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TBT@ITT: On John Owen's Grave

Originally posted April 7, 2009:From the Latin epigraph on Owen's grave, loosely translated and explained: John Owen, born in Oxfordshire, son of a distinguished theologian, was himself a more distinguished one, who must be counted among the most distinguished of this age. Furnished with the recognised resources of humane learning in uncommon

TBT@ITT - Eschatology Summary

Originally posted on April 7, 2009: In preparing for a 'small group' lesson on eschatology I have been reading some books on the end times; Contemporary Options in Eschatology by Millard Erickson and The Bible and The Future by Anthony Hoekema. To go along with those resources I have been searching on the internet for some learning
Originally posted on April 6, 2009: I am enjoying Anthony A. Hoekema's book entitled The Bible and the Future. I particularly liked his chapter on the kingdom of God. Here are some quotes from that chapter: “We must therefore always see the kingdom of God as indissolubly connected with the person of Jesus Christ. In Jesus’ words and
Originally posted April 5, 2009: From The Bible and the Future by Anthony A. Hoekema: "At the very beginning, there was an expectation of a coming redeemer, who would bruise or crush the head of the serpent. As time went on, there was a growing enrichment of eschatological expectation...we may certainly say that at various times the Old