• The Return of Christ

The Return of Christ

A Premillennial Perspective
David Allen, Steve Lemke

In the study of end times (eschatology), evangelical Christians usually adhere to one of three positions. Premillennialism holds that Christ will return to earth before He reigns over an earthly kingdom for one thousand years. Postmillennialism says the kingdom of God will become realized on this earth through the church’s influence, even before Christ’s return. Amillennialism suggests the millennium is not a literal thousand-year reign, but that Christ’s return will usher in eternity.

The Return of Christ gathers presentations from the Acts 1:11 Conference where church leaders spoke in support of the premillennial position and pre-tribulation rapture. Regardless of whether or not a reader holds this same position, the text emphasizes the deep importance of eschatology in Christ’s teaching ministry and as the focus for our hope. Indeed, without the promise of Christ’s return, Christianity has little to offer the unbeliever.

The book’s dozen contributors include Jerry Vines, Ergun Caner, Danny Akin, Paige Patterson, David Allen, Richard Land, Junior Hill, Stanton R. Norman, Craig Blaising, Lamar Cooper, Steven Cox, and Michael Vlach.

about the authors

David A. Allen (PhD, The University of Texas at Arlington) is distinguished professor of preaching, George W. Truett Chair of Ministry, and director of the Southwestern Center for Text-Driven Preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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Steve W. Lemke (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is vice president for institutional assessment and professor of philosophy and ethics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  • isbn: 9781433669729
  • status: Active
  • publish date: 06/01/2011
  • pages: 304
  • carton quantity: 26
  • The Return of Christ, eBook

The Return of Christ, eBook

A Premillennial Perspective
David Allen, Steve Lemke

In the study of end times (eschatology), evangelical Christians usually adhere to one of three positions. Premillennialism holds that Christ will return to earth before He reigns over an earthly kingdom for one thousand years. Postmillennialism says the kingdom of God will become realized on this earth through the church’s influence, even before Christ’s return. Amillennialism suggests the millennium is not a literal thousand-year reign, but that Christ’s return will usher in eternity.

The Return of Christ gathers presentations from the Acts 1:11 Conference where church leaders spoke in support of the premillennial position and pre-tribulation rapture. Regardless of whether or not a reader holds this same position, the text emphasizes the deep importance of eschatology in Christ’s teaching ministry and as the focus for our hope. Indeed, without the promise of Christ’s return, Christianity has little to offer the unbeliever.

The book’s dozen contributors include Jerry Vines, Ergun Caner, Danny Akin, Paige Patterson, David Allen, Richard Land, Junior Hill, Stanton R. Norman, Craig Blaising, Lamar Cooper, Steven Cox, and Michael Vlach.

about the authors

David A. Allen (PhD, The University of Texas at Arlington) is distinguished professor of preaching, George W. Truett Chair of Ministry, and director of the Southwestern Center for Text-Driven Preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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Steve W. Lemke (PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is vice president for institutional assessment and professor of philosophy and ethics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

continue reading >>

details

  • isbn: 9781433675812
  • status: Active
  • publish date: 05/15/2011
  • pages: 304