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Didn't Even reformed baptists Hold and tteach the pre Mil viewpoint?

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by Yeshua1, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. Yeshua1

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    As many held to there actually being the literal 1000 reign of Christ here upon the earth, a messianic Age, and then the final state happened?

    So even those holding to non dispy views would still be primarily in Premil camp still though?

    "All this, then, brings us to historic premillennialism. Historic premillennialism was held by a large majority of Christians during the first three centuries of the Christian era. It draws its name from the fact that many of the early Church fathers such as Ireneaus, Papias, Justin Martyr, Tertullian, Hippolytus, and others taught that there would be a visible kingdom of God upon the earth after the return of Christ. It taught that the Antichrist first appears on earth and the seven-year Tribulation begins. Next comes the Rapture when Jesus and His Church return to earth to rule for a Millennium. The faithful then will spend eternity in the New Jerusalem, a gigantic cubical structure, some 1,380 miles in height, width and depth, which will have descended to Earth.

    The New Jerusalem is also known as the Celestial City, the City of God, the Heavenly Jerusalem, the Holy City, the Shining City on a Hill, the Tabernacle of God, Zion, and so on. It is then that the forces of evil will have been conquered. The faithful will live during this thousand-year period of peace in Jerusalem, while occupying spiritual bodies. After this period, all people are judged."

    Read more: http://www.gotquestions.org/historic-premillennialism.html#ixzz3AIWYsafF

    Seems to be the church position untile time of Augustine!
     
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    Does that mean that we all agree that Baptist shoudl hold to a pre mil viewpoint, not post or A mil then?
     
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    Some probably did but they were certainly not dispensationalists!
     
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    Not arguing that they did, but the prominent position in the church until Augustine was pre Mil!
     
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