The Abrahamic Covenant, Dispensationally Considered - One's understanding of scripture concerning the nation of Israel and end time events is profoundly influenced by whether one holds to a Dispensational or a Covenant Theological viewpoint.
Another Gospel? - Dispensationalism resolves perceived scriptural contradictions; for example, Gal. 1:6-9 condemns those who preach another gospel, yet an angel clearly preaches another gospel in Revelation 14:6, without being condemned.
Berean Radio Network - Biblical studies in apologetics and dispensational teaching
Bible Food For Hungry Christians - Examining the Biblical Term "Dispensation" - Once God's Dispensations are understood, non-Church-Age Scriptures cannot be applied to the church today; for example, Matt 24:36-44 does not refer to the Rapture.
Bible Study Lessons - With thirty Bible Lessons on one page, Lesson 10 emphasizes the importance of Dispensationalism; and Lesson 19 describes at least four dispensations, with the third dispensation interrupting the second.
Bible Study Letters: Dispensations - Dispensationalists are commonly accused of teaching different methods of salvation in different dispensations; however, the Bible states that salvation comes from Christ alone, and is never based on works.
Bible Study Manuals: Dispensational Theology - After giving a basic definition of Dispensationalism, this study examines the seven traditionally recognized dispensations in detail, including the common Dispensational viewpoint concerning the seventy weeks of Daniel.
A Biblical Look at the Baptism of the Holy Spirit - The major doctrine the Pentecostals and Charismatics do not understand is the dispensational truth that Christians are not in the Old Testament times, but live in a different dispensation.
Biblion College-Seminary -- Silverton, Oregon - Biblion College-Seminary (BCS) is a nonĖprofit fundamental, dispensational Christian College with one purpose - to train men and women to teach the Bible in an accurate and interesting way.
Brethren Writers Hall of Fame - Life and Works of all major authors of dispensational works, mostly Plymouth Brethren but many Presbyterian and Lutheran. With works online, more samples of works, and links to similar sites.
Clarence Larkin Charts - Bible Charts, by Clarence Larkin, have been extremely helpful to Christians since they were first published over 75 years ago.
Covenants and Dispensations - This treatise on the various dispensations of God's covenants is written from a fairly dispensational perspective, although its author claims to be neither a Dispensationalist nor a Covenant Theologian.
Difficult Scriptures Explained - Dispensationalism helps explain the seeming contradictions in Scripture; for example, one passage intones "saved by faith without works", while another states "faith without works is dead".
The Dispensation of Grace - Because the beginning of the book of Acts is transitional, it isn't until the Jews nationally reject their Messiah that the gospel is taken directly to the Gentiles.
The Dispensational Gospels - Dispensationalism is in danger of falling, due in part to a failure to distinguish between Jesus' earthly Gospel for Israel, and His heavenly Gospel for the Church.
Dispensational International Research Network - Although recent systematized eschatology portrays confusion on this subject in the early church, many church fathers set forth theological principles which laid the foundation for modern systematized dispensationalism.
A Dispensational Model: The Essentials - Part I - This page systematically presents the essential elements of Traditional or Classical Dispensationalism, and carefully answers the false belief that Dispensationalism teaches more than one way of salvation.
Dispensationalism - Bible Study with Pastor Gregory - God administrates His rule over the world as He progressively works out His purpose in the world for His own glory.
Dispensationalism and God's Glory - The primary focus of this paper is to discuss the glory of God, as it is seen in the dispensations.
Dispensationalism and the Church - The key to Dispensationalism lies not in defining a specific number of dispensations, but in the belief that God is working with man in a progressive way.
Dispensationalism, by F.J. Smith - Because dispensationalists tend to interpret the scriptures more literally, they see a clear distinction between Godís program for Israel and His program for the church.
Dispensationalism Defended - The Bible For Today presents several audio messages that explain and defend Dispensationalism, by Pastor D. A. Waite, Th.D., Ph.D. which proclaims and defends the principles of the Bible.
