21, 2018 - Revised
and expanded the article on Holy Spirit, dividing it into two new articles:
The Holy Spirit of God, which deals with what the Holy Spirit is and is not;
and The Spirit and the Word, which deals with the connection between God’s
Word and His Spirit and how they bring about regeneration in the believer.
10, 2018 - Added a
new objection to Part Two of New Covenant Commandments.
20, 2018 - Added a
Closer Look article, Dual Fulfillment of Prophecy. Made changes
to Foundations of Prophecy and Three Schools of Thought in
light of the new article. Also changed the link in The Last Days.
9, 2018 - Divided Who
Is Messiah? and Speaking in Tongues into two pages each, because
of the amount of material.
19, 2018 - Added This
Old Earth, an examination of evolution and Old Earth Creation, in three
pages because of the amount of material. Revised “In the
Beginning” and “The Three Parts of Man Fallacy” in light of
this article as well as adding some new material.
16, 2017 - Consolidated
material on Spirit, Soul, and Body; Created, Formed, and Made; and correct
understanding of Soul vs. Spirit. Made it a Closer Look article called The
Three Parts of Man Fallacy. Made revisions in light of this new
article to “The Gap Theory,” “The State of the Dead,”
“Holy Spirit,” and “Speaking in Tongues.” Also
added new icons for Guest Book, FaceBook, and Email links.
6, 2017 - Started
FaceBook page to promote and link to the website.
28, 2017 - Added a
Closer Look article, New Covenant Commandments, in two pages because
of the amount of material. Part One is “What Commandments Must We
Obey?” and Part 2 is “Common Objections.” Added
revised versions of “Law or Grace?” and “The New Covenant”
in light of this new material, made a few minor tweaks in “Living By
Faith,” and added Old Earth Creationist sites to the Suggested Links
13, 2017 - Made a few
minor changes to the About the Author page.
3, 2016 - Added Speaking
in Tongues page, with several articles exploring whether the modern
Pentecostal and Charismatic phenomenon is a genuine revival of the Biblical
gift of languages, as well as revisiting much of what I had been previously
taught about it. Also, made a few minor additions to “What Day Did
Jesus Die?” to include references to the phrase “in three
23, 2016 - Further
revised and expanded “What Day Did Jesus Die?” and “Jesus
and the Passover” with additional consideration of the word for
“Preparation” and additional examination of which Feasts are
called Sabbaths in Leviticus 23. Also made a few other revisions to
15, 2014 - Added two
new articles relating to end time prophecies: “Refuting
Preterism” on the Etcetera page, and a Closer Look article
called “The Last Days.” Also made a few minor wording
changes in several articles in the Future Events section.
12, 2014 - Published Repent
and Be Baptized on Smashwords.com.
28, 2014 - Revised
and expanded the article on “What Day Did Jesus Die?” with added
information about the “three days and three nights” idiom, and a
response to E. W. Bullinger’s Appendix 144 of The Companion Bible.
8, 2014 - Revised and
expanded the article on “The Johannine Comma,” with added sources
and further elaboration.
1, 2014 - For
convenience, the full-text Bible quotations are now followed by a link to the
New American Standard Bible on BibleGateway.com. The additional references
are still linked to BibleGateway.com with KJV as the default, but you can
easily view the NASB or any other version, by selecting it from the drop-down
menu at the top of the BibleGateway page. In addition, several
typographical errors have been corrected, broken links repaired, and a few
tweaks to the wording of some passages to make them clearer.
February 1, 2014 - Updated the Statement of Beliefs, to include
reference to the Law, and to reorder the statements
February 3, 2011 - Added two new articles to the Old
Testament Foundation section: "The Promised Land" and "The
Lord's Anointed" replaced the older articles on Moses and David,
expanding and revising the themes therein.
August 24, 2010 - Moved charts and examination of Joshua from main
article on "What Day Did Jesus Die" to the follow-up article,
"Jesus and the Passover." This simplifies the flow of the main
article, and relegates the rebuttal of arguments to the follow-up article.
Made corresponding changes in the downloadable DOC and PDF files.
April 12, 2010 - Added charts to "What Day Did Jesus Die?"
to illustrate the counting of days from Passover to Pentecost.
April 8, 2010 - Added a few paragraphs to "What Day Did Jesus
Die?" dealing with a claim about the wave offering and the Passover in
February 18, 2010 - Added a new Closer Look article, "The
February 17, 2010 - Added a new Closer Look article, "The Kingdom
in the Early Church Fathers."
