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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.

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 …

THE 10 COMMANDMENTS AND THE NT

PMW 2018-095 by Kevin DeYoung (The Gospel Coalition) One of the first and most recurring things my kids have learned—at Sunday school, in Christian school, and around the dinner table—has been the Ten Commandments. In fact, my middle three children love to sing (incessantly!) the Ten Commandments song they learned for last year’s choir concert. …

BORDERS, IMMIGRATION, AND THE BIBLE (2)

PMW 2018-087 by Victor Couture (This is part 2, continuing the previous article) Standing Precedent Considered Let’s now consider God’s “no molesting [vexing] a stranger” commands from Exodus and Leviticus. Israel’s Remembrance of being strangers/sojourners in a far off country was to be of special interest in observing this command. In what way, and where, …