Revisiting Literalism in Prophecy ~~ The Inspiration of Imagination

Gambling affords the proper metaphor here; I will lay my cards on the table.  I believe that the prophet John, just like the Apostle Paul (2 Cor. 12:1; Gal. 1:12; 2:2; Eph. 3:3; Acts 16:9; 18:9), the Apostle Peter (Acts 10:17), gifted believers (1 Cor. 14:26, 30), and followers of Jesus (Matt. 17:9; Lk. 24:23; … Continue reading Revisiting Literalism in Prophecy ~~ The Inspiration of Imagination

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THE TREE OF LIFE

GRANT Graeco-Roman Antiquities & the New Testament             John’s teachings about the tree of life clearly play an important role in his prophecies.  The main reason for its importance stems from its association with the New Heaven and New Earth in chapters 21-22.  There it is portrayed as part of the eternal blessing for those … Continue reading THE TREE OF LIFE