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The Exalted Man of God in Perfection (Chapter 14)  We have now come to our last chapter in these essays on Postmillennialism. Thus far we have repeatedly noticed that it is the teaching of the Postmillennial writers that God intends to Christianize the entire world and every nation under the sun. Every facet of human life is to be Christian due to the power of the Gospel by the Spirit, that is, in their political, social, economic, and religious life. Such is to be the leaven of the kingdom of heaven.

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Chapter 8: The “Seven Dispensations” of Scofield’s Bible—continued We have now come to the discussion of the so-called fourth dispensation of Scofield’s “dispensations.” Scofield takes his point of departure for this “fourth dispensation” in Genesis 12:1. He captions this section as follows: “The Fourth Dispensation: PROMISE—from the call of Abraham to the giving of the Law (Gen. 12:1–Exodus 19:8).” Should we inquire more about this “dispensation,” then we read the following from Scofield’s pen: “(a) The dispensation of promise is connected with the “Abrahamic Covenant” (Gen. 15:18), and by it the “descendants” of Abraham became distinctive heirs of the promise. “(b) In Egypt...

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