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Ambrose
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Apostle Peter
Maurus Rabanus
Remigius
"Solomon"
Severus
St. Symeon
Tertullian
Theophylact
Victorinus

HISTORICAL PRETERISM
(Minor Fulfillment of Matt. 24/25 or Revelation in Past)

Joseph Addison
Oswald T. Allis
Thomas Aquinas
Karl Auberlen
Augustine
Albert Barnes
Karl Barth
G.K. Beale
Beasley-Murray
John Bengel
Wilhelm Bousset
John A. Broadus

David Brown
"Haddington Brown"
F.F. Bruce

Augustin Calmut
John Calvin
B.H. Carroll
Johannes Cocceius
Vern Crisler
Thomas Dekker
Wilhelm De Wette
Philip Doddridge
Isaak Dorner
Dutch Annotators
Alfred Edersheim
Jonathan Edwards

E.B. Elliott
Heinrich Ewald
Patrick Fairbairn
Js. Farquharson
A.R. Fausset
Robert Fleming
Hermann Gebhardt
Geneva Bible
Charles Homer Giblin
John Gill
William Gilpin
W.B. Godbey
Ezra Gould
Hank Hanegraaff
Hengstenberg
Matthew Henry
G.A. Henty
George Holford
Johann von Hug
William Hurte
J, F, and Brown
B.W. Johnson
John Jortin
Benjamin Keach
K.F. Keil
Henry Kett
Richard Knatchbull
Johann Lange

Cornelius Lapide
Nathaniel Lardner
Jean Le Clerc
Peter Leithart
Jack P. Lewis
Abiel Livermore
John Locke
Martin Luther

James MacDonald
James MacKnight
Dave MacPherson
Keith Mathison
Philip Mauro
Thomas Manton
Heinrich Meyer
J.D. Michaelis
Johann Neander
Sir Isaac Newton
Thomas Newton
Stafford North
Dr. John Owen
 Blaise Pascal
William W. Patton
Arthur Pink

Thomas Pyle
Maurus Rabanus
St. Remigius

Anne Rice
Kim Riddlebarger
J.C. Robertson
Edward Robinson
Andrew Sandlin
Johann Schabalie
Philip Schaff
Thomas Scott
C.J. Seraiah
Daniel Smith
Dr. John Smith
C.H. Spurgeon

Rudolph E. Stier
A.H. Strong
St. Symeon
Theophylact
Friedrich Tholuck
George Townsend
James Ussher
Wm. Warburton
Benjamin Warfield

Noah Webster
John Wesley
B.F. Westcott
William Whiston
Herman Witsius
N.T. Wright

John Wycliffe
Richard Wynne
C.F.J. Zullig

MODERN PRETERISTS
(Major Fulfillment of Matt. 24/25 or Revelation in Past)

Firmin Abauzit
Jay Adams
Luis Alcazar
Greg Bahnsen
Beausobre, L'Enfant
Jacques Bousset
John L. Bray
David Brewster
Dr. John Brown
Thomas Brown
Newcombe Cappe
David Chilton
Adam Clarke

Henry Cowles
Ephraim Currier
R.W. Dale
Gary DeMar
P.S. Desprez
Johann Eichhorn
Heneage Elsley
F.W. Farrar
Samuel Frost
Kenneth Gentry
Steve Gregg
Hugo Grotius
Francis X. Gumerlock
Henry Hammond
Hampden-Cook
Friedrich Hartwig
Adolph Hausrath
Thomas Hayne
J.G. Herder
Timothy Kenrick
J. Marcellus Kik
Samuel Lee
Peter Leithart
John Lightfoot
Benjamin Marshall
F.D. Maurice
Marion Morris
Ovid Need, Jr
Wm. Newcombe
N.A. Nisbett
Gary North
Randall Otto
Zachary Pearce
Andrew Perriman
Beilby Porteus
Ernst Renan
Gregory Sharpe
Fr. Spadafora
R.C. Sproul
Moses Stuart
Milton S. Terry
Herbert Thorndike
C. Vanderwaal
Foy Wallace
Israel P. Warren
Chas Wellbeloved
J.J. Wetstein
Richard Weymouth
Daniel Whitby
George Wilkins
E.P. Woodward
 

