God's Plan for Victory
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God's Plan for Victory

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An entire generation of victory-minded Christians, spurred by the victorious postmillennial vision of Chalcedon, has emerged to press what the Puritan Fathers called "the Crown Rights of Christ the King" in all areas of modern life. Central to that optimistic generation is Rousas John Rushdoony's jewel of a study, God's Plan for Victory (originally published in 1977). The...more
Paperback, 41 pages
Published 1997 by Chalcedon Foundation
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Aaron Slack
A short but extremely loaded introduction to and summary of postmillenialism. Highly recommended.
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This is a very short work in which Rushdoony argues the biblical case for postmillenialism and demonstrates that premillenialism and amillenialism lead to theologies of defeat and abandon the dominion mandate.

It is an effective work with some incisive commentary. It is a worthwhile read.

In one of the most biting comments, Rushdoony writes, "there is An Implicit Manichaeanism in premillennialism and in amillennialism. The material world is surrendered to Satan, and the spiritual world is reserved...more
Rushdoony's exposition of Scripture leaves a lot to be desired. The focus of his post-millennial eschatology is not upon the movement of the Holy Spirit and the return of Jesus, but on the believer taking dominion over the earth and ushering in God's kingdom himself. Rushdoony sees the law of God, not the Holy Spirit, as being the primary way in which God's kingdom advances. He fails to recognize the true nature of the kingdom of God, which as Jesus states, is not of this world.
In this short, easy to read book R.J. Rushdoony issues a clarion call to the church to cast off a despairing, unbiblical view on the world and history and embrace God's Plan for Victory.
Rushdoony lays out the plain and simple facts for a Biblical support of postmil. eschatology. A must read!
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Rousas John Rushdoony was a Calvinist philosopher, historian, and theologian and is widely credited as the father of both Christian Reconstructionism and the modern homeschool movement. His prolific writings have exerted considerable influence on the Christian right.
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