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Dreams/visions

Discussion in 'Eschatology - Endtimes & Prophecy Forum' started by OffGrid, Oct 12, 2019 at 11:04 PM.

  1. OffGrid

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    ive come to find that revelation should be interpreted in the same manner that the dreams were interpreted in the Old Testament? How do others feel about this?
    As both are filled with symbologies.
     
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    Can you explain what you mean a little better? Revelation as in the last book of the Bible?
     
  3. vinsight4u

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    /nvm
     
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  4. watchtower08

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    Personally, I've met people who have interpreted Revelation on both ends of the Spiritual spectrum. I have met someone on the "so spiritually minded they are no Earthly good" side claim that Revelation has absolutely nothing to do with future events at all, and I've met many that take it extremely literal. I've always loved Jesus' analogy of a narrow path being the one that leads to life, because our walk with God needs to be balanced. Lean too much on either side, you might fall it.

    I always try to interpret it through the lens of, well, Scripture. For example, since you brought up interpreting Revelation like they did in the OT days, do Daniel 7:9-14 and Revelation 20:10-15 describing the same event? If they are, why are there differences in the accounts?
     
  5. OffGrid

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    Clearly it does contain future events as the new heaven new earth and new Jerusalem are described and death has not been eliminated.

    Also the other person did not mention the 4 living creatures, and the harlot.

    Babylon is described in Isaiah so clearly and similarly as the USA that I must assume the USA will have a similar fate, even if it is not Babylon. As America is known as 'the hammer of the world'.

    I was simply stating that the way Joseph, Daniel, and other characters decider dreams as symbologies is similar if not identical to the way revelation is layer out, much like a parable. Therefore one thing could potentially mean more than 2 things. And I wanted to share that, as it's rather important when reading revelation.

    I think the visions in Daniel were sealed up because they are meant for people in the end times. I believe that the reason the accounts were slightly different is because Daniel is more focused on certain events such as the tribulation and gives insight as to missing information only those with insight might have.

    Nonetheless the Old Testament holds answers to the New Testament and vice versa, also as a wiseman once said. What's happened before will happen again..
     
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    I feel pretty good about it........

    Kindgdom Bible Studies Revelation Series Part 1
    Through the years I have ministered the Word in Bible studies, seminars, and church services of various types. When there has been a question and answer session, or when opportunity was granted for people to request teaching along a particular line, the most often requested subject has been — THE BOOK OF REVELATION!
    I have met people who were babes in Christ, carnal Christians whose lives were a mess, they had incredible problems and needs, including deliverance, and instead of prayer or counsel or messages that would help them overcome and grow up in Christ, they wanted me to teach them the book of Revelation! "Yeah, brother, that’s for me, lay it on me, I want the book of Revelation!

    Today, many Christians are confused. They are tossed too and fro with every new book that hits the market or every new fad end-time scheme introduced by some celebrity preacher. The popularity of the Revelation today is due to man’s insatiable curiosity regarding the future, the interest in the unknown tomorrow, which characterizes the restless human soul. To claim that in the pages of the Revelation we can see the signs of the present times and thus predict the tomorrows; to pull back the veil and claim to lay bare the future is to attract an audience, for that is the nature of man — fascination with the future! And that is the thrust of the scores of books always appearing, almost all of them claiming to be able to unravel and accurately predict the great world events about to unfold. Man reveres the past, but he is intoxicated by the heady wine of prophecy. The very claim, then, of these many books — that they can reveal to us things which are soon to come — helps to explain the popularity of those books on the Revelation.
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    Revelation explained from a 1st century fulfillment view........

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    Joel 2:28 And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh;
    and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:

    Acts 2:17 'And it shall be in the last days is saying the God, I shall be pouring out from the Spirit of Me upon all flesh and shall be prophesying the sons of ye and the daughters of ye and the young-ones of ye visions shall be seeing and the elders of ye dreams shall be dreaming'. [Joel 2:28]
    and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams;
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  8. vinsight4u

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    /nvm
     
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    /nvm
     
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