Rev 5:1 Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals. 2 And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, “Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?” THE SIGNIFICANCE OF … Continue reading What is the Scroll in Revelation?
This is a helpful article that lists 13 errors to avoid when discussing, learning about, and teaching Eschatology. Here is the article: 13 End Times Errors to Avoid I appreciate the quote from one of the greatest preachers in the last 100 years: “The great doctrine of the second advent has in a sense fallen … Continue reading TGC Article: 13 End Times Errors to Avoid
1. What are the 70 weeks? The 70 weeks are literally 70 sevens. 70 and 7 are both numbers of completeness in Scripture, when multiplied together the number is the ultimate completeness. An example is found in Mat. 18:22 on the number of times to forgive. This is not interpreted literally 490 times. The time … Continue reading Daniel’s 70 Weeks (Daniel 9:24-27)
The other day my wife and I were watching a TV series that we have grown to enjoy. I casually thought out loud "I wonder how it will end?" I wondered if they would kill off the main character. Would they have him ride off into the sunset? What about the other characters in the … Continue reading Everyone Loves a Happy Ending
Some of the Reformed Amillennialists (RA) would be Geerhardus Vos, Anthony Hoekema, and Kim Riddlebarger. The timing of Antichrist Appearing: RAs hold that many antichrist which are false teachers, will appear. They will appear thought the course of this age. This age is described as the entire period of time between the Ascension and 2nd … Continue reading Reformed Amillennialism’s Perspective on the Doctrine of Antichrist
The question was asked "Who is the Man of Lawlessness"? To answer the question I first turn to the apostle John: 1 John 2:18-19 Children, it is the last hour, and as you have heard that antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have come. Therefore we know that it is the last hour. They went … Continue reading The Antichrist and the Man of Lawlessness
Reading"Redemption and Resurrection: An Exercise in Biblical-Systematic Theology", A Confessing Theology for Postmodern Times The longest single continuous treatment of the Resurrection in Paul is 1 Corinthians 15....he affirms that Christ in his resurrection is the first fruits of those who are fallen asleep. This declaration expresses a key thought, one that governs not only … Continue reading Richard B. Gaffin Jr. – Redemption and Resurrection: An Exercise in Biblical-Systematic Theology