By Kim Riddlebarger
In a transparent and obtainable demeanour, Kim Riddlebarger provides and defends amillennialism—the trust that the millennium is a gift truth founded in Christ's heavenly reign, no longer a destiny wish of Christ's rule in the world after his return—as the old Protestant realizing of the millennial age.
Recognizing that eschatology—the learn of destiny things—is a classy and debatable topic, Riddlebarger starts with definitions of key terminology and an outline of varied viewpoints and similar biblical issues. He then discusses key passages of Scripture that undergo upon the millennial age, together with Daniel nine, Matthew 24, Romans eleven, and Revelation 20. eventually, he evaluates the most difficulties dealing with all of the significant millennial positions and cautions us to pay attention to the results of every view.
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The literal method of interpreting prophecy has been justified by the history of its fulfillment. Â€. 3 Since all the Old Testament prophecies regarding the life of Christ are literally fulfilled in the New Testament, dispensationalists contend that prophecies regarding other eschatological themes must also be literally fulfilled. These include the restoration of the nation of Israel, the revival of the Roman Empire, a reign of Christ on earth after his return, and the land promises of the Abrahamic covenant.
This period is one of both the triumph of the spiritual kingdom of God and the corresponding rise of evil in opposition to Christ and his kingdom. The majority of Reformed Christians are amillennial, though there has always been a significant postmillennial minority. In Reformed circles, eschatological debate has centered around a different set of issues than one commonly finds in evangelicalism. The first has to do with the nature of the millennial age. 26 A second point of contention among postmillennialists has to do with preterism.
God then turned to dealing with the Gentiles, making the church age a parenthesis of sorts. Signs of the end of the age include the birth of the nation of Israel, the revival of the Roman Empire predicted in Daniel as seen in the emergence of the European economic community, and the impending Russian-Arab invasion of Israel. All of these point to the immediacy of the secret return of Christ for his church. The Antichrist is presently awaiting the removal of the church so he can be revealed and begin his reign of terror on Israel and those who accept Christ during the tribulation period.
A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times by Kim Riddlebarger