The Beast and Babylon: The Revival of Radical Islam by J.B. Whitelaw-Stevens

By J.B. Whitelaw-Stevens

“The Beast and Babylon” solutions a few age-old questions on the 2 symbolic entities featured within the booklet of Revelation. those symbols have traditionally been typified as a revived Roman Empire, and its God-opposing non secular opposite numbers that get up (in Europe), ahead of the second one Coming of Jesus Christ. against this, this informative and well timed examine finds that the latter-day beast energy rises out of no longer one, yet out of 3 defunct prior empires within the heart East; known—via Daniel’s metaphors—as the lion, undergo, and leopard kingdoms. it sounds as if from Daniel 7:11–12, that lengthy after the final manifestation of the Roman Empire is destroyed, those 3 dormant empires are revived “for a season and a time.”

During their rejuvenation, they reappear in Revelation thirteen and 17 within the type of a tripartite, seven-headed, political/religious beast energy that emerges from the topographies of the traditional Grecian (leopard), Persian (bear), and Babylonian (lion) kingdoms. moreover, those mixed territories surround ten sovereign Islamic “horn” countries that have been printed after the Ottoman Empire used to be abolished ninety-five years in the past. at the present time, lots of those Islamic countries comprise embedded terrorist teams whose fanatical Jihadist leaders are made up our minds to resurrect an intensive pan-Islamic Caliphate, during which to set up Sharia legislation in the course of the international. to accomplish those targets, the latter-day nascent imperial beast power—in conjunction with ten like-minded rebel leaders—must begin an international Jihad to incite struggle at the humans of God, and conspire to spoil a spiritual urban known as “Mystery, Babylon the Great.”

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Revelation: Worthy Art Thou, Our Lord and God, to Receive by Thomas H Penney

By Thomas H Penney

"Revelation - important paintings Thou, Our Lord and God, To obtain Glory and Honor and gear" is a verse via verse exposition that still considers the literary context of John's imaginative and prescient. How usually have biblical studies leaders or pastors refrained from educating or preaching from Revelation since it appeared too mysterious and daunting? The purpose of this remark is to assist academics and preachers. it's going to additionally profit the complex lay individual. Following every one passage or bankruptcy there's a dialogue of alternative perspectives of interpretation.

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Insights on 1, 2 & 3 John, Jude (Swindoll's Living Insights by Charles R. Swindoll

By Charles R. Swindoll

The 15-volume Swindoll’s residing Insights New testomony observation sequence attracts on Gold Medallion Award–winner Chuck Swindoll’s 50 years of expertise in learning and preaching God’s notice. His deep perception, signature easygoing kind, and humor convey a heat and functional accessibility rarely present in commentaries. every one quantity combines verse-by-verse statement, charts, maps, images, keyword phrases, and historical past articles with useful software. The newly up-to-date volumes now comprise parallel displays of the NLT and NASB sooner than every one part. This sequence is a must have for pastors, lecturers, and a person else who's looking a deeply sensible source for exploring God’s Word.

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The Place of Judas Iscariot in Christology by Anthony Cane

By Anthony Cane

Exploring the importance of Judas Iscariot for Christian theology and the tricky matters surrounding Judas, Anthony Cane indicates that targeting the stress among providential and tragic interpretations of Judas within the New testomony and in next writing approximately Judas, is the major to knowing his value. construction at the paintings of Karl Barth and Donald MacKinnon, Cane's argument sheds gentle no longer easily at the approach Judas is known, yet at the means Jesus and the full financial system of salvation are understood. This e-book additionally highlights implications for a way during which matters in terms of anti-Semitism and evil and soreness are so much successfully explored.

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Landscapes of the Song of Songs: Poetry and Place by Elaine T. James

By Elaine T. James

during this masterful new learn of the traditional poetry of the music of Songs, Elaine T. James explores the Song's underlying curiosity within the flora and fauna. attractive with the fields of geography, panorama structure, and literature, James reviews the tendency of students to reify a perceived dichotomy among "nature" and "culture" and in its place argues that the poetic recognition to panorama shows an know-how of a viewer. Nature is right here a poetic machine that informs James's close-readings of agrarianism, gardens, towns, social keep an eye on, and feminism and the gaze within the music. With this two-fold emphasis on panorama and lyric, Landscape of the music of Songs exhibits how the tune over and over envisions a global during which human fans are embedded within the flora and fauna, complexly enfolded in relationships of fragility and care.

