https://youtu.be/qp9eoSDYDuE When people start to discuss various approaches to theology the question always comes up, "What's the difference?" Sometimes it is said out of exasperation or indifference as in "Who cares?" or "Whatever". It is also sometimes said out of a kind of spiritual and theological naiveté. Disregarding the gift of teachers given to the … Continue reading Covenant and Dispensational Theology, An Analysis
Jesus is coming! We are all looking forward to that. But where? That is the question I will be looking at in this video. The answer may surprise you! Just click on the image above or HERE. It will take you to the video. If you would like a copy of the PowerPoint slides used … Continue reading The End Times in Order, Jesus’ Return, But Where?
https://youtu.be/FELlp3AvrwU One of the questions that dispensational Bible scholars disagree over is when does the war described in Ezekiel chapters 38 and 39 occur? At least five different scenarios are offered. In this video I go through each of the options and end up offering a suggestion that I think best accounts for all the … Continue reading The End Times in Order, The War of Ezekiel 38 & 39
https://youtu.be/PPuvdsELlMU The End Ties in Order, The Tribulation The Tribulation, spoken about by Jeremiah, Daniel, Zechariah, and the Lord Jesus, occupies a large part in the Chronology of the End-Times Events. In this video I provide some general background of the Tribulation. Then I walk through each major event during the tribulation period. These include: … Continue reading The End Times in Order, The Tribulation
Jesus opened His first sermon in Matthew 5 by encouraging and comforting those coming to him by telling them of the blessings of the coming kingdom. We call these the beatitudes. Each began with “Blessed are…” and concluded with a promise. I want to call your attention to the blessing in Matthew 5:5. It is probably very familiar to … Continue reading The Meek Will Inherit The…What?
https://youtu.be/ylDmZdH1uI0 In this video, Dr. Michael Brown was asked what his problems with dispensationalism were. I thought his answers provided an opportunity for learning how to answer his somewhat common objections so that you are ready should someone bring these up to you. But first, in this post, I want to address his way of … Continue reading Dr. Michael Brown’s Problems With Dispensationalism
Another dispensational straw man that critics love to set up so that they can knock down is the charge that dispensationalism is antinomian. Antinomian means without or against law. Those who set up this straw man charge that it is is not necessary for Christians to obey the so-called moral law of the Old Testament. … Continue reading Lawless? Another Dispensational Straw Man
A straw man is an intentional misrepresentation of an opponent’s position. The reason people set up straw men is because it is easier to defeat the straw man than it is to defeat the opponent’s real view. One of the most common dispensational straw men is the charge that dispensationalism teaches two ways of salvation. … Continue reading Two Ways of Salvation? A Dispensational Straw Man
In 722 B.C. then in 586 B.C. God’s judgment for Israel’s idolatry came crashing down. The northern ten tribes succumbed to an Assyrian onslaught. The remaining southern tribes were devastated by Babylon. Yet this is not the end of the story of Israel. In 538 B.C. the return from exile began. But the return was … Continue reading Isaiah Said There Will be a Second, So is This the First?
I don’t know why these things happen to me but just the other day a January 16 post on The Gospel Coalition website popped up on my feed. The title of the post is “Will People Die During Christ’s Millennial Reign?” The author, John Currid from Reformed Theological Seminary, tries to make the case that … Continue reading Yes, People Die During the Millennial Reign of Jesus