Interpreting Bible Prophecy


Some Interpretive Tips for Understanding Revelation (Part 1)

Revelation is a much loved but much misunderstood book. Many people wonder how intelligent interpreters of the is book can so widely differ from one another in their interpretations. This first study looks at the four basic approaches that are taken to the book of Revelation which will immediately help us to see why there is such a diviersity of interpretations.
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Some Interpretive Tips for Understanding Revelation (Part 2)

This second study discusses two major matters in interpreting Revelation: (1) the key role of the imagery found in the OT prophets; and (2) the crucial place that the creation story of Genesis 1-11 plays in looking at end time events.
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Some Interpretive Tips for Understanding Revelation (Part 3)

This study continues looking at the interpretive tools that we need in our “toolbox” in order to come to some reasonable understanding of this last book of the Bible. Three of these are found in this discussion including the critical role that “chronology” within the book has in its understanding.
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Numbers in Revelation

This research document specifically deals with the 1000 years and other key numbers written about in the book of Revelation.
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Is the Church of Jesus Christ the New Israel? (Part 1)

There are two basic answers to this question. There is the position of “replacement theology” which says the church has replaced Israel. The other view is that the church and Israel are distinct entities in God’s program on this earth. This article gives some basic definitions.
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Is the Church of Jesus Christ the New Israel? (Part 2)

This study looks at two key matters in the discussion” (1) the place of the biblical covenants in deciding the matter, and (2) the use of the term “Israel” in the Bible.
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Is the Church of Jesus Christ the New Israel? (Part 3)

There are three key N.T. scriptures that are used by many holding to the “replacement” view; those of Galatians 6:16; Romans 9:6; and Romans 11:26-29. These verses are evaluated.
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Is the Church of Jesus Christ the New Israel? (Part 4)

Additional verse that are part of the Church/Israel discussion include Matthew 21, Galatians 3 and 1 Peter 2. These portions are looked at.
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Is the Church of Jesus Christ the New Israel (Part 5)

This article looks at additional biblical evidences which point to the church and Israel being distinct entities in God’s work on earth.
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