Archives For Premillennialism

When studying biblical eschatology it is important to realize that there are other systems out there. And to compare those systems to your own. In this blog I will briefly summarize the key features of premillennialism. 1. The New Testament era church is the initial phase of Christ’s kingdom, which the Old Testament anticipates especially […]

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In developing a systematic eschatology we may sort out the standard evangelical viewpoints along millennial lines (though the actual question of the millennium in Rev 20 really should not be central to the discussion). In attaching prefixes to the term “millennium” we modify the second coming of Christ in terms of its connection to the […]

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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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