Seven Rejections of the Kingdom

Stephen is remembered by Christians as a bold preacher of the gospel of Christ, and one of the earliest martyrs of the faith. His blistering message to the Jewish Sanhedrin, delivered on the last day of his life, sums up the history of Israel with an emphasis on her pattern of stubborn rejection of God. … Continue reading Seven Rejections of the Kingdom

The Pretribulational Hope of the Early Church

Thanks to a widespread appreciation for the literal interpretation of Scripture and the popularity of the Scofield Bible, many Christians of the mid-19th century began adopting a doctrine called, dispensational premillennialism. One of the key tenets of this theological system is the pretribulational rapture of the Lord’s Church (usually known simply as, “the rapture” or, … Continue reading The Pretribulational Hope of the Early Church