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Postmillennialism is optimistic about the power of the gospel. To convert the majority of the human race. And nations. Frequently in this blog we will cite bad news that seems to contradict our optimistic expectations. We do this to remind postmillennialists: the victory is not yet won; do not get complacent in your comfort; the […]

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THE SALT AND LIGHT COMPANY

Guest —  June 12, 2012 — 1 Comment

World Magazine — Janie B. Cheaney If I’m supposed to be the light of the world, why do I feel like a dim bulb? If I’m supposed to be the salt of the earth, why do I taste like cream of wheat? Since the 1970s Christians have been deploring the state of the culture and […]

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Once again we are reporting encouraging news of mission work in China. This is not a proof of postmillennialism, but it is ultimately as expectation of postmillennialism. Postmillennialism does not  believe that by the year 2012 the gospel will have won the victory in history. It believes that before Christ returns the victory will have […]

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In a recent series on postmillennialism’s promotion of human culture and art, I noted that Christians may produce images of Jesus (though not for adoration or worship). I argued that such pictures are images of his human nature and form and not images of God himself. One concerned reader, Vaughn Hamilton, has offered a lengthy […]

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Words of Hope — The Islamic Revolution promised much but delivered little. The theocratic tyranny of the ayatollahs proved more cruel and corrupt than the system it replaced. Despite twenty years of anti-Western, anti-Christian propaganda, Iranians actively seek alternatives to Islam. Muslims in Iran are more open to the gospel than ever before. Give thanks […]

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York Daily Record — Merle Weaver was facing trial on federal gun charges. His father-in-law had just died. And he lost his business, a gun shop in West Manchester Township. It was early 2004 and Weaver, now 45, was at his nadir. That’s when a friend asked him to attend a marriage retreat sponsored by […]

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Christian Post — Friday concluded five days of prayer and discussion for more than 9,000 evangelical church leaders from over 60 countries who assembled in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, for the World Prayer Assembly (WPA), a grand Evangelical event that kicked off Monday after four years of preparations. The WPA, believed to be the […]

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