Session 1: The importance of knowing the times


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Session 1 The Importance of knowing the times

Eschatology: “the part of theology concerned with death, judgement, and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind.”?

Everyone has “an eschatology”

The Bible story is eschatological

Eschatology is foundational for the Christian life

“Over-realised” v “under-realised”
A right understanding of how God’s purposes have unfolded and will unfold, and where we are in that, is vital to us pressing on in faith.

Living in the “Last days”…

- “Already – not yet”

Think of some examples of promises already fulfilled; and some examples of promises we’re still looking forward to in the age to come? ?What examples can you think of where you experience the already-not yet tension?

Where is our hope?