Dispensationalism - Scripture List

By Nathan Pitchford

Dispensationalism – Categorized Scripture List
Nathan Pitchford

This Scripture list is a critique of Classic Dispensationalism which is basically the method of interpreting the scriptures that sees two distinct peoples of God, with two distinct destinies – Israel and the Church. Some of the tenets that all or most contemporary mainstream Dispensationalists would hold to include the following: Click here

 

Nathan Pitchford

DIspensationalists believe the Church is not the continuation of God's Old Testament people, but a distinct body born on the Day of Pentecost.

Dispensationalism is basically the method of interpreting the scriptures that sees two distinct peoples of God, with two distinct destinies – Israel and the Church. Some of the tenets that all or most contemporary mainstream Dispensationalists would hold to include the following:

1. The Church is not the continuation of God's Old Testament people, but a distinct body born on the Day of Pentecost.

2. The Church is never equated with Israel in the New Testament, and Christians are not Jews, true Israel, etc.

3. The prophecies made to Israel in the Old Testament are not being fulfilled in the Church, nor will they ever be.

4. The Church does not participate in the New Covenant prophesied in the Old Testament; it is for ethnic Israel, and will be established in a future millennial kingdom.

5. The Old Testament saints were saved by faith alone, on the basis of the Calvary-work of Christ alone; however, the object of their faith was not Christ, but rather the revelation peculiar to their dispensation. More...

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