A Testimony of Jesus Christ: A Commentary on the Book of by Anthony C. Garland

By Anthony C. Garland

A observation at the publication of Revelation - quantity 2
The writer offers a close learn of the ebook of Revelation emphasizing prophetic topics from the remainder of the Bible which locate their success in Revelation. to appreciate this arguable booklet, the writer explores the various connections among the visions obvious by means of the Apostle John and former prophetic revelation given to outdated testomony prophets similar to Daniel, Ezekiel, and others. it's the author's conviction that an knowing of similar passages in other places within the Bible is an important key to unlocking the bewildering number of interpretations which frequently accompany the examine of the final publication of the Bible. The observation is associated with a loose spouse web path offering an extra 70 hours of audio guideline associated with nearly 1,000 slides.
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The false use of religion causes spiritual fornication. The word fornication is used both of physical unfaithfulness and also of spiritual unfaithfulness, as in Hosea 1-2; Jeremiah 2:20; 3:1-9; Ezekiel 16:15-41; 23:5-44, etc. It is with this woman that the kings of the earth commit fornication (Rev. 4 This aspect of the Harlot is identical with that of the city Babylon: “She has made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication” (Rev. 14:8); Those who fornicated with her were also deceived by her sorcery (Rev.

Jer. 4:23-28) The scope of the vision, like so many prophetic glimpses of Old Testament prophets, transcends the then-impending application [the destruction of Judah wrought by the Babylonian armies] and envisions the worldwide woe of Israel in the “time of Jacob’s trouble” (Jer. 30:5-7) preceding Kingdom blessing (Rev. 68 Those saints yet living on the earth during this time will understand Psalm 46 in a completely literal way: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

14 John MacArthur, Revelation 12-22 : The MacArthur New Testament Commentary (Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 2000), Rev. 16:4. 15 No reference is intended to the angel which “went down at a certain time into the pool and stirred up the water” (John 5:4). Nor is this meant to indicate some sort of special angel: “He is undoubtedly a creature of the order of angels, and it is interesting to note that he has a title that would indicate that he had been placed in charge of the flowing waters of earth. ”—Barnhouse, Revelation, 292.

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