“For much of the last 2,000 years, most of the Bible’s prophetic passages remained hidden to believers. The reason they remained hidden, was because there was nothing to measure them against. Like a road with no known destination, mile markers and way points, they don’t mean much unless you know where you’re going.”
The rest of this article by Pete Garcia may be read here. I have not studied dispensationalism to know it well enough to take a view on it. Much of this article is well worth your time, however.