Jesus gives his disciples the truth about the challenges that lay ahead but he paints a much bigger picture of the greater things in the making.
In a Christian culture often reduced to a “turn-or-burn” mentality, is it more accurate to say, “You’re not going to hell”? A close reading of Scripture reveals that the divine punishment for human sin is death, not hell. Further exploration of hell and its relationship to sin may put to rest the flawed assumption that all humans — being sinners — deserve hell.
Do you really know the significance of Advent? Matthew Sigler shares why Advent is a part of the church calendar you should not skip over.
Is your understanding too narrow, and is it really based on what the Bible teaches? Read these 5 passages of Scripture, referenced by Richard Middleton in his lateset book, A New Heaven and a New Earth.
Where did Rapture theology come from? In this Seven Minute Seminary, Ben Witherington III explains that Rapture theology and its parent, Dispensationalism, are new ideas that were birthed in 19th century. He continues to work through the history of the belief and explains how it became a movement particularly in the United States.
The main lesson we learn from the warning about the Lawless One: Watch out for counterfeit gods.
Contrary to popular notions about disembodied eternal existence, the Christian hope is grounded in Jesus Christ’s resurrection, which is a foreshadowing of what the church will share in as well. Watch Matt O'Reilly in this Seven Minute Seminary explain the Christian afterlife.
So much poor interpretation exists related to the book of Revelation because we try to apply our modern context to ancient images. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Robert Mulholland explains key aspects of the work that must be kept in mind in order to properly understand it.
In light of this weekend's Left Behind movie release, Dr. Michael Halcomb addresses the question, "Is the rapture in the Bible?" by taking a look at three different core verses that sensationalists use to support the rapture. As Dr. Halcomb shows us, Matthew 24:37-41, 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18, and Revelation 4:1-2 mean something different than Left Behind enthusiasts like to believe.
What is Advent? Watch this video with Dr. Michael Pasquerello as he explains its meaning and significance.