Imagine for a moment that you are a Christian – perhaps even a Jewish Christian – in 65 A.D. There are two major religious norms of your day: (1) the worship of Caesar and the state (which is essentially atheism), and (2) Judaism, which is
We have spent considerable time in the opening verses of Revelation (I do plan to move far quicker through the rest of the book). We have done so for good reason: as one author put it, the key to Revelation is in the front door.
Some time ago, I was discussing my understanding of Revelation with another pastor friend, who holds to a dispensational understanding of the book. He recently told me of a Bible study that he had held with a group from his church. During the discussion, he
Douglas Wilson, well-known author and pastor of the Community Evangelical Church in Moscow, Idaho, has written much helpful material dealing with eschatology (the doctrine of the last things). He was once asked about the importance of eschatology, and his answer was tremendously instructive: “My eschatology