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Topic: AD 70

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-17
Pre-Trib Rapture & the Tribulation in Eschatology: Could you talk about the connection between these two verses in Daniel 12 and Revelation 3? [Daniel 12:1-3, Revelation 3:10, Matthew 24:21, I Thessalonians 4:16, John 5:28, John 17:15]. Recommended Topical Lecture; "When Shall These Things Be?".



2021-06-10
Zechariah's View: Could you clarify what Zechariah is talking about when he says that "His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives"? [Zechariah 14:4, Ezekiel 11].



2021-05-19
Visible, Unmissable, Return of Christ: If Jesus was going to visibly come back, then why did Paul describe signs to look for, so that they would not miss it, trying to reassure any who though they missed it? [2 Thessalonians 2, Acts 17, I Thessalonians 4, I Thessalonians 1:8].
Secret Rapture: What do you say to those that think "the rapture" taking place in secret, and why did Paul describe so many signs for it?
Barnabas Suggestion; 6,000 years till Christ's Return: What do you think about Barnabas (Epistle of Barnabas) suggesting that the return of Christ would happen after 6,000 years?

2021-05-18
Partial Preterist's Looking for Signs of His Coming: Do Partial Preterists have specific signs they think are indicating the coming of the Lord, as the Dispensationalist do? [Matthew 24, Luke 21, Mark 13, Revelation 20, 2 Thessalonians 1:8].
Satan Loosed: What does it look like when "Satan is loosed" in end times? [Revelation 20, Matthew 13:21, Mark 4:17, 2 Thessalonians 1:8].


2021-05-07
Significance of A.D. 70: Are there lectures that go over all that happened in A.D. 70, as it seems to be very significant in your teaching? Recommended lecture; "When Shall These Things Be?" [Luke 21:20].
Atheist Objection to God's Judgment on the Wicked: How would you answer an atheist when referring to God's judgment and His perpetuation of war and annihilation of a culture? [2 Kings 19:35].


2021-03-23
Confusing the Advents of Christ by Amillennialists: Why do Amillennialists confuse the first advent with His second advent in Matthew? [Matthew 23:36, Matthew 24:34, Matthew 23:30, Isaiah 19:1, Matthew 24:2-3, Matthew 16:28, Acts 1:7].



2021-03-17
Signs for the Coming of the Lord: What are the signs for the return of Christ, if we think a large part of Revelation was already fulfilled in 70 A.D. [Matthew 24:34-37, Matthew 24:44, Acts 1:6, I Thessalonians 5:1-3].



2021-03-16
The Timing of the Coming of the Kingdom of God: Could you clarify your understanding of Luke 21 and the timing of the coming of the kingdom referred to there? [Luke 21:30-34].
The Sin That Leads Unto Death: What is the sin that leads "unto death"? [I John 5:16-17].


2021-03-11
Judgment of 70 A.D.: Are John, Peter, Paul, and John the Baptist, all warning the people because the coming judgment of 70 A.D. ? [Matthew 3:7, Matthew 24, Matthew 25:31].



2021-02-22
Catholic View of Revelation: Where do Catholics stand in light of the four views of Revelation and end times?
Partial Preterist View of Revelation: Could you share your Partial Preterist view on the book of Revelation and the four various views, particularly, about the fall of Rome and A.D. 70?


2021-02-02
Full Preterism & Don Preston: Is it possible that Don Preston is correct about Full-Preterism?
Jesus Really Coming Back: Do you really believe that Jesus is going to come back and establish a new heavens and earth?


2021-01-22
Man of Lawlessness & The Temple: Do you think that 2 Thessalonians could be talking about Eleazar and 70 A..D, not about the second coming? [2 Thessalonians 2:4, I Corinthians 3:16-17, 2 Corinthians 6:16, ].
"Man of Sin" & "Lawless One" Hindered: What do you think hinders the rising of the "Man of Sin" or the "Lawlessness" one? [Daniel 7, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12].


2021-01-19
Unless You Repent, You Will Perish: Was the scripture saying, "unless you repent, you will perish", about 70 AD or going to hell? [Luke 13:3, John 9:1].
Destruction of 70 AD Inevitable: Could the people have repented or was 70 AD an inevitable judgment? [John 5:46, Matthew 23:32].


2021-01-04
Distinction Between 70 A.D. and the Second Coming: Could you help me sort out what verses refer to when the destruction of the temple and what refers to the second coming of Christ? [Matthew 24:25, Mark 13:31, Luke 21:33-36].



2020-12-16
Olivet Discourse (Matthew 24) & A.D.70: Could you help me understand how some of the verses in Matthew 24 fit into the A.D. 70 scenario instead of end times? [Matthew 24:29-34, Matthew 24:3, Isaiah 19:1].



2020-12-02
Olivet Discourse and Second Coming of Christ: Isn't the first portion of the Olivet Discourse (Matt 24) more about AD 70, and then shifts to the Second Coming? [Matthew 24-25, Luke 17, Luke 21, Mark 13].



2020-11-06
Faith on the Earth: Will there be many of faith in the land when the son of man comes? [Luke 18:8. Luke 7:9, Matthew 8:10].



2020-10-29
Fullness of the Gentiles: How does a preterist interpret the phrase, "when the fullness of the gentiles has come in"? [Romans 11:25].
Black Lives Matter: Black Lives Matter seems hypocritical in saying they don't like to be grouped into one represented group.


