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earth, people trusted in Jesus by looking expectantly for a Messiah who was yet to come (Hebrews 11:13, 39–40). Most references to “Israel” in Revelation refer symbolically to the church.

What Scriptures seem to support historical premillennialism? y The revealing of the Antichrist precedes Christ’s return (2 Thessalonians 2:3–4). y The tribulation will root out false members from the churches (Revelation 2:22–23). y The saints are on earth during the tribulation (Revelation 13:7). y God’s promises to Abraham and his offspring were conditional (Genesis 22:18; 2 Chronicles 33:8; Isaiah 1:19–20; Jeremiah 7:6–7). y The New Testament frequently uses “Israel” and “the twelve tribes” to refer to Christians (Matthew 19:28–29; Romans 9:6–8).

When has historical premillennialism been popular? Historical premillennialism seems to have been the earliest view of the end times among Christians who lived just after the apostles.

Prominent historical premillennialists include: Many early church fathers—including Lactantius (240–320), Irenaeus (130–200), Justin Martyr (100–165), and probably Papias (60–130), a disciple of the apostle John—embraced historical premillennialism. Modern supporters include scholars such as David Dockery, John Warwick Montgomery, George R. Beasley-Murray, Robert Gundry, George E. Ladd, R. Albert Mohler, and Russell Moore. Second Coming of Christ

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Rose Guide to End Times Prophecies - Selected Sample Pages  
Rose Guide to End Times Prophecies - Selected Sample Pages  

Selected Sample Pages from the NEW Rose Guide to End Times Prophecy by Dr. Timothy Paul Jones, Associate Professor, Southern Baptist Theolog...