These Last Days: Understanding the End Times

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Bible Study Syllabus • Foreword (by Michael Horton) • Preface to the Expanded Edition • Introduction • Chapter 1 • Endnotes to Preface, Introduction and Chapter 1Study Guide

What does the Bible actually tell us about the end times, and how has the church traditionally understood it? Are we living in the end times, and how does our understanding of this doctrine affect our lives?

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Join us for a time of Bible study and fellowship as we look at this essential element of the Christian faith, “our blessed hope,” the Second Coming of Christ. FREE of course!

Days: Every Saturday, beginning October 26, 2013

Time: 3:30-5:00 PM

Place: To be announced

For more info: Call or text 0927-863-6364 or email dvopilgrim@gmail.com

Class Lessons and Schedule (subject to change):

Part 1 First Things First

Oct. 26—1. Defining Our Terms

Nov. 2—2. A Survey of Eschatological Views

Nov. 23—3. How Do We Interpret Bible Prophecy?

Part 2 Biblical and Theological Concerns

Nov. 30—4. The Covenantal Context of Old Testament Eschatology

Dec. 7—5. These Things Were Foretold

Dec. 14—6. According to the Prophets

Jan. 4—7. Christ and the Fulfillment of Prophecy

Jan. 11—8. The Nature of New Testament Eschatology

Jan. 18—9. The Kingdom of God

Feb. 1—10. The New Creation, the Israel of God, and the Suffering Church

Feb. 8—11. The Antichrist

Feb. 15—12. The Blessed Hope

Part 3 Exposition of the Critical Texts

Feb. 22—13. Daniel’s Prophecy of the Seventy Weeks

Mar. 8 —14. The Olivet Discourse

Mar. 15—15. Romans 11

Mar. 1—16. Revelation 20:1-10

Part 4 Awaiting the Blessed Hope

Mar. 22—17. Signs of the End

Mar. 29—18. Evaluating Millennial Options

Reference: Kim Riddlebarger, A Case for Amillennialism: Understanding the End Times (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2013).

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