Ancient Words, Present Hope: What the Old Testament Teaches us about Revelation

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This book was originally published as:

de Waal, K. B. (2015). Ancient words, present hope: What the Old Testament teaches us about Revelation. Warburton, Australia: Signs.

ISBN: 9781925044270


220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)


When John the Revelator read the scriptures to learn about Jesus and God’s plan for our world, he read what we know as the Old Testament. So when he tried to understand and explain the visions he received on the island of Patmos in his letter to the first-century church, it was natural that he would use its references, symbols and ideas.

As such, the Old Testament offers valuable resources for our understanding of the Book of Revelation as 21st-century readers, particularly as it points us anew to Jesus— Revelation’s victorious Lamb and coming King.


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