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Gog and Magog, Part 4: Gog’s Allies and Esther’s Enemies

Gog and Magog, Part 4: Gog’s Allies and Esther’s Enemies   Copyright © Robert E. Cruickshank, Jr.  (February 23, 2024) All Rights Reserved     “Persia Cush, and Put are with them, all of them with shield and helmet; Gomer and all his s hordes; Beth-Togarmah from the uttermost parts of the north with all […]

Gog and Magog, Part 3: An Ancient Battle with Ancient Weapons

Gog and Magog, Part 3: An Ancient Battle with Ancient Weapons   Copyright © Robert E. Cruickshank, Jr.  (February 18, 2024)   “And I will turn you about and put hooks into your jaws, and I will bring you out, and all your army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed in full armor, a […]

Gog and Magog, Part 2: The Chief Prince of Meshech and Tubal

Gog and Magog, Part 2: The Chief Prince of Meshech and Tubal   Copyright © Robert E. Cruickshank, Jr.  (January 11, 2024) Jelene Gouty (Editor) Brett Prieto (Proofreader) All Rights Reserved   “Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘Son of man, set your face toward Gog of the land of Magog, […]

Gog and Magog, Part 1: From Saul and Agag to Mordecai and Haman

Gog and Magog, Part 1: From Saul and Agag to Mordecai and Haman   Copyright © Robert E. Cruickshank, Jr.  (January 7, 2024) All Rights Reserved    Key details of Ezekiel 38-39 dovetail with the book of Esther. Ezekiel had just recorded his vision of the Valley of Dry Bones (chapter 37), which speaks of […]

Quickly! Quickly!

Guest article by Daniel E. Harden.   Many thanks to my good friend, Daniel E. Harden, for allowing me to post his article on the Bible’s use of the word “quickly” as the second installment in the “Texts of Time” series.   Quickly! Quickly! By Daniel E. Harden   Revelation 1:1-3 [ESV] –  The revelation […]

The Texts of Time

The Texts of Time   Copyright © Robert E. Cruickshank, Jr. (December 21, 2023) All Rights Reserved   If something has withstood the test of time, it has lasting value and there is an element of certainty to it. With regard to the predictions of the prophecy pundits, one thing is surely certain: none of […]

TribCon 2: Dispensationalism on High Alert

TribCon 2: Dispensationalism on High Alert   Copyright © Robert E. Cruickshank, Jr (December 15, 2023) Daniel E. Harden (Editor) All Rights Reserved   The DefCon system “was created by the US Armed Forces in the 1950s, during the Cold War.”[1]  It was “designed to provide a clear and concise way of communicating the current […]

The Dispensational Road to Damascus

The Dispensational Road to Damascus   Copyright © Robert E. Cruickshank, Jr (December 11, 2023) All Rights Reserved   The pronouncement concerning Damascus: Behold, Damascus is about to be removed from being a city and will become a fallen ruin.  -Isaiah 17:1   Everybody has a morning routine. We get up, we put the coffee on, and we get […]

Isaiah 66:8 in 1948? Dispensationalism’s Warp Speed Hermeneutic

Isaiah 66:8 in 1948?  Dispensationalism’s Warp Speed Hermeneutic   Copyright © Robert E. Cruickshank, Jr (December 7, 2023) All Rights Reserved Daniel E. Harden (Editor)   Who has heard such a thing? Who has seen such things? Can a land be born in one day? Can a nation be given birth all at once? As soon […]

Gog & Magog for the Very First Time?

Gog & Magog for the Very First Time? Copyright © Robert E. Cruickshank, Jr. (November 26, 2023) All Rights Reserved Daniel E. Harden (Editor)   Following the October 2023 Hamas attack on Israel, political pundit Glenn Beck sat down with prophecy pundit Max Lucado to discuss the “End Times Prophecies Unfolding Around Us.”[1]  While World […]