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Twenty-five Cents

Several years ago, a preacher from out-of-state accepted a call to a church in Houston, Texas. Some weeks after he arrived, he had an occasion to ride the bus from his home to the downtown area. When he sat down, he discovered that the driver had accidentally given him a quarter too much change. As he considered […]

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Beacons of Light

Several people have said to me in the past, when we were discussing the Bible, the only thing we really need to worry about is salvation, all the rest of the stuff like the mark of the beast, and prophecy and all those details really aren’t important at all. And I have to say that […]

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Methods of Interpretation

“Methods of interpretation” is a catch-all phrase that has a lot of bearing on the interpretation of Bible prophecy. The phrase “methods of interpretation” describes a set of ideas or a particular view in a person’s head before he starts to study and interpret prophecy. Methods of interpretation include religious views, spiritual presuppositions, scholastic assumptions […]

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The Four Rules of Interpretation

These rules are based on consistent behavior that recurs without exception throughout the book of Daniel [as well as the book of Revelation]. Rule One ~ Chronology Each Apocalyptic Prophecy has a beginning point and an ending point in time and the events within each prophecy occur in the order they are given. When the […]

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‘Are You Jesus?’

A few years ago a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago. They had assured their wives that they would be home in plenty of time for Friday night’s dinner. In their rush at the airport, with tickets and briefcases, one of the salesmen inadvertently kicked over a table which held […]

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