When they do, so will the Tribulation, again, long in the future! There is no battle prophesied to occur between human armies! This will occur in the near future. Also, human decadence and immorality, famine, disease, racism and competition among ethnic rivals, and crime and violence are exploding. Comprehend John’s words. We are now in a recess—intermission—preceding a time of truly great war, prophesied to exceed anything in the last century, and only to be exceeded by the events of Revelation themselves. The prophet Zephaniah is even more graphic than Joel: “Hold your peace at the presence of the Lord God: for the day of the Lord is at hand: for the Lord has prepared a sacrifice, He has bid His guests. Understand that John lived over 1,900 years ago—long before the events of this book were to be fulfilled. This is critical to recognize—and is another big key to understanding Revelation. Revelation 1:7 describes the nations “wailing” at Christ’s Return to Jerusalem. Like the previous phase of God’s Kingdom spread across all nations, Christ’s Return again makes possible the fulfillment of all the wonderful conditions the Bible foretold would come to pass on Earth. The first four seals are represented by four riders, on four different-colored horses. What He revealed to the disciples long ago is just as true for us today! Understanding the last sentence is the single biggest key to understanding the entire book of Revelation! This Work is preaching this marvelous truth, and about how God’s perfect spiritual Law will soon be established in all nations. And many “religious” people believe that the book of Revelation offers no help anyway, because it cannot be understood. Roman Catholics, high church Anglicans, Methodists and Eastern Orthodox Christians stress the harmony and importance of both the Bible and sacred tradition,[3][4] while many Protestant churches focus on the idea of sola scriptura, or scripture alone. Now understand something. At His glorious final Return, Christ replaces all human powers and laws with His own. Their narratives all openly describe relatively late events (i.e., the Babylonian captivity and the subsequent restoration of Zion). The Old Testament follows the Septuagint order for the Minor Prophets rather than the Jewish order. I once reviewed an article in a national magazine about much of what has been covered so far in this booklet. Both Catholics and Protestants (as well as Greek Orthodox) have the same 27-book New Testament Canon. They are directed to God’s one true Church. ", Wenham The elements of New Testament Greek p. xxv Jeremy Duff, John William Wenham – 2005 "This is the language of the New Testament. Israel and Judah always went to war with the sound of a trumpet. No man is capable of opening a single prophecy in this book. God has not left mankind without a source of answers that reveals in detail what lies ahead. The innumerable multitude is comprised of others who proved themselves faithful during the Tribulation. 14:12-14; Ezek. The Bible interpreted itself! There is urgency in Christ’s words throughout Revelation 22. This earthquake occurs after the seventh trumpet has sounded (Rev. God answered, “Go your way…the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end ” (vs. 9 – the Moffatt translation is even stronger by rendering this “till the crisis at the close”). [clarification needed], The Old Testament has always been central to the life of the Christian church. Chapters 12, 13 and 14 represent an interruption—an inset—in the overall flow of Revelation. The fire extinguishes itself, but the gases from the smoke will continue to circulate in the atmosphere. The 4th and 5th chapters represent the setting for the central part of the Revelation, which is to follow. Read online books for free new release and bestseller Christ gives a direct answer to a direct question. Invariably, they were rejected and ignored. Various places in the Old Testament show that, anciently, a trumpet was always blown as an alarm of war (Num. After the Two Witnesses are resurrected, another great earthquake occurs. This is comparable to the authority claimed for the original Arabic Koran according to Islamic teaching. Maciejowski Bible, Leaf 37, the 3rd image, Abner (in the centre in green) sends Michal back to David. Christ worked directly with all these prophets. This stiff-necked, rebellious, pleasure-seeking world has never heeded the true prophets and servants of God. Fire comes out of their mouths to devour their adversaries. Let’s now examine what they mean. The Council of Trent confirmed the identical list/canon of sacred scriptures already anciently approved by the, Kurt Aland, Barbara Aland The text of the New Testament: an introduction to the critical 1995 p. 52 "The New Testament was written in Koine Greek, the Greek of daily conversation. [87], The New Testament writers assumed the inspiration of the Old Testament, probably earliest stated in 2 Timothy 3:16, "All scripture is given by inspiration of God".