The Rapture Cult: Religious Zeal And Political Conspiracy (1977)

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.

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David Durell: The Hebrew text of the parallel prophecies of Jacob and Moses relating to the twelve tribes (1763)

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)”

H. Grattan Guinness: Interpretation of the Prophecies in Pre-Reformation Times (1881)

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)”