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POSTMILLENNIAL PRAYER

POSTMILLENNIAL PRAYER PMW 2019-008 by Chalcedon Foundation (Editorial) If prayer is talking with God, then our prayer life is most vital when it is most frequent, when our hearts and minds readily and constantly call upon God in every kind of situation.[1] There’s an old saying that goes, “Pray like it all depends upon God …

Reverence in Prayer

PMT 2014-054b by Ryan Martin Religious Affections Ministries The section on prayer in John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion is surely one of the most beloved passages of that influential work. Therein, Calvin addresses, among other matters, the importance of reverence in corporate prayer.

WHY THE NUMBER 144,000?

PMW 2019-064 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. Some readers of Revelation are perplexed as to why 12 squared times 1000 is significant to the original readers in the 144,000? What is at about that number that would lead the original readers to think, ‘Oh that’s a number signifying a perfect amount of Jewish converts?’” 1. …

POSTMILLENNIALISM’S “SIN PROBLEM” (2)

PMW 2019-060 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. In my last blog article I began a brief consideration of the challenge: How can postmillennialism have a hope for the future in light of the total depravity of man? This is a reasonable challenge. Our eschatology must be compatible with out theology. One doctrine should not undermine …

POSTMILLENNIALISM’S THEOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS

PMW 2019-053 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. Postmillennialism expects the vast majority of the world’s population to convert to Christ as a consequence of the Spirit-blessed proclamation of the gospel. In light of present world conditions, though, many Christians are surprised at the resilience of the postmillennial hope. In this article I will briefly show …

JESUS’ VICTORY AND FALSE PROPHETS

PMW 2019-050 by Chris Hume (The Reformed Hope) We may be surprised by many things when we reach heaven. I dare not contend with J.C. Ryle who said that the thing which will surprise us most is how much more we ought to have loved Christ while on earth. But I think there is another …

CHRISTIANITY’S GROWTH IN IRAN

PMW 2019-045 by Afshin Ziafat (Desiring God) Robert Bruce, a Scottish missionary to Iranian Muslims in the late nineteenth century, wrote home to his supporters, “I am not reaping the harvest; I scarcely claim to be sowing the seed; I am hardly ploughing the soil; but I am gathering out the stones. That, too, is …