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The New Millennium

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Many moons ago, I was absolutely certain that I would not live to see 1980. A leading prophecy expert wrote a book titled Jesus Is Coming Soon, and in it a whole series of signs--from the alignment of planets to the Common Market--heralded the certain return of Christ in the year 1979. The man is still writing prophecy books and, worse still, those books are still being read--more eagerly, perhaps, than the texts he supposedly exegetes.

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Michael Horton is the J. Gresham Machen professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Seminary California (Escondido, California), host of the White Horse Inn, national radio broadcast, and editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. He is author of many books, including The Gospel-Driven Life, Christless Christianity, People and Place, Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, The Christian Faith, and For Calvinism.

Issue: "Eschatology" May/June 1994 Vol. 3 No. 3 Page number(s): 19-21

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