627, is a revision of this, and belongs probably to the Syriac New Testament of Thomas of Harkel, of A.D. 616.”
Murdock Syriac (5th Century)
“The Revelation, which was made by God to John the Evangelist, in the island of Patmos, to which he was banished by Nero the Emperor.”
Etheridge Syriac (5th Century)
THE REVELATION WHICH WAS MADE UNTO JUHANON THE EVANGELIST, FROM ALOHA, IN PATHAMON THE ISLAND, WHITHER HE HAD BEEN CAST BY NERO CAESAR.