2020-10-29
AD 70 fulfilled: Where in Daniel is AD 70 fulfilled? [Matthew 24, Daniel 11-12].



2020-10-21
End Times Apocalypse & Preterism Text Analysis: Relative to Preterism, why do you take 2 Peter 3 about the New Earth taken more literally than other texts regarding the end times apocalypse? [2 Peter 3:10-13, Romans 8:22, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Revelation 21, Matthew 24, Luke 21].



2020-10-16
Wrath to the Utmost: Does this verse, "constantly fill up their measure of sins, but wrath has come upon them completely" refer to AD 70? [I Thessalonians 2:16, Matthew 23]



2020-10-14
The Millennium: Where would you put the 1000 year millennium in Revelation 20? [Revelation 17-20, Matthew 12, Colossians 2:15, Hebrews 2:14, 2 Thessalonians 1:8].



2020-10-05
Revelation About the Future Rather than AD 70: Why do you suppose that so many people think that the book of Revelation is about the future, rather than AD 70?



2020-09-18
Abomination of Desolation & The Prince Who is to Come: Could you help me understand "The Prince Who is to Come" & the "The Anointed One", and the covenant in Daniel? [Daniel 9:26-27, Luke 21:20, Matthew 24:15, Mark 13, Luke 21, Matthew 24:3].



2020-09-16
When Did Steve Gregg Change His Mind About Dispensationalism & Interpreting Revelation: About what year did you change your mind about most of Revelation being about the end times, instead being about 70AD?



2020-09-16
Feast of Tabernacles for the Return: Why do the Dispensationalists and others think that the feast of trumpets relate to the return of Christ? [Acts 2:1, Leviticus 20, Numbers 29:1, John 1:14, Acts 1:7, Matthew 24:36, Matthew 24:44].



2020-09-15
Revelation Prophesy for Our Times and Our Future: Does not this verse prove that Revelation prophecy has not yet happened and that it is about our future? [Revelation 3:10, Luke 2:1, Acts 2:5, Colossians 1:6].



2020-09-14
The 144,000 in Revelation: Who do you think is the 144,000 in the book of Revelation? [Romans 2:28, Revelation 14, James 1:18].



2020-09-11
"The Last Days" in the Mind of the Early Church: What was the mindset of the early church regarding the "last days"? [2 Timothy 3:1-9, Joel 2:28, Acts 2:17].



2020-08-27
Isaiah Talking about Modern or Ancient Times: How can these verses in Isaiah be about ancient times? [Isaiah 66:23-24, Joel 2:28, Matthew 11:28-30, Luke 3:6, Mark 9:48, Isaiah 60-66, Isaiah 40:3-6].
Double Fulfillment in Joel 2: Do you think that the verbage in Joel 2 indicates a double fulfillment? [Isaiah 66:23-24, Joel 2:28].


2020-08-26
Time of Great Trouble (Tribulation): Does these two verses about a time of great trouble relate to each other? [Matthew 24:21, Daniel 12:1-4, Exodus 9, Joel 2, Daniel 10-12, Revelation 22:10].



2020-08-03
God's Seal on Foreheads in Revelation: Are those that have God's seal on their foreheads in Revelation, the 144,000. [Revelation 7, Revelation 9, Revelation 14, Matthew 12].



2020-07-30
Satan, God of this Age: From an Amillennial view, is the reference to Satan being "the "God of this age, refer to this age or the age ending in 70 AD? [2 Corinthians 4:4, Ephesians 2:2].



2020-07-30
Revelation Signs & the Horseman: Do you think the flooding in China and COVID19, may be related to the horseman in Revelation 6? [Revelation 6, Revelation 1, Matthew 24].



2020-07-28
Prophecies in Daniel Already Fulfilled: Has all the prophecies in Daniel been fulfilled? [Daniel 11:35, Daniel 12:4, I Peter 1:7].



2020-07-28
Sealed Up Until the Time of the End: If the prophecy in Daniel is sealed until "time of the end", how can it have been fulfilled in the time of Antiochus Epiphanes? [Daniel 12:4].
Premillennial View of End Times Book: Can you recommend a good book on the premillennial view of end times? (George Eldon Ladd).


2020-07-24
Birds Eating Human Flesh: How do you see the verses about birds eating the flesh of humans fit into your eschatology? [Ezekiel 39, Revelation 19:17].



2020-07-20
Destruction of the Temples in Old Testament: What happened to the temples referred to in the Old Testament?



2020-07-20
Abomination of Desolation: When Jesus said, "When you see the abomination of desolation", what verse do you think He was referring to in the Old Testament? [Matthew 24:15, Mark 13:14, Luke 21:20, Daniel 9:27, Daniel 12:11-12].



2020-07-14
The Harlot & Mystery Babylon: Could you talk about the Harlot and Mystery Babylon and what it means to "come out" of Babylon? [Revelation 18:3-4].



2020-07-10
If We Fail God in Helping Another Come to Christ: What would God do with us, if we were responsible for someone's salvation, and we didn't do what we needed to do? [Matthew 18:6, Luke 17:2].
God Loves Me More than Anything: What verses would you say would be the best support the idea that God loves us and really wants us to be saved more than anything? [John 3:16, I John 3:16, Romans 5:8-10].
Great and Terrible Day of the Lord: What is the "great and terrible day of the Lord" in Malachi? [Malachi 4:5-6, Deuteronomy 28, Leviticus 26, Joel 2:31, Acts 2, 2 Peter 3:10-12].

