Posts Tagged: eisegesis

Awaken Bible Prophecy Update 1-24-24 – Preterist Pretensions

A friend sent me a link to an online message from about three months ago in the aftermath of the October 7, 2023 atrocity of Hamas terrorists attacking Israel. In this Prophecy Update I’ll go over what the pastor said, why he’s wrong despite how self-assured he was, and discuss why it’s so hard to find common ground in the Christian community when our eschatological, i.e. our end-times, beliefs vary so widely.

Awaken Bible Prophecy Update 9-20-23: NAR Post-Trib End-Times Beliefs

There are a number of NAR end-times beliefs that have puzzled and disturbed me as I’ve come across them through comments made by those who have watched or read some of my Prophecy Updates or Commentaries.  One such belief really threw me for a loop when I first saw it.  Now that I’ve studied it a little more, I understand where the idea comes from, i.e. why people have it, although I steadfastly disagree with the concept.

Acts 4:32 – Everything in Common

People have a tendency to make Scripture say and prove whatever they want it to mean. It doesn’t matter whether they’re talking about homosexuality, the character of God, social justice, socialism, or any of a number of other ideas that permeate the world.  Of course, just because someone takes verses out of context doesn’t make…

Pastor Dana’s Prophetic Dreams

As a Bible prophecy guy, I look at the world through a Biblical, prophetic lens.  That means I read what the Word says and apply it to what’s going on in the world.  That’s called exegesis.  The opposite of that is eisegesis, where one takes preconceived notions and reads them into the text.  This leads…

Why Bible Prophecy

It seems as though Bible prophecy has a bad name these days.  When believers in the Pre-Tribulation Rapture espouse this position, there are numerous “Christians” who ridicule the notion that Jesus will come back for His church in a timely manner.  Why is this such a strange and unpopular notion? If these scoffers were to…