PMW 2021-005 by Timothy M. Kucij
At the time of our marriage, many years ago, my wife and I made some promises to ourselves, each other, and to God. One of these promises was that we would read the Scriptures daily in a devotional setting. As we focused on the general tenure of Scripture it became evident that here was an optimistic book. Christ is pictured throughout as the conquering Savior with a promise of the ultimate triumph of His people and His kingdom on earth in this age.
Most of the outstanding characters of the Bible reflected this optimism, even in the darkest of times. In Noah’s day the earth was filled with violence and wickedness. Noah was commissioned by God to build an ark to save the human race and certain animals from impending disaster. It must be remembered that he was surrounded by a mass of godless unbelievers who would come and see his work, attracted by curiosity, and no doubt remain to scoff at him. Still his faith remained. He preached a positive message of victory from disaster. Continue reading
It is interesting how God draws us to certain of our theological commitments. On my Facebook page I asked friends to tell me either how they became postmillennialists or what verses were instrumental in their conversion. This blog post will be much longer than normal. But I thought readers might find it informative. And I hope others will post their testimonies in Comments to this article. Here we go! Continue reading
PMT 2014-074 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.
I was not born a postmillennialist. I was born an American, therefore, I was born a dispensationalist. Dispensationalism was the evangelical atmosphere which I breathed, even before I knew what it was. In fact, when I would read the newspaper, I couldn’t help but end each news item by thinking, “According to biblical prophecy!”
I was converted to Christ in 1966 at a dispensationalist youth camp in Boca Raton, Florida. I was there because my dispensationalist uncle (Rev. John S. Lanham) longed to see me converted. He paid my way to the camp where I heard the gospel preached with clarity for the first time in my life (even though I had been in regular attendance in a Methodist church all my life). Continue reading