Engaging the Critics

A Dominionist Hermeneutic that Leads To Covenant Eschatology!

We often encounter comments and writings by futurists that, when applied consistently, those comments lead inexorably to the full preterist view of eschatology. This is extremely common, especially when one reads the writings of the popular postmillennialists (Dominionists) of the day. Whether one reads Gentry, Mathison, Sandlin, Leithart, McDurmon or DeMar, you will find such comments. I personally hear from…

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The Dispensational View of Double Fulfillment of Prophecy– and Joel McDurmon- #1

At the 2011 Prophecy Conference sponsored by American Vision, of Powder Springs, GA., Joel McDurmon presented a speech entitled “Double Fulfillment: Double Cross.” In that presentation he examined the Dispensational practice and claim that Bible prophecy must be fulfilled twice. Thus, while many OT prophecies did have “audience relevance” for the ancient audiences to whom they were addressed, those prophecies…

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Does Prophecy Demand Literal Fulfillment?

AN OBJECTION CONSIDERED– AND ANSWERED   Don K. Preston D. Div. The following objection is lodged against Covenant Eschatology: “All of the prophecies that Christ fulfilled in His first coming were fulfilled in a literal, physical manner; therefore, we should expect Him to fulfill prophecies regarding His Second Coming in a literal, physical manner.” This objection is common among dispensationalists…

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Responding to the Critics: A Response to James White

Dr. James White, of Alpha and Omega Ministry, is a noted debater and apologist for Christianity. He has done some great apologetic work in his debates with Moslems. He has produced a video calling true preterists heretics, however, taking note that preterism is not historical or creedal, and therefore to be rejected. He says that preterists misapply Luke 21:22 and…

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Postmillennial Problems #2

{flike} This is part 2 of a two part series highlighting just a tiny portions of problems with the postmillennial doctrine of eschatology. Some of the most outspoken critics of Covennat Eschatology are Kenneth Gentry, Keith Mathison, Jonathin Seriah, etc.. They all claim that true preterism is heresy. I have offered, repeatedly, to engage these men in formal public debate,…

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Postmillennial Problems Part #1

{flike} Postmillennial Problems Don K. Preston D. Div. Some of the most outspoken critics of Covenant Eschatology, i.e. true preterism, are postmillennialists. Keith Mathison compiled and edited a book When Shall These Things Be? A Reformed Response to Hyper-Preterism. Jonathan Seriah, wrote a book attacking preterism and Kenneth Gentry has offered many comments condemning the true preterist paradigm. Several authors…

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David Chilton and Full Preterism: The Facts

A Note About David Chilton and Full Preterism Don K. Preston D. Div. I have been contacted by numerous people asking about David Chilton and his full preterist eschatology. It seems that some, both within the preterist movement and without, are denying that David Chilton had ever become a full preterist. I believe that it is necessary to set the…

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