2020-07-09
Revelation Mostly Fulfilled (Partial Preterist): Could you comment on your view that most of the book of Revelation has been fulfilled? [Revelation 11:1-2, Revelation 1:1-3, Revelation 22:10, Revelation 13:18].



2020-07-09
Contrasting the Calvinist View of Election: In contrast to the Calvinist view, would you talk about your view of election in light of John 6? [John 6:44, John 6:65, John 16:8, John 12:32, Jeremiah 31:3, Hosea 11:4, Matthew 23:37, Acts 2:37, Acts 7:54].
Four Horses of Revelation: What is your view of the symbolism of the four horses in Revelation 6? [Revelation 6:2, Ezekiel 14:21].


2020-07-03
Caller Comment: Caller comments about a secret verse that he doesn't want to share. (Odd call).
Jewish Temple Worship in the Future: Would you exegete a passage in Zechariah often thought to be about future temple worship? [Zechariah 14:16-17 Zechariah 14:2, Hebrews 12:22-23, Galatians 3:29, Galatians 4, I Corinthians 10:1-11, 2 Corinthians 5:1, 1 Corinthians 5:8, 2 Peter 1].


2020-06-24
Rome & Treaty with Israel: Is it possible that the Roman emperor, Vespasian, made a peace treaty with Israel ("He shall Confirm the Covenant"), but when his son Titus took over, it was nullified? [Daniel 9:27]



2020-06-18
Literal 144,000: Do you look at Revelation 7 as more literal or more symbolic regarding the identity of the 144,000 as Jews? [Revelation 7, Revelation 14].
All Jews & Gentiles are Israel: Are the people, including Jews and Gentiles, now considered Israel in Galatians? [Galatians 3:29f].
Jehovah Witnesses, Mainstream Christianity & the Elect: As a Jehovah Witness, I consider that how we read scripture is the primary difference between my faith and mainstream Christianity, particularly regarding "the elect". What do you think?

2020-06-03
Matthew 24 Overview: Would you explain in this passage in Matthew 24 (The Olivet Discourse)? [Matthew 24:3-31, Luke 21:20].



2020-05-21
Letters to the Seven Churches in Revelation: If the seven churches in Revelation are in Asia Minor, then why would John be writing to them instead of the believers in Jerusalem? [Matthew 24].
Blessing Promised to Churches in Revelation: Would the blessing promised to the seven churches in Revelation be primarily because they would witness prophecy being fulfilled? [Revelation 2:10, Revelation 3:10].
Laws Written on our Hearts-Absolute Right & Wrong? Are the laws of God really written on our hearts, so that we know absolute right and wrong? Particularly since so many right things are contingent on the circumstances and situation? ?

2020-05-20
Amillennial View & Partial-Preterism: How does it work with the Amillennial position if one thinks that Revelation was written after AD70? [Revelation 20].



2020-05-19
Demon Possession: Caller comments about demon possession.
Partial-Preterist & Timing Past or Future: How does a Partial-Preterist determine when something in Revelation is about the past and when it is about the future. [Revelation 12, Revelation 20


2020-05-18
Revelation-Date & the 144,000: Would you defend the Partial-Preterist view, particularly the date of writing the book of Revelation, and the 144,000? [Revelation 7:1-8, Revelation 14:1-5, Ezekiel 9, Hebrews 13:4, John 1:47, James 1:1, James 1:18, James 2:1, James 2:7].



2020-05-15
Second Coming or 70 AD: Could you help me sort out when the biblical language seems to be more about the destruction of the temple in 70AD, or the second coming of Christ? [Matthew 24, Luke, Mark, I & 2 Thessalonians 2, 1 & 2 Corinthians].



2020-05-14
Revelation & the Mark of the Beast: Would you help me sort out Revelation 13, particularly about the "mark of the beast"? [Revelation 10-13, 14:1, 2 Thessalonians 2].



2020-05-11
Jesus Calling Jews to be Jews or Leave Judaism: Was Jesus actually asking Jews to leave their faith, or are Jews still suppose to still be Jews? [Numbers 18, Jeremiah 31].



2020-05-08
End Times Timeline & Dispensationalism: Why don't Dispensationalists pay attention to who the epistles were written to, and the timeline references in scripture about "this generation", "soon" and "shortly come to pass"? [Revelation 1:1-3, Revelation 22:10, Matthew 24:34].



2020-05-05
Defining the meaning of "Last Days" by Scripture: Can you help me how the scriptures be understood differently than relative to the end times? [Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 11, Isaiah 35, Isaiah 42, Isaiah 54, Micah 4:1-4, Ezekiel 39, Joel 2:28, Hebrews l:1, I John 2:18, James 5:3, I Peter 1:20, Hebrews 12:22, I Corinthians 10:11].



2020-05-05
Modern Day Israel Judged in 70AD: If God's judgment of Israel was in 70AD, how is it that they are back in the land without repentance?



2020-04-27
Great Tribulation: Could it be that The Great Tribulation has been going on since A.D.70?
Corona Virus & Government Regulation: Do you think that the whole country and government is overdoing this Corona Virus thing?


