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AN ESCHATOLOGY GLOSSARY (2)

PMT 2014-042 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.Confused

In my preceding blog (PMT 2014-041) I began a three-part series which will be defining key concepts in eschatological discussion. Due to the large-scale confusion among so many Christians, I suspect this is very much needed. This article continues from the preceding one.

Eschatology. The term eschatology derives from compounding two Greek terms: eschatos (“last”) and logia (“word, discourse”). Etymologically, eschatology is “the study of the last things.” The term is drawn from certain Scriptural passages that speak of “the last days” (2 Tim. 3:1; Heb. 1:2), “the last time” (1 Pet. 1:20; Jude 18), “the last hour” (1 John 2:18), and other comparable statements.

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