Matthew 24, a letter to a friend
Think about this,
I have been reading Jonathan’s book Raptureless and it aint your mommas version…. Although it could be your great great great great great great grandparents version
My response to a question about Matthew 24 I received recently:
Thank you for taking the time to respectfully write and explain your position. I am very familiar with your opinion as an AG Pre-Tribber, and you have stated it quite succinctly. Personally, I hold to a Historical-Contextual Hermeneutic, which means that I cannot make a passage mean something that it could have never meant to the original hearers. Thus I cannot take the Eagle in Scripture and say it means America, because that has no Hermeneutical justification, how do I know that I am interpreting that correctly? Couldn’t there be another nation with an Eagle as its symbol another 500 years from now? Anyway, I use the same hermeneutics that are taught by Dr. Gordon Fee, the most respected Theologian of the AG movement.
When I read Matthew 24 in its Historical-Cultural context, I start further back…
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