Part 2: This Is That

by Pastor Cornelius R. Stam

Some believe that the body of Christ is the fulfillment of prophecy, others that it is not. But almost all of them try to harmonize present day events with the prophetic word. The majority of Christians still believe, but with many reservations and apologies, that the body of Christ began at Pentecost. But Peter, taught by our Lord for forty days, his eyes opened to understand the Scriptures, and filled with the Holy Spirit, said not one word about the body of Christ or the dispensation of the grace of God or a heavenly calling and position and prospect. He pointed to Joel’s prophecy about the last days on earth and said, without qualification, “This is that…”