Tag Archives: Israel

Series on How to Compose a Doctrinal Statement

Below, you’ll find links to my series on how to develop and write a doctrinal statement. I’ve geared this toward churches specifically, but I hope it will be of some benefit to you personally as well. This also is my … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Future of Israel [Hermeneutical Principles]

Last time, we introduced the discussion of Israel’s future as explained in Romans 9–11. Before we get into the text itself, we need to talk about two primary hermeneutical principles that must be employed. “Hermeneutics” refers to the process of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Church and Kingdom, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Future of Israel in Romans 9–11

In Romans 9–11, Paul expounds on the covenant-keeping righteousness of God in light of God’s setting aside of the nation of Israel. Considering God’s many blessings and promises given to the nation of Israel as a nation (Rom 9:4–5), the … Continue reading

Posted in Church and Kingdom, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dispensationalism in Church History

I had an interesting conversation with a friend recently about the history of Dispensationalism as a system. His point was basically this: Darby (sometimes referred to as the father of Dispensationalism) was, in fact, Covenantal in his theology at first. … Continue reading

Posted in Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Composing a Doctrinal Statement [section 7 part 3 — on Israel]

Composing a doctrinal statement (or any other essential documents) can be one of the most arduous (but crucial) projects undertaken by a church. In this series, I’m sharing my own doctrinal statement, a section at a time, in an attempt … Continue reading

Posted in Doctrinal Statements, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who is “the Israel of God?”

In the vein of our recent discussions regarding the church, kingdom, and dispensationalism, I’ve been doing some interesting reading. A particularly fascinating question in the Covenantal/Dispensational discussion is: who is the “Israel of God” that Paul refers to in Galatians … Continue reading

Posted in Church and Kingdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment