By Anthony C. Garland
Tony Garland has produced the best commentaries at the ebook of Revelation i've got studied. Having researched many different commentaries from conservative, pre-millennial authors equivalent to Walvoord, McGee, Jeremiah, Scott and others, i've got stumbled on "A Testimony of Jesus Christ: A statement at the e-book of Revelation" to be as informative, researched, and spiritually insightful as any i've got studied. His remark is easily ready and annotated, effortless to learn, with go referenced fabric for including edification. I hugely suggest this observation for an individual needing a deeper wisdom into the prophetic scriptures. it truly is compatible for either the amateur reader in addition to for these project a major research of Biblical Eschatology
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Into a savvy geopolitical analyst complete with his own motives! 38 A Testimony of Jesus Christ - Volume 1 Another frequently heard, but incorrect, motive is found in devotional and inspirational content. “St. 66] of Asia, but it is manifestly unbiblical to assert that this was John’s primary task and to imply that John had his own motivations for writing the book. 1 - Anti-Supernatural Motive for Writing Here we must discuss a common thread which runs throughout many works on the book of Revelation and which is particularly troubling.
It will quickly find itself out of its depth, and in the case at hand, confused. There is a head-on collision between the fast-food, instant-gratification mentality of our society and the way in which the Holy Spirit reveals the truths of God’s Word to the diligent student. In our rush to plumb the depths of Scripture, we neglect the reality that the truths therein are often presented like peeling an onion—layer by layer God leads us deeper in His Word. ” He is the antithesis of “have it your way” and instead favors the spiritual tortoise over the hare.
Having a better grasp of the issues and interpretive systems involved, we now understand that the book of Revelation was seen as having already passed its point of relevance. 27] language thought to be found in the book, the book was relegated to serving as a devotional text for Christian living. While it is undeniable that one great purpose of the book of Revelation is to inspire the saints of all ages, especially those in times of intense persecution, this is not the only or even primary purpose of the book.