Revelation: A Handbook on the Greek Text

If you are looking for a resource on the Greek text on the book of Revelation, I cannot recommend more Revelation: A Handbook on the Greek Text.           Revelation: A Handbook on the Greek Text (Baylor Handbook on the Greek New Testament) David L. Mathewson is Associate Professor of New Testament […]

Where Is the Rapture in the Book of Revelation?

Prewrath makes a convincing argument that Rev 7:9–17 portrays the result of the raptured and resurrected people of God. There is, however, another passage in the Apocalypse that I believe pictures the rapture in action using harvest imagery: “Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and sitting on the cloud was one like a son of […]

A BIG Difficulty in the Plot Line within the Amillennial Narrative in the Book of Revelation

Robert W. Wall writes: W. Hendricksen locates Satan’s imprisonment between the two advents of Christ, when the church is able to evangelize the nations with complete freedom (Conquerors, pp. 185–90). This interpretation draws upon elements of Revelation 12–13, where Satan is unable to destroy the church. Further, it corresponds well to the subsequent vision of […]

Why Pope Francis Will Not Have an Address in the Holy City of the New Jerusalem

In an interview, Pope Francis is alleged to have said: “They are not punished, those who repent obtain the forgiveness of God and enter the rank of souls who contemplate him, but those who do not repent and cannot therefore be forgiven disappear. There is no hell, there is the disappearance of sinful souls.” Source […]

Is Saudi Arabia’s City NEOM Mystery Babylon?

 “David Rosenthal, Director of Operations at Zion’s Hope, shares about what is taking place in the Middle East, particularly Saudi Arabia, and the creation of a new metropolis on the Red Sea, and the potential implications for end-times.”  

Is Rome Mystery Babylon?


‘Apocalypse’ ‘Apocalyptic’ ‘Apocalypticism’

Apocalypse. A text that purports to offer disclosure of heavenly secrets by vision, dream or audition. Apocalyptic. An adjective referring to that which is linked with revelation or the Apocalypse, the book of Revelation, often used as an alternative way of referring to apocalypticism. Apocalypticism. A phenomenon in religion which is defined by either the […]

Apocalypse Illuminated: The Visual Exegesis of Revelation in Medieval Illustrated Manuscripts

Apocalypse Illuminated: The Visual Exegesis of Revelation in Medieval Illustrated Manuscripts by Richard K. Emmerson     $59.95 | Hardcover Edition ISBN: 978-0-271-07865-6 288 pages 9″ × 10″ 37 color/63 b&w illustrations 2018 Apocalypse Illuminated: The Visual Exegesis of Revelation in Medieval Illustrated Manuscripts by Richard K. Emmerson “With its rich symbolism, complex narrative, and […]

The Fifth Seal and ‘The Pretrib Contradiction’ – Ep. 110 Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe Pretrib Contradiction exposes the weakness of pretribulation rapture theology. I explained two aspects to this contradiction. First, I talked about how the fifth seal relates (or does not relate) to Paul’s promise in 1 Thess 5:9 about believers not having to experience the day of the […]

‘The Pretrib Contradiction’

Let’s call it by that name. So, what is “The Pretrib Contradiction”? I’ll put it in syllogistic terms to highlight the unsound pretrib logic: Premise 1: Pretribulationism claims that 1 Thessalonians 5:9 is a promise that exempts Christians from the future day of the Lord’s wrath: “For God did not destine us for wrath but […]

The Simplest and Most Effective Way to Teach Prewrath! – Ep. 109 Play in new window | Download | Embed Find out how pretrib teacher Dave Hunt responded to Joel 2:30–31 when asked about it. In this episode I explained why Joel 2:30-31 is the simplest and most effective way to teach prewrath. I consider it an anchor passage, or an “interpretive key,” as it helps […]