Archives For Postmillennialism Explained

For those unfamiliar with postmillennialism, perhaps it would be good to give a basic summary listing of the distinctive elements of this hope-filled eschatology. This is especially important for this eschatological perspective because it is so easily maligned by false assumptions. 1. The kingdom’s founding. Postmillennialism holds that the Lord Jesus Christ founds his Messianic […]

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This is an eschatological interview with Kenneth Gentry by Marion Kim. Kim: To Evangelicals, ”the millennium” refers to the thousand-year period of Christ’s rule as mentioned in the Book of Revelation. While most Evangelicals agree the millenium will certainly come, they differ in their understanding of Christ’s return. Premillenialists believe Christ will come before the […]

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I have frequently stated — in print and in lectures — that postmillennialism is the most misunderstood and misrepresented eschatological position. So many false notions surround discussion of postmillennialism that there is a widespread confusion as to exactly what it teaches. This leads to a tendency to obscure the facts regarding contemporary eschatological options. Christians […]

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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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A DEFENSE OF POSTMILLENNIALISM

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By a Puritan Lad “A Psalm of David. The LORD says to my Lord: ‘Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.’” (Psalms 110:1) “Then comes the end, when he delivers the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule and every authority and power. For he must reign until […]

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As the heat of the eschatological debate intensifies, too often the light from it diminishes. Postmillennialism is the easiest eschatological position to misunderstand in our era and therefore inadvertently to misrepresent. Consequently, we must remind our brothers in the debate of postmillennialism’s actual claims. I would caution non-postmillennialists regarding three faulty assumptions that they must […]

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