The first century Sicilian poet, Theocritus, once wrote, “There is hope for those who are alive, but those who have died are without hope.” Theocritus was not an anomaly. His worldview was widely shared by first century pagans. Ancient tombstones have been uncovered inscribed with
We live in an age of perpetual offence. We are taught to be so wary of offending people that we tend to walk on eggshells around any topic that has the remotest possibility of being offensive. Christians, of course, are rightly wary of offending others.
In our previous study we spent our time gaining a “bird’s eye view” of Revelation 20. We concluded the following. The Binding of Satan First, we noticed that 20:1-6 records the binding of Satan. In these verses, the devil is restricted in his ability to
We have now opened our Bibles to one of, if not the, most controversial chapters in all of sacred Scripture. Revelation 20 is perhaps the most debated portion of Scripture, and it has been so for many centuries—as far back as the very early church