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Charts showing "dispensational truth" have been among the most helpful
of all human devices used by God to aid our dull intellects in the
apprehension and comprehension of His plans and purpose. Just as, in
geography, it is far easier for us to form an idea of the size, shape,
and distinctive features of any land by consulting a map, than by
reading an account of it in words alone, so a chart graphically presents
to our eyes the whole, or a given part of God's work in a way by which
we can grasp it at a glance.
Are The Bride And
Body Identical (in seven parts)
A fundamental principle of scriptural
interpretation is to "distinguish things which differ." Another is to maintain a
"pattern of sound words." Much truth would be learned, and error exposed if we
would follow these principles with consistency. This exposition deals with the error of
confusing the "Body of Christ" with the "Bride of the Lamb," thus
producing the non-scriptural entity "The Bride of Christ."
The Bride of the Lamb?
There is nothing in the two figures of bride and body
which makes it impossible that both should not be used of us. Paul could
compare the Corinthians, who certainly were one body, to the betrothal of a
pure virgin, in order to picture their singleness toward Him, not
their union with Him. But, as a matter of fact, Paul never
mentions either a bride or a lamb, nor is this ever
connected with the nations in the Word of God.
Cutting the Word of Truth”
"It shall greatly helpe ye to understand Scripture, if thou mark not
only what is spoken or wrytten, but of whom, and to whom, with what
words, at what time, where, to what intent, with what circumstances,
considering what goeth before and what followeth after."
The Address On The
God has revealed Himself in many ways in His Word. The historic,
prophetic and literary portions are usually in the form of short scrolls
or pamphlets. His latest and highest communications have come to us in
the form of letters, or, being formal and of public character,
epistles. When the postman brings a large stack of mail, we must
first sort it out, if several receive their letters at the same address.
Before we open it and read it we must make sure for whom it is intended.
This Generation (Matthew
24:34); with supplementary article
Jesus declared to His disciples:
Verily I am saying to you that by no means may this generation be passing by
till all these things should be occurring (Matt.24:34). We may be assured
that the Lord meant what He said here; and, what He said here is quite explicit. Still,
while it is indeed important for us to believe what He said, the deeper question remains: In
what sense is what He said to be understood.