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The modern American evangelical church is largely committed to dispensationalism and their expectation of the “I’ll Fly Away” rapture. They read best-selling novels about the Great Tribulation, attend endless conferences on the Rapture, and expect sermons on Matthew 24 every time there is an earthquake. Oddly enough, though, their hymnbooks have many old hymns of […]

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Many contemporary Christians, especially among the dispensationalists, denounce postmillennialism as a late-blooming, liberal approach to Scripture. Generally postmillennialism is written off as a narrowly-held and insignificant influence in evangelicalism. But oddly enough, even while writing off this hope-filled eschatology, they break out their hymnals and begin singing postmillennial hymns! The great hymnody of the church […]

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