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John of Japan's Recent Activity

  1. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    Well, again, no one has answered my OP. There are many things associated with the church that are not in the OT, and I've listed these,...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 4:02 PM
  2. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    Huh? I have no idea what you are talking about. How in the world did you get that from anything I've said? But the very term in Greek...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 3:23 PM
  3. John of Japan liked TCassidy's post in the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    Uh, you are aware, are you not, that the command to do something "in the Name of" is a statement of authority not of nomenclature?...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 3:21 PM
  4. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    It would take some heavy, scholarly research to find out for sure what was taught there back in the day by the profs. Carroll...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 3:19 PM
  5. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    But it is not being a church member.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 3:16 PM
  6. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    So they are in the church, the body of Christ, but not in a local church? Doesn't make much sense to me. That's why Dispensationalism...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 1:50 PM
  7. John of Japan rated TCassidy's post Funny in the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    He was a brilliant man. He had a Masters in New Testament Greek, having studied under Edgar Goodspeed, and, like Dr. Cedarholm,...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 1:48 PM
  8. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    So OT saints were baptized in the name of Jesus and celebrated the Lord's Supper? And some of them were pastors and deacons? And they...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 12:52 PM
  9. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    No, because this misunderstands the nature of a type, which uses an historical person or event as an illustration. (The Greek word tupos...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 12:51 PM
  10. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    Wish I could have taken classes from him. Wow, I'm jealous! But why didn't you buy the whole 20 volumes--as a young student? :Biggrin

    Sep 20, 2018 at 12:42 PM
  11. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    Would anyone care to actually address the OP and my point that the characteristics of the NT church are nowhere seen in any OT setting?...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 11:36 AM
  12. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    Um, yeah, in the margin.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 11:32 AM
  13. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    I don't see "spiritual Israel" there. And I believe the Jerusalem in Heaven is a real, physical place--the New Jerusalem of Rev.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 11:32 AM
  14. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    The term "spiritual Israel" occurs nowhere in Scripture.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:58 AM
  15. John of Japan replied to the thread The Nature of the Church, OT and NT.

    Yes, indeed! I have that one too.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:51 AM