A.D. 70 Dispensationalism: Law Vs. Grace

The Old Testament is the record of the ruin wrought by the Fall.  The New Testament is the record of the restoration wrought by Christ.  The law is the plumbline showing where the natural man stands in relation to God. Unfortunately, Israel’s whole history was a record of failure to keep the law. Nevertheless, through…

Preterism & The Problem Of Evil

Man needs to be saved not only from SIN, but from his SINS. This will require a change in his very nature. It is through Christ’s work on the cross alone that this salvation is effected. Although “salvation” is an all-inclusive word that embraces every redemptive process from regeneration to eventual glorification, the end result…

The Faith Of Abel

  Among the numerous saints which Paul mentions in Hebrews 11, as being noted for their faith, Abel occupies a special place.  He was the first of the line of faithful servants.  In contrast to Cain, Abel’s mode of worship and praise was acceptable to God, and so he obtained a blessing.    From the time of Abel onward,…

Studies In The Apocalypse (Part 18– Rev. 5: 8- 5: 14)

 (5: 8) “And when He had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.”   Now we see what transpires upon the Lamb’s taking of the seven-sealed book from…

Studies In The Apocalypse (Part 17– Rev. 5: 1- 5: 7)

(5: 1) “And I saw in the right hand of Him that sat on the throne, a book written within and without, sealed with seven seals.”  John now sees the Almighty Father with a book (or to be more precise, a scroll) in his hand.  The scroll is rolled up and sealed with seven seals.  This…

Studies In The Apocalypse (Part 13– Rev. 3: 1- 3: 6)

(3: 1) “And unto the angel of the church in Sardis, write; These things saith He that hath the seven spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.”   Christ claims intimate control over the seven spirits and seven stars. We’ve…