Chiliasm (Part 5): Justin Martyr
Defense of Chiliasm Whereas Papias had assumed a chiliastic doctrine, with no concern to defend it, Justin formulated a biblical defense of chiliasm, which he…
Chiliasm (Part 4): Papias
Papias’s chiliasm and his tie with the apostles’ teaching.
Chiliasm (Part 3): New Testament Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha
Relevant New Testament Texts Outside the book of Revelation, there are few New Testament references to a possible messianic interregnum. First Corinthians 15:23–28 (cf. Col…
Chiliasm (Part 2): Background
Jewish background to Christian chiliasm
Chiliasm (Part 1): Introduction
Introduction to a 9-part series on early Chiliasm.
Isaac and the Covenant Covenantal Offspring Isaac, the beloved son of Abraham, went to the altar as a sacrifice (Gen 22) at the apparent cost…
Adam, Eve, and Seed of the Woman
First and Final Adam Adam was God’s created “image and likeness” (Gen 1:26–28) who foreshadowed Jesus Christ “the exact likeness of God” (2 Cor 4:4)…
The Child of Christmas Morn (Psalm 2)
A homiletical reflection on Psalm 2 in connection with the Advent season.
Jesse Tree 27. “Incarnate Logos”
“Incarnate Logos,” the fulfillment of the hope foretold through the Jesse Tree.
Jesse Tree 26. “The Magi’s Visit”
“The Magi’s Visit” recounts the royal treatment accorded the threatened Christ child who came fulfilling the hope of the Jesse Tree.