[11]. When God goes to war with the world this final time, He is choosing to speak in a language men understand—and, this time, HE controls the terms! The white horse that John described represents a false “christ” and false Christianity. Before proceeding, let’s read more of Christ’s answer to His disciples in Matthew 24. "Bible scholars claim that discussions about the Bible must be put into its context within church history and then into the context of contemporary culture. Daniel contains a mixture of history, prophecy that has been fulfilled, prophecy soon to be fulfilled, and a few elements of prophecy that will be fulfilled centuries in the future—at the time of Revelation. The New Testament is a collection of 27 books[79] of 4 different genres of Christian literature (Gospels, one account of the Acts of the Apostles, Epistles and an Apocalypse). The second plague is similar to that suffered by the Egyptians just prior to the Exodus (Ex. The Nevi'im tell the story of the rise of the Hebrew monarchy and its division into two kingdoms, ancient Israel and Judah, focusing on conflicts between the Israelites and other nations, and conflicts among Israelites, specifically, struggles between believers in "the LORD God"[31] (Yahweh) and believers in foreign gods,[32][33] and the criticism of unethical and unjust behaviour of Israelite elites and rulers;[34][35][36] in which prophets played a crucial and leading role. It has not even been possible to read it correctly in proper sequence, let alone understand it. 7:27). These seven trumpet plagues are a truly frightening and horrific punishment from God for those remaining unresponsive in their disobedience: “And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues [the seven trumpets] yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk” (Rev. The final destruction of this system is an incredible event. Of course, much has been said and written about them. But most have no idea how to frame the great events of prophecy—when do they occur as well as where and to whom? This has been fulfilled in the form of an apostasy (“defection from truth”) that unfolded in the Church of God in the late 20th century—allowed by God as a great test. [citation needed], The Syriac Orthodox tradition includes:[citation needed], The Ethiopian Biblical canon includes:[citation needed], The Anglican Church uses some of the Apocryphal books liturgically, though rarely and with alternative reading available. Verse 1 pictures the Father holding the entire book of Revelation (with seven seals upon it) in His right hand. The Septuagint organizes the minor prophets as twelve parts of one Book of Twelve.[60]. It is clearly a final continuation of an earlier event. The prophet Jeremiah calls this imminent time that of “Jacob’s trouble” (30:7). But if anyone receive not, as sacred and canonical, the said books entire with all their parts, as they have been used to be read in the Catholic Church, and as they are contained in the old Latin vulgate edition; and knowingly and deliberately contemn the traditions aforesaid; let him be anathema. The fifth and sixth trumpets clearly depict supernatural punishment—in two stages. 18:4). The Old Testament pseudepigraphal works include the following:[73]. Chapter 14 also pictures three angels bearing three messages (vs. 6-11). God has always had His true Church—the persecuted (John 15:20; II Tim. Both render them correctly. The chapter concludes with a description of the execution of the beast and false prophet in a localized lake of fire. Accordingly, the term pseudepigraphical, as now used often among both Protestants and Roman Catholics (allegedly for the clarity it brings to the discussion), may make it difficult to discuss questions of pseudepigraphical authorship of canonical books dispassionately with a lay audience. 4:4), deceiving the nations (Rev. The setting of chapter 19 is in heaven. Christ, through John, is revealing to His servants what occurs after the Kingdom! 98% of our readers don't give; they simply look the other way. When ancient scribes copied earlier books, they sometimes wrote notes on the margins of the page (marginal glosses) to correct their text – especially if a scribe accidentally omitted a word or line – and to comment about the text. 13:10; I John 5:3] of many shall wax cold. We will read the description of each seal before discussing it. Jesus explained, in plain, clear language, the key events of the last days preceding and leading to the time of His Second Coming to Jerusalem. The biblical account of the 8th to 7th centuries BCE is widely, but not universally, accepted as historical, while the verdict on the earliest period of the United Monarchy (10th century BCE) and the historicity of David is unclear. This king rises at the time of Revelation—long after the 10 horns of the fourth beast, the last seven of which comprise the Holy Roman Empire. The last part of the seventh seal, the seventh trumpet, the third woe, the seven last plagues—and the vials—are all one and the same event—GOD’S WRATH! The “souls” (dead saints) crying “avenge our blood” (vs. 10) is akin to Abel’s blood (his life—note Lev. Understand another important connection to these resurrections of the Roman system. The Two Witnesses are given extraordinary power to perform miracles and are protected from harm—until God permits their death in order to resurrect them as a testimony against the powerlessness of those who killed them. World conditions are—and will become—far more serious than most realize. Neither has the world, which hates His Law (Rom. The word βιβλίον itself had the literal meaning of "paper" or "scroll" and came to be used as the ordinary word for "book". However, each of these vices gets ample mention throughout the Bible and other religious books, albeit individually. Ask: When has an army comprised of men ever sought to injure and torment its enemy, but not kill them? The third overall time of punishment is entirely on all nations of the world. 