Featured Resource – Week of 04/22/2012

Daniel – The Key to Prophetic Revelation by John Walvoord

Moody Publishers, 1989
320 pages
ISBN-10: 0802417531

In my opinion, this is the best commentary on the book of Daniel available today.  Dr. Walvoord provides a thorough overview of the cultural background and theological issues of the book.  He addresses the considerations of dating the book and demonstrates that Daniel is indeed a book that fortells the future kingdoms of Medo-Persia, Greece, and Rome.  Walvoord’s essential argument in the book is that Daniel provides the framework in which biblical prophecy must be interpreted.  He accomplishes this goal while providing a thorough treatment of each chapter of Daniel.

How Did We Get the Bible?

2 Peter 1:21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

Questions are often asked such as, “Just where did the Bible come from anyway?  Isn’t it just a collection of human writings?”  Continue reading