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 Biblical Meaning of “This Generation”

  Hyper-Preterists claim that the New Testament phrase “this generation” always means Christ’s first-century audience.  But does the Bible really support their view?  In this 10-minute Bible study podcast, we give a brief overview of the Scriptural usage of the phrase, and conclude that it is always used in an exclusively Jewish context.  Far from meaning “My…

Conversation With Philip B. Brown

In this 43-minute podcast, Brian Simmons speaks to Philip B. Brown of New Wine For The End Times. Brown has written a book called in which he applies ancient Jewish eschatology to the solution of the controversy between Calvinism and Arminianism. Brown has also written some articles in which he refutes the Preterist eschatological system….

Refuting Preterism: The First Foundation: “This Generation”

   Preterism is the belief that most, if not all, of Bible prophecy was fulfilled at the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70. Essential to the preterist view is the belief that “all these things” mentioned in Matthew 24: 1-34 were “filled full” during the first century. How far the preterist follows this thread to…

“This Generation”–The Gateway To Hymeneusville

  Despite the wide proliferation of heresies on the internet, the children of God may still protect themselves with the sword of truth.  Yes, I thank the Lord that the Bible is still effective in combating false views and erroneous systems of doctrine.     Perhaps one of the most vocal heresies of today is that…