PMT 2015-009 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.
Is 2 Timothy 3 contrary to the postmillennial hope? Not when studied in its own literary and historical context. I have carefully introduced 2 Timothy 3 in the last three posts. Let’s now enter into the exposition of the passage verse-by-verse. I will begin with (surprise!), 2 Timothy 3:1.
2 Tim 3:1: “But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come.”
(1) The time of the “last days”
Many — perhaps most — Christians see Paul’s reference to “the last days” as speaking of the very close of human history. Continue reading