Concerns a kingdom; a political organization (Dan.2:44,
The kingdom to be established on earth
(Jer. 23:5, Matt.
Christ to be its King
(Jer.23:5, Isa. 9:6,7).
prophesied "since the world began"
1:68-70, Acts 3:21).
Israel to be given supremacy over the nations
The Gentiles to be blessed through
(Gen. 22:17,18, Zech. 8:13).
The Gentiles to be blessed through Israel's rise
60:1-3, Zech. 8:22,23).
Prophecy mainly concerns nations as such
Prophecy concerns blessings,
both material and spiritual, on
(Isa. 2:3,4, 11:1-9, etc.).
Prophecy concerns Christ's
coming to the earth
59:20, Zech. 14:4).
In prophecy salvation by grace through faith alone is not
The proclamation of the prophetic program committed particularly
to the twelve
(Matt. 10:5-7, Acts 1:6-8, 3:19-26).
The prophetic program revealed through
many of God's
(Luke 1:70, II Pet. 1:21).
Old testament writers frequently
did not understand the prophecies
made known through them
(Dan. 12:8-10, I Pet. 1:10-12).
(Things That Differ, Stam, Ch. 2)