Amillennialism Cannot Have It Both Ways…

In my estimation, this is one of the most acute inconsistencies of amillennial theology in the book of Revelation. “[The amillennial] approach does not fit the literary movement of Revelation. John pictures the period between Christ’s exaltation and return as the time of Satan’s banishment from heaven to earth, where he deceives the nations and […]

Satan Is Not Bound by a Bungee Cord, as Amillennialists Would Have You Believe

In arguing that Satan’s present-day activities are not in conflict with his present-day imprisonment in Revelation 20, Hendriksen writes, “A dog…bound with a long and heavy chain can do great damage within the circles of his imprisonment” (Hendriksen 1967: 190). What Hendriksen seems to ignore, however, is that Satan’s “circles of imprisonment” is identified in […]

Practical Premillennial Points…

The first article, I explain what the millennial debate is about—and what it is not about! I also talk about the binding of Satan issue and how it contradicts amillennialism. https://www.alankurschner.com/2012/03/04/against-amillennialism-on-the-freedom-and-binding-of-satan-in-revelation-202-3-compared-with-revelation-129/ The next article I urge that you never allow an amillennialist to begin the debate at Revelation 20:1. Never! https://www.alankurschner.com/2011/12/04/premillennial-nuggets-a-plea-to-amillennialists-to-read-revelation-201-6-in-context/ In this third article, […]

Why The Present Church Age is Not the Millennium: The Devil is on the Loose, Not Fettered

“Resist the devil, and he will flee from you” (James 4:7). We need to be aware that the devil is a force to be reckoned with—otherwise, why would James give us this warning to resist the devil? This command to resist the devil requires that the devil is loose. It makes no sense to resist […]