20:4; Matt. Chapter 14, verse 10, reveals that the last plagues are “poured out…in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb.” Of course, Christ is the Lamb of God (John 1:29, 36). For more information: See our privacy policy, The incredible truth of man’s awesome potential has been hidden for 2,000 years. Many scriptures make plain that this “Great Babylon” is Jerusalem. It ends with the conquest of the Kingdom of Israel by the Assyrians followed by the conquest of the Kingdom of Judah by the Babylonians and the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem. These men will be angry. Take time to read Isaiah 9:7 and Luke 1:33, which also applies to earlier phases of the Kingdom. Chapters 17 and 18 reveal that God will destroy this whore and her harlot daughters, once and for all, by turning the beast she rides against her (17:16). In John 1, Christ is referred to as “the Word.” Compare verse 1 and verse 14. Verses 4-6 describe the first or actually chief resurrection and the reign of the saints with Christ. [5][6] According to the March 2007 edition of Time, the Bible "has done more to shape literature, history, entertainment, and culture than any book ever written. Each starts with phrases like “The Word of the Lord came expressly unto Ezekiel…” or “The words of Jeremiah…To whom the Word of the Lord came…” or “The Word of The Lord that came to Micah…” and so forth. 17:11), read earlier. This is an awe-inspiring picture. As when He protected Israel from the plagues of Egypt, God often protects His servants. 33:2-6; etc.). It also appears to be centered mainly in the area of Jerusalem, but could still be worldwide in scope. Nikos Telan. Almost half the books of the Old Testament are included in either the so-called “major” or “former” prophets (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel) or the “minor” or “latter” prophets (Daniel, Hosea, Joel and 10 others). There are 81 books in the Ethiopian Orthodox Bible. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. They will not submit to God’s government. Various texts of the Bible mention divine agency in relation to its writings. This causes terrible problems for those trying to understand and explain prophecies. And, shockingly, this cycle will unfold again—resulting in the punishment detailed in Revelation. Revelation contains all of these terms. For instance, I Corinthians 15:21-22 shows that Adam was a type of Christ, and vice-versa. Science and technology have seemingly run amok, producing more horrific new inventions. Its 22 chapters stand on their own. 24:9). Right before the Great Day of God’s Wrath, an angel temporarily holds back the four winds, which Revelation 8:7-12 explains are the first four trumpet plagues of the seventh seal. Conditions worsen daily! [citation needed]. 10:9; Jer. This is a day that lies in the near future. PDF. Otherwise, we will not know what is being described. Only He can reveal the future. And it has nothing to do with the events of Revelation, which so many think will come next. Wright says "Jesus himself was profoundly shaped by the scriptures. Wonderful good news lies beyond today’s bad news. This government will continue to grow, literally, without end. Christ also taught His disciples, “…in vain do they worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. The Latin translations were historically the most important for the Church in the West, while the Greek-speaking East continued to use the Septuagint translations of the Old Testament and had no need to translate the New Testament. This is the original Bible printed in 1611. Men have devised many false gospels, but Christ preached a message about a soon-coming, world-ruling government to be established at His Return. We are in the time of the end, when God wants His servants to understand the last events preceding the Return of Christ. This other “supper” is referred to as the “supper of the great God.”. Our website uses cookies to function properly. It is a graphic description of world punishment on peoples who did not appreciate God’s Kingdom after it had been present for many centuries. It refers to “Babylon” (vs. 8), “that great city, because she made all nations drink of…her fornication.” This is the religious/political, end-time, final revival of the Beast system. One broad division includes biblical maximalism which generally takes the view that most of the Old Testament or the Hebrew Bible is based on history although it is presented through the religious viewpoint of its time. His actual Coming to Jerusalem is right on the heels of it. This means that there was little time for oral traditions to assume fixed form.[25]. 10:4), always spoke face-to-face—communicated directly—with those He was using. We have reached a time when war’s potential cannot grow worse, but can now erase all life from Earth in one final blast of complete destruction—if Christ did not intervene and cut events “short” (vs. 22). Many works that are apocryphal are otherwise considered genuine. Books and Their Makers During The Middle Ages. [citation needed] The term "Hebrew Scriptures" is often used as being synonymous with the Protestant Old Testament, since the surviving scriptures in Hebrew include only those books, while Catholics and Orthodox include additional texts that have not survived in Hebrew. The unusual Greek tense for “shall be” indicates reward for three different kinds of work—work that has been done, work that is being done, and work that shall be done. What is the truth about prophecy? Whenever the passage is speaking nationally, it is either referring to Israel, or Judah, or both. The one sitting on this horse is actually a counterfeit of the true Christ described in Revelation 19:11-16. Forces of spiritual wickedness are released to force destruction and devastation