Does the doctrine of Dispensations affect our faith?
For any doctrine that we embrace I believe the guide mark is to ask ourselves whether that doctrine increases our faith in the might power of God or decreases it. And to remember that doctrinal positions are man’s interpretation of the Bible and may not always be correct.
Hebrews 4:12 says
For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
If belief in a dispensation makes the Word of God seem less alive, less like that sharp double edge sword, then should we be adhering to it?
Derek Prince writes
There is a tendency today to base the interpretation of Scripture on a system of dispensations in such a way that only a small proportion of God’s blessings and promises are made available to Christians.
According to this system…
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