A.D. 70 Dispensationalism: The Forerunner

John The Baptist was the last of the Old Testament prophets.  He was the great herald sent to Israel to prepare them spiritually for the Dispensation that was about to commence.  His ministry was one calculated to level spiritual pride and proclaim the insufficiency of man (Isaiah 40: 3-8).  This leveling was needed, for the…

The “Kingdom of Heaven”

  Expositors sometimes make a distinction between “The Kingdom of Heaven” and “The Kingdom of God.”  The former expression is used thirty-two times, and appears only in the Gospel of Matthew; whereas in the same Gospel the latter term is used only five times.  In the parallel passages of the other Gospels, the term “Kingdom of God” is…