Free Download: “The King And The Kingdom” (2021)

Pheelan McPhalen’s new booklet “The King and The Kingdom” is now available for free download @ antipreterist.com. Please see link below. There are a few things I’d like to say about this work, and then you can see for yourself. The sub-title is “An Introduction To A.D. 70 Dispensationalism.” This book is the first major…

A.D. 70 Dispensationalism: The Postponement Of The Kingdom

If it were not so serious a mistake, one could almost afford to smile at the view that Christ’s coming happened when the temple was destroyed in A.D. 70.  The view is a product of the heavy-handed, stodgy old theology of the post-Reformation period when men were still partly blinded by the dense fogs of…

A.D. 70 Dispensationalism: Paul’s Purpose

Paul’s ministry has two aspects.  First, he preaches the Gospel of the Kingdom to the Jews.  Then, when they reject it he preaches the Gospel of God’s Grace to the Gentiles.  The Gospel of the Grace of God becomes paramount as Israel’s kingdom hope begins to wane.  As the earthly promises sink from sight, the…

Q&A: What Is Meant By The “Restitution Of All Things” (Acts 3: 21)

Question: What did Peter mean when he spoke of the “restitution of all things” in his second sermon to Israel? Answer: The Greek word translated “restitution” is apokatastasis, occurring only in Acts 3: 21, while the verb form is found in Acts 1: 6. It means bringing something back to a former state or condition….

Atheism And Children’s Books

Writers of children’s books tend to cast an air of innocence over everything. Instinctively, they understand (as we all do) that the world is far from what it should be. Rather than lying to children, they paint an ideal portrait of the world based on the ideal human which the child really is. It is…

Q&A: What Is The “Great Mystery” Of Ephesians 5:32?

Question: What is Paul talking about when he says “this is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church“? Answer: Paul had just been speaking of the married life of Spirit-filled believers as illustrating the affection of Christ towards His church. What he is saying, however, goes deeper than any mere analogy….