Archives For Eschatology

I am a postmillennialist. This means that I have hope in the progress of the gospel, the salvation of the nations, and the advance of righteous culture. But in recent years I have been challenged by many Christians (even a few postmillennialists!) with the anguished question: “How can you be a postmillennialist in an Obama […]

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In my last blog posting I presented a brief case for the Old Testament information regarding the physical resurrection of the body. One of the texts which I mentioned was Daniel 12:1–2. But I noted there that this Scripture does not directly declare the resurrection. Rather it is a spiritual resurrection which implies a physical […]

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The bodily resurrection of the dead to everlasting life is often deemed a doctrine of the New Testament which is absent from the Old Testament. Though it is true that the Old Testament does not touch on resurrection as much as the New, it does nevertheless affirm the resurrection. The resurrection of the dead is […]

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Many dispensationalists think their approach to eschatology was held in the ancient church. Much of their error is due to their naive confusion of premillennialism with dispensationalism. Premillennialism is most definitely an ancient view. But the two systems are quite distinct, with dispensationalism being created around 1830. Significantly though, premillennialism has a problematic history. The […]

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THE ANTICHRIST

Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. —  April 23, 2014 — 2 Comments

The Antichrist is a popular theme in modern evangelical circles. Dispensationalists have actually cornered the market on attempts to identify him. They have made millions with their wrong guesses; I have made hundreds trying to correct them. One incredible problem with their attempts at identifying the Antichrist is: their evidence is absolutely, totally unbiblical. They […]

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This article is the conclusion to the “Postmillennial Tract” begun in our last blog. Let us now consider the postmillennial hope in light of: God’s Blessed Provision In addition, the Lord of lords amply equips his church for the task of world evangelistic success. This is where our worldview must prevail: the church is not […]

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In this two-part series I will be providing a “Postmillennial Tract.” It is difficult to put the postmillennialism system on a bumper sticker, because no one would be able to figure why all the arrows are pointing in so many directions. However, I think I can reduce the essence of postmillennial position to a brief […]

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