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THE TRUE END

Postmillennialism —  April 11, 2012 — Leave a comment

We are all familiar with the short-term mentality of dispensationalism and its frequent (and mistaken) calls for the end. This distracting and embarrassing tendency is not new to our day. It has been a constant feature in dispensationalism since its birth in 1830. In this article we have the practical conclusion to J. A. Alexander’s […]

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WHEN THE END?

Guest —  April 10, 2012 — Leave a comment

Dispensationalism is the latest of the evangelical eschatological options, having been created in 1830 by J. N. Darby. Today dispensationalism dominates the evangelical marketplace, embarrassing the broader evangelical community with trivia, superficiality, and recurring calls for the rapture.  From its very inception dispensationalism has frustrated evangelical scholars. In the late 1800s Reformed postmillennial scholar, J. A. Alexander, had to deal […]

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J. A. Alexander was a prominent Reformed, OT scholar of the nineteenth century. As a postmillennialist he had to deal with dispensationalism just as we do today. In this article he is responding to dispensational calls for the end. This article analyzes Matthew 24:6: “You will be hearing of wars and rumors of wars. See […]

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Did the rapture occur in A.D. 70? Matthew 24:31 seems to teach such: “And He will send forth His angels with a great trumpet and they will gather together His elect from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the other.” Whatever this verse means, Jesus affirms only three verses later that […]

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