This is still a problematic book.
Either it drove off the previous tenants of this blog, or I did. It’s a scarey book, as Quakerbear said, and I’ve always had real mixed feelings about it.
Is it prediction? Or symbolic? What happened, or what will happen, or what always happens?
In this part that just ended, God has taken up his reign, and his supporters are glad he has; meanwhile scarey phenomena continue.
Is that a past event, or a future one, or an “all-moments” condition? I’d vote for all moments.
Why does “the devil” still seem so influential, at least in the “larger” events of this world? In the book itself, human beings continue to suffer Heaven-to-Earth violence. This taking up of God’s authority seems to happen (at least the commentary I’m reading says so) between one “woe” and another.
So what’s going on, with this?