Questions tagged [preterism]

A Christian eschatological view which teaches that most (excluding the second coming and judgement day) or all of the Biblical prophecies were fulfilled by the end of the first century.

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According to Preterism why wasn't Capernaum destroyed?

Matthew predicted the untimely demise of Capernaum because they ignored Jesus' many miracles in their midst: [Mat 11:20-24 ESV] (20) Then he began to denounce the cities where most of his mighty ...
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Do Preterists observe “the Eucharist”?

Since Preterism teaches that the son of man has already come is it safe to infer that they also consider "the Lord's Supper" to be obsolete as well?: [1Co 11:26 CSB] 26 For as often as you eat this ...
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According to Preterism has Jesus already delivered the kingdom to God?

1 Corinthians 15:22-25 (ESV) For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. But each in his own order: Christ the firstfruits, then at his coming those who belong to Christ. Then ...
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According to Preterists what happens next?

Is there an end of the world? Or does it pretty much continue on like this forever, ever populating heaven (and "hell"?)?
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According to Preterism is the land mentioned in Ezekiel 37:25 “Heaven”?

NIV Ezekiel 37: 24 My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd. They will follow my laws and be careful to keep my decrees. 25 They will live in the land I ...
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According to Preterism when do the meek inherit the land (Matthew 5:5)?

In Matthew 5:5 Jesus repeats the promise of Psalm 37:11: Psalm 37:11 But the meek will inherit the land and delight in abundant prosperity. YLT Matthew 5:5 'Happy the meek -- because they ...
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According to Full Preterism, what do Thunders mean?

In the 10th chapter of the Revelation of John the Theologian, says: Rev 10:4 And when the seven thunders uttered with their voices, I was about to write; but heard a voice from heaven saying to me: ...
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According to Preterists did “the man of sin” (2 Thessalonians 2:3) become manifest before 70AD? If so, who was it?

KJV 2Th 2:1  Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him,  2Th 2:2  That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by ...
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According to Preterism has Matthew 19:27-30 been fulfilled? If so, when?

Mat 19:27  Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?  Mat 19:28  And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ...
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According to full preterism, who is 'the dragon' and what are the differences between 'the dragon' and 'the beast'?

In some passages from the Bible there exists sentences such as: Revelation 12:9 The great dragon was hurled down—that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan, who leads the whole world astray. ...
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How does a full preterist interpret the 'Thousand-years reign' in Revelation 20

A full preterist is someone who believes that all the prophecies in the Bible have been fulfilled. Then in Revelation 20:4 (RSV-2CE): Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom ...
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What is the Full Preterist perspective on ghosts and paranormal activity?

Generally, according to the Full Preterist position, the resurrection of the dead occurred in 70 AD, when all the Old Covenant saints and prophets in Sheol were liberated and allowed into heaven at ...
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How can the “Son of Man” passages of Matthew 24 be interpreted as a fulfilled prophecy?

Matthew 24 contains a prophecy spoken by Jesus. In verse 34, He says, "Truly, I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place." (ESV) This verse is sometimes used ...
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Have any noteworthy church councils denounced Full Preterism as heresy?

Full preterists believe that all prophecies in the Bible have already been fulfilled, including those related to the final resurrection, the Second Coming of Christ, and the Final Judgment. I have ...