February 11, 2010 - Made a couple of minor revisions to "Who Is
Messiah?" I moved the reference to I John 5:7-8 to the "Where is
the Proof" section, and expanded the section on I Tim. 3:16, with
reference to the TCGNT, and a link to the NET Bible Commentary.
December 13, 2009 - Added a new article, "Is Christmas
Pagan?" to the Etcetera section.
November 9, 2009 - Completely revised and updated the article,
"This Generation", as well as the Futurism section of the
"Three Schools" article.
October 2-12, 2009 - Made a few minor revisions to some of the
articles over several days during a review, in preparation for posting
extracts from this site on the Kingdomready.org blog. These included adding
another Scripture reference to "The New Covenant"; adding a new
quote, expanding an existing one, and revising the wording in part of
"In Anticipation"; and also tweaking the wording of "The New
Covenant" and "This Generation" to make them clearer.
September 23, 2009 - Added a new article, "Textual Evidence and
the Great Commission" to the Etcetera section.
September 20, 2009 - Made a few minor changes to "About the
June 23, 2009 - Added a new article to the Etcetera section,
"Jesus and the Passover," dealing with some questions following up
on "What Day Did Jesus Die?"
May 23, 2009 - Added a paragraph to "What Day Did Jesus
Die?" with two more Scripture references illustrating the Biblical time
reckoning, "today, tomorrow, and the third day." Also corrected the
number of references to "the third day."
April 10, 2009 - Revised the navigation, and put each article (and
each part of the Introduction section) on its own page, rather than
having all the articles of a section on one page. The navigation buttons
across the top now point to the "Overview" page of each section,
while the ones on the side point to the articles in that section. The section
title/graphic on each page is also a link to the Overview of that section.
Each section's Overview has been revised and expanded, so that the casual
reader can get a good overall understanding, while the main articles provide
more in-depth coverage of the main topics.
Added a new article, "What Is the Gospel?" to the What It Is Not
section, and completely revised the Kingdom Come section. It now flows
better and presents the New Testament meaning of the Kingdom of God in a more
Other changes in content include a separate page with all New Testament uses
of Kingdom of God/Heaven; a Guestbook; and an "Acknowledgements"
section added to "About The Author." Some graphic changes were made
as well, including a redesigned header, new buttons, a counter, and
corrections of the alignments on all the pages.
February 20, 2009 - Made revisions to the structure of the Closer Look
article, "Who is Messiah?" Also added several paragraphs and more
November 5, 2008 - Moved link to my blog to the "About the
Author" section, so as to not have the focus on "me". Also
moved the link to "What's New" on the index page to a more
25, 2008 - After
being down since my hosting agreement expired in January, the site has been
relaunched as Godskingdomfirst.ORG (instead of .NET). The .net domain name
was only renewable if I continued to be hosted by the same provider, but I
found one that hosts for free. I only needed to register a new domain name,
hence the change.
I made some changes to the layout and some of the content as well. The
biggest change in content is a reworking and reorganizing of the Future
Events page. The biggest layout change is the new Home or Index
page, which has a site overview that includes graphics, making for a more
attractive welcome. The rest of the stuff that used to be on the Home
page is now on a separate page, called Introduction.
May 5, 2008 - Began a new blog, while the website was down.
October 15, 2007 - Added Overviews at the top of each section page, and
replaced the Site Map with a general Overview of the sections, to aid in
seeing how the articles fit together.
August 25, 2007 - Revised the studies of Matthew 10:23 and Luke 21, in
"Jesus' View" on the Future Events page.
July 24, 2007 - Added more scripture references and several new
paragraphs to Old Testament Foundation, Kingdom Come, and Future
July 19, 2007 - Added "Feedback" to Etcetera page of
main site, in place of forum.
July 9, 2007 - Added an extra paragraph and more Scripture references
(about Israel's future) to the Kingdom Come page.
June 12, 2007 - Added links for downloadable Word and PDF versions of Repent
and Be Baptized to the "Baptism" article.
May 9, 2007 - Launched FEEDBACK FORUM.
May 7, 2007 - Added paragraphs about As A Man Thinketh to the
"Living By Faith" article. Also added a few new Scripture
references to Future Events page, and to "The More Abundant
Life" and "The Day Jesus Died" articles.
May 3, 2007 - Completed Future Events page.
March 31, 2007 - Added "Seeking the Truth" to the Etcetera
February 14, 2007 - Completed the Closer Look article, "The More
February 1, 2007 - Added "The Day Jesus Died" to the Etcetera
January 26, 2007 - Launched website.
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