Futurism Vindicated: Why Preterism Never Sold

It is doubtless a ‘true saying’ that Preterism has always been hard to sell to evangelicals. Certainly, its popularity is more sporadic than ongoing. Every few years or so it seems to make a comeback, in some form or another, until it eventually peters out. Preterism’s heyday was the George W. Bush era, when internet…

On Biblical Vs. Preteristic Meanings Of “Heaven And Earth”

One of the first things a Bible student must do, when approaching the doctrines of Preterism, is distinguish between types that are purely Genetic in origin, and those that are Mosaic. This will allow him/her to separate the layers of fulfillment and discern what was fulfilled and what wasn’t. When we refer to the “omega…

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 It is one upon which their whole scheme is based: namely, that the New Testament canon of Scripture is no longer current.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…

Personal Application of Christ’s Triumphal Entry

“And Jesus went into the temple of God and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money-changers and them that sold doves, and said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer for all people, but ye have made…

The Logic of Full Preterism

  “Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord” (Isaiah 1: 18). ****************     In previous articles, I have mentioned that Full Preterism demands a priori reasoning.  This means that it is deductive– proceeding from cause to effect, or from an assumption to its logical conclusion.  The disadvantage of such reasoning is that…