When studying Revelation it tends to be a book which gets to be an area of two extremes, one is if a person focuses on it almost exclusively to the exclusion of other parts of the Bible, the other is to neglect it, often for fear of either not wanting to deal with the imagery, … More Considerations when studying Revelation
In response to the question: What is the significance and role of eschatology in theology and preaching? Eschatology may be the most overlooked aspect of theology. In the Rose guide to theology, it is pointed out there are two ways people can study eschatology wrong. These two positions occur when we either fail to … More Why we study the end times
Author: Paul: Pretty much everyone knows who Paul is, but for anyone here that does know, here is a shortened version of Paul’s life story: Paul, formerly Saul was a leading Jew, he rose above his peers and persecuted the early church. On the road to Damascus to capture more Christians, he saw God in … More Introduction to 1 Corinthians (1 Corinthians 1:1-3)
Introduction One of the most influential movements in the last 100 or so years has been the Charismatic movement. It has transcended denominational lines and has led to many significant developments in Christianity. Through rise of the charismatic movements new perspectives to theological issues may have been brought up which need to be addressed … More A Brief Discussion of the Charismatic Movement
In Walton’s Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament, he writes, “With no revelation . . . there was no way to know what pleased and what angered . . . This is the plight of those who live in a world without revelation. In the end, for all of their conscientious ritual, they did … More Why is Revelation from God important?
• Offer a definition of the term “apocalypse.” What the traits of an “ apocalypse”? In what ways does Revelation fit these traits? List the four primary approaches to the study of Revelation. Which one do you think offers the best promise for understanding this book? Why? A working definition for the word or term apocalypse … More Introduction to Revelation