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The essential distinctive of postmillennialism is that it is optimistic regarding the outcome of history. And it is optimistic based on God’s power as revealed in God’s word. Critics of postmillennialism will often go to NT passages such as Matt 10:22 to discredit postmillennialism’s long-term optimism. That passage reads: “You will be hated by all […]

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Oftentimes critics of postmillennialism will go to NT passages such as Matt 10:22 to discredit postmillennialism’s long-term optimism. That passage reads:  You will be hated by all because of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.” Since postmillennialism expects a future in which Christianity reigns […]

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World magazine — Majed El Shafie grew up a Muslim in Cairo, Egypt. After his conversion to Christianity as a young man, he was arrested and tortured. He will describe his torture in graphic detail, but he can’t eat anything after talking about it. He was sentenced to death by hanging and put under house […]

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As perceived attacks on religious freedom in the U.S. and the very real persecution of believers in the rest of the world have taken center stage recently, it’s more important than ever to know where the nation’s presidential candidates stand on basic human rights, said the president of Open Doors USA. Carl A. Moeller, whose […]

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KANO, Nigeria—When there’s a break at Baba Alhamdu Secondary School, you know it. Students pour from narrow classroom doorways and flock to benches where they can talk beneath trees and out of the sun, kicking red dust from the schoolyard as they go.   Laughter and teasing are raucous as young men and women in […]

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A man who says he represents the United Muslim Nations International organization has warned WND to “moderate” its reporting on issues involving Islam because of how Muslims may react. The warning came in an email to WND from Faarooq al Mohammedi, who said he was asking on behalf of the Muslim organization that WND “comply […]

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A trial court in Iran has issued its final verdict, ordering a Christian pastor to be put to death for leaving Islam and converting to Christianity, according to sources close to the pastor and his legal team.   Supporters fear Youcef Nadarkhani, a 34-year-old father of two who was arrested over two years ago on […]

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