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Things to Come: A Study in Biblical Eschatology

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Because of the prominence of prophecy in Scripture, many excellent books have appeared dealing with prophetic subjects. Until recently, however, the treatment of prophecy has been either apologetic or expository, and prophetic themes have been developed individually apart from their relation to the whole revealed prophetic program. Much of our knowledge has been only ...more
Hardcover, 670 pages
Published July 19th 1965 by Zondervan
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Bart Breen
May 24, 2012 Bart Breen rated it really liked it
Definitive work in Dispensational Eschatology

I read this book as a requirement to ordination back in the late 1980's. It was not an easy work to read through. It is encyclopedic in nature and very academic and dry in terms of it's approach although no doubt, one could find it exciting if you are passionate about dispensational eschatology. (I'm not sure I want meet someone like that, but I'm sure there must be a few out there!) ;)

The value of the book is as a reference and means to study for the
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Michael O'connor
Aug 21, 2014 Michael O'connor rated it really liked it
An excellent book on biblical eschatology. Though large (600 pages), the book includes a detailed table of contents arranged in outline form, giving it a good reference for encyclopedic use. This book is very important for understanding not only the premillennial position but also the proper method of biblical interpretation, to which this book dedicates its first of seven sections. For the study of the premillennial position, the author first gives the posttribulation and midtribulation rapture ...more
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Dec 21, 2014 Read1000books rated it liked it
Shelves: bible-reference
Want to know what's going to happen? Check this out. Whether you have an interest in Bible prophecy or simply want to know about the future and what this old world is coming to, this is the book for you. Plenty of Scripture references, quotations, and documentation throughout. A long (587 pages) but rewarding read.
Peter Last
Nov 13, 2014 Peter Last rated it really liked it
Pretty descent book which considers a lot of spiritual and biblical questions.

This volume is pretty hard to read, not really a surprise considering the subject matter. Even so, I was able to struggle through it and gain a pretty good understanding of different views of things like biblical interpretation, theories on the rapture, and other deep theological questions. Sometimes I think the author shortchanged arguments and theories he didn't agree with, but altogether a good, well-rounded book.
Phule77 Erickson
Dec 11, 2007 Phule77 Erickson rated it it was amazing
This is an absolutely excellent work on biblical prophecy, but it is, in essence, an encyclopedia on the subject. It can be very dry, but at the same time is very intensely interesting if you are into the subject matter.

It starts off with several sections on exactly how scripture should be interpreted, and how that directly affects how we understand prophecy. It compares with other writings, and is very clear in how it draws it's conclusions. An excellent piece of work.
Charlie
Jun 26, 2013 Charlie rated it liked it
The author is patently wrong in many of his claims about church history, and the views presented are somewhat idiosyncratic and outdated, but I still scored it three stars for being such a comprehensive, methodical expression of an American theological school - classical dispensationalism.
Susan
Mar 19, 2016 Susan rated it it was amazing
Excellent. Another wonderful Pentecost book. Laymen or students, really all levels. Pentecost is one of my favorites. The book leads and guides, and I will now read for a second time.
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Jimmy Reagan
Mar 24, 2013 Jimmy Reagan rated it it was amazing
A widely used bestseller! Most every premillennialist has a copy. This volume is often used as a textbook and many pastors I know make it their first choice. A clearly laid-out volume that can help anyone understand the premillennial position.
Michael
Mar 14, 2012 Michael rated it it was amazing
Well done compilation of the Dispensational view of prophecy. It also has an extrememly useful first section on how to interpret biblical prophecy.
Larry
Apr 05, 2008 Larry rated it liked it
the standard text of pretribulation rapture premillennial dispensationalism. well written, but only one side of a complex issue.
John
May 22, 2009 John rated it it was amazing
Shelves: must-have-books
EXCELLENT. Clearly describes and defines prophetic issues in the Bible. Very clear description of the five different views of the rapture. Superb book for understanding Biblical prophecy.
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A must for any who loves Bible Prophecy!!!
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