Tag: eschatology

The Revelation (Apocalypse) of John

John was in exile for the faith. God granted him a compelling vision which would encourage Christians in their faith: what they were experiencing was consistent with the challenges of the people of God beforeContinue reading

The Second Letter of Peter

Peter’s time to remain on the earth was short. He felt compelled to provide some final reminders and exhortations for Christians. To this end he wrote what we deem the second letter of Peter. TheContinue reading

The Kingdom of God

And being asked by the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God cometh, he answered them and said, “The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: neither shall they say, ‘Lo, here!’ or, ‘There!’ For lo,Continue reading

Jesus the Prophet

Now when Jesus came into the parts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, “Who do men say that the Son of man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist; some, Elijah;Continue reading

The Bride in Glory

The grand moment has arrived; the end has come. John has seen the end of the whore Babylon in Revelation 17:1-19:10, the end of the beast and the false prophet of Revelation 13:1-16:20 in RevelationContinue reading

Victory and Judgment

John has seen the presentation and condemnation of the whore Babylon, an image of Rome, in Revelation 17:1-19:10. Great joy has accompanied her downfall, yet the dragon, beast, and false prophet, the main antagonists portrayedContinue reading

Two Keys to Revelation

Perhaps no book of the Bible has led to more confusion, or has been more distorted, than the book of Revelation. Christians have attempted to make sense of Revelation ever since Jesus revealed it toContinue reading

The Dragon, the Beasts, and the Lamb

Revelation 11:13-18 would seem to make a perfect ending for John’s vision: the Judgment has been accomplished, and God reigns over all. Nevertheless, John continues to see many fantastic images, even more puzzling and bizarreContinue reading