At the last day we will be raised bodily from the dead John 5:28—29; 1 Cor. This is understandable because: a It is a book filled with symbols that demand a thorough, even intimate knowledge of the Old Testament; particularly the priesthood, sacrificial and temple system, Jewish feasts, and prophetic writings. Either view would still make Revelation future for the futurist. Gentry, is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University B. Contains 2 hours and 40 minutes of materials that can be shown separately.
If you are weary of the hype over the identity of the Beast and the plethora of theories that border on the nonsensical, then you are in for a most refreshing read. We have pushed the interpretation of Revelation out to the end times but Kenneth Gentry argues strongly that it all happened already. I felt that this was an excellent read. I recently spoke in southern California and will be speaking soon in Arkansas and Florida. Simply the best way to introduce someone to partial preterism and help them make sense of the mystifying book of Revelation.
He is the Executive Director of GoodBirth Ministries, a non-profit religious educational ministry committed to sponsoring, subsidizing, and advancing serious Christian scholarship and education. If this logic holds I don't know why he isn't a full preterist. Some of the studies are technical studies; some are more general. The only source for the 95 date was Irenaeus, who by the way said that Jesus died at 50 years of age! Is this sheer historical accident? Opening notice: Please note the Donation amount options on this screen. The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show to His bond-servants, the things which must soon take place; and He sent and communicated it by His angel to His bond-servant John.
Consequently, the recognition of an audience and its original situation is quite important. Of course, the author is presenting a postmillennial viewpoint, which I do not embrace; however, the preterist or partial preterist? If you would like to help see this new project through, please remember that you can give to my research as a tax-deductible donation, if you give through the GoodBirth Ministries website: www. Overview Kenneth Gentry, research professor in New Testament Whitefield Theological Seminary , presents readers with three titles addressing key theological and exegetical issues surrounding the book of Revelation. Using this method you have to make a different order to purchase products. This was a great re-read to go through. He also attended Grace Theological Seminary for two years, while a dispensationalist.
Fifth, the first person to suggest a reinterpretation of Irenaeus was Johan Jakob Wettstein in 1752. I will keep you posted. Both carried with them catastrophic consequences. The Book of Revelation Made Easy —a short, lively, and topical study that will help you understand Bible prophecy better. This has the effect of blinding the reader on three sides so that he can see only what Gentry wants him to see in front of him.
First, we should note that he carefully varies his manner of expression, as if to avoid any potential confusion as to his meaning. Gentry is concerned for both postmillennialism and preterism, the latter has become the hotter issue within evangelicalism. I have finally received notice from the publisher that vol. A brief survey of the three leading terms he employs will be helpful in ascertaining his meaning. The reader will quickly learn that the Bible does interpret itself. Gentry is known for his expertise in the postmillennial-preterist view of eschatology.
In the meantime, you might appreciate two introductory works to Revelation that I have written: The Book of Revelation Made Easy, which hits the high points of Revelation, explaining the fundamentals of its preterist interpretation. If the book of Revelation is a book of prophecy as it claims to be Rev. That is the internal evidence of the book and the external testimony of early church fathers. Perhaps the best way to understand the preterist approach to prophecy is to see it in relation to the other possible interpretative systems of prophecy. Gentry has done an impressive job of collecting evidence to support his views. The only thing keeping it from a 4 star rating were it's last two chapters. This presentation also features an introduction that touches on not only the confusion and controversy surrounding this issue — but just why it may well be one of the most significant issues facing the Church today.
For John to write about the past destruction of the Temple would be out of line with the genre of the book. Z in other passages that it has to mean that in a given verse. Nor will it be as small as. Some of his books seem to be. Welcome to my Internet Store! Letters functioned, of course, as phonetic symbols. It will be a priceless treasure for Postmils. Gentry's scholarly skills are evidenced in this fascinating book.
And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. Galba, the short-lived seventh emperor, was looming in the near future. Bible Question: When was the book of Revelation written? See more study materials at: Not only has the typesetting been completed for vol. By contrast, if one is a regarding the book of Revelation, one could hold to either the early date or the late date. While Nero did practice banishment, he executed Peter and Paul, rather than banishing them. So then, the kingdom is present, yet it also is to come; it is now, but not yet. Gentry's keys to understanding Revelation are stated early on.
See his cover design for Navigating the Book of Revelation above. It will be semi-technical, but quite accessible. This is especially true when a specific message is given to them about their own situation. » Your comments are welcome! It is surely no accident that Nero was the sixth emperor of Rome. I am writing a in context, covering Matthew 21—25 which should be available in early 2019. Our eternal habitation will be abundant in scope and size 21:16 , including vast multitudes 21:24—26. He is married, has three children and two grandchildren.