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  1. OldSage

    Was Paul a Torah observant Jew?

    It's strange to think one has to even answer this......... Not really. He would conform to the Law if it fulfilled his evangelic purpose, but in principle he was totally not a Torah observant Jew. Hence why he took a Nazirite vow (Acts 21) 1 Corinthians 9:20 To the Jews I became like a Jew, to...
  2. OldSage

    The Destruction Of The Temple

    I thought it would be interesting to discuss this great event. How Jesus prophesied it, whether it was prophesied in the OT, and then the importance of the event. I think firstly it is good to anchor oneself in the various accounts of Jesus' prophecy. Matthew 24, Luke 21, and Mark 13.
  3. OldSage

    2 Thessalonians 2

    What's it all about?
  4. OldSage

    Preterism!

    - Ewq1938 - R. Alan Woods - Charles Spurgeon - Adam Clarke it would seem that many reputable scholars, and some less so, have their opinion on Preterism. What is yours? Perhaps you know a Preterist? Do you have vigorous arguments with them in the nave after a service, or in your house bible...
  5. OldSage

    Beasts Of Revelation

    I was hoping for a succint explanation of who the beast(s) are pictured in Revelation.
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    The Tribulation

    The so-called Great Tribulation is a punishment inflicted on the old testament Jews who did not accept Jesus. It is a period of approximately 2000 years. Any theology of 'pre' and 'mid' tribulaton is really meaningless, and 'post' likewise, since in general this is operating under the same...
  7. OldSage

    The Abrahamic Covenant

    Thoughts? 17 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. 2 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly. 3 And Abram fell on his face: and God...