The first four seals prove the guilty for God’s wrath (Rev 6:1–8). The fifth seal promises God’s wrath (Rev 6:9–11). The sixth seal portends God’s wrath (Rev 6:12–17). The saints are protected from God’s wrath (Rev 7). The seventh seal pronounces God’s wrath (Rev 8–9; 15–16).
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/Symbolic_MEANING_of_the_SevenSealed_Scroll144.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWhat is the symbolic meaning of the seven-sealed scroll in the book of Revelation? Dr. Kurschner first described three common interpretations. Then he explicated his new view, which is the most plausible, called a certificate of debenture (i.e. debt). The nature of the first four seals, fifth […]
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/The_Fifth_Seal_and__The_Pretrib_Contradiction___Ep._110.mp3Podcast: 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 […]
I talked about a discovery of a seven-sealed (“bullae”) scroll in Israel at Wadi ed-Daliyeh that was still intact when it was found. I discussed the function of the scroll and its seals in the book of Revelation and what their relationship is with the trumpets and bowl judgments. You can see the images of […]
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/020-Response_to_Reagan_Part_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI was hoping to finish up David Reagan’s article today but we will have to do a Part 3 next week. In Part 2, I first addressed his misunderstanding of the structure of Matthew 24 explaining that vv. 9–14 is developed in vv. 15–31. In other words, […]
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thebiblicalprophecyprogram/013-Are_the_Seals_Gods_Wrath.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedI responded to the very common pretribulational claim that the seals in the book of Revelation express the day of the Lord’s wrath. They argue this namely because it says that Jesus himself opens the seals. I refuted this notion by actually examining the biblical texts in […]