Lawless? Another Dispensational Straw Man

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

Peter’s End Time Survival Guide: Displaying the Virtues of Jesus

We have been looking at Peter’s guidance on how to survive and thrive at the end of the end times.  The first item was to reflect on the reality and riches of our salvation (2 Peter 1:3-5a).  The second item was to resolve to give energy and resources to pursuing spiritual growth (v. 5b).  Today … Continue reading Peter’s End Time Survival Guide: Displaying the Virtues of Jesus

Two Ways of Salvation? A 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

Peter’s End Time Survival Guide: Dangerous Times Demand Decisive Action

This series is an examination of 2 Peter 1:5-8.  In these verses we are provided with divine guidance through the teaching of the apostle concerning how we are to not only survive but thrive at the very end of the end times.  Last time we looked at the opening phrase in v. 5, “Now for … Continue reading Peter’s End Time Survival Guide: Dangerous Times Demand Decisive Action

Book Review: New Babylon Rising: The Emerging End Times World Order, By Ron Rhodes

Ron Rhodes, President of Reasoning from the Scriptures, has written over 70 books and is recipient of Harvest House Publisher’s Harvest Gold Award for having sold over 1 million books.  So, it should be no surprise to find that his latest work, New Babylon Rising, is a stellar addition to any library. Dr. Rhodes opens … Continue reading Book Review: New Babylon Rising: The Emerging End Times World Order, By Ron Rhodes

Book Review: Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism

Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism is an excellent recent, work that goes beyond the promise of the title to argue for the necessity of a pretribulational Rapture of the church. If your not familiar with this end-times position, it is the view that the deceased who came to faith in Christ … Continue reading Book Review: Evidence for the Rapture: A Biblical Case for Pretribulationism