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All articles by Palmer Robertson

Palmer Robertson was born in 1937 and is a graduate of Belhaven College and Westminster Theological Seminary. He gained his ThD at Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia, has pastored congregations in Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Maryland, and has taught in Westminster, Reformed, Covenant, and Knox Seminaries in the U.S.A. He is now Principal and Director of African Bible University in Kampala, Uganda.

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June 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Eschatology: The Rapture

In considering matters of the future it must be plainly understood that human beings can know only what God chooses to reveal to them. You might think you know which team will win a football match. But you will be proven wrong many times. You might say who will win the next political election.…

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May 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Eschatology: The end of the world

Most people do not know it, but this world will come to an end. People think that because the world has continued in the same way for as long as they have known it, this world will go on existing as it is for a long, long time. Some think that when our sun…

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April 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Why on Sunday

This question can be embarrassing, can't it? Why do you worship on Sunday? Doesn't the Bible say that the 'seventh' day is the time God consecrated for his people? Where does the Bible say that Christians should sanctify the first day of the week rather than the seventh day? It is a good question,…

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July 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Christ the prophet in Deuteronomy 18

The word of the witch doctor still rules in much of Africa. Along a dirt road a white flag waves at the top of a tall pole. Come inside this hut and the shaman will curse your enemies or tell you to sacrifice one of your children so you may be assured of good…

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