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Time for Change| Christianity In Crisis– Guest Article

Time for Change| Christianity in Need of a Paradigm Shift! Guest article by Larry Siegle A RADICAL PARADIGM SHIFT–THE NECESSITY OF IT. Recently, someone, in a discussion group made the following observation about Covenant Eschatology and the necessity of a “radical paradigm shift” rather than simply an “add on” to other doctrinal systems. It is a statement with which I…

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Formal Debates

Responding to the Critics| An Open Challenge for Formal Debate

Responding to the Critics| An Open Challenge For a Formal Debate I am posting this invitation again after posting it a couple of months ago– with no response. At Preterist Research Institute, we believe that Responding to the Critics of Covenant Eschatology is very important. Consequently, we are offering the following invitation. The Theme of Preterist Pilgrim Weekend, July 2016…

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Responding to the Critics

Responding to the Critics| Howard Denham’s Abuse of Scripture and Logic #6

Responding to the Critics| Howard Denham’s Abuse of Scripture and Logic #6 The Priesthood of Christ This is installment #6 in our series examining and refuting several syllogisms that were submitted to Steve Baisden by church of Christ minister Howard Denham. Via his series of “arguments” Denham claims that he has totally refuted Covenant Eschatology. What he has done in…

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eschatology

Replacement Theology| What About Jew and Gentile Distinctions?

Replacement Theology and The Jew and Gentile Distinction #17 As we have seen, one of the fundamental tenets of Dispensationalism is that God made distinctive, exclusive promises to Israel and the Gentiles were not part of those promises. Thomas Ice and Timothy Demy say: “Dispensational premillennialists hold that Israel and the church are two separate and distinct entities throughout all…

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eschatology

Replacement Theology| Was the Land Given to Israel Forever? #16

Replacement Theology| Was Israel Given the Land “Forever”? In a previous article in this series on Replacement Theology, we shared with you how one of the fundamental doctrines of Dispensationalism is that God gave promises to Israel and then, He gave promises to the Gentiles, but, those were not and are not the same promises. This Jew -v- Gentile distinction…

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eschatology, Fulfilled Prophecy

Resurrection| Past or Future?

Resurrection| Past or Future? It is, of course, considered heretical to say the resurrection of the dead is past. The charge of the Hymenaean Heresy, is quickly attached to anyone that dares to suggest that the resurrection was in AD 70. See my book, the Hymenaean Heresy: Reverse the Charge! for a thorough refutation of this charge. In his parabolic…

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eschatology

Zionism| Refuted by Jesus’ Parables!

Zionism| Refuted by Jesus’ Parables! The fundamental doctrine of Dispensationalism and religious Zionism is that Jesus offered the kingdom to the Jews, but they rejected it. As a direct result, God had to postpone the kingdom, and establish the church, a previously unknown, un-predicted entity. Only after the church is raptured from the world will God once again resume His…

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eschatology, Fulfilled Prophecy

Replacement Theology| The Dispensational Doctrine of the Restoration of Israel #15

Replacement Theology| Zionism and the Restoration of “What?”  #15 The Dispensational world seems intent on maintaining and re-establishing the shadow and removing the body. And make no mistake, as we have proven from their own writings, the Dispensational paradigm does teach that in the millennium, the church, with all of its distinctive tenets, advantages and blessings, will be set aside,…

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Passing of the Law of Moses, Responding to the Critics

Responding to the Critics| A Response to Howard Denham’s Abuse of Logic and Scripture #5

Responding to the Critics| Howard Denham’s Abuse of Logic and Doctrine – #5 In a previous article we demonstrated that Howard Denham has no concept of the Hebraic world, the Day of Atonement, the already – but – not – yet of scripture and even the fundamentals of logic, although he claims to be a master logician. In this installment,…

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