The NT’s Presuppositions about the OT (Beale)

This is a detailed and meticulous manual on how to exegete and interpret NT texts that refer in some way to OT texts/themes/stories: Handbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament by G. K. Beale. It's not the easiest or most exciting book out there, but it is full of very helpful information.… Continue reading The NT’s Presuppositions about the OT (Beale)

The 2 Witnesses of Revelation 11

(This is a slightly edited repost from May, 2008) Just who are those two witnesses in Revelation 11:1-14? Who are those two “olive trees” and “lampstands that stand before the Lord of the earth”?  Well, some say literally there will be two specific men/witnesses with unsurpassed power at the end of the age.  Others say… Continue reading The 2 Witnesses of Revelation 11