Meaning of last days and last time in Hebrews 1 and 1 John 2

Hebrews 1:1-2:

God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

Hath in these [not the future] last days spoken unto us [the Hebrews] by His Son, whom He hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also He made the worlds;

In verse 1 above God at various times and different manners SPOKE IN THE PAST unto the fathers through the prophets.  

In verse 2, GOD HAS IN THESE LAST DAYS SPOKEN THROUGH HIS SON.  Who was the writer writing to? What is the name of this book of the Bible?  Hebrews.  He was writing to the Hebrews. READ CAREFULLY!

One cannot separate the first verse from the second verse. The first verse leads into the second verse. In the first verse God spoke in the past through His prophets. Butin these last days” He HAS spoken by His Son. [These last days–NOT FUTURE DAYS]

Let’s look at how verse 2 is read by most today: Has in the (INSTEAD OF THESE) last days as spoken by the Son or Has spoken with respect to the last days.  THIS IS NOT WHAT THE SCRIPURE IN VERSE 2 SAYS. Verse 2 does NOT say “THE” last days–the verse says “THESE last days.” The verse states what the verse states; and the writer is writing to the Hebrews.  He is writing to the Hebrews saying that God IN THESE LAST DAYS HAS Spoken by His Son.  And who did Jesus speak two almost exclusively?  The Jews–the Hebrews.

Hath in THESE [not the future] last days spoken unto us by his Son…

These days mean these days–THEN.

Richard Duke


1 John 2:18:

18 Little children, it is the last time: and as ye (those he was speaking to) have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.

These verses were written to people living then, not written to people in the future:


It “is” the last time; and the anti-Christ shall come and “even now” there are many anti-Christs.


Hebrews 1:1-2–last days of the OLD COVENANT, not the end of this age


Rethinking the Last Days with Lynn Hiles (Video) – Friday PM (no. 1)


The law was fulfilled around 70 AD [destruction of Jerusalem and the temple]–Matthew 5; Matthew 24; Mark 13; Luke 21; and other verses


Look at the events stated in Matthew 24, Mark 13 and Luke 21 that occur before the destruction of Jerusalem and the temple–THIS HAPPENED IN 70 AD; AND NOT IN THE FUTURE


Matthew 24-The Most Dramatic Prophecy of Jesus–Lynn Hiles


Jesus inside us (the hope of glory)–His Spiritual Kingdom returned in 70 AD (while most wait on His physical return)





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