2020-04-22
Writing of the Book of Mark: When do you think that the book of Mark was written? [Mark 13].
Angels Taking Us to Heaven: Does this verse actually say that angels take us to heaven? [Mark 13:24-34, Matthew 24, Luke 21].
Jesus Coming on a Cloud: Is this passage talking about Jesus literally coming on a cloud in the rapture? [Mark 13:26].

2020-04-22
Preterism & Events Surrounding A.D.70: How can Revelation be about events before A.D.70, if so much of the what is described happened after A.D.70? [Revelation 2:8-11].



2020-04-22
Date of Writing for the Book of Revelation: Would you review the arguments for the date of writing for the book of Revelation? [Revelation 11:1, 17:10, 13:18].



2020-04-21
24 Elders & the Church: Comment regarding the 24 elders as the church. [Revelation 4 & 5].
Revelation About AD 70, Instead of End Times: What is the main thing that causes you to believe that Revelation is primarily about AD 70 instead of about the end times? [Revelation 1:1-3, 22:10, Daniel 12:4].


2020-04-20
Steve Gregg on Other Shows: Caller comments on hearing and seeing Steve on Roger Marsh radio show and on the History Channel.
Foreshadowing, Double Fulfillments, & Types for Revelation: Do you discount foreshadowing, double fulfillments and typing relative to the book of Revelation?
Bloodbath & Horses Bridles In Revelation: Where do you see the bloodbath described as deep as horses bridles as being fulfilled in Revelation? [Revelation 19 end, 14:20].

2020-04-17
Stumbling Fellow Believers: How does the passage in Matthew (regarding stumbling the young in the faith) apply to people today? [Matthew 18:6-7].



2020-04-17
How Many Stations carry The Narrow Path: How many radio stations are you on?
Clear Prophecy Before the Destruction: Why was not God, through Christ, more clear to the Jews, about His 70 week prophecy and its consequences before the following destruction?.[Luke 19, Deuteronomy 28, Matthew 24].


2020-04-16
Israel 1948 Generation & the Coming of the Lord: Have you heard of the standard teaching that after Israel became a state in 1948, that the generation would not pass away before the second coming of Christ? [Matthew 24:2, 32, 34,16:2, Luke 21:29].



2020-04-14
Indication of the Second Coming: In response to the previous call, doesn't it say "at the end" in chapter 11 in Daniel, substantiating that he is talking about the end of the time and the second coming of Jesus? [Daniel 11-12].
Signs & In Those Days: It seems that the phrase "in those days" typically refers to signs about the second coming, could you clarify why you don't see it likewise? [Mark 13, Matthew 24, Luke 21, Matthew 24:3].
Sign of the Second Coming of Jesus: In Mark 13, when Jesus says "in those days" isn't it clear that they are referring to the end of time before Jesus' return? [Mark 13:24, Matthew 24:3, Luke 21]

2020-03-31
The Apocalypse: Does the written word of the Apocalypse (the book of Revelation) always lock the prophecy into our future?



2020-03-31
Full-Preterist View of "No More Pain": Can you help clarify the belief that the Full-Preterist view that all has been fulfilled already, suggesting that we are in the age where there is no more pain, etc.? [Revelation 21:4].
Signs Yet to be Fulfilled: What passages of scripture give prophetic signs that you think are yet to be fulfilled? [Matthew 24:34, Hebrews 6:1-6].


2020-03-31
Second Coming of the Lord: Does Luke 17 & 2 Thessalonians passages refer to the same thing - the coming of the Lord? [Luke 17:32, 2 Thessalonians].
Judgment of the Wicked: Is the same word used for "body" in where the eagles are, the same word for body in the body of Christ? [Luke 17:32, Job 39:30, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Psalm 91:10].


2020-03-30
Who Flies Away?: Are the people who fly up into the skies at the return of Christ, the believers, or will the believers be left on the earth? [Luke 17:33-37, I Thessalonians 4:17, Matthew 24f, Psalm 91].



2020-03-27
Battle of Armageddon: What does the "battle of Armageddon" (Great Day of God Almighty) represent? [Revelation 16:14, 19, 11:8, Ezekiel 5:1-5].



2020-03-20
Beast Into Hell in Revelation: How do you explain the verses about the beast and false prophet cast into hell if this is about 70AD? [Revelation 19].
Revelation about End Times: What parts of Revelation do you apply to 70 AD?


2020-03-17
Abraham Sacrifice of Isaac: Comment on Abraham's faith when told to sacrifice Isaac. [Hebrews 11:19].
Only 144,000 Saved: Why are there so few at the end, if only 144,000 are saved? [Revelation 7:1-8, 14:1-5, James 1:18, Ezekiel 9].


2020-03-09
"Markan Sandwich Technique" & the Fig Tree: Have you ever heard about a literary technique the "Markan Sandwich Technique", as in the cursing of the Fig tree? [Mark 11:13-21, Matthew 21:18-22].
Cursed Fig Tree in Jeremiah: Is the cursed Fig Tree in Jeremiah about the Temple in 70 AD ? [Jeremiah 8:13].


2020-02-25
Rapture: Is Matthew 24:31 the rapture, as is I Thessalonians 4? [Matthew 24:31, I Thessalonians 4, I Corinthians 15].



2020-02-24
Overview of Matthew 24: Would you review Matthew 24? [Matthew 23-24, 24:3, 15, 34, Luke 21, 20:21, Mark 13].



