Archives For Israel in the New Testament

The New Testament is one embarrassing book. How can anyone believe it? Not only is preterism anti-Semitic, but so is the New Testament. Christianity needs just to fold up, pack it away, and leave the world alone. This New Testamen= anti-Semitism charge is according to secularists and liberal “theologians,” that is. But ironically, those evangelicals […]

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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 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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