Premillennialism (Section 3.05) The Antichrist

Premillennialism - Loraine Boettner

Loraine Boettner

Premillennialism (Section 3.05) Historic Premillennialism

The Millennium

COPYRIGHT 1957 (C)
BY LORAINE BOETTNER

Section 3
Premillennialism

Chapter 5

THE ANTICHRIST

    One of the distinguishing marks of Premillennialism is that its adherents all believe in the appearing of a personal Antichrist shortly before the coming of Christ. This character is thought to be a wicked secular or ecclesiastical ruler who is referred to by that name in the First and Second Epistles of John, who in the Book of Revelation is termed the Beast or the False Prophet, and who is the same as the Man of Sin described by Paul in 2nd Thessalonians 2:3, 4. It is said that he is to live in the very last days of the present dispensation, and that he will be exalting himself on the earth at the time Christ returns to set up His millennial kingdom. Continue reading

Premillennialism (Section 3.01) Historic Premillennialism

Premillennialism - Loraine Boettner

Loraine Boettner

Premillennialism (Section 3.01) Historic Premillennialism

The Millennium

COPYRIGHT 1957 (C)
BY LORAINE BOETTNER

Section 3
Premillennialism

Chapter 1

Historic Premillennialism

PREMILLENNIALISM is that view of the Last Things which holds that the second coming of Christ will be followed by a period of world-wide peace and righteousness, before the end of the world, called ‘the Millennium’ or ‘the Kingdom of God’, during which Christ will reign as King in person on this earth. (Premillennialists are divided into various groups by their different views of the order of events associated with the second coming of Christ, but they all agree in holding that there will be a millennium on earth after the second coming of Christ but before the end of the world )” ( Dr. J. G. Vos, Blue Banner Faith and Life, Jan.-March, 1951 ). Continue reading