"This is a clear map to guide readers through Revelation's alien terrain. Poythress shows us how to grasp and relish the many layers of rich symbolism. He also shows us how God intends to use Revelation in our lives, helping us see through Satanic counterfeits, stand fast under pressure, and fix our hope on the return of King Jesus."
—Dennis E. Johnson
"Can the book of Revelation be understood? Yes, it can. Its message can be summarized in one sentence: God rules history and will bring it to its consummation in Christ. If you read it with that main point in mind, you will be able to understand it. You will not necessarily understand every detail—neither do I. But it is not necessary to understand every detail in order to profit."
— Introduction by Vern Poythress
With this goal that Poythress clearly writes, an understanding of Revelation. The book is divided into two sections, introduction and commentary. In the former, he spends over 50 pages laying out the foreground from which the interpretation is built. The interpretation is made up of 12 sections with a chapter to each. The Returning King is not only a clear explanation of the book with clear and sharp insights, but also points of poignant application for us to take and live.
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