Why Study End Time Prophecy?
There are some significant issues related to end time prophecy – both positive and negative. Here are some such issues that will illustrate the point:
Issues that may not be appropriate reasons to study prophecy:
- Idle curiosity: Scripture is not written to satisfy our curiosity (Acts 17:21-23 & Is 55:5-11)
- Test of fellowship: If a questionable doctrine must be accepted in order to belong .
- Spiritual pride: Some act like “professional prophecy teachers” who claim to know everything about the future (2Pe 1:20,21)
- Absolute symbols: Don’t look for a “concrete” definition of every symbol. Symbols in the Bible are intentionally vague so as to apply in varied situations and over a long period of time. (Symbolism in Revelation)
Reasons why we SHOULD study prophecy: Read more