The Signs of Revelation – Part VIII: The New Heavens and New Earth

God's language of prophesy is a challenge because it is a majestic and grand metaphor, a hugely poetical style.  The metaphors and poetry which He used were to provide the sovereign and supreme import, the full vision and implications of what became the actual or literal outcome.  The judgment was pronounced from heaven above in …

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The Signs of Revelation – Part VII: The Plagues of Egypt

Psa. 46:8, "Come, behold the works of the Lord, what desolations he hath made in the earth."  (KJV) Looking at Revelation from the Old Testament (OT) is both enlightening and reaffirming.  God's word is true and His judgments are righteous (Psa. 19:9; 33:5; 119:137, 160).  If sometimes in our study we do not understand why …

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The Signs of Revelation – Part VI: The Judgment Day, Chapter 20

The first five parts of this series have discussed in some detail the signs and symbols found within the prophesy of John, the Revelation of Christ.  All of the signs and symbols of Revelation are based upon Old Testament (OT) prophesies, and can be determined from the scriptures within the OT.  The OT is the …

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The Signs of Revelation – Part II: Codes and Symbols of Nature

Part I of this series established the background and time period of Revelation as the first century A.D., the generation which Christ said would not pass until all was fulfilled. (Matt. 22:36, 24:34) Therefore, the events of Revelation "which must shortly come to pass" and which were "at hand" all occurred in that same century …

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