dispensational theology

The Dispensation of Promise—The Uniqueness of the Jewish People

By RANDY WHITE, D.Min. Founder and CEO (Read Part 21) Thanks for stopping by for this week's Bible study! For several weeks, we have been considering God's covenant promises to Abram, given in Genesis 12:1-3. It was this new revelation that began the dispensation of promise. To refresh our memories, here once again is this vitally important section of Scripture: Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land [...]

The Dispensation of Promise—Israel’s Right to the Land

By RANDY WHITE, D.Min. Founder and CEO (Read Part 20) Welcome to our Bible study! As we have learned in the previous four articles, God's covenant promises to Abram, given in Genesis 12:1-3, began the dispensation of promise. By now we should all know this very important Scripture passage by heart, but just in case you need help in keeping it before your mind, here it for us again: Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and [...]

The Dispensation of Promise—Signed by Circumcision

By RANDY WHITE, D.Min. Founder and CEO (Read Part 19) We are considering God's covenant promises to Abram, which began the dispensation of promise in Genesis 12:1-3: Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And [...]

The Dispensation of Promise—An Everlasting Possession

By RANDY WHITE, D.Min. Founder and CEO (Read Part 18) As we continue our study of the dispensations, we go deeper this week into the concepts that carry over into future ages from the dispensation of promise, which began with the call of Abram in Genesis 12. Here is the basic text that forms the background for this week's lesson: So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when [...]

The Dispensation of Promise—A Blessing for the World

By RANDY WHITE, D.Min. Founder and CEO (Read Part 17) Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall [...]

The Dispensation of Promise—Introduction

By RANDY WHITE, D.Min. Founder and CEO (Read Part 16) We begin this time with a short review. What is it that marks the beginning of a new dispensation, or a new era in God's program? A dispensation begins when a fundamentally new revelation is given by God which changes mankind's responsibility to God and man. In other words, God has to dispense something new. He has to give a new revelation. That dispensing of a new revelation causes us to realize [...]

Help in ‘Making Sense of God’s Plan for Humanity’

Having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself, that in the dispensation of the fullness of the times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth—in Him. (Eph. 1:9-10) The Story Behind the Book Almost 25 years ago I gave a message in a former church entitled “World History in Seven Acts.” The essence of the message was an overview [...]

An Interview on Bible Prophecy with Dr. J. B. Hixson

Editor’s Note: Following is a short interview with Dr. J. B. Hixson in which we go deeper on issues related to Bible prophecy and the nations. For greater context, you can go back and read the major interview with Hixson which we featured previously in our series called A Dispensational Discourse. J. B. is a great friend of Dispensational Publishing House, and it is our joy to announce that his daily radio program, called "Not By Works," will soon be a regular part of [...]

An Interview on Bible Prophecy with Dr. Thomas Ice

Editor’s Note: Dr. Thomas Ice is the founding executive director of the Pre-Trib Research Center, which he began alongside the late Dr. Tim LaHaye—with whom he worked for almost 25 years. Ice has served as a pastor, professor and author, and is widely recognized as an expert on dispensationalism and Bible prophecy, which he speaks on both throughout the country and internationally. We previously featured Ice in our ongoing interview series called A Dispensational Discourse. In this Prophetic Principles article, we go deeper with him [...]

An Interview on Bible Prophecy with Dr. Charles Dyer

Editor’s Note: Dr. Charles Dyer is an author, Bible teacher, pastor, radio host and tour guide. His latest book has just come off the press from Dispensational Publishing House, called Future Babylon: The Biblical Arguments for the Rebuilding of Babylon. Dyer was previously featured in our regular interview series called A Dispensational Discourse. In this Prophetic Principles article, we explore several key areas in greater depth, and he also describes how he originally became fascinated with the Biblical subject of Babylon—on which he is one of [...]