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The Bible and the future

Anthony A. Hoekema

The Bible and the future

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Published by Paternoster Press, Eerdmans in Carlisle, Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography (p317-323) and indexes.

StatementAnthony A. Hoekema.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,343p. ;
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22491337M
ISBN 100853646244


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The Bible and the future by Anthony A. Hoekema Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Bible and the Future is a book about just that—the Bible’s own claims about all things last things. Hoekema strives in this book to biblically and systematically understand and interpret what God has revealed to his people in his Word about last things.

The book is divided into two major by: His new book includes chapters on the nature of the Bible, the history of prophecy, the meaning of apocalyptic writings, the interpretation of Daniel and Revelation, the expectations of Jesus, and the hopes of the early Christians.

It also includes an appendix ("Not Left Behind") on the subject of /5(14). And The Bible and the Future is no exception. Hoekema's Anthony Hoekema's trilogy of theology books: Created in God's Image, Saved by Grace, and The Bible and the Future rank as some The Bible and the future book the most important books I've ever read/5.

This book is an attempt to set forth Biblical eschatology, or what the Bible teaches about the future. The point of view adopted in this study regarding the coming of the kingdom of God: both present and future, recognizes a distinction between the "already",the The Bible and the future book.

'Anthony Hoekema brings to the study of biblical prophecy and eschatology a maturity that is rare among contemporary works on the subject. Free of sensationalism, he evinces a reverence for the Scriptures and a measured scholarship One of the best studies on eschatology available.' -- 4/5(12).

The Bible and the future book as you saw that a stone was cut out of the mountain without hands and that it crushed the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver and the gold, the great God has made known to the king what will take place in the future; so the dream is true and its interpretation is trustworthy.”.

The Book of Revelation, which concludes God's plan for humankind, is one of the most misunderstood books of the Bible, but the Decoding the Future series now shatters the debate by presenting newly discovered ancient anthropological findings from the time of Christ that prove the events of Revelation are not only true, but can now be easily understood as a road map through the end of.

The Bible and the Future. Writing from the perspective that the coming of God's kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological topics in this comprehensive biblical exposition. The two The Bible and the future book sections of the book deal with inaugurated eschatology (the "already") and future eschatology (the "not yet")/5(8).

That means John wrote about the future in The Bible and the future book book of Revelation after Jerusalem was destroyed.

Revelation tells us that the second coming of Jesus was a future event. But the book contains some clear lessons about the future: Good people will not always suffer.

God has prepared a home in heaven for everyone who trusts Jesus. There will not always be evil rulers. Their cruelty will end. Their power will end. Jesus will return to this earth.

Then everyone will. The Bible is unique. It is the only book that has the answers to the basic que stions of life and cl aims to be written by the true God.

This book tells humanity who its Creator The Bible and the future book, why it was created, and its ultimate destiny.

Although the Bible reveals the awesome purpose for human existence, it does so in a carefully coded message. The. Only God can predict the future with that kind of accuracy, and the Bible is the only book ever written that contains prophecy so clear and exact. The history of the reign of Cyrus and what he did for Israel is common knowledge and can be read in any good encyclopedia.

Book Overview Writing from the perspective that the coming The Bible and the future book God's kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological topics in this comprehensive biblical exposition. The two major sections of the book deal with inaugurated eschatology (the "already") and future eschatology (the "not yet").Cited by: The Bible’s Ability to Predict the Future One major feature that separates the Bible from any other book that has ever been written is its ability to correctly predict the future.

Indeed, Scripture contains a wealth of prophecies that were made years before they were accurately fulfilled. The Bible has an amazing record of being right about the future. In fact it has never been wrong, not once, ever. Therefore when God, through his Word, tells us what is in store for our planet, the whole of humanity, and each of us as individuals, we should sit up and take notice because all the evidence tells us that this is what will happen and it affects us directly/5(2).

The Bible and the Future by Anthony A. Hoekema is a somewhat dry and unenjoyable book on a subject that is rich and exciting by definition. Though a lot of work has gone into this text and many helpful things were learned, such as clearly defining the parameters of reformed Biblical Eschatology and the various interpretations of supporting Scripture, it is the opinion of this review that this /5(41).

However, these assertions overlook or ignore the incredible phenomenon of Bible prophecy, which distinguishes the Bible from any other book that has ever been written.

