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…

A.D. 70 Dispensationalism: The Messengers And Their Mission

From Christ’s ascension into heaven, the Divine stopwatch started ticking. This partly accounts for the extreme urgency noticeable in many of the New Testament writings. In a real sense, the kingdom was “at hand” from the time of John the Baptist’s ministry to the final days of Jewish commonwealth. But we see it start to…