One of the most debated portions of the book of Revelation is the identifying mark of the beast mainly the numbers 666. The eschatological acrostic that some have undertaken to come up with an individual in their own specific time has been almost humorous if not sad. 28 more words
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He will render to each one according to his works: to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life; but for those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury.
Below are my notes on the letter to the church at Pergamum. I will also note that I’ve included and excursus into the Binding of Satan below which may prove helpful for future reference. 4,648 more words
In this excerpt from his preface to Revelation: A Shorter Commentary, G. K. Beale (who is J. Gresham Machen Chair of New Testament and professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary) explains why and how he wrote this shorter, more accessible version of his masterful New International Greek Testament Commentary… 680 more words