Despite exhibiting many positive traits Reformed covenant theologians can usually be relied upon to do two things. The first is to misrepresent Classic Arminianism, and the second is to misrepresent Classic Dispensationalism. They often misrepresent Classic Arminianism by calling it Semi-Pelagianism and claiming the driving force behind the theology is “freewill.” Neither of those claims is remotely true as anyone who has read Jacob Arminius is well aware.
Now I am not among the devotees of the former, but am happy to be included within the ranks of Classic Dispensationalists – even if I reserve the right to question the validity of defining the system via “dispensations.” Here, if anything, the distortions are even worse. I have previously highlighted such things when critiquing the vaunted “95 Theses Against Dispensationalism”
Now, following on the heels of a display of ignorance about Dispensationalism from Sinclair Ferguson and R. C. Sproul, here is a short rebuttal of a false claim about the new book Christ’s Prophetic Plans by Michael Vlach. It is one thing to disagree with someone; and quite another to misrepresent them!