The Olivet Discourse
It is important to briefly go back over some basic rules of hermeneutic in our study of the Olivet Discourse.
If we take the Day of the Lord language of Isaiah 34 literally, it creates some massive, insurmountable contradictions in Scripture.
Looking deeper at the language of Isaiah 34 and its prediction of the passing of heaven and earth proves that the language cannot be taken literally.
The great prophecy of Isaiah 34, cited in the NT, effectively demonstrates the metaphoric nature of Hebraic prophetic language of the Day of the...
The Lord coming out of heaven language in Matthew 24 is not new! The Lord came out of heaven (but not literally) in Isaiah 30-31-- to destroy Assyria!
Isaiah gives us insight in to the language of Matthew 24-- and the resurrection!
What is the REASON WHY the creation of Isaiah 24 to be destroyed? The answer falsifies modern eschatologies!
According to Isaiah 24, "creation" would be destroyed when "the people" dwelling in "the city" that sat in the middle of "the land" was judged for...
A comparison of Isaiah 24- the Little Apocalypse- with the language of Matthew 24:29f is immensely helpful!
The amazing chapter of Jeremiah 51 helps us to understand Hebraic apocalyptic language.
Isaiah 13 foretold the destruction of Babylon at the hands of the Medes. Over a hundred years later Jeremiah repeated that prophecy, and his...
Looking deeper at Isaiah 13 shows that the language of the Day of the Lord- the language that Jesus employed in Matthew 24:29f- is clearly metaphoric.