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Understanding End Times Prophecy: A Comprehensive Approach

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Many Christians think of end-times prophecy as a gigantic, intimidating puzzle—difficult to piece together and impossible to figure out. But every puzzle can be solved if you approach it the right way.

Paul Benware compares prophecy to a picture puzzle. Putting the edge pieces together first builds the 'framework' that makes it easier to fit the other pieces in their place.
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Paperback, 432 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Moody Publishers (first published August 1st 1995)
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Evghenii Sologubenco
Feb 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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A great summary with some detail for a student of Eschatology. This book presents a good systematic approach to biblical studies. It argues for grammatical-historical method of prophecy interpretation and presents the different view on eschatology providing a balanced evaluation. The author writes from the point of view of pre-milenialism and pre-tribulationsim. I had read this book over ten years ago for the first time and found it very helpful and still recommend it for the students of eschato ...more
Lori
Sep 17, 2007 rated it it was amazing
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What an amazing and thorough look at the various views of Prophecy. While he discusses the Pre, Post and A Millinial views (among a few others) he shows how the Pre-Mil view is the most consistent view with Scripture. It begins with a premise based upon the promise of God to the Israelites and how that promise is unconditional and must still yet be fulfilled. No matter what viewpoint you hold, it is a must read. Very thorough, yet easy to grasp and comprehend. A great book for anyone who desires ...more
Jon Winkelman
Jul 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is probably one of the clearest and most comprehensive books on Bible prophecy. It is premillennialism, dispensational, and pretribulational. In a time where solid, literal, Biblical interpretation is lacking Benware presents a book that is readable as well as Biblical. Should be read by anyone claiming to be fundamental.
Susan
Mar 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Just had to review this wonderful author. His style is clear and so informative. For any level I think above beginner. The info is tight, pertinent and more than the 'basic' prophecy book. My favorites have been and are Walvoord, Martyn Lloyd Jones, Pentecost and others. Beware has joined my favorites!
L. R. Bouligny Bouligny
I would give this 3.5 stars if I could. Benware does a good job of making end times events palpable, and goes to great length to arrange them in sequential order. Very clear, easy to read, pre-millennial perspective.
Billy
Feb 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
IMO the best book on Eschatology from a Dispensational perspective for the layman. Easy to read. Benware is clear and concise. He treats each millennial view fairly and provides a critique of the opposing views stating why they are incorrect. This should be on every Christian's shelf.
Darrin Niday
Jul 26, 2011 rated it really liked it
really good read lots of information, a little deep in some places though
Stacey
Mar 14, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I marked this book on almost every page. It was an incredibly helpful tool to understanding what will happen in the end. I still pull it out to refresh my memory from time-to-time.
Tim Senter
Oct 03, 2016 rated it liked it
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Good description and comparative of the varied eschatological views and beliefs.
Fe Cruz
Jan 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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easy to understand, less confusing. i will recommend it for our Sunday school class. it is a reference for my own study.
John Wiley
Aug 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Helpful eschatology text
Kay
Mar 16, 2015 rated it did not like it
Great book if you are myopic and can only understand the end times from a dispensational view. The author is dismissive of other views. It was required reading.
Richard Shin
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Extremely clear and biblical
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From Dr. Benware's official website:

Dr. Paul Benware is currently a professor in the Bible department at Arizona Christian University in Phoenix, Arizona. He came to ACU in the summer of 2008 when it was then known as Southwestern College.

Before coming to serve at ACU, Dr. Benware was on the faculty of the Los Angeles Baptist College (now the Master’s College), and on the faculty of the Moody Bibl
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