Traditional Dispensationalism

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  • Baptism, from a    Dispensational Perspective - Baptisms of the Bible can be classified as    being either Wet or Dry; Real or Symbolic; Unique or Common; and this paper    looks at them all, from a Dispensational viewpoint. 

  • The    Church Is Not Israel - After showing why Dispensationalism is not a new    concept, Pastor Jim Bryant analyzes certain passages normally used to show    whether or not the Church is in the Old Testament. 

  • The    Church is not Israel - Because God does not fulfill His promises by    giving them away to someone else, the church cannot be the recipient of    Godís promises to Old Testament Israel. 

  • A    Comparison of Classic Dispensationalism, Covenant Theology, and Progressive    Dispensationalism - Jeremy Thomas evaluates the fundamental    presuppositions of Classic Dispensationalism, Covenant Theology, and    Progressive Dispensationalism, in order show the foundations, the    development, and the conclusions of each system. 

  • A    Comparison of Covenant and Dispensational Theology - After briefly    evaluating some of the good points of Covenant Theology, and some of its    problem features, the remainder of this Word document focuses upon answers    provided by Traditional Dispensationalism. 

  • Covenant Theology at    yephiah.com - A full understanding of the bible's various covenants --    as to what is promised and to whom -- leads to a 'biblical' Covenant    Theology as taught by the dispensationalist position. 

  • Danger - Another    Gospel! - Rightly Dividing, as in 2 Timothy 2:15, explains apparent    contradictions in scripture, such as why the angel in Rev. 14:6-7 is not    under the curse of Galatians 1:8-9. 

  • The Difference is    in the Dispensations - Hebrews 6:1-4 pertained to people who could lose    their salvation, and not to believers today, because verses 1-2 do not    mention even one doctrine unique to salvation in this dispensation. 

  • Dispensation of Grace - This    Christ-centered site focuses on doctrine for the dispensation of grace, and    bible study. 

  • Dispensational    Chart, by Timothy Morton - This chart depicts a Traditional viewpoint of    Dispensationalism, in which this present dispensation exists from the Cross    to the Rapture. 

  • Dispensational    Distinctions that Make a Difference - Many false doctrines are based on    passages taken out of context from the New Testament books of Matthew and    Acts, and only a dispensational view will disprove them. 

  • Dispensationalism    - Dr. Ken Johnson looks at the Dispensational beliefs held by early church    fathers such as Irenaeus (177 AD), Clement of Alexandria (192 AD),    Tertullian (210 AD), and Origen (230 AD). 

  • Dispensationalism    Central - Dispensationalism is a doctrine that has profoundly affected    evangelical Christianity over the last 100 years, yet is under attack from    without and from within. 

  • Dispensationalism    Explained and Defended - Despite having been maligned by the mainstream    evangelical establishment ever since its founding, dispensationalism remains    a viable alternative to the artificial construct of covenant theology. 

  • Dispensationalism, from Conrad's    Reading Room - Lewis Sperry Chafer's response to Covenant Theologians'    false assertion that Dispensationalists teach two ways of salvation - one by    law-observance, and one by faith in Christ. 

  • Dispensations, by James P.    Dawson - The author of this study presents a concise overview of    Traditional Dispensationalism in order to explain why he adheres to a    Dispensational view. 

  • Ephesians 1:9-10 - The    Mystery of God's Will - Dispensationalists view the mystery of Godís    will in Ephesians 1:9-10 differently from Covenant Theologians and    Progressive Dispensationalists, neither of which maintain a strict    distinction between Israel and the Church. 

  • First Response    - Presenting a Dispensational response to the arguments of a Preterist    concerning the Grammatico-Historical (i.e., "consistently    literal") hermeneutic. 

  • The Gospel    and Water Baptism: A Study of Acts 2:38 - This Traditional    Dispensationalist questions the doubtful teaching that Acts 2:38 demands    baptism for salvation, as well as the Ultra-Dispensational view that it    applied only to Israel. 

  • Grace Christian Ladies' Post -    Dispensational message board, hosted by Cecil and Connie Spivey, designed to    address issues of interest to Christian ladies. 

  • Has the Church    Replaced Israel? - Replacement Theology, which teaches that the church    has permanently replaced Israel, is the type of doctrine that caused the    Holocaust, and continues to promote anti-Semitism today. 

  • In the    Midst of Winter - Christianity also has four seasons, with winter    characterized by excessive unscriptural teachings, such as one church's    recent endorsement of Eastern religions; and springtime characterized by the    recovery of Dispensational truth. 

  • Is the Body of Christ    in Matthew 24? - The controversy over whether or not the body of Christ    can be found in Matthew 24 is further compounded by all the different    dispensational viewpoints. 

  • Israel and    Gentiles in One Body - Ephesians 3:5-6 - This page gives a    Dispensational response to a Reformed Pastor's claim that the church is the    final phase in history. 

  • Keeping the    Law - They DID Do It - One argument against dispensationalism is the    claim that because nobody could keep the law, salvation has always been    through Christ; however, this argument is easily proven false by scripture. 

  • The    Meaning of Vicarious Atonement - Dispensationalists believe that    Christís death alone paid for sin, as opposed the Covenant Theology    teaching that His active obedience to the Law during His earthly life was    vicarious. 

  • Mere    Dispensationalism - Dispensationalism, which used to be the reigning    system of Bible interpretation, is losing status as a viable approach to    biblical exegesis, partly due to minor squabbles over certain Dispensational    concepts. 

  • Overview of the Future    - In general, the premillennialist will be Dispensational in theology, and    interpret scripture more literally than the Amillennialist, who may be a    Covenant Theologian, with an allegorical interpretation of scripture. 

  • The    Relationship of the Church to Israel - Covenant Theology and    Dispensationalism are different theological systems developed to explain how    God deals with man in salvation, and the role of Israel and the Church in    God's plan of salvation. 

  • Response to Progressive    Dispensationalism - Tracing dispensationalism from beliefs held by Early    Dispensationalists (called EDs) through those held by Recent    Dispensationalists (RDs), this paper highlights changes that have allowed    the recent development of PD. [PDF] 

  • Theology Adrift: The    Early Church Fathers And Their Views of Eschatology - Understanding the    eschatological views of the early church fathers is imperative, because one    frequent charge against dispensational premillennialists is that this system    cannot pass the test of historical theology. 

  • TheologyOnline    Forums - What is dispensationalism? - In this online forum, the merits    of Dispensational Theology are discussed by dispensationalists and    non-dispensationalists alike. 

  • What is    dispensationalism and is it Biblical? - Gives 3 reasons why    Dispensationalism is the best way to view scripture.