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…

The Bar-Cocheba Incident

Preterists generally don’t like hearing anything about Simon Bar Cocheba, the Jewish revolter who took back the city of the Jerusalem circa 132 A.D. before being finally crushed by the Romans. In fact, if you read any Preteristic literature, you will scarcely find a passage concerning him. Back in the days of Todd Dennis’s Preterist…

A House Divided

    In our last article, we pointed out a grave dilemma of the Hyper-Preterist system of interpretation. It is one upon which their whole scheme is based: namely, that the New Testament canon of Scripture is no longer current. In order to get at the real truths of our faith, Scripture itself is not enough….

The Logic of Full Preterism (Part 2)

   In my previous article on Preterist logic, I disclosed the basic method of reasoning which Full Preterists use to arrive at their conclusions. Their prevalent mode is a priori, or deductive. This rests on general assumptions, and is opposed to a posteriori, or inductive, reasoning, which rests on facts and experience. A main characteristic…

Marriage Supper of the Lamb

  “And he saith unto me, Write, blessed are they which are called unto the marriage-supper of the Lamb” (Rev. 19: 9). *******************     To partake of the marriage supper of the lamb is one of the foremost privileges of Christ’s kingdom.  It is the consummation of that spiritual union which exists between Christ and…