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This is my final article analyzing the errors of John Hagee. Because of Hagee’s popularity, he is a symptom of the extreme theological deficiency in modern, American evangelicalism. And because of this deficiency Christians are prone to quickly write-off postmillennialism without a hearing. I have spoken at a number of conferences on Revelation or the […]

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As I continue highlighting the numerous errors in best-selling evangelical author, John Hagee, we come now upon two more. These show he really does not understand biblical theology. And this demonstrates that many, many Christians who follow him are extremely deficient theologically. Postmillennialism builds its case from careful theological and exegetical analysis. But modern Christians […]

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This is the second in a series on the errors in best-selling author John Hagee, especially as they relate to his view of Israel. The question of Israel is important in eschatology, and a false view of Israel which his so widely prominent in evangelical Christianity discourages people from considering postmillennialism. Hagee declares that Christianity […]

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The theological doctrine of the depravity of man is frequently urged against the prospect of postmillennial kingdom victory. How can we hope for the worldwide peace and righteousness since man is fallen and depraved? The Non-postmillennial Objection In J. Dwight Pentecost’s assessment of the deficiencies of postmillennialism, his fourth objection is along these lines. He […]

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The various divine covenants are “the covenants of the promise” (Eph 2:12). The covenant concept runs throughout Scripture. It frames God’s creational process, structures his dealings with man, and, most importantly for this book’s thesis, insures his divine program’s success in history. This program is not about the defeat of Christ’s redemptive work in history. […]

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The covenantal foundation of eschatological hope encourages our anticipating God’s historical blessings in time and on earth. The biblical worldview concerns itself with the material world, the here and now. We see Christianity’s interest in the material here and now in God’s creating the earth and man’s body as material entities, and all “very good” […]

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Due to Scripture’s covenantal emphasis, man’s obligations are not fundamentally individualistic, but rather corporate. As we shall see in later chapters, this fits well with a postmillennial eschatology and its strong view of social responsibility. Here I will briefly outline the case for covenantalism’s societal obligations. God purposefully creates man as an organic, unified race. […]

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