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All articles & reviews tagged with eschatology

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November 2019
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Waiting for the Lord’s Return

I grew up with some very mixed-up ideas about the Second Coming. I hope I have a clearer understanding of the subject than I had then. Of course, I still have lots of unanswered questions about the great event. But the question I ask myself more than any other is this: ‘how much do…

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Review

November 2019
Reviews > Book

Last Things First

Christians are sometimes warned about the danger of being so heavenly-minded that they are of no earthly use. Yet C. S. Lewis maintained (in Mere Christianity) that the witness of history is that those who did most for the present world were those who thought most about the next. In this book, which began…

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November 2019
Reviews > Book

Raised with Christ: How the Resurrection Changes Everything

This is one of those books that addresses something that is blindingly obvious in the Bible, but which has been persistently overlooked in the church. The book’s subtitle (drawn from a Tim Keller quote) says it all — ‘How the resurrection changes everything’. It’s impossible to read this book without being challenged by just…

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November 2019
Reviews > Book

What the Bible Teaches About the Future

Peter Bloomfield has done us all a great service in thoroughly tackling the issues that believers and the whole world face as we approach the future and our Lord’s return in glory. He answers from Scripture in 22 clear, uncompromising chapters many of the questions on many minds. He deals helpfully with the Old…

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August 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Eschatology – The Future of the Jews

Questions about eschatology eventually must deal with the matter of the future of the Jews. Obviously, in the time of the Old Testament, the Jews were identified as the chosen people of God. Of course, it must not be forgotten that they were not chosen simply to enjoy the blessings of God by themselves.…

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Historical

July 1999
Articles > Historical

The Puritans and the return of Christ

The hope of the return of Jesus is always presented in Scripture as the great purifying hope of the church. 'For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; looking for…

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June 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Eschatology: The Rapture

In considering matters of the future it must be plainly understood that human beings can know only what God chooses to reveal to them. You might think you know which team will win a football match. But you will be proven wrong many times. You might say who will win the next political election.…

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