Historic premillennialism and dispensational premillennialism are two different systems of eschatology. Here are a few examples of the differences between the two:• Historic premillennialism teaches that the church was in the fore-vision of Old Testament prophecy, while dispensationalism teaches that the church is hardly, if at all, mentioned by the Old Testament prophets.• Historic premillennialism … Continue reading What is Historic Premillennialism?
Copyright © Tim Warner METHOD OF BIBLICAL INTERPRETATIONProgressive Dispensationalism maintains the literal (normal) method of biblical interpretation as the default hermeneutic. Progressive Dispensationalists also rely heavily on the New Testament writers' interpretations and applications of Old Testament prophecy. This is more than simply applying a 'model' of interpretation based on a 'style' established by the … Continue reading Progressive Dispensationalism 101 The Basics
Grace According to CalvinistsCalvinists do not deny that God's grace is given to the non-elect. Everything good is from God. Jesus said that God makes the sun to shine on both the wicked and righteous. Everything good in this world is because of the grace of God. However, Calvinists distinguish between what they call "common … Continue reading 4. Irresistible Grace – Calvinism
In one of the most thrilling statements about salvation, Paul penned these words in his letter to the church at Ephesus. For by grace have you been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not of works, that no man should glory (Ephesians 2:8-9). The passage is one … Continue reading Does the Grace in Ephesians 2:8-9 Exclude Baptism?