Such turns of a phrase are known elsewhere in Scripture, indicating the personal reception of a promise. Take, for instance, the account of Simeon in Luke 2:25-26 Continue reading “Todd Dennis: Matthew 16:27-28 is NOT a “Preterist Time Indicator” Pointing to AD70″
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.
we are to lay hold on that kingdom which cannot be shaken; for the Lord shakes us for this end, that he may really and forever establish us in himself.
Preterist Idealism is an interpretive method which comprehensively systematizes biblical typology. A broader label, Modern Idealism, refers to the hermeneutical structure of Preterist Idealism. A narrower label, Metamillennialism, refers to the kingdom theology of both Preterist Idealism and Modern Idealism.
I can think of no more encouraging phrase to say to one of my brothers or sisters than to “remember Pella
Reformed Full Preterism must either depart from the Reformed grounding, lead to a Universalist approach, or lead to an Idealist approach.
Judgment came to the world, because all are judged by the gospel and their response to it. It is the SAME WAY that men are judged today. There is no difference, and it continues.
Full Preterists, in order to maintain the integrity of their hermeneutic, choose to take the timeline-based answer (it is new) over the non timeline-based answer with which they also agree (it is not new). However, it is a plain contradiction to have something new that is eternal.
Any theology which looks to the temporal things as its finality, any theology which takes ANY scripture and applies them to the temporal realm, and does not apply them to the spiritual truth behind it for which it was written, is an incorrect theology.
Jesus was Messiah from the foundation, He did not become the Messiah only after He did the work. He did the work to reveal Himself as Messiah.. Are we really putting the “Type” as being the purpose and fulfillment over the “anti-type” to which they pointed? Continue reading “Nathan DuBois: The Nature of Christ: The Dilemma of Chronology (2006)”
Therefore they pertain partly to the bond maid who gendereth to bondage, that is, the earthly Jerusalem, which is in bondage with her children; but partly to the free city of God, that is, the true Jerusalem eternal in the heavens, whose children are all those that live according to God in the earth: but there are some things among them which are understood to pertain to both — to the bond maid properly, to the free woman figuratively.
Is the Bible God’s book ? Is it God’s book in any sense in which Nature is God’s book ? If it be, there will be an agreement between the Bible and Nature.