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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Micah’s Prophesy – No More War?

The Western mindset tends to very literal interpretation of the Bible, believing the words of the prophets to be descriptive of physical reality.  But, the Bible was written in the Eastern metaphorical, poetical style where physical things we can see represent spiritual things we cannot see. For instance, according to Clarke's commentary, Micah 2:6 literally …

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