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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He also does a good job of summarizing opposing views and what their hypothetical rebuttals would be. I found the text easy to read, despite it’s sometimes technical analyses of language, etc. Sermons on the Book of Casw pdf. For free resources on this subject visit his blog, The Riddleblog, where he has a plethora of free charts, manuscripts and audio. I believe he also ignores and must spiritualize Jesus’ extremely clear words, “I assure you: Refresh and try again.
I have never really had an understanding of other eschatological beliefs other than premillenialism so I decided to challenge my own beliefs and picked this up. Riddlebarger’s assertion that the verses about the covenant are referring to Christ and not the anti-Christ have given me a lot of food for thought.
These things did come upon this specific generation. This view holds to a secret rapture, and a literal year reign of Christ on the earth. Overall, a fine book on the topic. 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.
Apr 30, Dan rated it really liked it Shelves: But if anything is consistent with postmillennialism, it is human history over the last years. Wh This book provides a compelling case for the amillenial eschatological position. I wish he could have nuanced the diversity of premillennial views such as the emerging progressive dispensational view more often, but the book would have been far too long for the average reader.
A Case for Amillennialism: There are many other Christians who hold different views regarding the end times, but honestly I never really took their case seriously.
Part 2 deals with several theological and biblical topics e. This volume addressed my concerns.
A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times by Kim Riddlebarger
He also does not give the amillennialist interpretation of numerous end-times passages, theJews for example. Sermons on Paul’s Epistle to the Romans pdf. The True Temple” MP3. Return to Book Page.
After listening to him on the White Horse Inn for years I knew that he would deliver a well thought out, well argued defense of Amillenialism and he definitely did that. Excellent defense of Amillenialism I would recommend this book to those that are interested in understanding amiillennialism amillenial position of eschatology and salvation history.
He is also a co-host of the White Horse Essential Reference Books for a Home Library. Agreed with most of the stuff he said except a few small things, like the interpretation of Matthew I came across Kim Riddlebarger’s Amillennialism teaching series which helped me a lot.
Riddlebarger makes a clear, compelling, and cogent case for the amillennial position utilizing sound exegesis. This book demonstrates that assertion to be completely off-base. Riddlebarger wants to be an optimistic amillennialist “as regards the kingdom”, yet still holds the New Testament anticipates “Christ’s direct intervention to a wicked and unbelieving world like in the days of Noah Matt.
He admits that the most natural interpretation of the “first resurrection” is amillenhialism 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
Jun 19, Dan Wilkinson rated it liked it. Sermons on Galatians pdf. 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. 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.
Understanding the End Times. While I am sure amillenialism has some holes in its own eschatolog I have never really had an understanding of other eschatological beliefs other than premillenialism so I decided to challenge my own beliefs and picked this up. His arguments are very, very good and very convincing. Sermons on 2 Peter. Answers to Questions About Eschatology–Archives.
A Case for Amillennialism
After growing up under dispensational teachings but finding them problematic as an adult, I dabbled in preterism for a bit. Sermons on the Gospel of John.
Oct 03, Jerry rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 16, Stephen added it.
Links to Helpful Books, Essays, and Charts. Handouts for “The Great War”. Scripture Index for A Case for Amillennialism. In their view, amillennialism makes false God’s promises to Israel and thus casts doubt on the goodness of God. Oct 01, Brandon rated it really liked it Shelves: This is an excellent book for the way it handles dispensationalism and premillennialism. Not for the aa of heart or those with little time.