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As a preteristic postmillennialist, I believe that the first portion of the Lord’s Olivet Discourse deals with the approaching destruction of the temple in AD 70. Consequently, the future “great tribulation,” does not encumber the postmillennialist’s optimistic outlook on the historical long run. But why do I believe this? Why do I believe the tribulation […]

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by Loraine Boettner The New Testament puts a strong emphasis on the fact that it is the world that is the object of Christ’s redemption. “Christ is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the whole world” (I John 2:2). “For God so loved the world, that he gave […]

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Kenneth Gentry Note: Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield (1851-1921) was perhaps the leading Reformed scholar of his era. He was Professor of Didactic and Polemic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary (1887-1921). He was a strong proponent of postmillenialism. This is an edited form of his article by the same name. “And he is the propitiation for our […]

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Note from Kenneth Gentry: Once again I will post a portion of a study by Loraine Boettner. By his clear and compelling writing style and his perceptive and throughly biblical understanding, he was able to kick-start postmillennialism after it went into a few decades of decline after World War I. We ought to appreciate this […]

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