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R. Govett on Heb. 5, 6

May 31, 2014 Comments off

This post presents another chapter of Robert Govett’s book, “Entrance into the Kingdom, or Reward According to Works,” [Charles J. Thynne, London 1922. https://archive.org/details/entranceintoking00gove. CHAPTER 4, pp. 69-104.]

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R. Govett on the rest in Heb. 3, 4

May 31, 2014 Comments off

This post presents chapter 3 of Robert Govett’s book, “Entrance into the Kingdom, or Reward According to Works,” [Charles J. Thynne,  London 1922. https://archive.org/details/entranceintoking00gove. CHAPTER 3, pp. 39-68.]

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R. Govett on faith and works

May 30, 2014 1 comment

This post presents the first chapter from Robert Govett’s book: “Entrance into the Kingdom; or, Reward According to Works.” [Charles J. Thynne,  London 1922. https://archive.org/details/entranceintoking00gove. CHAPTER I, pp. 9-23.] Govett here discusses the relationship between the gift of salvation, and the believer’s rewards for their works.

Information about Govett’s life is available in a thesis by D.E. Seip, (2009): Robert Govett: his understanding of the millennium.

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Hints of the better country in Ezekiel 36

October 19, 2013 2 comments

The colored text in the following quote from Hebrews 8 is from Jeremiah 31:31-34.

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Henry Bechthold and the second woe

August 21, 2013 Comments off

In his article on The Seven Trumpets Of Revelation, Henry Bechthold proposed a unique interpretation of the cavalry of 200 million horses and horsemen of the second woe. He claims that both the horses and horsemen of the sixth trumpet, and the two witnesses, represent the church, and God’s end-time servants.

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Are children of Abraham created from stones?

November 28, 2012 Comments off

John the Baptist said to the Jews, “Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.” [Luke 3:8]

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Isaiah 2:2 and dispensationalism: a dilemma

November 23, 2012 19 comments

In their interpretations of Isaiah 2:2, the prophecy that the mountain of the Lord’s house will be established at the top of the mountains, above the hills, dispensationalist commentators and expositors are torn between their commitment to their mantra of literalism, and their devotion to the idea that ethnic Jews will dominate other nations in the Millennium. The literal view says the prophecy means that mount Zion and Jerusalem will be literally raised up, by tectonic means. Contrasting with this approach is the interpretation of mountains as nations, which leads to the concept of Jews becoming a kind of master-race.

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