2020-02-20
Bodies in Hell: Do we know what kind of bodies the wicked will have at the resurrection, and would that have any effect on one's view of hell?
Warning of Destruction in AD70: Did the warning in Revelation for the believers to flee, have any effect on the churches in Smyrna & Philadelphia? [Revelation 2:9, 3:9, John 8:44].


2020-02-13
Revelation Alternate Views & Destruction in 70AD: Can you recommend a source that would detail more about what happened in 70AD and the horrendous events that took place? [Matthew 24, Mark 13].
Revelation:Four Views: How do you find all the books you read in researching your book on "Revelation:Four Views"?


2020-02-05
The Day of the Lord: Is is reasonable to parallel this passage in Zechariah to "The Day of the Lord"? [Zechariah 14:1-2, Joel 2, Malachi 4]



2020-01-24
AD70 and Dating of Revelation: Could not the date of the writing of the book of Revelation be after AD70 and how would that change eschatology? [Matthew 24].
The 70 Weeks of Daniel: Could you not measure the years back from AD70 and fix the date of the beginning of the 70 weeks to that point? [Daniel 9:26-27].


2020-01-08
Second Coming & A.D.70: If Jude was written after A.D.70, would it prove that the second coming came in A.D.70? [John 21:21f].



2020-01-06
I John-Date of Writing: Do you think the I John was written before or after AD 70? [I John 2:18].



2020-01-06
King James Only: Caller comments that he is KJV only and why. [Revelation].
AD 70 or Second Coming: I think you are wrong about interpreting Zechariah 14 as AD 70, as I think it is clearly about the second coming of Christ. [Zechariah 14].


2020-01-03
Mountain Splits & Jesus on Mount of Olives: Is the passage in Zechariah 14 about AD 70, or about when Jesus returns? [Zechariah 14:2-8, Ezekiel 8-11, 11:23]



2019-10-18
Coming Trouble in Matthew 24: What is the relationship between the verses in Matthew about the coming trouble? [Matthew 24:2-34].



2019-07-30
"The Day Approaching": What does it mean in Hebrews 10, when he says, "when you see the day approaching"? [Hebrews 10:25, 8:13, 13:14].



2019-07-23
Revelation: Date of Writing: How does the controversial date of the early writing of the book of Revelation square with John on the Island of Patmos?



2019-07-05
Date of Writing of Revelation: Can you briefly review the evidence for both the contested dates of writing, before or after 70 A.D. (68 or 96 A.D.), for the book of Revelation? External and internal evidence contrasted. [Revelation 1:4,11:1-2, 17:10, 13:18].



2019-07-02
Fig tree: Could the Matthew 24 passage about the fig tree be also about the second coming, not just about AD 70? [Matthew 24:35, Luke 17, Luke 21].



2019-07-01
AD 70 vs Futurist Dispensational View: How does one respond to the Futurist arguments made from Revelation 22; regarding the return of Christ, "the time is at hand", "I come quickly, and "I bring my reward with me"? Are there not other prophecies that were not fulfilled right away? What are the rewards? [Revelation 22:10-12].



2019-06-26
Dispensationalists & AD 70: Why don't the dispensationalists believe Revelation is about AD 70?
Land or Earth: How does the word for land or earth apply in the book of Revelation?


2019-05-01
Escaping Jerusalem AD 70: How and when did the Christians get the warning to leave Jerusalem prior to A.D. 70? Pray that it will not be on the Sabbath or in winter? [Eusebius].



2019-04-30
Christians of 70 A.D.: What happened to the Christians in and after 70 A.D.?



2019-02-01
Judgment: How does this verse fit into the partial preterism, 70 AD paradigm? Sodom & Gomorrah will be having a future judgment, not at 70 AD. [Matthew 10:15]



2019-01-29
Olivet Discourse: The disciples seem to ask 3 different questions. When did He answer the other 2? [Matthew 24:2-3]



2019-01-15
Jerusalem & Green Tree: This seems to be talking about the then future destruction of Jerusalem, but what is the part about the green tree talking about? [Luke 23:28-31].



2018-12-17
Destruction of the Temple in 70 AD: Why didn't any Christian writer mention the fulfillment in prophecy about the Destruction of the Temple in 70 AD after the fact?



2018-07-06
Destruction of Jerusalem: Is the Jerusalem prophecy still to happen in our future or already past? [Zechariah 9-14]



2018-05-21
Great Tribulation: Is there going to be another Great Tribulation in the future? I know you think it happened in 70 AD, but is there going to be a future one also?
The Great Commission: At the Great Commission, Jesus' disciples went to Galilee like He said, it says that some of them doubted. Is this talking about just the 11 Disciples or others that doubted? Matthew 28:16-17


2018-05-04
Full Preterism: Caller thinks in 70 AD the resurrection happened also. (carries back after the break as well.)



2018-04-19
The Jewish Sacrificial System Ending: When did the sacrificial system end for the Jews? In 70 AD at the Destruction of the Temple or at the Cross when the curtain was rent in twain?



2018-04-11
Day of the Coming of the Lord: Is 2 Thessalonians about 70 AD, instead of the Second Coming, like Ken Gentry & Gary DeMar believe? A Great Apostacy & Jewish revolt against Rome? [2 Thessalonians 2]



2018-04-04
"All the Saints with Thee": Is about 70 A.D. or about the end of the world, [Matthew 25:31, Zechariah 14:5]



2018-02-16
Early Dating of Revelation: Is there any validity in the early dating of Revelation and its prediction about the fall of Jerusalem?



