Revelation Archive

What Is the Tree of Life?

The wisest man who ever lived likened wisdom, “the fruit of the righteous” and “longing fulfilled,” to the proverbial “Tree of Life” (Proverbs 3:18; 11:30; 13:12). Such exemplars of beauty and blessing, however, find ultimate root in two gardens, with Golgotha in between. In the beginning, the Tree of Life stood as the centerpiece of […]

Mark of the Beast

If the mark of the beast is not a physical mark; how does this relate to what is said about

Will there be a future Antichrist?

Hank answers a caller who asks about a future Antichrist, and explains what is meant by the term “Antichrist” as

Which View of the Millennium is Correct?

Hank addresses the three prominent positions on the Millennium and why he finds problems with all three. Hank also answers

Is Amillennialism Heretical?

In this call, Hank Hanegraaff discusses amillenialism with a caller and both explains why differences in interpreting the book of

Is the mark of the Beast a microchip?

In October 2004 the Food and Drug Administration approved the marketing of a microchip implantable under the skin of humans for medical identification. Paranoid prophecy pundits immediately began touting Verichip technology as the mark of the Beast spoken of in Revelation 13. Contrary to such newspaper eschatology, there is no biblical basis for believing that […]

What is the meaning of 666?

Multitudes today assume that 666 is a number representing a modern-day beast about to be revealed. Placing the beast in the twenty-first century, however, may well pose insurmountable difficulties. First, John, the author of Revelation, told a first-century audience that with “wisdom” and “insight” they would be able to “calculate the number of the beast, […]

Who are the two witnesses of Revelation?

Who are the two witnesses of Revelation? Revelation is an apocalypse. Not just in the sense of recording an unveiling but also in terms of its composition in what might best be described as a language system or matrix deeply embedded in the Old Testament. As such, to rightly identify the two witnesses of Revelation […]

Who are the 144,000 of Revelation?

Jehovah’s Witnesses believe there is a “little flock” of 144,000 (Revelation 7:4) who get to go to heaven and a “great crowd’ (Revelation 7:9) of others who are relegated to earth. What does Revelation really reveal? First, the 144,000 and the great multitude are not two different peoples but two different ways of describing the […]

Which generation is “this generation”?

In the Olivet Discourse, Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened” (Matthew 24:34). Which generation did Jesus have in mind? First, when Jesus says, “this generation,” this means this. This does not mean that. The phrase “this generation” appears multiple times in […]

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