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It incorrectly separates that which God has joined together - the promise in the Old Testament from the fulfillment in the New Testament. It denies New Testament teachings such as Galatians 3:6- 7 and Hebrews 11. It denies the gospel that is pictured in the ceremonial law and the moral law. In his book, Why Four Gospels?, A. W. Pink contends with dispensationalism in the following terms:

It betrays the greatest ignorance to assert that sinners were saved in a different way under Mosaic economy. Limiting ourselves to the Psalms, we there see that there was then the same conviction of guilt and demerit (32:3-5), the same inevitable condemnation on the ground of God's Law (143:2), the same earnest crying for undeserved mercy (51:1), faith in His revealed character as a just God and Savior (25:8), hope of pardon, resting on propitiation (130:7), pleading of God's Name or glory of all His perfections (25: 11), joy and peace in believing (89: 15-16), trust in God's faithfulness to His promises (89:1-2), confidence in the righteousness of Another (84:9), disowning of all ground for boasting (115:1) as there is now! Thus the same gospel which was "preached unto Abraham" (Gal. 3:8), was proclaimed and believed in the days of David, and Jewish sinners were no more saved then by "legal obedience" than are Gentile sinners today. "All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine" (II Tim. 3:16)

Why Four Gospels? - p. 191

Of crucial importance to our understanding of the law is the dispensationalist's error of overrating the law's value in the Old Testament and underrating its importance in the New. God's law has not changed. Even man's fall and spiritual inability to keep God's law does not dismiss its demands. God created man upright and capable of fulfilling the law. Man, however, willfully chose to break God's law, making himself morally and spiritually unable to keep it. But man's willful depravity does not change God's demands. God remains God; He remains unchangeably righteous and holy. God will not lower His demands because of man's sin.

    A wealthy man secured a loan for several thousands of dollars. He had sufficient funds to pay the full amount for this loan, but he chose to gamble with his money.


Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.

Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham.

And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.

So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.

That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

- Galatians 3:6-9,14


God is not a man that He should lie; neither the Son of man, that He should repent: hath He said, and shall He not do it? or hath He spoken, and shall He not make it good?

- Numbers 23:19

The counsel of the LORD standeth forever, the thoughts of His heart to all generations.

- Psalm 33:11

Art Thou not from everlasting, 0 LORD my God, mine Holy One? we shall not die. 0 LORD, Thou hast ordained them for judgment; and, 0 mighty God, Thou hast established them for correction.

- Habakkuk 1:12

Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his Maker?

- Job 4:17


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