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THE TWO WITNESSES OF REVELATION (2)

PMW 2017-072 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. This is the second and concluding article on the identity of the two witnesses in Revelation. In this installment, I present my own view and a portion of my evidence for it. The first view is that the two witnesses may represent the whole Old Testament order (religious …

THE TWO WITNESSES OF REVELATION (1)

PMW 2017-072 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. The two witnesses in Rev. 11 have generated much discussion among Revelation enthusiasts. Though they only appear here in John’s forensic drama, they play an important role regarding the temple’s destruction. But debate continues over their identity. In this and my next blog posting, I will present the …

TWO KINGDOMS?

PMT 2016-066 a devotional by Don Strickland Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do good; Seek justice, Reprove the ruthless; Defend the orphan, Plead for the widow. I saw her wandering up the sidewalk in front of the Christian bookstore where I worked in Dallas, TX. I saw her almost every day along that busy road. She …

REV 11:2: ISRAEL CAST OUT (1)

PMW 2021-073 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. Rev 11:1-2 is an important passage in John’s drama about Israel’s judgment. There John receives a command to actually engage an action in his visionary experience: “Get up and measure the temple of God and the altar, and those who worship in it. Leave out the court which …

REVELATION’S JUDAIC IMAGES

PMW 2021-042 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. Revelation has an extremely Judaic character. This peculiar characteristic underscores John’s theme of God’s judgment on Israel in AD 70. John’s style is such that “the reader unfamiliar with the OT is hard pressed to make any sense of Revelation” (Beale and Carson). This is because “when reading …

IS REV 20 A REPETITION OF REV 12 (2)?

PMW-2020-074 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. In my last article I introduced my rebuttal to the notion that Rev 20:1–3 (the binding of Satan) recapitulates Rev 12:7ff (Satan’s casting out of heaven). Recapitulation is a common feature within Revelation. But it does not appear everywhere that some think it does. In this article I am …

GOD’S DIVORCE DECREE IN REVELATION (2)

PMW 2020-010 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. This is my second installment on the identity of the seven-sealed Scroll in Revelation. This symbol is crucial to understanding Revelation’s point. I will begin where I left off last time (sounds logical, doesn’t it?). (10) In Revelation 10 we see the scroll fully opened and in a …