FUTURISTS
(Virtually No Fulfillment of Matt. 24/25 & Revelation in 1st C. - Types Only ; Also Included are "Higher Critics" Not Associated With Any Particular Eschatology)

Henry Alford
G.C. Berkower
Alan Patrick Boyd
John Bradford
Wm. Burkitt
George Caird
Conybeare/ Howson
John Crossan
John N. Darby
C.H. Dodd
E.B. Elliott
G.S. Faber
Jerry Falwell
Charles G. Finney
J.P. Green Sr.
Murray Harris
Thomas Ice

Benjamin Jowett
John N.D. Kelly

Hal Lindsey
John MacArthur
William Miller
Robert Mounce

Eduard Reuss

J.A.T. Robinson
George Rosenmuller
D.S. Russell
George Sandison
C.I. Scofield
Dr. John Smith

Norman Snaith
"Televangelists"
Thomas Torrance
Jack/Rex VanImpe
John Walvoord

Quakers : George Fox | Margaret Fell (Fox) | Isaac Penington


PRETERIST UNIVERSALISM | MODERN PRETERISM | PRETERIST IDEALISM

Theo-Politics of Christian Zionism

Christian Zionism Defined


"Armageddon Now" Theology & Christian Zionist Politics
Pro-Dispensationalism | Dispensationalist Dementia

FOR QUESTIONS ON WHETHER EXPLORING THESE ISSUES IS ANTI-SEMITISM, REFER TO THE "ANTISEMITISM" ARCHIVE

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Are you a Christian Zionist?  Take the litmus test: "Do you believe that the modern state of Israel is a fulfillment of Bible prophecy?"
Christian Zionism: The Tragedy and The Turning | How Evangelicals Became Israel's Best Friend


"American Christian nationalists have become an effective shadow government, unelected and representative only of their adherents. As a lobby group, they have proved infinitely more successful than any industry group." (Michelle Goldberg, The Rise of Christian Nationalism)

America's New Christian Zionists | Israeli Extremists and Christian Fundamentalists | Politics of Apocalypse | New Zionists | Powell Attack Dispys | Christians Support Construction of Jewish Temple? | Palestine belongs to? | Christian Coalition | Repudiating Christians who support Israel? | Will Fundamentalist Jews and Christians Ignite Armageddon? | | WRMEA | Christian Millennial Expectations | False Prophecies of JW

Mideast conflict begins anew old debate on end times Washington Times "The bloody conflict in the Middle East is again turning some evangelicals to the Bible for texts that speak of a final cosmic battle in those ancient lands.  Some scholars and religious leaders warn against being too literal."

 

Gary Bauer (2002)
"Some very interesting alliances are forming," said Gary Bauer, a prominent Christian conservative. "Many evangelicals believe that the land of Israel is Covenant land that was promised by God to the Jewish people. I believe Israel and the United States have got a confluence of interest. We're both democracies, and I see Israel, as I see Great Britain, as a defender of Western civilisation."  "Mr Bauer, described by the Jerusalem Post as "a better spokesman for Israel than some Israeli diplomats", addressed the gathering at the Israeli embassy along with Janet Parshall, a Christian radio host." (Israel wins support on Christian Right)

W.E. Blackstone (1916)
"As Israel lost the rule of their land at the beginning of these Gentile times,
it would seem that the first terminal date would mark some kind of a beginning of the restoration of the land. Does not this give great significance to the Zionist movement on the part of the Jews and to all that is now being said and done by Gentiles, to secure Palestine for the Jews, in the outcome of the present war?. . .

