A.D.70 Dispensationalism: The Advent Of The King

John the Baptist had been emphatic in his declarations that he was not the Messiah.  He was merely preparing the way.  His baptistic mission was intended to make Christ manifest to the nation (John 1: 31).  To the Jews, baptism was a proselytical ordinance required by Gentiles before they could come into Judaism.  It signified…

The Sign Of The Prophet Jonas

 Pre-Millennialists are often taxed by Preterists for their reluctance to adhere to what are called “timing texts.”  According to Preterists, these texts all imply the imminency of Jesus Christ’s second coming, the resurrection of the dead, and the judgment.  Perhaps one reason why most Pre-Millennialists disregard the issue is because everyone knows that there was no second coming of…