It is here where Hendricksen makes his most definitive statements. So, this preacher and his wife, and the other man and his wife - she was the organist, I think - prayed. In a book as magnificent as Revelation, written by the master story-teller, we should expect many different layers! The author to me at times gave too information but as he cared on it got much better,because he didn't focus on factual teaching but on are are more than conquerors because of Christ who dwells with us and because of Him we've all ready won. And we let little rubbish around us upset us? To take Omaha Beach, America lost 2,400 soldiers. Daniel did not let his circumstances influence how he thought about God; he let how he thought about God influence his circumstances. And that psalm and that quotation reminds us that it has always been the lot of God's people to suffer.
And then back of Titus are his triumphant legionnaires, and so he is riding through the city of Rome. There's another crucifixion worse than any of them. God has wonderful ways of working. This is the one that you want to read cover to cover because it is so elegantly written and easy to read. Only what's done for God will last.
They taught they were strong. It has affected the way I view the world past and present, and it gives me direction as I disciple my kids. It is that, Paul says, which secures our sense of salvation, our assurance, our servitude, that God will redeem us in the end. Verse 36, you see is a quotation from Psalm 44, verse 22. In the original there are no chapters. They were accustomed to a triumph, to a victory, to the conqueror; and Paul uses one of those words.
In arms against us, if the friends of sin, spurns his son. Our Lord, some truths of Your word are so marvelous that we want to believe them more than anything else. Not only in His benefits, but in His persecution. The only thing lost was the impurities. Yea, when death comes, that breaks all other unions, even that of the soul and body, it carries the believer's soul into the nearest union with its beloved Lord Jesus, and the full enjoyment of him for ever. Hendricksen spends his early chapters introducing an eclectic, parallelism approach to interpreting the seven sections of Revelation.
Paul says tribulation or trouble cannot separate us from the love of Christ. I'm now on an unapologetic crusade to spread this book among my friends and family. Indeed, the word seems a bit of a misnomer amid the chaos and carnage of war. Bible scholars will appreciate it thoroughness and the distinctive approach. No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us. Throughout the book he presents a series of propositions which, when compiled, provide an excellent overview of all the book's principles.
Although I wish he'd have explained some things in more depth, any reader will have to agree that he has a solid command of Biblical knowledge and the information he does present in this book is simply superb. If we murmur, complain and focus on how unfair everything seems to be in a difficult situation, we are not helping resolve the issue. I speak as if insane. If God is helping you see a pattern of wrong thoughts in your past, it is not because He is mad at you or disappointed in you. There were two major apparent contradictions in the book. I guess I like my eschatology a little more, shall we say, pronounced. The initial promise in Gen 3:15; 2.
He is a former news editor at GoLocalProv. Hendricksen does approach the topic from an amillennial perspective, which may be new or different for some readers, but his interpretation offers a completely compelling and thought-provoking exploration of Revelation. This too answers to a point that Paul has made. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory… him. I can't confess it for you. There's a famous story from Francis Schaeffer when he sat down in the Bible Presbyterian Church in St. Hendriksen begins the book with chapters providing a general analysis, unity and diversity, symbolism found, and an overview of the basis for interpretation.
As part of your arsenal of understanding, it would be hard to do much better than Hendriksen as a starting place. When you think of Paul, you think of that weak little man. He saved you that you might be conformed to the image of His Son, however costly that may be. But in all these things, we more than conquer through the One having loved us. And of course this too answers to a point that Paul has made. In verses 18 through 30, he gives us words of comfort and then finally in verses 31 to 39, he gives us a summary. Robert fervently believes every Christian is a miracle-working explosion of the Kingdom waiting to happen.
By the merit of his death he paid our debt. In all these things we are triumphantly victorious due to the one who loved us. There are many illustrations in the Old Testament of God bringing miraculous victory to His people, Israel. I found More Than Conquerors both boring and tedious. For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, Nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.