The God of the Bible claims that He can predict the future and bring it to pass. The Bible contains hundreds of prophecies that have come true, and are confirmed by history. The Books of the Bible Poem. Genesis tells the world was made by God’s creative hand; Exodus how the Hebrews marched to gain the promised land.

Leviticus contains the Law, holy and just and good; Numbers records the tribes enrolled, all sons of Abraham’s blood. Moses in. The books discussed in this article illustrate how Jews and Christians have repeatedly gone back to the Bible to shape their present and future.

Though it is an ancient book, the Bible. To put one’s trust in such a Book is not blind religious faith. (For more evidences of the divine inspiration of the Bible see!e Bible’s Proof, a free eBook available from #)!rough the Bible we can peer into the distant past and gaze upon future ages.!rough Bible prophecy we can.

If the Bible predicted the future (what biblical writers call prophecy) to the extent that it cannot be dismissed as mere coincidence, then the source of this book can only be an omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient God who chose to speak his word through individuals for his purposes and design.

Isaiah 48 New Century Version (NCV) God Controls the Future. 48 The Lord says, “Family of Jacob, listen to me. You are called Israel, and you come from the family of Judah.

You swear by the Lord’s name. and praise the God of Israel, but you are not honest or sincere. The Bible not only gives the true story of what happened in the past but also tells what will happen in the future. Humans cannot tell the future. That is why we know that the Bible is from God.

What does the Bible say about the future. It tells about a great war of God. Revelation 5 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) The sealed book of future events 5    Then I noticed in the right hand of the one seated upon the throne a book filled with writing both inside and on its back, and it was sealed with seven seals.

Bible verses related to Future from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order Proverbs - A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps. COVID Resources.

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One of the central questions in prophecy relating to Israel is whether Israel has any future as a nation. The question is by no means easily answered because there is a confusing number of answers to the question. These can be itemized as follows: (1) The point of view that denies that Israel exists today and therefore has no future as a nation, as illustrated in the book The Seed of Abraham.

Writing from the perspective that the coming of God’s kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological topics in this comprehensive biblical exposition. The two major sections of the book deal with inaugurated eschatology (the “already”) and future eschatology (the “not yet”).

Detailed appendix, bibliography, and indexes. Overview of Bible Prophecy. The Bible is unique. It is the only book which has foretold the future with such accuracy. No other religious text has such power or authority. Man cannot predict the future.

Man has no control over world affairs, on the rising and falling of empires. Description of the book "The Bible and the Future": Writing from the perspective that the coming of God's kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological topics in this comprehensive biblical exposition.

The two major sections of the book deal with inaugurated eschatology (the "already") and future. This lesson in Core Faith takes a look at eschatalogy, or the study of end times. This lesson will briefly survey and focus on key topics related to future events.

These areas are: the rapture and great tribulation, our resurrection, the return of Jesus Christ, the millennium and future for national Israel, and future judgments including heaven and hell. But perhaps the most convincing quality of the Bible is its ability to predict the future, for this truly shows that it is a supernatural book.

The Bible doesn't just get it right 25% of the time, which would be good, or 50% of the time, which would be very good, or 75% of the time, which would be outstanding (especially given the number of.

The Bible and Future Events: An Introductory Survey of Last-Day Events - eBook () by Leon Wood Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : Ebook.

General info Esdras (also called 4 Esdras, Latin Esdras, or Latin Ezra) is the name of an apocalyptic book in many English versions of the Bible.

Its authorship is ascribed to Ezra, a scribe. Future Events Foretold The Bible is % accurate concerning prophecy. In the Old Testament alone there are around prophecies concerning the coming Messiah or Christ which were perfectly fulfilled in Jesus Christ, hundreds of years after they were written.

THE Book of Revelation is the final book of the New Testament, a stark account of the Apocalypse and a prophecy of the world coming to an end. The Bible contains hundreds of prophecies predicting future events.

Imagine knowing in advance who will be the next Prime Minister of Great Britain or the President of the United States in Or, what the greatest invention of the 25th century will be. Or what the stock market will do. > Bible tells us about the future.

What would happen in the earth. What does > the Book of Revelation means. The Bible gives us some information about the future, but ultimately we are told that future events will occur according to the Father's will and not our own (cf.

Acts ). Everything the Bible has to say about the future is. Imagine pulling a book off the shelf of your local library and finding a detailed, graphic description of the final moments of human history.

The rise of a world leader with bizarre supernatural powe.