A Case for Amillennialism has ratings and 72 reviews. Brent said: An excellent and timely book, as the second edition/printing was just released last. In a clear and accessible manner, Kim Riddlebarger presents and defends amillennialism—the belief that the millennium is a present reality centered in Christ’s. A Case for Amillennialism (). Note: A Scripture index is now available ( thanks to Mark Vander Pol) Click Here. Publisher’s Description: What does the Bible.
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Return to Book Page. Finally, he evaluates the main problems facing each of the major millennial positions dispensational premillennialism, historic premillennialism, postmillennialism, and preterism and cautions readers to be aware of the consequences of each view.
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. Basically, this is an excellent introduction to amillennialism.
Amillennnialism 3 is an exposition of some key biblical texts: To order from Amazon. Jun 16, Stephen added it.
The way it is in Acts. He also does a good job of summarizing opposing views and what their hypothetical rebuttals would be. Sermons on the Epistles of John. His hermeneutical approach is using scripture to interpret scripture. Riddlebarger’s strongest argument for amillennialism is redemptive-historical.
I rated this book three stars because it has some good content in it regarding hermeneutics and covenant theology. Outline of Geerhardus Vos’ Biblical Theology. Part 1 6 vols.
The discussion would always come down to who had the most convincing proof texts. 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.
A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times
The book was well written, and everything that was written positive in favor of the Amil point of view of was convincing and good. Go pick up a copy or borrow mine. In their view, amillennialism makes false God’s promises to Israel and thus casts doubt on the goodness of God.
Praise for the Print Edition For combining thorough exegesis, readability, and lucid argumentation on this important subject, this volume has no peers. It may have been because I thought his organization was odd, material was repetitive and superficial, and he used endnotes. It wasn’t until much later that it came to my awareness that the highest criticism of the dispensationalists regarding amillennialism, other than their false accusation of “spiri I was raised dispensationalist, and always felt that the system seemed somewhat “forced” to me, considering the obviously symbolic nature of the book of revelation.
A Case for Amillennialism: Riddlebarger does a great job at the beginning of arguing for covenant theology as opposed to dispensationalism.
Handouts for “The Great War”.
Part 2 deals with several theological and biblical topics e. Books by Kim Riddlebarger. Answers to Questions About Eschatology–Archives 3.
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Instead, he has called us to persevere amillennnialism the end during the calamity of nations, the groaning of the earth, the rise of false teachers, and in the face of persecution. I agree with him on several things, but I feel he severely eisegetes the Olivet Discourse pg. First, he outlines the terms, introduced the “players” the theological viewpoints of the millenium and talks hermeneutical systems.
The author presents a compelling case for millennialism as adhering to a literal reading of Scriptures allowing the New Testament to interpret the Old Testamenta Christ-centered hermeneutic, and an emphasis on the Kingdom of God vase this current age. He has called us to take the gospel to the ends of the earth.
Indeed, Riddlebarger has thoroughly convinced me that the amillennarian perspective makes the Like the author, I was raised a dispensational premillennialist. Commentaries on the Belgic Confession and Canons of Dort.
A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times by Kim Riddlebarger
Sep 10, Joonas Laajanen added it. He is also a cohost of the White Horse Inn radio program and a contributor to Modern Reformation magazine. I found this argument to be convincing despite his unconvincing exegesis of Revelation Part 1 deals with defining terms and surveying different views. As much as I appreciate the effort, it makes no sense to be optimistic about God’s kingdom and simultaneously believe the kingdoms of this world will surround and beat it This is an excellent book for the way it handles dispensationalism and premillennialism.
As much as I appreciate the effort, it makes no sense to be optimistic about God’s kingdom and simultaneously believe the kingdoms of this world will surround and beat it back. Around the time I was starting my career, I was introduced to amillennialism, and embraced it, as it seemed to fit the scripture better than the DTS system.