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God's Plan For Victory: The Meaning of Postmillennialism
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
Kindle Edition, 55 pages
Published September 20th 2012
(first published January 1st 1977)
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Upon second glance, I can give a fairer review. A concise, God centered, summary of Biblical eschatology. For a more in depth view see Kenneth Gentry's "He Shall Have Dominion." This is the clearest study of eschatology that I have read and helped me solidify my view.
This was a good defense of postmillennialism. While I didn't agree with all that the writer wrote, I did agree that the Bible teaches postmillennialism and that this is a victorious view of end times and not a defeated view. I rejoice that Jesus will indeed bring complete victory (Psalm 110:1; 1 Corinthians 15:25).
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.More about Rousas John Rushdoony...
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“People who expect the world to end very soon, and are planning on being raptured out of it, are not likely to be concerned about dominion over the earth, nor the application of God’s law to the whole of life. Moreover, if such people believe, as they do, that Satan rules the world, they will regard their responsibilities to the world as negligible, and the world as something to escape from.”
“God has a plan for the conquest of all things by His covenant people. That plan is His law. It leaves no area of life and activity untouched, and it predestines victory. To deny the law is to deny God and His plan for victory.”More quotes…