Dispensationalists claim that the church was not foretold in the OT- anywhere, and that the rejection and death of Jesus required the postponement of the Kingdom. Yet, Peter says the death of Jesus– and logically, therefore, the establishment of the church– was foretold by the OT prophets! In this first installment of the relationship between Daniel 9 and 1 Peter, we demonstrate how 1 Peter’s application of Daniel 9 is a devastating blow to Dispensationalism.
1 Peter is saturated with the verbiage, the themes and the motifs of Daniel 9:24-27. And if that is true- and it is- it means that the eschatological consummation being anticipated by Peter, i.e. the resurrection, was truly, objectively imminent when Peter wrote!