2018-01-17
The Veil of the Temple Rent in Twain": Was the Abomination of Desolation when the Veil in the Temple was ripped in two at the Crucifixion, & didn't the Animal Sacrifices actually STOP after that instead of continue for 40 years? [Matthew 27:51]
Anti-Christ & the Temple of God: Isn't the Man of Sin, the Man of Lawlessness, isn't that a future prophecy still yet to be fulfilled? [2 Thessalonians 2]


2018-01-12
The Sign of Jonah: Jonah & the 40 days after he announced to Nineveh that it would be destroyed (but wasn't), is it parallel the 40 yrs after Christ's death the Temple perished?



2017-11-29
Churches in Revelation so far Away from Epicenter: Why would the letters to the churches that are so far from Jerusalem so far away if this is a warning to the people in Jerusalem in 70 AD?



2017-11-22
Preterism: Can you please define preterism?
Calamity & Catastrophe: What about world wide disasters?


2017-11-06
Till the Son of Man be come: When will Jesus come again, when is this talking about His coming? [Matthew 10:23]



2017-10-31
The Prince in Daniel: Who is the Prince/prince in both verses of Daniel? [Daniel 9:25-26]



2017-10-11
70 AD or Second Coming: When the disciples were asking Jesus when the signs of His coming & the end of the age be, were they asking about 2nd coming or what's about to happen in 70 AD? [Matthew 24, Acts 1:9-11]



2017-10-11
Day of the Lord is at Hand: The day of the Lord is at hand, is present, how soon does that mean? [2 Thessalonians 2[



2017-09-14
Being Tried in the Synagogues: In the lens of a Dispensationalist, when have Christians have ever been delivered up to synagogues besides the 1st century? [Luke 21:12]
All Prophecy Fulfilled: What prophecy is excluded since it says "all prophecy" in this verse? [Luke 12:22]
Redemption Draweth Nigh: So when was their Redemption Drawing Nigh, since Jesus hasn't come back yet?

2017-08-31
Letters of New Testament Complete: When were all the writings of the New Testament complete?
70 Years: Is the year 70 AD Destruction of Jerusalem of any significance to 70 year captivity in Babylon?


2017-08-29
Parable of the Wheat & Tares Is the Parable of the Wheat & the Tares talking about the 2nd coming or 70 AD? Jesus might've been crucified on Thurs, a special sabbath? [Matthew 13:24-43]



2017-08-28
Last Days: When is the last days, the VERY last days of the world or when Jesus was here? (he's very hard to hear)



2017-08-15
Coming of the Lord: Is the "coming" of the Lord literal? [1 Corinthians 15:23]



2017-08-07
Sun Shall Be Darkened, Stars Falling: IMMEDIATELY after the tribulation the sun shall be darkened, moon not give her light, stars falling, what does it mean? What does the verses in Revelation about Jesus second coming mean? [Matthew 24:29-30, Revelation 1:7]



2017-08-04
This Generation Will Not Pass Away Until: This generation shall not pass away until all these things shall be fulfilled, what did that mean? [Luke 21:32]



2017-08-03
Matthew 24 Being Fulfilled: Is reading a book by john l bray called, Matthew 24 fulfilled beneficial? Isn't he a full preterist?
Johann Blumhardt: Discussion about Johann Blumhardt & the exorcism he performed of a girl who was demon-possessed.


2017-07-05
70 AD & Partial Preterism (Debate): Preterism - 70 ad, 70 ad - preterism, all stemming around 70 ad! (little bit of a debate) (follow up)



2017-06-27
Book of Revelation being about 70 AD & Philadelphia: If the book of Revelation is talking about 70 AD like you believe, why would the church of Philadelphia be affected by what happens in Jerusalem since it's so far away.



2017-06-26
Prince Yet to Come: The Prince that is to come again. [Daniel 9:26]



2017-06-06
This Generation Shall Not Pass: Was Jesus mistaken when He said, "this generation shall not pass until all these things shall come to pass"? [Matthew 24:34-36]



2017-04-26
Full Preterism & No Hell: someone who is a full preterist told me there is no hell (universalism, inclusionist)



2017-03-29
Jesus Returning in 70 AD: so Jesus came back in 70 A.D. then?



2017-03-22
Full & Partial Preterism: Full & partial preterist discussion, "all who hear His voice will come forth", is the resurrection for everyone? [Daniel 12]



2017-03-07
Cain & Abel's Being Accepted or Not: I would just like to explain why i think Abel's sacrifice was accepted, but Cain's wasn't.
Soon, the Time is at Hand: Seal up the book of Daniel because it pertains to the time of the end , Revelation, the time is now at hand, but was soon & time is at hand referring to soon in the beginning of the Book, but not the last part of the book?


2017-03-02
Not Seeing Death Til These Things Happen: This generation not seeing death until He came back, what did Jesus mean here? [Matthew 16:28]
One Taken, One Left: One taken & one left scenario, what did He mean here? [Matthew 24:40-42]


2016-04-04
Olivet Discourse with Book of Revelation: Can we compare Matthew 24 with Revelation 6? What about Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 21 also?
Studying the Bible: Does the Bible tell you how to study the Bible?
Memorizing or Meditating on the Scripture: Are we supposed to meditate &/or memorize the Bible?

