The Bible and the Future has ratings and 50 reviews. Dave said: A great resource for a better, and scholarly, understanding of an amillenialist posit. Writing from the perspective that the coming of God’s kingdom is both present and future, Hoekema covers the full range of eschatological. This book is an attempt to set forth biblical eschatology, or what the Bible teaches about the future. As noted in the Appendix, there are three major.

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At the center of history is the Lamb that was slain, the adn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth.

The Bible and the Future

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Berkouwer Gentiles glory God’s gospel Grand Rapids Greek Hades heaven Hendrikus Berkhof Holy Spirit Ibid immortality futurf interpretation Isaiah Israel Israelites Jerusalem Jesus Christ Jews John kingdom kingdom of God Ladd living look Lord Luke Matt Matthew means millennial reign millennium nations Old Testament Old Testament prophets Olivet Discourse Parable Parousia passage Paul Paul’s postmillennial preaching predicted premillennialism premillennialists pretribulationists promise prophecy punishment rapture redeemed redemption reference resurrection body resurrection of believers return of Christ Ridderbos Romans salvation Satan Scripture Second Coming Sheol signs soul speaks teaching Testament believer Theology Thessalonians things tion tribulation unbelievers understanding verse words.

Books by Anthony A. The first two chapters give evidence that both the Old Testament and New Testament have quite a bit to say about the future.

Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Mar 26, Jerry rated it liked it Shelves: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Finally, if you’ve ever doubted the reliability of many of the popular end-time books in your local Christian bookstore, then you should definitely check out the balanced exegesis of Anthony Hoekema.


So it runs from just after the first coming until just before the second coming. Visit our Help department. About Westminster Bookstore Westminster Seminary. His robust historical, theological, and biblical grasp of each doctrine he takes up to teach hoekwma this work on eschatology one of the go-to works on the subject.

: The Bible and the Future: Anthony A. Hoekema

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Universalism goes back to Origen, English Choose a language for shopping. Anthony Hoekema presents one of the most prominent evangelical works on eschatology in the first part of his three-volume journey through the major tenets of Reformed theology. In Chapter 14 Hoekema goes through the major millennial views, traditional premillennial, dispensational premillennial, postmillennial, and amillenial.

Some of the silliness of premil aside, their answers are more satisfactory. A survey perspective hhoekema a variety of eschatalogical perspectives – really helpful in trying to find a lens to look at Revelation, Daniel, Ezekiel, Matthew 24, etc.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. You are commenting using your WordPress. One of the best studies on eschatology available. May 10, Logan Almy rated it really liked it. Some texts fuuture an imminent return, some indicate a delayed return, and some indicate uncertainty about the time.

The book closes with a glorious look at the new earth.

The Bible and the Future – Anthony A. Hoekema : Eerdmans

The first is a small section dealing with inaugurated eschatology in which Hoekema importantly proves that eschatology is not reserved for the apocalyptic literature of Daniel and Revelation. Recent Trends in Eschatology. Hoekema is fair and thorough in his presentation of all the mainstream themes of biblical eschatology, but in the end he makes the strongest case for Amillennialism I’ve ever read.

His “Critique of Dispensational Premillenialism” was the highlight of the book. I still have more questions, but Hoekema’s work does a great job at explaining and presenting an amillenial position, as well as showing how the dispensational hermeneutic and hoekeka fails to do justice to what Scripture says. A good place to begin a study of the Reformed Amillennial view.


The book is divided blble two major sections. Conclusion There are many evangelical works on eschatology. Literature Theology Apocrypha and Pseu Free of sensationalism, he evinces a reverence for the Scriptures and a measured scholarship The Old Testament tells a little about Hoekma, the place of the dead, or the grave.

Selected pages Title Page. Hoekema does not allow this kind of thinking after reading his book because he presents the entire Bible, all of redemptive history, and all of the Christian life as having an eschatological twang to them.

Free of sensationalism, he evinces a reverence for the Scriptures and a measured scholarship. Hoekema rejects soul sleep.

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History is the sphere of God’s redemption, in which he triumphs over man’s sin through Christ yoekema once again reconciles the world to himself II Cor. What usually surrounds this doctrine is controversy and unhelpful charts. One of the better eschatology works out there.

He has a charitable tone through out and represents opposing view points judicially. Hpekema, his claim that the text nowhere says we are reigning on earth is simply false on at least two counts. Jesus spoke of the kingdom of God in both present tense and future tense.

So a better word for amillenialism is realized millenialism.