On the tamiyd or ‘continual’ of Daniel 8

October 31, 2014 Leave a comment

The prophecy of Daniel 8 reveals that cosmological corruptions in the scriptures originated during the reign of the second century BC Selucud king Antiochus IV, represented by the little horn of a goat which grows up to the sky and casts stars, the host of heaven, heaven itself, and the truth to the ground. [Dan. 8:10]

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Comments on ‘R. Govett and the First Woe’

June 29, 2014 Leave a comment

Robert Govett’s commentary on Revelation 9:1-11 is part of his exposition of the Apocalypse. His exposition of the First Woe prophecy, from an abridged edition of his commentary, is provided in this pdf file: R. Govett on the First Woe.

Govett claimed the woe-trumpets described in this chapter begin the great tribulation. “With the woe-trumpets the time of Great Tribulation on earth begins. Matt. xxiv. 21, 22.” Govett identified the “bottomless pit” with “hell.” He said men will become “fearfully immortal” for five months, the time associated with the first woe: “Men are made fearfully immortal during five months of Satan’s reign.”

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Andrew Jukes on the biblical types

June 6, 2014 Leave a comment

The following is a discussion of the typology of the Pentateuch, by Andrew Jukes.

Andrew John Jukes. The law of the offerings in Leviticus I-VII, considered as the appointed figure of the various aspects of the offering of the body of Jesus Christ. J. Nisbet and co., 1869. pp. 1-33.

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R. Govett on Heb. 5, 6

May 31, 2014 Leave a comment

This post presents another chapter of Robert Govett’s book, “Entrance into the Kingdom, or Reward According to Works,” [Charles J. Thynne, London 1922. https://archive.org/details/entranceintoking00gove. CHAPTER 4, pp. 69-104.]

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R. Govett on the rest in Heb. 3, 4

May 31, 2014 Leave a comment

This post presents chapter 3 of Robert Govett’s book, “Entrance into the Kingdom, or Reward According to Works,” [Charles J. Thynne,  London 1922. https://archive.org/details/entranceintoking00gove. CHAPTER 3, pp. 39-68.]

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R. Govett on Philippians 3

May 30, 2014 Leave a comment

The following is chapter 2 of Robert Govett’s book, “Entrance into the Kingdom, or Reward According to Works,” [Charles J. Thynne,  London 1922. https://archive.org/details/entranceintoking00gove. CHAPTER 2, pp. 24-46.]

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R. Govett on faith and works

May 30, 2014 Leave a comment

This post presents the first chapter from Robert Govett’s book: “Entrance into the Kingdom; or, Reward According to Works.” [Charles J. Thynne,  London 1922. https://archive.org/details/entranceintoking00gove. CHAPTER I, pp. 9-23.] Govett here discusses the relationship between the gift of salvation, and the believer’s rewards for their works.

Information about Govett’s life is available in a thesis by D.E. Seip, (2009): Robert Govett: his understanding of the millennium.

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