Amillennialism, dispensational premillennialism, historic premillennialism, postmillennialism, preterism. These are difficult words to pronounce and even harder. In a clear and accessible manner, Kim Riddlebarger presents and defends amillennialism—the belief that the millennium is a present reality. A Case for Amillennialism has ratings and 71 reviews. Brent said: An excellent and timely book, as the second edition/printing was just released last.

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Bock discuss the birth of Jesus, focusing on the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy Book reviews are published online and in print every quarter in Bibliotheca Sacra. A Commentary on the Belgic Confession. Dallas Theological Seminary has officially begun the presidential search process to find the successor to current president, Notes on the Canons of Dort Second Head.

For instance, Why is there evil during Christ’s millennial reign? This gave him a unique and familiar perspective of a “fellow traveler” that even those raised in amillennialism don’t have.

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How do you interpret the bible? I don’t often write reviews but I thought this book worthy of a few comments. What does the Bible really teach about the end times? Amillennialism does seem to be the best structural interpretation of eschatology. Sermons on the Book of Jude. Satan is bound even as we are to bind the Strong Man, as Christ made a spectacle of all the powers, crushing them under foot as the Gospel now goes forth.

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However, I understand that this book was mainly directed fof Dispensationalism. He moves on to explain how amillennialism is compatible with covenant theology and defends its principles “Amillennialism” doesn’t deny the millennial reign of Christ. Basically, I amillennialisk away that the gospel is key to understanding eschatology–if you don’t get the gospel, you will misinterpret a lot of stuff. Sermons on the Gospel of John.


Interesting, but certainly not convincing. I cannot get over the problems that premillennialists must overcome in order to remain consistent with their own framework. Uncovering The Truth About the Antichrist.

It merely holds that it refers to a spiritual kingdom.

What You’ll Find on the Riddleblog. Notes on the Canons of Dort First Head. Without giving too much of the content away I think that Dr. All of the issues I have always had with dispensationalism and premillennialism but amillenialism found answers to were answered wonderfully in Riddlebarger’s treatment. A very clear explanation of all of the broad categories of eschatology, going through the reasoning behind each of the view points, using scriptural backing, and explaining potential problems that arise from each interpretation.

I have grown up believing in an end times view called “premillennialism”.

He also does not give the amillennialist interpretation of numerous end-times passages, theJews for example. Reformation Theology — “Eschatology”.

A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times

He has called us cor take the gospel to the ends of the earth. Instead, he has called us to persevere to the end during the calamity of nations, the groaning of the earth, the amilpennialism of false teachers, and in the face of persecution. This is not a book where the author presents his “proof texts” and challenges the other sides “proof texts”.

If you are premillennial then you may find yourself on the defensive quite a bit as Riddlebarger’s style is quite polemical at many points. The persecution of the church came AFTER the creation or revelation of the church and after the beginning of the millennium according to the amillennialist chronology.


Daniel 9, Matt 24, Rom 11, Rev He challenges our presuppositions that we take with us when we come to the bible. These things did come upon this specific generation. He then discusses key passages of Scripture that bear upon the millennial age, including Daniel amillenialism, Matthew 24, Romans 11, and Revelation Sep 10, Joonas Laajanen added it.

I am really glad that I did.

While I am sure amillenialism has some holes in its own eschatological view of the end times, I have definitely been surprised and now fully appreciate this eschatological view. Sermons on 2 Peter. Dec 30, Jeromy Peacock rated it liked it Shelves: He admits that the most natural interpretation of the “first resurrection” is the new birth; however, he still tries to make this mesh with an amillennial reign that is restrict Riddlebarger’s strongest argument for amillennialism is redemptive-historical.

Sermons on the Epistles of John. Jan 13, Josh Robinson rated it liked it. This book demonstrates that assertion to be completely off-base. Mikel Del Rosario Darrell L. Lists with This Book.

I believe that he ignores the immediate context, as well as the per I rated this book three stars because it has some good content in it regarding hermeneutics and covenant theology.