Is there a theological system that includes future promises regarding Israel that is not dispensational? Dr. Gerald McDermott is here to introduce Derek and Alastair to ‘New Christian Zionism.’
Announcement for a live meetup at ETS in San Diego [0:00 – 3:00]
What the New Christian Zionism is and how it differs from dispensationalism [3:00 – 8:00]
Dr. McDermott’s argument for why Israel needs a unique future regarding its land [8:00 – 13:00]
How are Old Testament promises fulfilled and not fulfilled in the NT? [13:00 – 16:07]
A sketch of the various positions held regarding Israel today [16:07 – 19:17]
Nuancing the term supersessionism [19:17 – 26:00]
How Christians relate to unbelieving Jews today + the view that a large portion of Jews will convert before the 2nd Advent [26:00 – 36:10]
How this view incorporates the fact that all Gentiles have Abraham as their spiritual father, what the role all of the other nations have in redemptive history + Conclusion [37:20 – 46:30]
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