The New Testament: Johannine writings

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St Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2004 - Religion - 291 pages
Aimed at the non-specialist reader, this edition covers the Johannine literature? Revelation, the Gospel, and the Epistles?and tackles all the perplexing issues the Book of Revelation presents: the strange creatures, the numbers 666 and 144,000, the Millennium, and socalled ?futuristic prophecy.? The detailed exegesis of the originalGreek also explains enigmatic phrases in the Gospel, such as ?the Word was God? and the ?Word became flesh,? along with curiosities such as Jesus' betrayal and burial in a garden.

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Contents

Introduction
9
Invitation to All Believers to Martyrdom
39
The Seven Seals and Seven Trumpets
63
The Forbearance of the Martyrs
87
Divine Retribution
101
s The New Jerusalem
109
The Gospel Preparation
131
The Spreading of the Gospel
151
Openness to the Gentiles
197
The Farewell Speech
217
Betrayal and Death of Jesus
235
Witness to Christs Resurrection
253
The JOHANNINE EPistles
269
Index of Scripture Cited
279
Index of Subjects
285
Copyright

The Jerusalem Leaderships Refusal of the Gospel
165

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