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. What does the Bible actually tell us about the end times, and how has the church traditionally understood it? In a clear and accessible manner. Products; A Case for Amillennialism, Expanded Edition: Understanding the End Times. A Case for Amillennialism, Expanded Edition: Understanding the End.
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May 24, Austin Hoffman rated it liked it Shelves: The book is divided into 4 parts. Sometimes you come across a book that you wish you had read 10 years ago. Jan 13, Josh Robinson rated it liked it. There’s a great chapter here on interpreting biblical prophecy.
However, history shows this is not the case. I was leaning towards amillennialism prior to reading but now I am confident in it.
He then covers the cae texts, and draws conclusions. For covering such a hotly debated area of theology, Riddlevarger is gracious and fair minded to opposing points of view.
Very helpful in understanding escahtology. For amillennialists, therefore, the entire Book of Revelation describes the present church age aimllennialism than future events following the rapture of the church. Emphasizing the continuity of the covenants, and two-age model present age and age to comethe kingdom of God which is a present reality inaugurated and will be fully made manifest in amillennnialism age to come consummatedwe learn that Christ is reigning now with the elect saints amilelnnialism heaven.
The same point is also made on pages 11, 19, 82, 87, in spite of the fact that Revelation Excellent defense of Amillenialism I would recommend this book to those that are interested in understanding the amillenial position of eschatology and salvation history. Like the author, I was raised a dispensational premillennialist.
How do you interpret the bible?
A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times
In their view, amillennialism makes false God’s promises to Israel and thus casts doubt on the goodness of God. 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. A thorough exposition of the amillennial position, though a more accurate title would have been “A Case Against Premillenialism: A Reply to John MacArthur.
Sermons on the Book of Jude. A Case for Amillennialism: However, as a Postmillennialist I didn’t find Riddlebarger’s arguments for Amillennialism to be in the least bit convincing. I believe that he ignores the immediate context, as well as the personal pronouns that Jesus used when speaking to the Apostles They will deliver YOU up to tribulation. How has the church traditionally understood the millennial age? This is one of them for me. He challenges our presuppositions that we take with us when we come to the bible.
I was always concerned that these other views didn’t take the bible literally. I cannot get over the problems that premillennialists must overcome in order to remain consistent with their own framework. Sermons on the Book of Daniel.
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.
What You’ll Find on the Riddleblog. Christianity and Contemporary Culture.
A Case for Amillennialism — Expanded Edition Ursinus’ Large and Small Catechisms. Recognizing that the study of future things is a complicated and controversial subject, Riddlebarger provides definitions of key terms and a helpful overview of various viewpoints.
Interesting, but certainly not convincing.
A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times by Kim Riddlebarger
A Case for Amillennialism Note: This from the fact that when I first got interested in studying eschatology I was tomes by Voddie Baucham’s series on Revelation and then tried to find more series explaining the Amillennial outlook on things. Riddlebarger will help and encourage Christians both to understand the real teaching of the Bible and to appropriate the blessing of this truth. 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.