Charts

Ephesians thru 2 Timothy

Post Acts Period Books

  • Ephesians
  • Colossians
  • Philemon
  • Philippians
  • Titus
  • 1 Timothy
  • 2 Timothy

Dispensational characteristics of the Post Acts Period

  • Jewish & Gentile Christians equal
  • Abraham - 0 references
  • Moses - 1 ref. (2 Tim 3:8)
  • No food Laws or regulaitons for either Jews or Gentiles
  • No circumcision Jewish Christians and no circumcision for Gentile Christians
  • No Sabbath for Jewish Christians; no Sabbath for Gentile Christians
  • No Covenants
  • Christ’s second coming no longer imminent
  • No instant & complete healing ministry for either Jews or Gentiles
  • No tongues
  • Most prayers ‘petitionary’; i.e. ‘may’ receive
  • One baptism in Spirit by Christ.  Christians receive the Spirit upon believing the gospel of salvation.  Water baptism not necessary.
  • Leaders appointed by men (1 Timothy 3; Titus 1:5-9)
  • Evil spirits - 0 references
  • Demon possession - 0 references; Demons - 1 reference (1 Timothy 4:1-3)