"How inspiring is the thought that, if 1915 or 1916 shall prove to be the first terminal date, then the nineteen years more to 1934 or 1935 may cover the end time with its whirl of events, including the reign of the "ten kings," the antichrist, the 7-year covenant, the complete destruction of Gentile government, the repentance, forgiveness, and new birth of Israel,—a nation born at once, restored; and under God’s grace and favor to become the center of a world-wide theocracy." ("The Times of the Gentiles" The Weekly Evangel, May 13, 1916, pp. 6-9.)

George T.B. Davis (1957)
"Is the United States to be the next nation to fall from her present exalted position through her failure to help Israel in this crucial hour when she is surrounded by foes bent on her destruction?

We are standing at the crossroads at this very moment! Will our leaders believe God’s Word and take the road of blessing that will lead our nation to still greater glory and victory; or will we forsake God’s Word and take a stand against the Jews and so bring upon us terrible judgments of God as in the case of Egypt, Spain, Germany and Great Britain?" (The Sunday School Times, 1957)

Jerry Falwell
" I certainly do not believe a vengeful God inspired the Roman army to surround Jerusalem and brutally slaughter hundreds of thousand of Jews. It seems to me that even then the vicious serpent of Anti-Semitism had raised its head. Satan would have liked to destroy the Jews in order to nullify God's promises to them." (Jerry Falwell and the Jews, p. 13-14)

House and Thomas Ice
“God will keep his original promises to the fathers and will one day convert and place Israel as the head of the nations.” (House and Ice, Dominion Theology, p. 175.

Herman Hoyt
"The redeemed living nation of Israel, regenerated and regathered to the land will be head over all the nations of the earth. . . . So he exalts them above the Gentile nations. . . . On the lowest level there are the saved, living, Gentile nations ." 15. Herman Hoyt, “Dispensational Premillennialism,” in Robert G. Clouse, The Meaning of the Millennium: Four Views (Downer’s Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity Press, 1977), p. 81.)

Martin R. DeHaan "Radio Bible Class" (1950)
"Palestine, the Holy Land, is also still God’s chosen land, and there can be no peace in this world until the nation and the land, according to God’s purpose, are again fully united.  Let us pray, therefore, that the leaders of the nation and our own nation may see that God is on the side of those who recognize this program." (The Jew and Palestine in Prophecy, pp. 64-65.)

Agnes Scott Kent (1948)
"We believe there has been, very clearly, divine intervention in the U.N. vote to part the land between the Jews and Arabs—the land of Abrahamic covenant, which God’s Word declares repeatedly and unequivocally is for the Jews.
The son of the bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the freewoman." (Evangel, May 29, 1948, p. 10.)

Bill Koenig  (2002)
Christian report from pro-Israel rally in D.C "I was emotionally moved"

T. A. Lambie (1946)
"Of course the inhabitants of the land do not want them. Neither did the Canaanites of old want them, nor the Jebusites, nor any of the inhabitants of the ancient land, and yet they came and they are coming again. God has decreed it. It must be so. Of course their right to the land can not be maintained apart from God. And the nations as a whole reject God. The Arab people in the land do have rights from almost every human viewpoint. These rights can never be ruthlessly trampled under foot, and it is difficult to imagine their having a change of heart and becoming willing to admit the Jews. An irresistible force seems to be meeting an immovable body and how God’s purpose for Israel will work out in its inflexible course we can only wonder. It will be worked OUL and all that most of us can do about it is to watch, to pray, and to believe." ("Palestine Focus of World Attention" The Sunday School Times, May 4, 1946.)

Dwight Pentecost
"The Gentiles will be Israel’s servants during that age. . . . The Gentiles that are inthe millennium will have experienced conversion prior to admission. "  (D. Pentecost, Things to Come, p. 508.)

John Walvoord (1959)
"Israel will be a glorious nation, protected from her enemies, exalted above the Gentiles. . . . " (The Millennial Kingdom (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1959), p. 136.)