on the inhabitants of the Earth. After the seventh head is completely destroyed and Christ’s reign from Jerusalem begins, the Earth will enjoy many generations of peace. It is the first of a long line of King James Bibles. But there are parallels between an earlier coming, not far ahead, and the run-up to His later 1,000-year reign. Damasus commissioned Saint Jerome to produce a reliable and consistent text by translating the original Greek and Hebrew texts into Latin. Notice how its reemergence is described: “And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven” (Rev. It is the diminutive of βύβλος byblos, "Egyptian papyrus", possibly so called from the name of the Phoenician sea port Byblos (also known as Gebal) from whence Egyptian papyrus was exported to Greece. The chart in the middle of this booklet helps make this plain. But they have not correctly understood it. [43], The Tanakh was mainly written in biblical Hebrew, with some small portions (Ezra 4:8–6:18 and 7:12–26, Jeremiah 10:11, Daniel 2:4–7:28) written in biblical Aramaic, a sister language which became the lingua franca for much of the Semitic world. There will be no escaping the final result of unrepentant sin—the “second death” in the “lake of fire.”. It was based on the Septuagint, and thus included books not in the Hebrew Bible. This is when all mankind, since Adam, will be resurrected to physical life for what is likely 100 years. (Recall Joel 2, and the destruction of Jerusalem by this angelic army, which is the forerunner.) Famine is now far worse than most imagine. Of this seventh head, Revelation 17:10 says, “…when he comes, he must continue a short space.” This seventh resurrection will involve the Man of Sin (the Antichrist), as well as one called the Prince of Tyre (Ezek. Such will be the power of the devil’s final deceit! I John 4:8 and 16 state that “God is love.” His love for the world is why Christ died (John 3:16). It has inspired men and women to acts of great service and courage, to fight for liberation and human development; and it has provided the ideological fuel for societies which have enslaved their fellow human beings and reduced them to abject poverty. Mankind has rejected the only way to peace, happiness, abundance and universal prosperity. Nothing that has occurred over the past 6,000 years even remotely compares to what is yet to come upon this world! With this background, you now understand the introduction to the book. And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great.”, This earthquake changes the entire topography of the Earth. For voices to be heard in the midst of an earthquake, especially when accompanied by lightning and thunder, they would have to be those of mighty angels. It’s not just a history book, it’s the Word of God. Mears, Henrietta C. (2007) "A glossary of Bible words". This is a stunning but also wonderful scene. And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon. The great Creator God will soon intervene and save humanity from itself. Some of God’s people escape! For example, Rastafaris view the Bible as essential to their religion[115] and Unitarian Universalists view it as "one of many important religious texts". This is an almost verbatim, phrase-by-phrase echo of Revelation 6:12-13. John records the following: “After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands…And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? The Christian New Testament is a collection of writings by early Christians, believed to be mostly Jewish disciples of Christ, written in first-century Koine Greek. In the same day also will I punish all those that leap on the threshold, which fill their masters’ houses with violence and deceit. Events are building to a final culmination—a tremendous CLIMAX! And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel” (7:1-4). Copyright © 2021 The Restored Church of God. INTERPRETING THE BIBLE: An Overview of Hermeneutics. AmblesideOnline is a free homeschool curriculum that uses Charlotte Mason's classically-based principles to prepare children for a life of rich relationships with everything around them: God, humanity, and the natural world. [22] Timothy H. Lim, a professor of Hebrew Bible and Second Temple Judaism at the University of Edinburgh, says that the Old Testament is "a collection of authoritative texts of apparently divine origin that went through a human process of writing and editing. The period of transmission is short: less than 40 years passed between the death of Jesus and the writing of Mark's Gospel. This does not say that they will be burning in hell for eternity. While it does show Him riding a white horse, the rest of the description is very different: “And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and He that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He does judge and make war…And out of His mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it He should smite the nations: and He shall rule them with a rod of iron: and He treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God” (vs. 11, 15). It will be the worst time of all time for a specific group of nations. If you read the account in Mark, you will find that Christ explains the Parable of the Sower privately to His disciples. This system will be headquartered in Jerusalem—the final city of “Babylon” that must be destroyed before God brings New Jerusalem. 6:14). Great prophecies in the book of Revelation show how and when these catastrophic events will occur. It is called a mystery book without meaning. 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