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Is the Davidic Covenant and the New Covenant Being Partially Fulfilled in the Present Dispensation?

(note: these are my preliminary thoughts on the subject. They are preliminary because they need to be matured and expressed in more academic way. I hope to do it in the future. ) Integrative Dispensationalism, following a traditional hermeneutics, understands that certain elements (not all) of Davidic and New Covenants are being fulfilled in this dispensation, without incurring [...]

By | August 7th, 2015|Articles, Dispensationalism|0 Comments

How can I be happy in heaven and still remember that someone I love is in hell?

As an Eschatology teacher in a very small Seminary in Brazil, this is the question that I always hear in my classes about the Eternal Estate. On the one hand, this question is extremely complex and difficult to answer because it involves emotional issues: love and compassion for our beloved ones. On the other hand, this [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|Articles, Revelation|1 Comment

WHAT IS INTEGRATIVE DISPENSATIONALISM AND IDRC?

Integrative Dispensationalism (ID) is a new form of Dispensationalism, which is presently in a process of systematization. This means that the system has not been fully systematized so far. The Intregrative Dispensationalism Research Center (IDRC) is a research center created to debate and study Dispensationalism as a whole. In a specific manner, IDRC is the [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|Articles, Dispensationalism, Illustrations and Charts|9 Comments

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT INTEGRATIVE DISPENSATIONALISM

The Integrative Dispensationalism believes in a Progressive Fulfillment of the Eschatological Kingdom (or God's Program, that I think it is a better terminology--but I will use the usual expression E.K.) in 3 Stages. The first stage is the present Dispensation; the second one, the Millennium; the third one, the Eternal Estate. That means that ID strongly supports CONTINUITY between the [...]

By | August 4th, 2015|Articles, Dispensationalism, Illustrations and Charts|0 Comments

What is INTEGRATIVE DISPENSATIONALISM?

  I am glad to present for the first time what is Integrative Dispensationalism. First, is this a new form of Dispensationalism? Yes and no. “How can it be so?” --someone may ask.  I will try to explain. In some sense, the ID is nothing new, because it just makes union or INTEGRATION of concepts [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|Articles, Dispensationalism|0 Comments

THREE STAGES OF DISPENSATIONALISM

Dr. Rick Griffith produced a real treasure of articles, books and charts on theology. And the best of all: his works are available for free at his website (>>click here<<). Dr. Griffith has been very kind to me, allowing me to reproduce one of his great charts here, at IDRC website. So enjoy it! * [...]

By | July 29th, 2015|Articles, Dispensationalism, Illustrations and Charts|2 Comments