By Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum
Utilizing the booklet of Revelation as an finish time street map, Dr. Fruchtenbaum weaves the prophetic writings of the Hebrew Scriptures and Messiah s teachings to bare God s plan for the way forward for Israel and the area. Dr. Fruchtenbaum gathers the numerous items of the prophetic puzzle and areas them in sequential order with the end result summed up by means of Dr. Charles Ryrie in his foreword: those that learn this publication can't support yet be recommended and encouraged via his paintings. Footsteps is targeted, thorough and scholarly, but written in a mode that the common reader can simply comprehend. With a wealth of knowledge drawn from his Jewish historical past and vast study, the writer even tackles the matter passages to supply a entire evaluate of the complete variety of prophetic fact.
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Whenever the word stone is used symbolically, it is always a symbol of the Second Person of the Trinity, God the Son, the Lord Jesus, the Messiah of Israel. Whenever the word mountain is used symbolically, it is always a symbol of a king, kingdom, or throne. Thus, following the Fourth Gentile Empire, God will set up His own Kingdom. 44b). In the end the image of Gentile domination 24 The Times of the Gentiles will be smashed at the Second Coming. Once Gentile domination is thus smashed by the Messianic Stone, the Kingdom of God is set up, and it is set up by this Stone.
The Two Witnesses - 11:3-14 d. The Seventh Trumpet - 11:15-19 e. Israel in the Tribulation - 12:1-17 f. The Beast from the Sea - 13:1-10 g. The Beast from the Earth - 13:11-18 h. Midtribulation Announcements - 14:1-20 3. The Second Half - 15:1 – 16:21 a. The Prelude - 15:1-8 b. The Bowl Judgments - 16:1-21 4. Recurrence: The Two Babylons - 17:1 – 18:24 a. Ecclesiastical Babylon (First Half ) - 17:1-18 b. Political Babylon (Second Half ) - 18:1-24 C. The Second Coming and the Aftermath - 19:1 – 20:3 1.
Once again, as in Daniel two, the uniqueness of the Fourth Empire is emphasized; it is stated that this empire will go through several stages. The interpretation will be discussed later. But for now it is enough to note that the fourth beast does represent a Fourth Gentile Empire. The third vision is found in verses 9-12. This third vision takes place in Heaven. In verses 9-10 the vision is of the Throne of God the Father, Who is described under the title of the Ancient of Days. He is viewed as a judge, and the book of judgment is opened.