Dispensationalism Opposing Views
Acts Dispensationally Considered - Bob Brown believes it does not matter when the church began (he believes Acts 2), but when God blinded Israel and revealed the present heavenly hope (he believes Acts 28:28).
Ages and Dispensations - Because an age (period of time) and a dispensation (stewardship) are totally different concepts, Arlen L. Chitwood only sees 4 possible dispensations in scripture.
Amazing Grace Bible Studies - The goal of this Dispensational message board is to thoroughly furnish the saints unto all good works (2Tim 3:16), as good soldiers contending for the faith (IITim 2:3).
The Berean Dispensational Site - Dispensationalism is the doctrine that believers today are not "spiritual Jews" (Gal. 3:28; Col. 3:9-11; Ro. 10:12), and this site analyzes the ongoing debate between the various Dispensational "camps".
The Bible: Fundamentals in Common; Fundamental Differences - States his two tenets make him a 'double minority' in the Christian community, and focuses on apologetics for the Pauline Distinctive (a distinct minority within the Dispensational mainstream).
Biblical Doctrinal Revelation - Dispensationalist Carlos Delpinovaldez believes the Church began in Acts 2 on the day of Pentecost, and that tongues are the initial evidence that God has sealed us unto redemption.
Christian Forums: Dispensationalism - Open to participation by all Christians, this forum allows its members to discuss various dispensational topics, including theological disagreements between Classic Dispensationalists and mid-Acts Dispensationalists.
Classic Pauline Dispensationalism Explained - These Pauline Dispensationalists believe the church began at Pentecost (Acts 2), but that the doctrinal details were a complete mystery until revealed to and by Paul. This distinguishes them from both Traditional and Hyper-Dispensationalists.
Comparison of Paul's Pre-prison and Prison Epistles - In contrast to Paul's Acts-period epistles, his prison epistles do not mention Abraham or the New Covenant; and they also use a different word for the resurrection.
The Day of Pentecost - Because the Pentecostal message no longer applies to this present dispensation of grace, Christians who believe the church began on Pentecost do not understand what took place on that day.
Dispensational Theology - Scripture Knowledge Institute outlines basic Dispensational Theology, and explains why Traditional Dispensationalists believe the Charismatics and the hyper-dispensationalists both wrongly divide the word.
Dispensational Theology by Phillip Heideman, Th.M. - Written from a viewpoint similar to what Dr. Lewis Sperry Chafer believed, this article identifies certain weaknesses in traditional Dispensational theology, and proposes three changes in the presentation of Dispensationalism.
Doctrinal Problems with Acts 2 Dispensationalism - Examines what Dispensationalism teaches about the Church; states that Bible teaching in Acts 2 is very weak and needs improvement.
Heaven's Embassy - Rightly Dividing the Word - This dispensation began with Israel's fall; and those who believe the "one new man" (the present church) existed prior to then will erroneously read Pauline truth into the 4 Gospels.
Introduction to Pauline Apologetics - Phillip W. Dennis uses the apologetic method of presuppositionalism to show that mid-Acts dispensationalism maintains the authority of Scripture, and articulates a consistent hermeneutic.
One True Church - In the Jewish book of Acts, Paul suspended Israel's Judahism (Acts 13:46, 18:6, 28:28), simultaneously creating the Eph 3:1-10 Mystery Church, fully revealed after Acts 28:28 in Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians.
Pauline Apologetics: The Defense of the One Faith - One necessary emphasis of this 1999 conference focused upon the defense of Paul's gospel, the One Faith of the Body of Christ.
Question17 : Mid-Acts Dispensationalism - Traditional Dispensationalists ponder mid-Acts Dispensationalism, and the fact that before Paul was saved, Peter and James never mentioned salvation through the death and resurrection of Christ.
Realms of Faith: Christian Authors Database - Presenting information on prominent Dispensationalist leaders such as Max Anders, Jerry Falwell, Zola Levitt, Chuck Swindoll, and Kenneth Wuest; along with various Progressive Dispensational leaders.
The Regressive Progressive - Although Progressive Dispensationalism is an attempt by Traditional Dispensationalists to answer Covenant Theological criticisms over contradictions that arise from starting the Church at Pentecost, mid-Acts Dispensationalism provides superior answers.
Right Division - This Yahoo Group is devoted to issues concerning dispensational truth, emphasizes the ministry of the apostle Paul, and welcomes suggestions on more effectively communicating the truths of Right Division.
Rings of Benzene: Me, a theologian? - Laura Keslar, a pre-pharmacy major at the University of Arizona, explains why she is a dispensationalist, and believes the King James Bible is the word of God.
Should We Follow Peter or Paul? - Paulís message for believers in this present dispensation of grace is different from Peterís message, because Peter preached the gospel of the kingdom. [PDF]
Spiritual Christianity - Because Paul is the revelator of Divine Truth in the New Testament, believers should realize that if a manís gospel is not Pauline, he is not teaching the true gospel.
Time Past and But Now - Because Godís instructions to Israel no longer apply during this present dispensation, Christians can no longer perform the signs and wonders that were authentic in Acts chapter 2.
The Twelve Dispensations - This Dispensational writer believes there are actually 12 dispensations in the Bible, instead of only 7, as most Dispensationalists believe.
Ultradispensationalism Defined - Ultradispensationalism simply describes those who rightly divide to a further extent; yet many "Ultradispensationalists" refuse fellowship with other Dispensationalists whose beliefs do not agree in every detail.
What do we mean by Dispensational Truth? - Dispensational Truth, from the Acts 28 perspective, distinguishes between the blessing, "The meek shall inherit the earth", and those blessings which are spiritual, to be enjoyed "in heavenly places".