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Journey into Silence: Transformation Through Contemplation, by Chaim Bentorah

By Chaim Bentorah

Just You and the Lord, 24/7:
such a lot Christians have skilled a variety of instances of silence sooner than God. We name it “getting ourselves within the temper for worship,” “moments of meditation,” or “having our morning quiet time.” we would also have “soaked” in God’s presence for a longer interval. those are spiritually-enriching reports, yet is there a deeper worth in silence than now we have learned? What wouldn't it be prefer to spend prolonged time in an atmosphere the place you targeted completely on God and His Word—just you and the Lord, 24/7, uninterrupted, with out different responsibilities and not anything to distract you from His loving presence? In Journey into Silence, drawn from his personal real-time magazine entries, Chaim Bentorah unearths the religious advantages of being on my own with God as he describes his stories in 3 various retreats of silence, every one of which lasted a whole week. Wrapped in an ever-deepening closeness with the Lord, the layers of his center have been peeled away, bringing therapeutic and filling him with compassion for an international that should comprehend the affection of Jesus. along with his years of study into Jewish literature and research of historical languages, together with Hebrew, Chaim Bentorah used to be in a position to dig deep into the very center of key phrases from Scripture passages that God referred to as to his cognizance in the course of his occasions of residing in silence. those reflections at the deeper meanings of Hebrew phrases open the depths of God’s Word—drawing us, too, into an intimate dating with God, and fresh and hard us in our religious stroll. Journey into Silence demonstrates how our lives will be reworked as we input into occasions of contemplation, ask yourself, and worship—and then go back to lifestyle, wearing the compassionate center of God to the hurting international round us.

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Second Corinthians and Paul's Gospel of Human Mortality: How by Richard I. Deibert

By Richard I. Deibert

during this shut examining of moment Corinthians and exam of winning attitudes towards loss of life in Greco-Roman Corinth, Richard I. Deibert proposes Paul's actual mortality because the window by which to appreciate either the secret of his collapsing authority in Corinth and the center of his gospel. In his personal event of actual death, Paul reviews the 'deadness' of the resurrected Jesus, which sarcastically communicates existence to him and during him to his congregations. Paul discovers that dying has been transfigured right into a resource of lifestyles and, as a result, that human mortality has been infused with saving energy. This research of human mortality clarifies, either for Paul's day and for our personal, how an important it's to protect the human individual as an inseparable cohesion of physique and soul, and to maintain theology grounded in adventure. Richard I. Deibert's paintings is of important curiosity not just to scholars of early Christian and New testomony heritage, but in addition to scholars of anthropology, philosophy, and theology.

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The Perilous Sayings: Interpreting Christ’s Call to by Amos Winarto Oei

By Amos Winarto Oei

Dr Amos Winarto Oei brings clean readability and knowing of the antitheses of Jesus from the Sermon at the Mount. supplying an intensive assessment of key historic and modern interpretations of Matthew 5:21–48 from striking theologians, Oei illustrates the cohesion surrounding the lessons of Jesus, even between disparate denominational traditions. Dr Oei additionally addresses no matter if the ethics Jesus set out within the antitheses are for Christians purely, or whether or not they are calls for for all members and in addition the kingdom. This publication is the manufactured from large theological study and sound exegesis and offers a transparent argument of the common nature and person scope of the ethics and morality of the main recognized sermon ever preached.

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The Lock & Load Prophecies of God Volume Two: The by James Mark Massa

By James Mark Massa

sooner than we will be able to workout our authority over religious strongholds, we needs to first be loose from their grip. with a view to overcome disgrace, conceited delight, unforgiveness, hatred, sexual sin, violence, and so forth. and set countries unfastened, we'll need to be strolling in freedom as mature believers jogging within the energy and love of God. after we are healed and let out, we will pass in and own the Promised Land and win the hearts of the realm! during this quantity we are going to cover:

The Stronghold of disgrace:
How war Worship Devours Molech

The Stronghold of boastful delight:
How God’s Sword Slays Chemosh and Leviathan

The Stronghold of Unforgiveness:
How Forgiveness Breaks the Curse of Lilith

The Stronghold of valueless Failure:
How Preachers of the Gospel Bury Belial

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