Is the Eternal Kingdom a Giant Heavenly Cube?

  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Introduction (This is a commentary on Revelation 21) 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 Read More …

Article By Richard Gilbert, “The Book of Revelation is Not About The Rapture”

  This is a great article, and is in harmony with my commentary on the book of Revelation:   The Book of Revelation is Not About the Rapture        

Olivet Discourse Made Clear – [Where Preterism & Disp Premillennialism Miss It]

Scripture quoted by permission. All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the NET Bible® copyright ©1996-2016 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. All rights reserved.   Introduction One of the keys to understanding prophecy – the book of Revelation, in particular – is a proper understanding of the Olivet Discourse, which is given to 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 …