A Study of Revelation

Introduction to Revelation:

by Lonnie Woodruff and Mike Scott

Revelation is the crowning touch of symbolism used throughout the Scriptures. It brings together many symbols, both in the Old Testament and New Testament, and develops a tremendous cohesiveness of all symbolic language throughout the Bible. Before beginning a study of the book of Revelation we need to discuss how to study to determine the meaning of the symbols in the Bible. We are going to begin by examining how many of the events of the Old Testament symbolize events to come during the Christian Dispensation. Continue reading

The Day of Atonement

The Day of Atonement, yom kippur, is the most sacred of all days in the Jewish year. On this day the Jewish people performed “the supreme act of national atonement for sin” (Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia, vol. I, p. 604). It has been called “the good Friday of the Old Testament” (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, vol. I, p. 327). Philo, a first century Jew, called it “the greatest of the feasts” (Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, vol. I, p. 316).

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God’s Ownership

You send your son to a university that has an excellent academic reputation. For four years he is an exceptional student. He maintains a 3.9 grade point average. He is involved in the leadership of several campus organizations. He graduates with honors.

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