2016-03-23
Jesus Coming back Contradictions: These 2 passages here about the second coming of Christ (so the caller believes) seems to be saying opposing things, & so can Steve explain the difference? [Mark 13, 2 Thessalonians 4]



2016-03-10
Olivet Discourse: How is this verse in Mark talking about 70 AD when it seems to be talking about a gathering of God’s people at the end of the world rather than the Jewish people? [Mark 13:27]



2016-02-23
Comments about 24 Elders & Preterism: Caller has a convoluted way of saying Revelation is mostly talking about 70 AD & not the future, talking about 24 elders & so on.



2016-02-22
Great & Terrible Day of the Lord: What is the great & terrible of Day of the Lord? I thought it was the destruction of the 70 ad of Jerusalem, but apparently it's not? [Acts 2:19-20, Joel 2:31]



2016-02-10
Paul & Wrath: Paul uses the word "wrath" 3 times. what is this wrath he is talking about & is it still future? {1 Thessalonians 1:10, 1 Thessalonians 2:16, 1 Thessalonians 5:9]



2016-01-15
Destruction of 70 AD: How can this Scripture be talking about 70 AD since there's been so much worse destruction since then? [Matthew 24:21-22]



2016-01-06
The Resurrection: "Many of them that sleep" in Daniel as opposed to "All" will come out of their grave. [Daniel 12:2, John 5:28-29]
The Resurrection involving Isaiah: Is this passage from the OT talking about the Resurrection? [Isaiah 26:20-21, Isaiah 27:1]


2016-01-06
Harmonizing End time Event Scripture: Are these connected in any way? [Daniel 12:10, Revelation 22:11]



2016-01-05
Harmonizing Scripture of Jesus' Coming: Trying to understand 2 Scriptures, & phrases like the blood of Christ, & the vengeance of Christ. [Isaiah 63:1-6, Revelation 19]
Anabaptist, non-violence: How should an Anabaptist deal with these passages in Isaiah about violence?


2015-11-11
Write the things thou hast seen, which are, which shall be hereafter: Are things involving that verse, the things John has seen, the things which are & the things will still have yet to take place, talking about things in chronological order? Revelation 1:19



2015-11-02
Healing: Caller comments on previous call about healings.
Russia & the Middle East: With Russia & other allied countries setting up in the Middle East, are we at the time that what Jesus was talking about when He said when you see Jerusalem being surrounded by Rome, we'd know the end was near? [Luke 21:20]


2015-10-15
The Olivet Discourse & the Book of Revelation: Why would the Holy Spirit need to give John a very cryptic, apocalyptic book about the Fall of Jerusalem in 70 AD if Jesus had already explained it to Jews in Jerusalem while He was still here? It'd just seem to be counterintuitive. [Matthew 24 & 25, Mark 13, Luke 21, Revelation 1-20]



2015-10-13
Strong-hold & Foot-hold follow-up:: What are they again, since Steve didn't get a chance to answer the first time?
Jacob's Trouble: How is it that the children of Israel experienced Jacob's trouble & are saved out of it, but how were they experiencing distress of it if they left before 70 AD? [Jeremiah 37]


2015-09-22
"Eat the Little Book": Is the little book in Revelation that John is asked to eat, is it the book he is dictating to him? [Revelation 10]



2015-09-15
The Dating of the Book of Revelation: What is the ONE thing that makes Steve think the book of Revelation was written before 70 AD?



2015-09-09
Partial Preterism: Is there any documentation that the early church fathers actually believed 70 AD WAS indeed the fulfillment of Revelation since you think it was?



2015-08-28
Hebrew Roots Movement: Doesn't Dispensationalism feed into the Hebrew Roots Movement?
New Testament Books Written after 70 AD: Were ANY books of the Bible written after 70 AD?
Old Testament Prophets: Steve believes that all the OT prophets wrote in a prophetic/symbolic/poetic language, but which ones wrote in the LEAST amount of poetic language?

2015-08-25
Olivet Discourse: The first chunk of the Olivet Discourse is talking about 70 AD & the second chunk it is talking about His 2nd Coming, is that right?



2015-08-25
Signs of Jesus' 2nd Coming: Were there any signs that were referring to both 70 AD & His actual 2nd Coming or is there anything that was written later by the Apostles that talk about signs to watch out for Jesus' 2nd coming?



2015-08-24
End Times, Signs of the Times: Newspaper Eschatology, Nation Against Nation, Race Wars, Overturning Governments, Famines, Pestilences, Earthquakes, how can we NOT think we are at the end of the world because all these things seem to be increasing? [Matthew 24:8]
Two Phases to Jesus' Coming: It's said that He's talking about 2 different events, 70 AD & His 2nd Coming.


2015-08-12
All Prophecy Fulfilled in Relation to 70 AD: 70 AD suggests that all the prophecies have been fulfilled. Is there ANYTHING in Revelation (or Daniel or any other eschatological chapter of the Bible) that has NOT been fulfilled yet?
Signs of the Times: It says in the Bible that when you see the clouds approaching that you'll know it's about to rain & that's what the caller thinks, you can see it all culminating together. [Matthew 16:32-33, Revelation 17:10-11]


2015-08-07
70 AD Holocaust: How many Jews were living in Judea right before the 70 AD Siege? How many died? Does it having any bearing on [Zechariah 13:8]?
12 Tribes of Israel: Steve said the 12 Tribes of Israel couldn't be identified after Babylon, but if that's the case, what about the 144,000 in Revelation?


