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Amillennialist’s reject postmillennialism’s optimistic outlook on history. They even argue that postmillennialism allegedly discounts Christ’s present victory which has been in effect since the resurrection/ascension. Prof. Robert Strimple’s complaint in this direction is: “But what is the nature of Christ’s present kingdom. Because Gentry has defined the victory Christ seeks in the present age in […]

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According to amillennial objectors,  postmillennialism allegedly overlooks Christ’s present kingship. Prof. Robert Strimple quotes my definition of postmillennialism which observes that “increasing gospel success will gradually produce a time in history prior to Christ’s return in which faith, righteousness, peace, and prosperity will prevail in the affairs of people and of nations.” He responds by […]

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Postmillennialism takes a long view of history. That is, it does not look for instant results. In fact, it operates on the biblical principle of gradualism. This may not be popular in an age of instant-this and freeze-dried that, but it is biblical. Let me explain.  The principle of gradualism has long been the method […]

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It is no wonder dispensationalists keep missing the Rapture dates they set and the Antichrist figures they propose: they cannot even recognize the most obvious elements of Christ’s teaching. They teach that Christ’s kingdom is yet future and that we have been waiting for it for 2000 years (though always declaring: “It is imminent!”) But […]

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The term “premillennial” derives from the compounding of three Latin terms: pre (“before”), mille (“thousand”), and annum (“years”). The prefix pre signifies that Christ will return before the millennium in order to establish it. Premillennialists believe that Christ initiated the spiritual, anticipatory phase of his kingdom in the first century. In the kingdom’s current spiritual […]

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