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Most dispensationalists are quite confused regarding the origins of postmillennialism. They are as confused over who started postmilllennialism and when it started as they are over who the Antichrist is and when the Rapture is expected. Hal Lindsey as confidently declares its modern origins as he does the latest date of the Rapture: “There is […]

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Many evangelicals obscure the facts regarding contemporary options, sometimes through abject ignorance, sometimes through careless overstatement. Whatever the reason, a great disservice is done to the unsuspecting reader who inadvertently adopts and then labors under a delusion. For instance, we often read that postmillennialism is dead, supposedly having totally collapsed because of World War I. […]

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Many consult the newspapers and point out that the world is in a great moral and spiritual decline, which is antithetical to postmillennialism’s historical optimism. For instance, dispensationalist theologian Paul N. Benware responds against postmillennialism that “the idea that the world is getting better and better does not at all seem to be in line […]

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