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Amillennialism 101

Amillennialist proponent, Dr. Kim Riddlebarger, conducts his series of talks on end-time eschatology titled, “Amillennialism 101”. Chapters include:

What Is Amillennialism? (1/16)
Defining terms and expanding our eschatological vocabulary.

Interpreting Bible Prophecy (Part One) (2/16)
Unpacking and analyzing our eschatological presuppositions.

Interpreting Bible Prophecy (Part Two) (3/16)
Continuing the discussion on presuppositions and methodology.

Covenant Theology and Eschatology (4/16)
What is reformed covenant theology and why do amillennials hold it as the core of their eschatology?

These Things Were Foretold (Part One) (5/16)
Introducing the Messianic prophesies in the Old Testament.

These Things Were Foretold (Part Two) (6/16)
Old Testament themes that foretold the coming of Christ. How does the New Testament interpret a number of Old Testament prophecies?

The Basic Elements of New Testament Eschatology (7/16)
This talk deals with big picture eschatological issues such as 1) identifying your operating assumptions (presuppositions) and 2) understanding and agreeing on a common hermeneutic framework.

Christ, the True Israel (8/16)
Three basic features of New Testament eschatology: 1) Fulfilled prophecy in the coming Messiah, 2) what was foretold in the Old Testament was revealed as two ages in the New Testament, and 3) the blessings of the first coming of Christ guarantees the second coming of Christ.

Christ, the True Temple (9/16)
Looking at the Old Testament through the revelation of the New Testament.

The Two-Age Model (Part One) (10/16)
Dr. Kim Riddlebarger introduces Two-Age eschatology as the key to understanding New Testament eschatology. Dr. Riddlebarger argues the Two-Age model–if understood correctly–eliminates the possibility of an earth-bound millennium.

The Two-Age Model (Part Two) (11/16)
Covers the Two-Age model, specifically dealing with the implausibility of premillennialism.

Resource: Two-Age scripture list and accompanying chart.

The Two-Age Model and New Testament Parallels (12/16)
Understanding the eschatology of the Old Testament and how it is continued into the New Testament, including New Testament parallels.

The Kingdom of God (Part One) (13/16)
The Old Testament anticipation of the kingdom of God. What does Jesus say about the unfolding kingdom of God?

The Kingdom of God (Part Two) (14/16)
Continues to discuss the present reality of the kingdom of God as a spiritual and non-nationalistic kingdom.

The Age of the Holy Spirit – Deals with Christ’s resurrection and the new creation. (15/16)
Further discussion advancing the Two-Age model which explains references to “this age” equals this temporal reality and “the age to come” indicates the eternal, whereby Jesus’ Second Coming is the demarcation that leads us into the age to come.

The Church as the Israel of God – Replacement Theology? (16/16)
Dr. Riddlebarger discusses the important aspect of Reformed Amillennialism, that being the ideas that the Church is the Israel of God. Understanding this controversial aspect of Reformed Amillennialism is vital because it is this concept that brings considerable criticism from premillennial dispensationalists by their accusation that amillennials reject Israel and replace them with the Church.

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