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Robert Menzies: The End of History

Robert Menzies: The End of History

Robert P. Menzies, The End of History: Pentecostals and a Fresh Approach to the Apocalypse (ACPT Press, 2022), 207 pages, ISBN 9780578361161. In recent years, there have been several books from Pentecostal/Charismatic scholars challenging what has been the traditional—or default—pre-Tribulation, pre-millennial view of the end times within many P/C circles. Among these are Daniel Isgrigg’s […]

Gen 1-11 Intro: Authentic History, Awesome God :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Gen 1-11 Intro: Authentic History, Awesome God :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Introduction to Genesis, Chapters 1-11 Scripture: Genesis 1:1, John 1:1-4, Hebrews 1:1-4, Psalms 19:1, Colossians 1:16-18, Psalms 47:7 Summary: This is the introduction to a series on the historical foundations of the first eleven chapters of the book of Genesis. These chapters present authentic events and real people. Without them, nothing else makes sense. To […]

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The Number Nine in Scripture and History :: By Randy Nettles

The Number Nine in Scripture and History :: By Randy Nettles

The number 9 represents finality and/or judgment in the Bible, especially where Israel is concerned. It is a remarkable number in many respects. It is the last of the single-digit numbers in the decimal system and thus marks the end, and is significant of the conclusion of a matter. “Nine is akin to the number […]

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Eviscerating History: Conspiracy Theories and their Consequences

Eviscerating History: Conspiracy Theories and their Consequences

What’s been tickling your ears? Christian historian William De Arteaga argues that conspiracy theories undermine factual history and he offers practical advice to avoid falsehoods and grow in the truth.   But I tell you that for every careless word that people speak, they will give an account of it on the Day of Judgment. – Matthew 12:36 (NASB) But what […]

Identity Shaped by History, Part 1

Identity Shaped by History, Part 1

Rabbi Dr. Juan Marcos Bejarano-Gutierrez is a rabbi, scholar, and electrical engineer who has been a board member of the Society for Crypto-Jewish Studies and is currently director of the B’nei Anusim Center for Education.  R. Dr. Bejarano-Gut…

Paul Hattaway: Henan: Inside the Greatest Christian Revival in History

Paul Hattaway: Henan: Inside the Greatest Christian Revival in History

Paul Hattaway, Henan: Inside the Greatest Christian Revival in History (United Kingdom: Piquant Editions/Asia Harvest 2021), 364 pages, ISBN 9781909281783. Henan is book number five in Paul Hattaway’s series “The China Chronicles.” This series focuses on true accounts of Christianity in China; it is thus a work of history. The author points out that this book […]