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The Importance of Covenant Eschatology- Guest Article

Lamentably, many well meaning Bible students often say, What difference does a study of eschatology matter?” Well, it matters a lot! In the article below, by my friend Rod MacArthur, he sets forth some of the reasons why eschatology and a proper understanding of it, truly is important. Don K. Preston *************** Why Covenant Eschatology? What does “Covenant Eschatology” Mean?…

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Testimonials

We very often receive emails from those who visit this site, who have read our books, or been to one of our seminars, and feel  blessed by what is being done. We want to share with you just a small sampling of what others are saying about this ministry and Covenant Eschatology as a whole! I apologize for the font issues…

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Introduction to Covenant Eschatology

The truth about End Times Bible Prophecy or Eschatology, as it is called, can at first glance be “unsettling” to some Christians. Just as going from a flat world to a spherical world did turn many people’s concept of the world upside down, hearing the truth about Bible Prophecy may be equally unsettling at first.

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What is Preterism?

The term “preterism” is derived from the Latin praeteritus, meaning that which has past. (Praeteritus is the past participle of praeterire, to go before: prae (comparative of before) ire, to go.)  The term is derived from Matt. 24:34 where it occurs in the Latin to describe the time of Christ’s Second Coming:  "Verily I say unto you, This generation shall…

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Does Eschatology Matter?

On July 11, I spoke on the subject of how to share the preterist view. In that message I asked the question, "Is eschatology important?" Does it really matter what your view on the second coming is? Will it somehow impact your life? In answer to that question I gave four reasons why your view of eschatology matters. They were:…

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Preterism 101

Following this brief article are 101 biblical, preterist "time-indicators." (Hence the title.) There are many more than 101 to be found in Scripture, but these are probably the most blunt and obvious of them all. If we were to include every preterist time-indicator in Scripture, the number would possibly be in the hundreds. My purpose in displaying these passages (with…

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What is the Preterist View?

Have you ever wondered why it is that men can read the same Bible and come up with totally different views of the second coming? How can some study the Bible and be futurists while some see the partial preterist view and yet others are full preterists? "Preterist" means past in fulfillment, and "Futurist" means future in fulfillment. Futurists believe…

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Glossary of Terms

We have had requests for a glossary of terms for those visiting our site. We appreciate suggestions for how we may better communicate! Sometimes theological terms can be a bit confusing to those who are not familiar with them. As speakers and writers, we sometimes assume that our audience is totally Awith us@ in our terminology. In response to to…

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