Tag Archives: Jesus


Christ LambPMT 2015-052 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.

One of the greatest postmillennial teachers was the person who made the postmillennial hope possible: our Savior, Jesus Christ the Lord. Though postmillennialism seems to some Christians to depend mostly on the Old Testament, Jesus himself has much to say to encourage us to hope for the conversion of the world.

And this was the case even as his ministry opened.

The Kingdom Announced

Christ is introduced to Israel and the world through the ministry of John Baptist, who was prophesied in the Old Testament to be Messiah’s forerunner (Isa 40:3; Matt 3:3). John prepares the way for him by preaching: “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Matt 3:2). Jesus picks up this theme in Mark 1:14–15:

And after John had been taken into custody, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe the gospel.”

I will note three crucial aspects of this declaration. Continue reading


Jesus’ Words

PMT 2014-078b

John 18:4-6, 17, and 25
4 So Jesus, knowing all the things that were coming upon Him, went forth and said to them, ” Whom do you seek?” Continue reading


PMT 2013-016 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.

Narrow gateIntroduction

A reader (W.W.) sent me this comment and question:

“I just read your definition of Postmillennialism and it sounds good up to the fifth point. I just can’t imagine this present world becoming a Christian majority at any point, especially in light of Christ’s wide and narrow gates and many being called, but few chosen, etc.  I don’t see that at all. Never has the world been a friend of God and I don’t see a future scene like that at all in Scripture. Maybe you can help me out somewhat with that one. Thanks in advance for you answer.”

This is an important question. Let’s consider how postmillennialism can resolve the theoretical problem posed by Jesus’ statement. Continue reading