Eschatology

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  • Linear Cosmology

    The views of different religions on the “End of the world” Eschatology, is the part of religious studies dealing with events of the end of time, and humanity’s final destination. The word is derived from the Greek root Eschatos, which means “last”. Almost all religions and beliefs through all nations around the earth have their own ideas and beliefs about the events that are going at the final days and that will lead to the end of the world. Although there are lots of religions all…

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  • Thessalonians 4: 13 Essay

    C. Lecture 3 –Thessalonians Word Count: 524 1. How should one respond to those who cite 1 Thessalonians 4:13 as a reason for Christians not to grieve when a fellow believer passes away? One major theme of these letters is eschatology regarding the return of Christ. Verse13 has been abused by some believers and used as a directive to not grieve when a loved one goes to “sleep” (a euphemism for death). Grieving is natural and dangerous to suppress. Instead, Paul is making a distinction between…

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  • Analysis Of Antichrist By Daniel

    Antichrist as seen by Daniel Throughout the Bible, passages describe the character of the wicked one known as the Antichrist using both direct prophetic references and types (typology). Within all the verses that allude to him, certain themes are discovered again and again. The composite picture leaves the impression of a fairly simple-minded yet destined individual, driven by an insatiable desire for self-elevation and praise. Like Satan before him, this obsession will eventually cause him to…

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  • Allusions In The Antichrist

    Throughout The Bible, passages describe the character of The Antichrist using both direct prophetic allusions and types (typology). Within all these passages, certain themes are discovered again and again. The composite picture paints a fairly simple-minded yet predetermined individual, driven by an insatiable desire for self-elevation and praise. Like Lucifer before him, this obsession will cause The Antichrist to proclaim himself as God’s co-equal, if not higher. Lucifer’s proclamation is…

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  • Christian Eschatology Vs Secular Futurology

    and contrasts between secular futurology and Christian eschatology and secular futurology raises questions about every organization’s mission and its reason for being. Braaten (1979) says “The future in secular futurology is reached by a process of the world’s becoming. The future in Christian eschatology arrives by the coming of God’s kingdom.” For years, there have been profound dynamisms in this crossroads between the Christian eschatology and secular futurology. Secular futurology…

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  • God's Role In The Tribulational Rapture

    The Antichrist will persecute the saints. Disagreement exists whether these saints include believers in Christ that enter the tribulation period, or whether these saints are “new” believers that come to faith during the tribulation. It all depends on one’s interpretation on the timing of the rapture — God’s removal of believers from the earth by a super-natural snatching away. Various theological interpretations regarding the rapture’s particular timing in regards to The Tribulation is beyond…

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  • The Voyage Of Saint Brendan Analysis

    Found in many early medieval Irish manuscripts, an Immram is the traditional Old Irish tale of a sea voyage in which a saint travels across various islands in search of the Otherworld of eternal bliss. One of the most well known depictions of the sea voyage is The Voyage of Saint Brendan, which follows Saint Brendan and his brothers as they embark on their journey in search of the Promised Land of the Saints. Throughout their legendary seven-year journey, Brendan and his followers encounter an…

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  • Pre Tribulational Rapture Analysis

    The Thin-skinned Tyrant Hits Back—Really Hard The Antichrist is obsessed with persecuting the saints. There is some disagreement over whether or not these saints include believers in Christ that enter into the tribulation period or whether these saints are “new” believers in Christ that come to faith during the tribulation. It all depends on one’s interpretation on the timing of what’s called the rapture; an event where God removes believers from the earth by a super-natural snatching away of…

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  • Hell In The Book Of Revelation

    For as long as there has even been a theological understanding of the existence of God, heaven and the story of humankind’s beginnings, there has been a conversation about hell. The presence of hell hearkens back to the Old Testament and the concept grows throughout the Bible until the great unveiling of its physical manifestation in the book of Revelation. It is this final understanding of what hell will be that sticks in the minds of many Christians and theologians. In fact, what has been…

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  • Jesus's Essay On The Eschatology Of The Kingdom Of God

    In a study of the eschatology of the Kingdom of God, the Bible is very clear on when and how His kingdom is to be. In Matthew 12:28, in the New American Standard Bible it says, “But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you”, here Jesus is explaining how through Him, the Kingdom of God is coming and through His assentation into Heaven, He brings the kingdom into the spiritual realm of this world. In Mark 1:15, it says, “the time has is fulfilled, the…

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