PMW 2021-084 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.
An important postmillennial text is Psalm 2. Psalm 2:8 states:
Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance, / And the very ends of the earth as Your possession.
An Amillennial Objection
Amillennialists often object to postmillennialism’s use of this verse. They complain that postmillennialists apply the terms ‘nations’ and ‘earth’ in a way that Jesus and the apostles never intended: as political entities. The amillennialist argues that the NT teaches that Christ’s making the nations and the earth his footstool simply refers to the salvation of scattered Gentiles from every tribe tongue and nation, not Christ’s influence on political structures, etc. Continue reading