• The New Jerusalem Article by S.M. Baugh

    FROM TABLETALK | November 2013

    The book of Revelation is a visionary tapestry woven from threads drawn from all of Scripture, giving us a unique view into the Lord’s grand purpose for us: to glorify Him and enjoy Him forever. Before we turn to the New Jerusalem passage in Revelation 21:9–22:5, we need to look at two foundational issues. The first thing to recognize is that Revelation is prophecy (Rev. 1:3; 22:7, 10, 18–19). This means that visions and dreams are to be expected here because symbolic visions are the normal mode of communication through a prophet (see Num. 12 … View Resource

  • That the Scriptures Might Be Fulfilled Article by John Piper

    FROM TABLETALK | October 2011

    The glory of Jesus Christ shines more clearly when we see Him in His proper relation to the Old Testament. He has a magnificent relation to all that was written. It is not surprising that this is the case, because He is called the Word of God incarnate (John 1:14). Would not the Word of God incarnate be the sum and consummation of the Word of God written? Consider these summary statements and the texts that support them. 1. All the Scriptures bear witness to Christ. Moses wrote about Christ (John 5:39, 46). 2. All the Scriptures are … View Resource

  • The Worldwide Gospel Article by Jerry Bridges

    FROM TABLETALK | October 2008 | Matthew 24

    In His monumental discourse on the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70, and His second coming at the end of the age (Matt. 24–25), Jesus covers a vast amount of territory. While all of the discourse is important, there are certain statements that stand out in the same way that higher peaks rise above an entire mountain range. One such peak is Matthew 24:14: “And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” These words from Jesus stand in a long line … View Resource