If we are to conclude that the book of Revelation was indeed written as an urgent coded warning to the Christians of the first century, what then was the message? It warned of two things. One was the impending destruction of the City of Jerusalem and the Jewish theocratic state; the other was the impending persecution of Christians by the Roman Empire.
Christ’s Second Coming, and the Dissolution of the Jewish State are one and the same Thing… The Destruction of Jerusalem by Vespasian, which put an end to the Jewish Government, is so well known in Scripture by Christ’s, or the Son of Man’s, Coming Continue reading “David Durell: The Hebrew text of the parallel prophecies of Jacob and Moses relating to the twelve tribes (1763)”
Volume 106: Josephus Christianus; Nicephorus Philosophus; Andrew of Caesarea in Cappadocia, Commentarius in Apocalypsin; Arethas his successor; Joannes Geometra; Cosmas Vestitor; Leo Patricius; Athanasius of Corinth; (Greek works of unknown age). Continue reading “Patrologiae Cursus Completus: Series Graeca”
The historical school of interpretation regards these prophecies as reflecting the history of the fourth or Roman empire… It is held by many that the historic school of interpretation is represented only by a small modern section of the Church. We shall show that it has existed from the beginning, and includes the larger part of the greatest and best teachers of the Church for 1800 years. Continue reading “H. Grattan Guinness: Interpretation of the Prophecies in Pre-Reformation Times (1881)”
What did the Jews gain from executing their wise King? It was just after his death that their kingdom was abolished. Continue reading “The Letter of Mara, Son of Serapion (Dated “After 73”)”
And the folk of Jerusalem must make many varied and strange gestures, as people who are terrified by these marvels that they see above them. Then Ysacar says to Ysmael, in a very frightened manner.. Continue reading “Eustache Marcadé: Mystère de la Vengeance de Nostre Seigneur Ihesu Crist (1465)”
Bibliography of works related to fulfilled eschatology from the 16th-21st centuries. Searchable preterist books listed by century.
Overall, the book was written towards individuals with some college level reading experience with the grammatical and writing structure consistent with academic writings from the 19th century.
Continue reading “Philip Fletcher: Review of Holford’s Destruction of Jerusalem (2004)”
The summe of Grotius his Exposition of this Second Chapter of the Second Epistle to the Thessalonians is this: First, He interprets the coming of Christ of the destruction of Jerusalem. Continue reading “Henry More: A Modest Enquiry into the Mystery of Iniquity, Book Two, Confuting Grotius (1664)”
While there are a few important variations among preterists, here the most significant variation exists between what Sproul calls “radical” and “moderate” preterism. Continue reading “Rick Quinn: Book Review – R. C. Sproul, The Last Days According to Jesus (2000)”