“This Generation” Shall Never Fail

“Verily I say unto you, this generation shall not pass away, till all these things be fulfilled” (Matt. 24: 34).    Hyper-Preterists rely on a special interpretation of the above verse to support their theology that JESUS CHRIST returned in A.D. 70. Unfortunately (for them) their view of the term genea has always been in…

On Historical Continuity of the Faith

     Everyone knows that the Lord has placed pastors and teachers in His church for the purpose of edifying His body.  But not all of us agree on the historic scope which these teachers occupy within the Kingdom of God.  Many feel that the early church fathers had a settled authority during their own…

The Meeting of The Minds: A Preterist/Futurist Scenario

The following article also appears at: http://preteristmuseum.blogspot.com/2008/04/meeting-of-minds-preteristfuturist.html    Suppose we were all called to a board meeting to decide the future of Christianity.  Some of us are Preterists, some Futurists, and the rest are undecided.  You and I both know that this latter group will determine the outcome of the whole affair.  Now, this board meeting…

On A War That’s Being Won!

   If you’ve been around the theological scene for any amount of time, you’ll probably have learned of the long-standing hermeneutical war being waged between “Preterists” and “Futurists.” Silly as this sounds to an outsider with no concern in the matter, the warfare in question is a vital one–for its outcome will decide who gets…

Preterism Leads to Epicureanism

   After browsing around the internet lately, I’ve come more and more to identify and ever-growing problem among Preterists: which really shows how deceptive the whole movement has become. I speak of the doctrines of popular Epicureanism. Well, what exactly is Epicureanism?–and how is it dangerous? In the course of this brief article, I hope to…

Reformed Chiliasm (Part 21- Conclusion)

   John, after describing the final punishment brought upon the heads of the wicked, and the casting of Satan into the lake of fire, then proceeds to paint a graphic picture of the Final Judgment.  He writes: “And I saw a great white throne, and Him that sat on it, from whose face the earth…