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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.

TWO PHASES OF THE NEW CREATION

Christianity affirms the material order. In creation God made the physical world (Gen. 1) and man with a tangible body (Gen. 2:7). In redemption God effects the incarnation of Christ (Heb. 2:14) and his physical resurrection (Luke 24:39). We should not be surprised, then, that even in the consummation we will once again inhabit physical …

IS POSTMILLENNIALISM IMPOSSIBLE?

PMW 2019-037 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. Our Lord Jesus Christ ministered for over three years proclaiming the coming of the kingdom of God. But after initially drawing a “great multitude” of followers (Jn 6:2), John records with disappointment that “many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more” (Jn 6:66). In …

EVIL KING MANASSEH’S CONVERSION?

PMW 2019-032 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. Elsewhere on this blog site I define postmillennialism as follows: Postmillennialism holds that the Lord Jesus Christ established his kingdom on earth in the first century through his preaching and redemptive work. Since then he has continued to equip his Church with the gospel, empower her by his …

GOSPEL SPREADING FASTER THAN EVER

PMW 2019-021 by Brandon Shoalter (The Christian Post) Gentry note: The spiritual, moral, social, and cultural decline of America grieves American Christians. But as a postmillennialist, I remind Christians that “it ain’t over til it’s over.” Nowhere in the postmillennial hope or the Bible do we argue that by the year 2019 the gospel will …

THE BIBLE IS NOT ALWAYS NORMATIVE

PMW 2018-099 by Larry E. Ball The entire Bible is the inerrant, infallible word of God. The Bible is authoritative and fully trustworthy in everything it says. In my book on the Revelation of John[1], I make the statement that the Bible was written “for us but not to us.” The New Testament (as well …