Christ, by the power of his coming, brought these things to nought, fulfilling them all in himself. He destroyed the temple, the city, and the rebels. As Christ affirmed, all the righteous blood shed upon the earth fell upon that generation. Continue reading “Marcus Booker: Dispensationalism’s Blind Spot – National Israel Fulfilled in Christ (2003)”
The apostles generally had no need to explain the original contexts, which were not in dispute. Midrash differs from parable in that parables form a teaching on the basis of a supposed or hypothetical history. The illustrations derived from midrash, on the other hand, have their foundation in factual history. Continue reading “Marcus Booker: New Covenant as Apostolic Midrash (2003)”
This is declaring the spiritual dominion of the church. God’s church is the vehicle that is used to bring glory to the Father. The nations are changed because of it. It also declares the forever and lasting establishment of the church. It is open to all who turn to Christ.
By making the assumption that Jesus is only taking about the physical generation of the first century, one misses the exact point Paul was making about the allegorical things it represented.
Continue reading “Scott Thompson: Have Heaven and Earth Passed Away? (2007)”
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Below, you will find the following 16 different views of full preterism, in the following alphabetical order, for your information. The person’s name after the view is the name of the one who submitted it.
Two well-known men who have abandoned the full preterist label and adopted the preterist-idealist label are John Noe and Todd Dennis. Both of these men are outstanding scholars. The perspectives of these men differ, and we will attempt to highlight how each sees eschatology.
I think we need to distinguish between full preterism and hyper-preterism. Full preterism is an optimistic eschatology. Don’t think I can say the same thing about hyper-preterism, which has led some right out of Christianity. Continue reading “Discussion on Consistent Preterism and the Impact of AD70 as the Terminal Date (2015)”
The next, and I think final, installment in Tom Wright’s NT4E series is “Revelation”. Here Wright offers an idealist/preterist take on Revelation. Here are some quotes to give you a taste: Continue reading “Michael Bird: Book Notice – Revelation for Everyone by Tom Wright (2011)”
The “END” does NOT mean the mere termination, but actually means the Full Realization of Righteousness in Christ