What is redemptive-historical hermeneutics? Johnson argues that it means simply that every part of the Bible teaches Christ. The significance of this interpretation is illustrated by the change that took place in Jesus’ disciples’ understanding of Scripture from before to after Jesus’ resurrection. He further expounds the way the risen Lord read the Scriptures (cf. Luke 24:16-26).
A Christian is not only caught between two worldviews—God-centred and man-centred worldviews. He is also caught between two words—general revelation and special revelation. How should he think about the relationship between all these, and how can he keep the balance? This is what the article answers.
Why did God give us the book of Revelation? God gave the book of Revelation so that Christians would see their situation in its true perspective, know the enemy, see Christ in His triumph, display the beauty of the church, and receive encouragement to endure, remain pure, and witness.