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…

Who Are The “Holy People” Of Daniel 12: 7?

  In the present endtime controversy, there are a large number of views regarding the “Great Tribulation.”  Daniel 12 seems to be a key pivot on which much of the debate (at least insofar as the Old Testament ties in with Matthew 24) seems to turn.  In Daniel 12: 7, Daniel heard the man clothed in…

The Unbelief of Preterism

    As a follow-up to my article, The Infidelity of Preterism, I thought it well to further explore the kind of rationalism and unbelief on which Preterist theology bases its claims. While systematic Preterism has little historical support, there are a number of writings documented throughout church history that contain key concepts espoused by Preterism….

Essays On Chiliasm (Part 10)

   By studying the eschatological writings of the early Fathers, and diligently comparing their several descriptions, it is not impossible to put together something like a composite view of end-time events.  In our last article, we discussed the Great Apostasy, briefly touching upon its general character.  Now we must discuss the rise of Antichrist.  Looking…