But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Monday, 26 February 2018 10:35

A Case For Premillennialism

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by Michael J. VlachI have presented a case for Premillennialism in two forms.One is a book.The other is a chapel message I did at The Master's Seminary (49 minutes).Since Premillennialism is linked with so many Bible passages I focus mostly on a positive case for Premillennialism.These two sources...

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by Michael J. Vlach 
Twitter: @mikevlach
The purpose of this blog post is to examine Peter’s use of Psalm 132:11 in Acts 2:30 with a view toward grasping Peter’s understanding of the throne of David concept.
Acts 2 describes the baptizing and filling ministry of the Holy Spirit...

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Monday, 12 February 2018 08:34

Paul's Use of Isaiah 59:20-21 in Romans 11:26-27

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by Michael J. Vlach
One example where a New Testament writer views an Old Testament prophetic passage as needing to be fulfilled literally in the future is Paul’s use of Isaiah 59:20-21 in Romans 11:26-27:
and so all Israel will be saved; just as it is written,
The Deliverer will come...

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by Michael J. Vlach
Leviticus 18:5 stresses the importance of keeping God’s Law during the Mosaic era as the basis for living. Its truths also appear in Ezekiel 20:11, 13, and 21. Paul even alludes to Leviticus 18:5 in Romans 10:5 and Galatians 3:12. The verse reads:
So you shall keep My...

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Sunday, 21 January 2018 08:51

Psalm 8 in the New Testament

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by Michael J. Vlach
Written by David, Psalm 8 extols the majesty of the Lord and reaffirms that man is expected to rule over God’s creation.
The first and last verse of the psalm both declare the greatness of God—“Lord, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the...

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Saturday, 26 August 2017 08:00

4 Eschatological Truths from Matthew 19:28

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by Michael Vlach
One verse that is often overlooked but carries great theological significance, particularly for eschatology, is Matthew 19:28:
And Jesus said to them, “Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on His glorious throne,...

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