Dispensationalism Defined - Dispensationalists acknowledge the distinction between Israel and the Church, apply a consistently literal principle of interpretation, and conceive God's purpose to be His own glory, rather than the single purpose of salvation.
Dispensationalism Explained - Various articles clarifying Dispensationalism, in view of the confused theological climate.
Dispensationalism Explained - Tom Elseroad - Dispensationalism takes into account progressive and ongoing revelation. Each successive dispensation unfolds more of God's truth.
Dispensationalism Explained and Defended - The apostles ministered during the generation in Israel which saw the Old Testament economy pass from existence, to be replaced by the church age, or the "times of the Gentiles."
Dispensationalism Understood - One in a series of 36 Bible lessons from Rogma International, intended to help its students lay a foundation to understanding God's word
Dispensationalism's Development - Dispensationalism is a movement of eschatological interpretation distinguished by its belief that a consistently literal hermeneutic mandates a consistent biblical distinction between Israel and the Church.
Dispensationalism's Missing Link - This Paper will consider three types of Dispensationalism (Classic Pauline, Traditional, and Progressive), and the relationship of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America to them.
Dispensations - After examining in detail the most commonly recognized dispensations and eschatological positions, this paper concludes with a defense of the premillennial, pre-tribulation viewpoint, upon which dispensationalism is based. [PDF]
The Dispensations - It is absolutely essential for the believer to learn the scriptural difference between his relationship to earth and heaven, the flesh and the Spirit, Judaism and Christianity.
The Dispensations - This chart outlines three major dispensations (Theocentric, Christocentric, and Eschatological), as taught by R. B. Thieme
Dispensations & Creation Week - The six-day creation (and seventh day of rest) in Genesis perfectly portrays the seven dispensations, because each day of creation matches the corresponding dispensation, with some very interesting parallels.
The Distinction Between Israel and the Church - This page presents evidence supporting the distinction between Israel and the church, and explains why the church could not have existed prior to Acts chapter 2.
Doc's Exhortation Place - Free Bible Studies and outline studies, all from the standpoint of Biblically principled dispensationalism.
Doctrine of Dispensations - This detailed study, from William E. Wenstrom, Jr. Bible Ministries, takes a unique approach by classifying the dispensations into three groups - Theocentric, Christocentric, and Eschatological. [PDF]
Does Dispensationalism Teach Two Ways of Salvation? - Although normative dispensationalism has never taught anything other than a single way of salvation, its opponents often make the false claim that dispensationalism teaches two ways of salvation.
Duluth Bible Church: Rightly Dividing - From Duluth Bible Church, these Rightly Dividing Illustrations explain the preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ (Romans 1:16) from a Dispensational perspective.
Forum: Eschatology - Because Southern Baptists have formed no consensus on Eschatology, SBC Life gathered 3 scholars - Drs. Paige Patterson (a dispensational premillennialist), David Dockery, and Millard Erickson - to discuss this issue.
Grace Notes on Dispensations - This page combines a basic outline of Dispensationalism with a brief overview of the Scofield Reference Bible.
The Historical Development of Dispensational Theology In Fundamentalism - One of fundamentalism's key characteristics, from the time it was introduced in the early 1800s to its almost wide scale acceptance in the middle of the twentieth century, is Dispensationalism.
How Does the Dispensationalist Interpret the Sermon on the Mount? - The argument developed in this paper is an analysis of four major but differing views by Dr. Campbell, Dr. Toussaint, Mr. Sinclair, and Dr. Pentecost.
The Importance of the Work of the Holy Spirit and the Gospel - The Holy Spirit is the Restrainer of evil during this dispensation, and when He departs with the Church at the Rapture, evil will reign throughout Danielís 70th Week.
Intro to Dispensations - This nine-part series on Dispensationalism contains a separate study for each of eight distinct dispensations, with the eighth being the new heaven and earth.
Introduction to Dispensational Theology - The Bible is a complex work, with a clear design and process; and dispensationalism breaks it down into various components, so that it is easier to understand.
