The sun turns black, earth sinks in the sea, The hot stars down, from heaven are whirled; Fierce grows the steam, and the life-feeding flame, Till fire leaps high, about heaven itself… Much do I know, and more can see Of the fate of the gods, the mighty in fight. Poetic Edda The end ofContinue reading “Resisting Pagan Eschatology”
Category Archives: Eschatology
An Eschatology of Fellowship
Introduction At the gate that separates life and death is a sanctity that shames seclusion. The joyful fellowship experienced by Christians now is only a preview of what occurs at Christ’s Second Coming (i.e., the Parousia). There is a certain kind of man who turns in fear away from his Source. The other kind ofContinue reading “An Eschatology of Fellowship”
One of the most beautiful elements of optimistic/postmillennial eschatology is its inherent hope. The expectation of God’s kingdom growing has stirred saints in hard times for thousands of years and will continue to do so for many more. But has God told us how He will accomplish His purposes in the future? When it comesContinue reading “Apolitical Postmillennialism”
This World and the Next
Christianity is not entirely a spiritual religion, which is seen when you consider that Christianity puts the redeemed into a sequence of three places. (A) It begins with physical life on earth, which is ended by death, (B) at which point the body and spirit separate and the disembodied spirit is in heaven with God until Christ’s Second Coming, (C) where body and soul are reunited to live in the new heavens and new earth with resurrected bodies.