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Posted on February 9, 2014

“Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching.” (1 Timothy 4:13 ESV)

I believe the heart behind Paul's charge to Timothy was to strengthen his hearers' conviction of the veracity of the Law and the Prophets and to show them who Jesus of Nazareth was in light of those writings. In simpler terms, he was saying "Timothy, tell them the story. Help them believe it. Don't spare the details, and don't let them forget it."

The Bible is not just about the good news of forgiveness of sin and how...

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Posted on June 27, 2007

I recently read a book that Brent let me borrow called "From 9/11 to 666", by Ralph Stice.

Like "Antichrist: Islam's Long Awaited Messiah" by Joel Richardson, Stice argues the case that the Imam Mahdi, Islam's messiah figure, will emerge during the Great Tribulation and will be the character known by Christians as the Antichrist.

Even with a simple glance at common Islamic eschatology, one will immediately find its similarities to Christianity's eschatology. Many of the locations, players, and key events line up with unbelievable...