Below is a link to an article by Dr. Stephen Jones of God’s Kingdom Ministries. Stephen Jones has many interesting interpretations of scripture which he has gained from study of the Law of God. Anyone who respects the Bible honestly should take his ideas seriously and study for themselves. The article below takes some chewing. You may decide to spit out part of it, but reading it will likely open new ideas that deserve an audience.
I believe Christians should learn from one another. Nit-picking and pigeon-holing are only tactics to self-excuse one who will not take the time to study for himself. We need not fear ideas. Let’s listen and study with a true heart, and learn what is true from Him who is True. -EW
In the progression of the Kingdom since the creation, we ought to know about the changes that God has made over the years, particularly at specific points in history.
Men have tried to explain these changes in various ways. The popular theory today was developed in the 1800’s by those who divided history into “dispensations.” Personally, I divide time according to the pattern of Israel’s feast days:
Pre-feast times: Adam to Moses
Passover Age: Moses to Christ
Pentecost Age: Christ to full Body
Tabernacles Age: Full Body to Great White Throne
Judgment Age: Great White Throne to Creation Jubilee
Each of these ages mark a distinct progression in the developmental history of the Kingdom. Before Moses the Kingdom was ruled by the patriarchs until Nimrod usurped their right to rule. He then organized his own kingdom by force of arms and ruled all that he could conquer. The rule of Noah and Shem depended upon Continue reading