I have just completed a five-part series on Israel. A false view of Israel is a major stumbling block keeping evangelicals from considering the postmillennial hope. Consequently, I will continue on the theme of Israel, but from a different perspective. I would now like to engage one of the best-selling proponents of the misunderstanding of […]

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This article continues a study began in my last post. It regards Israel in the New Testament — particularly Israel in the teaching of Christ. This study should surprise dispensationalists who would never allow such teaching in their churches. Even while the New Testament speaks of Jew and Gentile uniting in one body — through […]

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This is my fifth article on Israel in Scripture. These articles are set over against populist dispensationalism. The role of Israel in Scripture is one of dispensationalism’s biggest draws, and one of its largest errors. Let us continue our study of the matter. Under the new covenant the distinction between Jew and Gentile ceases forever: […]

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As I continue an analysis of Israel in Scripture, I come now to the dispensational claim that the word “Israel” must be interpreted as literally speaking of ethnic Jews. Let us see if this so. Though Ryrie dogmatically affirms “Israel means Israel” via his literalistic hermeneutic, he does so on the basis of a principle […]

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This is my third article in a series on Israel in Scripture. This is a vitally important issue for biblical interpretation and theological construction. In this submission I will touch on the biblical teaching of the New Covenant. Jeremiah presents the vitally important “new covenant” in Jewish terminology: “Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, […]

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This is the second in a short series on Israel in the Bible. This is being written against the backdrop of populistic dispensationalism. Israel has an important role in the Bible. But that role is confused by many evangelical Christians. And when you confuse such a large portion of Scripture, you have a serious problem […]

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The function of Israel in the Bible is an important issue for students of Scripture. Unfortunately, confusion reigns supreme on this vital question. In this article I am opening a brief series on the question of Israel from a biblical (rather than emotional or political) perspective. I hope the series is helpful. As I open […]

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