Taking A Break from OT Prophecy

I’m taking a break from my Old Testament prophecy series in order to continue my studying of eschatology overall. As I’ve been studying, I’m seeing a refinement in my understanding. Once I’ve concluded my study to a confident level, I will share my findings. Understanding of Scripture is a constant and lifelong process of refinement Read More …

Commentary on Revelation – [Chapter 22]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.     Introduction   Verses 1-5 continue the description of the eternal city, the New Jerusalem of the New Earth (see introduction to chapter 21). The remaining verses consist of closing remarks, promises, and warnings.   Revelation 22 1 And he showed Read More …

Commentary on Revelation – [Chapter 21]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.     Introduction   The “holy city,” the “New Jerusalem,” is both the Church and the actual eternal city, or Eternal Kingdom….just as we call a church building a church, it’s not actually the church, but it’s the people who are the Read More …

Commentary on Revelation – [Chapter 20]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.     Introduction   Dispensational Premillennialism: This is by far the most popular eschatological position. I talk about this now because we will be dealing with the only passage in the entire New Testament that gives one the idea of a thousand Read More …

Commentary on Revelation – [Chapter 19]

All Scripture quotes are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.     Introduction   The description of the end of the world and its whole world system (chapter 18), is followed by a celebration in Heaven, which is covered in the first six verses of this chapter.   This chapter gives us Read More …

Commentary on Revelation – [Chapter 18]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Introduction   Many Bible teachers view “Babylon the great” in this chapter as a literal city, such as a rebuilt Babylon, Rome, Jerusalem, or even the United States (if you can believe it). However, that interpretation falls far short of the Read More …

Commentary on Revelation – [Chapter 17]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Identification of terms:   The Great Harlot / Babylon The Great City –   The world system Many waters –   The whole world Seven Heads –   Seven kingdoms. Seventh and eighth are in view Ten Horns –   World confederacy of nations Eight Read More …

Commentary on Revelation – [Chapter 16]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.     Introduction   As I discussed in chapter 15, it seems certain that all the bowl judgments of this chapter take place at the end of the world at the return of Christ. Chapter 15 introduces the events of this chapter. Read More …

Commentary on Revelation – [Chapter 15]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.     Revelation 15 1 And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvellous, seven angels having seven plagues, which are the last, for in them is finished the wrath of God.   “seven plagues,  (seven bowls – Rev 16)   Read More …

Commentary on Revelation – [Chapter 14]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.     Introduction   Chapter 13 discusses the nature of the Church age beast, while chapter 14 discusses the judgment of this beast. The fact that this chapter is about the harvest of the earth, the judgment of the world, confirms the Read More …