Newspapers / Newsletters

The Evangel
"There has been among Christian leaders a steadily growing conviction that the many reverses suffered by the United Nations in the war have had direct connection with our failure to get in step with God in His clear purpose that Palestine is for the Jews. Thus it is of highest moment that the abrogation of the infelicitous White Paper is now under official consideration." (January 2, 1943, p, 10.)

"Many friends of Israel, including earnest Christians, have petitioned our government to intervene in the affairs of the British government regarding the "White Paper," on the basis of which the British have restricted Jewish immigra-tion to Palestine. The Voice, however, mentions two points that should be kept in mind: (1) When it is God’s time to restore His people to the land, none will be able to prevent them. (2) The restoration in which we might help would demonstrate little kindness in view of the awful affliction awaiting them there." (July 1, 1944, p. 16.)

"As Americans we rejoice at this season over the birth of our nation; but a few weeks ago another new nation was born-the nation of Israel. And the prophet of the Lord exhorts us to rejoice over that event, for it is one of great importance. . Isa. 66:10, 12." (July 3, 1948, p. 8.)

"There are eleven million Jews in the world. I don’t say that all of them will come here, but I expect several million, and with natural increase I can quite imagine a Jewish state of ten million." The reporter asked, "Can that many be accommodated within the U.N. partition boundaries of Israel?" The Premier replied: "I doubt it." The Jews will not be satisfied until they have all the land God promised Abram-from the Nile to the Euphrates (Genesis 15: 18)." (September 4, 1948, p. 10.)

"That young nation has already fought for and won desired lands and will continually wage successful gains until God’s original promise is fulfllled completely ( "Things to Come: May 21, 1949, p. 2.)

"There has been among Christian leaders a steadily growing conviction that the many reverses suffered by the United Nations in the war have had direct connection with our failure to get in step with God in His clear purpose that Palestine is for the Jews." (January 2, 1943, p. 10.)

"Even though there may be a temporary truce between the Moslems and Israel because of the pressure of the United Nations, this truce will in no wise change the attitude of "perpetual hatred" (Ezek. 35:5) that the Moslem nations have toward the people of Israel . . . . We are bidden, "Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee." Psalm 122:6. But the Holy Spirit prays: "Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion." Psalm 129:5 (Stanley H. Frodsham, "Man’s Vain Attempts to Destroy Israel;’ Evangel, July 17, 1948, p. 4.)

"Today the Arabs are charging that the Jews are trespassing on land that has been Arab for centuries, Is it not more correct to say that the Arabs for centuries have been trespassing on land that God gave to the Jews millenniums ago!" (Evangel, November 5,1950, p.5.)

 

Christian Life (8/78 - On how to make one's witness believable)
"Join or form a group that supports Israel and informs Christians about Jewish life and customs.
Become informed about the issues and problems in the Middle East . . . from the Israel Ministry of Information. (Non-Israeli sources not suggested.)
Consider the purchase of Israeli bonds.
Write letters . . . to the editors.
Buy Israeli products.
Encourage tourism in Israel and visit the land yourself as often as possible.
Learn some Hebrew.
Get acquainted with Your local synagogue, . . . .
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem."

Moody Monthly
We have been told that 5,000 Arabs have left Beersheba, an Israeli city, and that perhaps eventually more from all over Israel will leave. Room must be made for the ten or fifteen thousand Jewish immigrants arriving every month. We not only hope, but judging from the attitude of the Jews in the land, feel certain that the exit of more Arabs will not cause too great a hardship and loss to them." (Coulson Shepherd, "The Unholy Holy Land: Moody Monthly, LI (July, 1951), 718.

The Sunday School Times
"War seems inevitable and the extension of Israel’s borders as a result is probably unavoidable." (Frederick A. Tatford, "Bible Light on Recent Events in the Middle East; The Sunday School Times, XCIX (September 28, 1957), 743-44; "The Promised Land in History and Prophecy: The Sunday School Times, XCIX (October 12, 1957), 787.)