2015-08-04
Day of the Lord: Are we to take 1 Peter 3 literally or apocalyptically? Was it talking about 70 AD or the end times? {1 Peter 3]



2015-07-13
Destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD: Is there a verse in the verse in the Bible that talks about all the Christians being spared from the 70 AD Siege? The Jerusalem War, is that the same thing? (Jewish War) [Matthew 12:14, Luke 21:21]



2015-06-01
Scripture Referring to 70 AD or Second Coming: Is this passage of Scripture referring to 70 AD & the Destruction of Jerusalem, or the Second Coming? [Matthew 16:21-22,27, John 21:21-23]
70 AD as part of 1st Coming: Is His coming in 70 AD the same thing as part of His 1st coming, sort've like a phase 2 of it?
Verses That Apply To 2nd Coming & leaving Dispensationalism: Do you have listed all the verses that talk about the actual 2nd coming? Did you get a lot of flak for leaving Dispensationalism?

2015-04-07
Gospel of Mark Date of Writing: When is it believed that the Gospel of Mark was written & distributed?
Abomination of Desolation: What is the Abomination of Desolation, when did it occur & how did it occur? Were the Disciples still alive when it happened, & IF they were, how come they didn't say anything about it? [Mark 13:14, Daniel 9, 10, 11]


2015-01-29
The Parousia (Full Preterism): Caller has been reading the book, Parousia by J Stuart Russell, & that there was a "dead zone" after 70 AD, & people were resurrected/raptured then.



2014-10-10
"Not One Stone Left Upon Another": Jesus said that not one stone would be left upon another, but what about the Wailing Wall? Was He just talking in hyperbole, exaggerating, not being literal? Why do people cry in front of it?



2014-09-22
No Dispensationalism, no 1948 Israel: Didn't some of the church fathers believe in a restoration of the land of Israel?
A future war of surrounding Israel: Caller has his Scripture ideas as to why there is going to be a future onslaught of Israel: "Redemption draweth nigh", there's no redemption in 70 AD; "There shall be a tribulation such as has never been before", & he feels 70 AD pales in comparison to the Holocaust. And then Satan makes war w/ the woman, caller correctly point out that the woman is remnant Israel. [Luke 21:20, Matthew 24:15, Revelation 12:17]


2014-08-21
This Generation shall not pass away: The Olivet Discourse in Matthew 24 is just talking about the destruction of the Temple in 70 AD, isn't it?



2014-08-19
Olivet Discourse & Birth Pains: A lengthy discussion about the Olivet Discourse & Birth Pains referring to 70 AD &/or the end of the world. [Matthew 24]



2014-05-15
Death Penalty & Dishonoring your Parents: Are Jews still supposed to be observing provision of the Death Penalty for being disrespectful to your parents in the Law of Moses? [Exodus 21:17, Leviticus 20:9, Deuteronomy 21:18-21, 27:16, Proverbs 20:20, 30:17, Matthew 15:4, Mark 7:10, Hebrews 8:13]
Binding of New Covenant: When did the New Covenant become binding? The day of the Cross or not until the Destruction of the Temple in 70 AD?


2014-05-12
4 Blood Moons: What is the phenomenon or frenzy over the blood moons? Some Christians don't seem very Christian in churches.
Prophecy in Joel: Do you think the prophecy in Joel is talking about 70 AD?


2014-04-01
7 churches of Asia: If the Book of Revelation was written for the event of the Destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD, why was it written to 7 churches in Asia, churches so far away from the main event?



2014-03-13
Transition between Jesus' death & 70 AD: If we are saying the temple system became kaput & obsolete when Jesus died & rose again, & therefore there's no use for it in the future, premillennialists will say, "well, if that's true, there was no use for it between the time Jesus died & the time it was destroyed in 70 AD then either". [1 Corinthians 9:19-22]
Abomination of Desolation: So what was the Abomination of Desolation? [Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 21:20]


2013-02-11
Steve's Lectures & Books about Eschatology: Do you say the same stuff in your book about the 4 views of Revelation that you say in your 14 lectures, When Shall These Things Be? Do you have any more books written besides that one? (Answer: 3 views of Hell & 2 books on the Kingdom of God.)
70 Week Beginning: When does the 70th week begin? At the beginning of His ministry or the right before His crucifixion? [Daniel 9:27]
Fleeing from the 70 AD Siege: If all the people fled there'd be none left, all Israel & Christians leaving. Do you & Hank agree with each other about the events of 70 AD?

2013-01-18
Coming of Lord: Why did John send the book of Revelation to people way outside the region of Jerusalem?
Date of the Book of Revelation: When do you think the Book of Revelation was written?


2013-01-15
The Tribulation & the Partial Preterist: I was recently reading about the Olivet Discourse & was wondering how is the Tribulation dealt with in the Partial Preterist paradigm? [Matthew 24]
Post Millennialism in contrast to Amillennialism: What is the difference between Post Millennialism & Amillennialist? [Revelation 20:7-8]


2013-01-15
Surely I Come Quickly: The last 2 chapters of still seem to be future, but Jesus says, "surely I come quickly", like He did at the beginning, but His Second come is as quick as the 70 AD destruction of Jerusalem, so how do you deal with this discrepancy? [Revelation 21, Revelation 22]


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