Gary DeMar: Hiding the Truth at Liberty: A Response to Ed Hindson’s “The New Last Days Scoffers” (2005)

As a scholar of some reputation, who has access to historical sources and knows how to use them, Dr. Hindson should have informed his readers of preterism’s orthodox history and the recent history of dispensationalism and the many critiques lodged against it. Continue reading “Gary DeMar: Hiding the Truth at Liberty: A Response to Ed Hindson’s “The New Last Days Scoffers” (2005)”

Gary North, Fundamentalism’s Bloody Homeland for Jews (2003)

Ever since the creation of the State of Israel in 1948, dispensationalists have been sorely tempted to announce, “Prophecy is being fulfilled. Jesus is coming back soon.” This is inconsistent with the academic version of the dispensational system of interpretation, because the official position says that no Old Testament prophecy has been, or can be, fulfilled in the Church Age, Continue reading “Gary North, Fundamentalism’s Bloody Homeland for Jews (2003)”

Gary DeMar: “Fake news” is not as bad as fake exegesis and fake history that some end-times proponents use (2016)

There is no reliable historical information on how Antipas was martyred (Rev. 2:13), who Mr. Scott claims died during the reign of Domitian around AD 92. He bases his argument on some fanciful history about an Antipas of Pergamum who is claimed to have been martyred when he was placed in a heated brazen bull-shaped altar in the temple of Artemis.  I’ve checked quite a few sources and in almost every case commentators do not accept the story as fact.

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DeMar and Chilton: 2 Peter 3 – The Passing Away of Heaven and Earth (2010)

They scoffed at the claims made by Jesus that the temple would be destroyed and Jesus Himself would be the one to make it happen before their generation passed away. Since more than 30 years had passed since Jesus made this prediction, and the temple was still standing with no indication that it would be destroyed in less than a decade, they began to mock the words of Jesus. Continue reading “DeMar and Chilton: 2 Peter 3 – The Passing Away of Heaven and Earth (2010)”