Christian Scholars gather to study dangers of Zionism | Sabeel Conference "Sabeel Jerusalem director, Rev. Canon Naim Ateek, said Christian Zionism "is a worldview where the Gospel is identified with the ideology of empire, colonialism, and militarism."

 

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Date:
24 Nov 2003
Time:
19:00:09

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CZ by its very reasoning is Anti-Christ in nature. The term "Zionist" is merely a label of covering for the desire of some Christians to be accepted as Jews.


Date:
11 May 2004
Time:
10:10:35

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Absolute insanity! Learn Hebrew? "Educate" Christians about "Jewish life?" Rebuild the temple, start the sacrifices over again, and deny that Christ did away with the Old Covenant? Deny that Christ called Jews (Judaism) snakes and vipors? Believe that the racist, perverted Babylonian teachings in the Talmud are in line with the Holy Scriptures? These examples are of my ill-informed brothers and sisters in Christ who labor with fairy tales and live in the lands of pixies and magical potions. You can count me out!


Date: 27 Oct 2005
Time: 16:04:13

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The last temple ever to stand on the temple site in Jerusalem was destroyed in AD 70

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Date: 30 May 2006
Time: 10:38:56

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To prove that dispensationalism is wrong ---- go to www.nkusa.org. Its a jewish website that teaches the jews are not chosen to be in the land before a messiah. Christian zionism believes there chosen to be in the land before a messiah.


Date: 12 Aug 2006
Time: 00:24:41

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Christian "zionism" is the bane prophesied of by Jesus Christ, and revealed by John in the revelation. Jesus said...."as in the days of Noe, so shall it be". In the days of Noe, AFTER the flood (2 Pet.2:5, Rev.12:15) "THE TOWER OF BABEL WAS BUILT". Zionism is that evil 'unclean spirit' that pervaded the IMAGINATIONS (Gen.6:5) of men before and after the flood. Jesus was "the Prophet" told to Moses who would come after him (Deut.18) Thus, these verses apply to AFTER CHRISTS DEATH as well.......

De 31:27 For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?

De 31:29 For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days; because ye will do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.

and the apostles confirm....

2Ti 3:13 But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

and prophets........

Da 12:10 Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.

Right in the middle of history, christ came and brought the gospel and THE KINGDOM, that 2000 years ago. What your seeing now is the witness against 'unbelief', by the unbelievers themselves and its testament is ZIONISM. Everything under its power is being MADE into....

Re 3:9 Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee

Just as Jesus said!!!


Date: 30 Oct 2006
Time: 04:25:18

Comments:

Christian Zionist Enable Serial Wars.
As violence continues to esculate throughout the Middle East, Israel's 'amen corner' in America becomes increasingly more vocal in their support of the neocons' current and planned serial wars upon the Arab and Muslim people of that region. Among the war-mongers greatest allies in those genocidal wars are the millions of evangelical Christians who have been duped into believing that the modern Jewish state of Israel represents fulfillment of Bible prophecy when God's 'chosen people' would be regathered in Canaan land of old. Their warped interpretation of Bible prophecy concerning the people and future of that region is based upon an acceptance of the false and dangerous notions that "Jews are God's Chosen People", that "Jesus was a Jew", and that the terms "Semite", "Hebrew", "Israelite", and "Jews" can be used interchangeably.
This intented confusion has spawned a new religious cult called, at various times, "Darbyism", "Premillennialism", "Dispensationalism", and most recently, "Christian-Zionism". Millions of Christians have been seduced to this proselyte religion thanks to the Scofield Bible, rapture theories, Left Behind fictions, and Da Vinci Code propaganda. If you really want to understand end-time prophecies, read the many parables which Christ taught his disciples.

 

 

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