Responding to the Critics

A Response to Robert Kramer– #3

A Few Thoughts in Response to Robert L Kramer– #3 Is Matthew 10:23 A Second Coming Passage? Don K. Preston This is the third in a series of what will be seven articles in response to Mr. Robert Kramer. Kramer produces the “Second Thoughts” journal (42 Evans Ave. Sinking Spring, Pa., 19608). Mr. Kramer and I have corresponded in the…

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A Response to Robert Kramer– #2

A Few Thoughts in Response to Robert L Kramer– #2 Don K. Preston A good friend, Bill Kanengiser, recently sent me some correspondence between himself and Robert L. Kramer who produces the “Second Thoughts” journal (42 Evans Ave. Sinking Spring, Pa., 19608). Mr. Kramer and I have corresponded in the past, since he sometimes expresses his views against Covenant Eschatology.…

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A Response to Robert Kramer #1

A Few Thoughts in Response to Robert L Kramer– #1 Don K. Preston A good friend, Bill Kanengiser, recently sent me some correspondence between himself and Robert L. Kramer who produces the “Second Thoughts” journal (42 Evans Ave. Sinking Spring, Pa., 19608). Mr. Kramer and I have corresponded in the past, since he sometimes expresses his views against Covenant Eschatology.…

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Stanley Toussaint, Matthew 23:39: The Song Of Ascent

I have read with interest Stanley Toussaint’s critique of preterism. It is evident that to him, Matthew 23:39 presents a daunting challenge to the true preterist paradigm. I would like to present some thoughts on this great verse that, hopefully, will demonstrate the fallacy of Toussaint’s critique. Clearly, I will not address all of his objections. Nonetheless, there is solid…

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The Loss of Argumentation

Have you noticed that history (providence!) is slowly, but inexorably stripping the millennial world of its most essential arguments? It seems as if God is turning events in such a way that no matter what the millennialists have and do argue, that the turning of the wheel of time refutes their arguments. Here is what we mean. For many, many…

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Another "Champion" Runs for the Hills

Alan Highers is a prominent church of Christ minister, and the editor of the Spiritual Sword journal1, out of Memphis, Tennessee. He is an experienced debater as well. In the October 2004 issue of the Spiritual Sword, Highers chronicled his own debate experience, as well as other significant polemic exchanges between members of the churches of Christ and other denominations.…

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Error in the Margins

The desperation of the opponents of Covenant Eschatology becomes increasingly apparent as one reads the attempts to escape the time statements of imminence relative to the Parousia. The purpose of this article is to examine brother Wayne Jackson’s attempt, in the January 1994 issue of the Christian Courier, to explain away Biblical imminence. In the past I have reviewed brother…

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Ethics and Eschatology, Ethics and Universalism

I want to add my “two cents worth” to the current discussion of universalism. This topic is currently being widely discussed in both preterist and non-preterist circles.  It seems to me that one thing that is undeniable is the fact that from the prophetic perspective, the key characteristic of the New Creation was/is to be “righteousness.” As Peter anticipated the…

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