Does the parable of the fig tree in Mat 24 tell us that Israel would become a nation again in 1948? Shall we see what some real dispensational “experts” would say?
How many times have you heard someone say something about creating our own reality or destiny? You know, “reality is what we make it,” or “don’t you know, we create our own destiny.” I cringe a bit when I hear that these days. Sure there is a bit of truth in the clichés but it’s a tiny bit. If taken to heart and lived by those clichés can lead to disaster. They definitely lead to a misunderstanding of how the universe REALY IS.
When the Bible speaks of Israel, what does it mean? Is it a land, an ethnic people, an individual person, a political nation, or a group of mixed ethnicity defined by God in scripture? Which is it, or is it all of the above? To some extent we could say Israel is all of the above, and we would be right. This broad definition brings many problems to understanding scripture and thus the world in which we live. Lets begin by reminding you of the informal fallacy of Equivocation (click the word for my article on it.) It is obvious […….]