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The Superiority of the Preterist Method

By Jay Rogers
Published January 31, 2019

Prior to the peak of dispensationalism’s popularity in the 20th century, books containing multiple proofs of preterist fulfillments of biblical prophecy were commonly used in evangelism. In the 1865 edition of his work, Evidence of the Truth of the Christian Religion Derived from the Literal Fulfillment of Prophecy, the Scottish scholar Alexander Keith wrote, “Prophecy has been rightly called a ‘growing evidence.’ Of late years evidence has greatly accumulated.” Keith then demonstrates the effectiveness in evangelism in showing prophetic proofs coupled with modern research and archaeological discoveries demonstrating that the Bible is truly a supernatural book.


In the Days of These Kings (Book)

Perfect-bound Paperback — 740 pages

The Book of Daniel in Preterist Perspective

“And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever” (Daniel 2:44).

The overarching message of Daniel is that Jesus the Messiah is even now ruling over the nations. He is the King of kings. Daniel tells us that Messiah’s kingdom will advance in the whole world from “generation to generation” (Daniel 4:4,34). Christ’s dominion is “given to the people of the saints of the most High” (Daniel 7:22). Our purpose then is to see “all people, nations, and languages … serve and obey him” (Daniel 7:14,27).

This comprehensive work offers a fascinating look at the book of Daniel in preterist perspective. Great attention is paid to the writings of ancient and modern historians and scholars to connect the dots and demonstrate the continuity of Daniel’s prophecy with all of Scripture.

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Blaise Pascal famously quipped that within every living person is a desire to know a supernatural God. “There is a God-shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God the Creator, made known through Jesus Christ.” And as St. Augustine prayed, “You have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless, until they can find rest in You.” Faith in a living God will not be reinforced by numerous failed speculations treating the prophecies of the Bible as yet-to-be-fulfilled predictions. The Bible is instead a collection of historical accounts and fulfilled prophecies that provide an irrefutable witness to God’s presence and work among His people.

The study of Daniel from a preterist perspective addresses some deep questions that cannot be answered from a futurist or liberal method of interpretation. God is closer to us than our next breath. As His children we can know His will for human history. Only the preterist view of Daniel deals with the Bible’s first principles in a satisfactory manner.

Is there a God?

If God exists, how can we know Him?

Does God communicate with us in such a way that we can be certain?

What is God’s will for our lives?

What is the meaning and purpose of history?

When the preterist fulfillment of Daniel is demonstrated, it not only reveals the existence, immanency and personality of God, but it also greatly empowers the believer with a life transforming worldview. If Daniel was written by a Hebrew prophet and statesman living in Babylon in the sixth century BC, then it is certainly a book of supernatural prophecy. The prophet Daniel related direct messages from God to His people in the form of dreams and visions seen in the presence of angels.

This underscores why a recovery of the preterist view of Daniel is so important. The futurist interpretation cannot debunk liberal conjecture. The fact that Christ’s victorious kingdom came in the first century as the “stone cut out without hands” (Daniel 2:34,44) debunks both liberal Higher Criticism and futurist premillennialism – and especially dispensational premillennialism. If the Book of Daniel was indeed written by the prophet Daniel and all of the prophecies have been fulfilled in specific detail, then it is a powerful testimony to God’s active presence in human history. It is the most remarkable predictive prophecy ever written.


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Massacre of Innocence (DVD)

Exposing The Occult Roots of Abortion

This presentation looks at the spiritual roots of abortion and exposes the myths surrounding child killing. Little known historical facts about abortion and how they relate to modern feminism are presented logically and accurately. Has been effective in converting many to a pro-life position.

Massacre of Innocence goes where no pro-life presentation has gone before in “tearing the lid off abortion” to reveal the spiritual realities we must battle if we will bring an end to this crime. The presentation is absorbing, fast-paced, informative and incredibly devastating to any attempt to justify abortion.

“… an extraordinary statement … a powerfully articulate presentation about what abortion really means, and why a great and moral nation like the United States must not allow the slaughter to continue.”
— Congressman Robert K. Dornan

Running time: 85 minutes

Packaged in a double DVD case with the updated The Abortion Matrix DVD.

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Martin Luther: Digitally Remastered 1953 Classic (DVD)

“Here I stand … I can do no other!”

With these immortal words, an unknown German monk sparked a spiritual revolution that changed the world.

The dramatic classic film of Martin Luther’s life was released in theaters worldwide in the 1950s and was nominated for two Oscars. A magnificent depiction of Luther and the forces at work in the surrounding society that resulted in his historic reform efforts, this film traces Luther’s life from a guilt-burdened monk to his eventual break with the Roman Catholic Church.

Running time: 105 minutes

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The Beast of Revelation IdentifiedThe Beast of Revelation: Identified (DVD)

Who is the dreaded beast of Revelation?

Now at last, a plausible candidate for this personification of evil incarnate has been identified (or re-identified). Ken Gentry’s insightful analysis of scripture and history is likely to revolutionize your understanding of the book of Revelation — and even more importantly — amplify and energize your entire Christian worldview!

Historical footage and other graphics are used to illustrate the lecture Dr. Gentry presented at the 1999 Ligonier Conference in Orlando, Florida. It is followed by a one-hour question and answer session addressing the key concerns and objections typically raised in response to his position. This presentation also features an introduction that touches on not only the confusion and controversy surrounding this issue — but just why it may well be one of the most significant issues facing the Church today.

Ideal for group meetings, personal Bible study — for anyone who wants to understand the historical context of John’s famous letter “… to the seven churches which are in Asia.” (Revelation 1:4)

Running Time: 145 minutes

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God's Law and SocietyGod's Law and Society (DVD)

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God’s Law and Society powerfully presents a comprehensive worldview based upon the ethical system found in the Law of God.

Speakers include: R.J. Rushdoony, George Grant, Howard Phillips, R.C. Sproul Jr., Ken Gentry, Gary DeMar, Jay Grimstead, Steven Schlissel, Andrew Sandlin, Eric Holmberg, and more!

Sixteen Christian leaders and scholars answer some of the most common questions and misconceptions related to this volatile issue:

1. Are we under Law or under Grace?
2. Does the Old Testament Law apply today?
3. Can we legislate morality?
4. What are the biblical foundations of government?
5. Was America founded as a Christian nation?
6. What about the separation of Church and State?
7. Is neutrality a myth?
8. What about non-Christians and the Law of God?
9. Would there be “freedom” in a Christian republic?
10. What would a “Christian America” look like?

Perfect for group instruction as well as personal Bible study.

Ten parts, over four hours of instruction!

Running Time: 240 minutes

Watch over 60 on-line video interviews from God’s Law and Society.

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Dr. Francis Schaeffer - How Should We Then Live? (DVD)

Special Two-Disc Set!

After 40 years of intense study and world-wide ministry, Dr. Francis Schaeffer completed his crowning work of scholarship – to present profound truths in simple film language. Dr. Schaeffer’s brilliant analysis of the past and predictions for current trends have proven so uncannily accurate that this amazing series still feels contemporary almost three decades after its initial release. Ultimately, Schaeffer concludes that man’s only hope is a return to God’s Biblical absolute, the truth revealed in Christ through the Scriptures.

Available for the first time on DVD, this documentary spectacular also includes intimate in-depth conversations with Francis and Edith Schaeffer. With the on-disc study guide, this presentation forms a unique course of comprehensive study. While this series forms an innovative analysis of the past, this outstanding work is more than history. Each episode focuses on a significant era, yet speaks clearly to 21st-century man with answers for modern problems.

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