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What is the land of Christ’s kingdom?

May 31, 2012 Comments off

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In the sixth of his 15 arguments against the idea that Christ reigns upon the throne of David now, in this article, George Zeller declared that the territory of Christ’s kingdom is upon the earth. His judgment is executed on earth, at Jerusalem, he said. Zeller wrote:

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A royal priesthood

May 31, 2012 Comments off

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In the 7th of his 15 arguments against the idea that Christ reigns upon the throne of David now, in this article, George Zeller raises the question of God’s perpetual covenant with the Levites. Taking this literally, Zeller argues that the prophecy requires the restoration of both David’s throne and the Levitical priesthood in a millennial temple. He wrote:

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James and the tabernacle of David

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The last of George Zeller’s 15 arguments against the idea that Christ reigns upon the throne of David now, in this article deals with the comment by James in Acts 15:16, which assumes there is continuity between Israel of Old Testament prophecy and the New Testament church, contrary to the premises of dispensationalism. Zeller wrote:

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Was the kingdom offered to the Jews?

May 30, 2012 Comments off

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The 14th of George Zeller’s 15 arguments in this article, against the idea that Christ reigns upon the throne of David now, invokes the notion that there was a postponement of the kingdom, after it was offered to the Jews. Zeller wrote:

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On the throne and key of David

May 30, 2012 1 comment

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In the first of 15 items in in this article, George Zeller, assistant pastor at The Middletown Bible Church and author of most of the articles on the church’s website, claims that the throne of David cannot be in heaven.

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Which Jerusalem remains forever?

May 30, 2012 2 comments

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The third of 15 scriptures discussed in this article, apparently by George Zeller, refers to Jeremiah’s prophecy that Jerusalem would remain forever. But that was not true of the earthly city, which was destroyed completely in 70 AD.

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Is the throne of David a type?

May 29, 2012 Comments off

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An article on the website of The Middletown Bible Church, When and Where Does Christ Sit Upon the Throne of David? discusses 15 prophecies referring to the throne of David, and the author attempts to show that none of them apply to the present reign of Christ in his church. George Zeller is the assistant pastor at the church, and the author of most of the articles at the site.

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