Views Of The Millenium

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“And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, ‘Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them’”. (Revelation 21:3, NASB) Ever since the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven, Christians have hoped in His Second Coming or parousia. They have agreed that those in Christ who have died will be raised, and also all believers who are still alive will be caught up to be with Him and enjoy eternal existence in God’s presence. However, for ages they have strongly disagreed on the eschatological sequence of events and how they will all transpire. This disagreement includes the understanding of the “Millennium”. The word “Millennium” literally... View More »

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B. Warfield, Oswald T. Allis, Anthony A. Hoekema, R. C. Sproul, and Robert B. Strimple. Today, amillennialism is primarily viewed by the Roman Catholic Church. Although it is considered to be the simplest of all the views, amillennialism is in many ways difficult to grasp.
Postmillennialism is the belief that views the return of Christ to occur after the Millennium. It is a slight variation from the amillennialistic view. The postmillennialist view not only supports the scriptural evidences that teach the “now and not yet” character of the kingdom, but also the gradual progression of the gospel and the growth of the church. “The world is eventually to be Christianized, and that the return of Christ is to occur at the close of a long period of righteousness and peace” (Loraine Boettner, The Millennium – Nutley, N.J.: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1957 – 14). Postmillennialists point to a couple of references in the Bible that they appeal to for their position regarding the Millennium. In Matthew 13:31-34 Jesus presents two parables about the kingdom of heaven. First, He compares it to a small grain of mustard seed that is sown in the field, but then it grows into a tree. The second parable in this Scripture portion is the comparison of the kingdom of heaven to a woman who hides flour and it leavens. According to postmillennialism, both of these parables indicate the influence and growth of the kingdom in the world. Postmillennialists believe that society will increasingly function according to God’s standards because of its Christian influence. They suggest that ...

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