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Paul’s prophecy regarding the “Man of Lawlessness” in 2 Thessalonians 2 is often used by non-postmillennial eschatological systems as a rebuttal to any optimistic outlook on the flow of history. If this man arises and dominates the world, and will not be overthrown until Christ returns, then the postmillennial hope cannot be valid. But does […]

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The postmillennial preterist argues that John uses 666 as a reference to Nero Caesar, and not to some future Antichrist who reduces the world to terror. But dispensationalists often challenge this interpretation with the following question: “Since Irenaeus is one of the earliest sources to refer to the number 66, why did he not know […]

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