No one can deny that the world is in trouble. Tragedy stalks our streets. Violence and bloodshed fill the news. How do we explain so much chaos? Is there any hope for peace in our time? Dr. David Jeremiah's dramatic narrative on the Book of Revelation answers these and many more challenging questions, by unraveling the imagery and explaining the significance of the events described in the last book of the Bible. Within its pages are the hope and encouragement we need to lift us from the gloom of present events to the promise of a brilliant future.Publishers Description
No one can deny that the world is in trouble. Tragedy stalks our streets. Violence and bloodshed fill the news. How do we explain so much chaos? Is there any hope for peace in our time? Dr. David Jeremiah's dramatic narrative on the Book of Revelation answers these and many more challenging questions, by unraveling the imagery and explaining the significance of the events described in the last book of the Bible. Within its pages are the hope and encouragement we need to lift us from the gloom of present events to the promise of a brilliant future.
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Release Date Nov 10, 2001
Publisher Thomas Nelson
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|Escape The Coming Night Jan 3, 2007|
|I got so much from this book that I ordered it for a 90 year old Christian friend. She tells me that it is the best book on prophecy that she has ever read and she keeps going back to it.|
|Nonacademic, Storytelling Approach to Explain Book of Revelation.... Aug 18, 2006|
|Dr. Jeremiah in this book, as in his Turning Point television broadcast, uses anecdoctes in explaining scriptural truth, in this case the book of Revelation. Even though Jeremiah is right on theologically, his story-telling style might be frustrating for readers who want to get straight to the verses, word study, context, and just a more academic approach to understanding Revelation. On the other hand, people who enjoy Bible-based fiction or those who just don't want to strain their brain with study, might appreciate being introduced to Revelation through this book. If you like this book, I'd recommend Jeremiah's HANDWRITING ON THE WALL, which is a similar style commentary on the Old Testament book of Daniel, and which would actually be helpful to read first, since some of Revelation is based on Daniel. For those wanting a more academic approach to Revelation, I recommend Ryrie's more academic REVELATION as accessible to the beginner, and still more detailed would be the commentaries of Walvoord, Robert Thomas, or even Newell. All of these, like Jeremiah, hold to the conservative, evangelical "pre-trib, pre-mil" endtimes view that the rapture will take place before ("pre") a 7-year tribulation before a literal millial (i.e., 1000 years) reign of Messiah on Earth.|
|"Right up there with 'Dragons, Grasshoppers, & Frogs' as best in class!" Dec 18, 2005|
While not every word of the tape series in contained in the book, this book is nevertheless one of the best on Revelation. Until I read "Dragons, Grasshoppers, & Frogs", I thought this was the easiest commentary on the book. But "Dragons" is specifically written for teens and newbies, and is quite a bit more practical and better organized.
Jeremiah is premillennial and pretribulational. If you are not of that persuasion, you will be really disappointed--not to mention confused. I am, so I wasn't.
|A Companion to the Book of Revelation Oct 8, 2005|
|A companion to the Book of Revelation, ESCAPE THE COMING NIGHT, takes much of the guess-work out of interpreting one of the most difficult books in the Bible. His easy-reading, yet didactic, writing style makes David Jeremiah one of today's most popular experts on prophecy. This book is anything but discouraging and full of doom; on the contrary, it is full of hope for those who understand its message. J. Lawyer|
|Too many errors May 31, 2003|
|I was enjoying Mr. Jeremiah's chapter on what the spirit|
said to the seven churches. Then I came upon this
comment by the author: "Herodotus, the historian, records
that over the course of many years the church in Sardis had
acquired a reputation for lax moral standards." My enthusiasm
dropped a bit with that. Herodotus wrote his history in 440 B>C. That was hundreds of years before the Christian era.
The report on the Sardis church had to have come from some other historian. I tried to ignore this error and just enjoy
the insights about Revelation. Then, Mr. Jeremiah tells us that
the Emperor Constantine reigned in the third century. Well,
no, he didn't. Constantine was emperor in the fourth century.
Call this nitpicking if you will. After all I'm not a scholar
or a writer. But I am a pretty fair reader, and it seems to me
that an author needs to make sure of all his facts, lest his
readers begin to wonder if he has command of even his main topic. I'll finish the book though. He is probably as much an
authority on the book of Revelation as almost anyone else.
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