An Introduction to Dispensations - Dispensationalism best explains the reason why God has changed His instructions for believers down through the ages (i.e., believers today are no longer forbidden from eating certain meats).
Israel: The Center of Divine History - Just as Luther re-discovered the long-suppressed doctrine of salvation by faith during the Reformation, so have Dispensationalists re-discovered the long-lost truth of the pre-Millennial Rapture.
Literal Hermeneutics, Theological Method, and the Essence of Dispensationalism - This paper, which refines Charles Ryrie's "sine qua non" of dispensationalism, shows that the differences between dispensationalism and covenantalism are so great, they can never be successfully reconciled.
The Midweek Rapture and the Pauline Ministry - Paul received revelation that the day of Christ is different from the day of the Lord, and that the 12 apostles were unknowing members of Christ's Body in Acts 2.
Mystery of The Ages - Part 1 - The church is neither a continuation of the "Jewish Dispensation", nor the "kingdom", because the mystery of the ages was not revealed prior to Paulís apostleship (Eph. 3:5-7).
The Parenthesis of the Present Dispensation - Sudden prophetic breaks, such as Christ's proclamation that only half of Isaiah 61:2 was fulfilled in Luke 4:18-20, are best explained Dispensationally; the second half pertains to a future dispensation.
Peter, Paul, or Mary - Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth - Much of the material here is taken from the book by Dr. Douglas Stauffer called One Book Rightly Divided, and is used with his permission and blessing.
Preaching of Jesus Christ According to the Revelation Of the Mystery - When Jesus Christ is preached according to the revelation of the Mystery, the saints will be edified with the sound doctrine of Grace for this present dispensation.
Present Evil Age, Dispensation of Grace, and World System - This paper, presented to the Theological Forum on Contemporary Issues, explores the similarities and distinctions between the dispensation of grace, the world system, and this present evil age.
Pre-Trib Perspectives - The First Foundation: Consistent Literal Interpretation - Although Dispensationalists apply consistent literal interpretation "whenever possible", they realize some passages are obviously figurative; yet critics misrepresent the practice of literal interpretation by pointing to these very passages.
Pre-Trib Rapture Deception? - John Darby probably began believing in a pre-trib rapture between December 1826 and January 1827, thereby having a three-year jump on Margaret McDonald's supposed "vision" in 1830.
Rightly Dividing Leads to Rightly Understanding the Kingdom - God's plans for the nation of Israel were different from His plans for the church, because during the Four Gospels, Jesus was offering the kingdom to Israel alone.
Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth - C. I. Scofield's explanation of the seven unequal time periods, from the creation of Adam to the new heaven and new earth, which are referred to as dispensations.
The Scriptural fact that Israel has a future supports Dispensationalism - In order to change from Dispensationalism to postmillennialism, it is necessary to spiritualize many passages referring to a future for national Israel, and replace Israel with the church.
Some Reflection on the Dispensations - The word Dispensation does not refer to different programs of salvation, which has always been by grace through faith (Eph. 2:8); but to the manner in which God manages mankind.
Study the Bible Dispensationally - Even traditional dispensationalists sometimes recognize as many as nine dispensations; also, this page traces the belief in dispensations all the way back to the Apostles.
The Theke - The Theke - A collection of links focused on Dispensationalism and Biblical prophecy.
Thy Testimonies - This is a non-sectarian, dispensational Bible study site, teaching Godís sovereignty, and the Scriptures rightly divided. We have nothing to sell, and nothing to join
What is Dispensationalism, By Michael J. Vlach - Since the mid-1800s, dispensationalism has exerted great influence on the way many Christians view the doctrines of ecclesiology and eschatology
Why We Believe in Dispensationalism - Asserts that since Dispensationalists have become the whipping boys for all kinds of theological movements, it has never been more important to know why they believe as they do. [PDF]
Why We Need Dispensationalism - David F. Reagan explains why "rightly dividing the word" according to 2 Tim. 2:15 is a dynamic approach to scripture, compared to the static concept of "right division".