Basic Eschatology - An Introduction to Bible Prophecy

Eschatology is the branch of systematic theology that deals with the second coming of Christ, resurrection, judgment, the end of the world, and eternity.  We know that -ology means a study of, and the Greek word eschatos means last.  The word eschatology is a study of last things.  Eschatos is translated last 46 times in the King James Version of the New Testament.  Sometimes it is contrasted with first.  For example, see Matthew 19:30; 20:16; 27:64.  It is frequently used with day or days.  Some references are John 6:39, 40; 11:24; Acts 2:17; 2 Timothy 3:1.

In our study of eschatology we are not going to limit ourselves to the study of the last days.  Instead, we will take a broad look at predictive Scriptures.  In other words, eschatology to us will be the study of Bible prophecy

 

Part One: Fulfilled Prophecy

 
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