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How to Interpret Bible Prophecy for Your Own Benefit Many Christians nowadays are not keen to learn Bible prophecy because of the so many prophetic symbols it contains. But then, the Lord had permitted it to be contained therein because Bible prophecy is supposed to be understood. The inclusion of Bible prophecy is not to cause confusion, but as a REVELATION! Exactly as the opening in the book of Revelation affirms. It reveals “Jesus Christ”. Thus, since Bible prophecy is to reveal, God did not write it in a manner that none of us could grasp its meaning. Neither should one come up with his/her personal interpretation of Bible prophecy which 2 Peter 1:20 confirms, “no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation”. How then are we supposed to interpret the prophecies found in the Bible? What would be the best way for understanding what all of the prophetic symbols reveal? Actually, the Bible interprets itself, and so when we stumble upon a word which meaning is vague, then we search elsewhere within the Bible for that certain word to find out what it stands for. Let us use an example to illustrate. Revelation 13 tells of 2 beasts. One rises up under the sea, the other one emerges up out of the ground. Well, if we only read this single chapter then we may find it a little, if not totally difficult to understand its meaning. However, if we follow the rule of using the Bible for its own interpretation, then we are very likely to find a little understanding about this. We, therefore, need to uncover what a “beast’ represents in this Bible prophecy. Turning to Daniel 7, we discover a verse saying, “The fourth beast will be the fourth kingdom of the earth”. And so it is revealed to us. A beast signifies some kingdom or nation on earth. Then, we know that Revelation 13 is actually referring to 2 nations of our world.
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Also, we need to apply logic when it concerns Bible interpretation, thus if we take a look at the next beast, Revelation 13 says it grows up out of the ground, and not the sea. Thus, if by “sea” it means a place with numerous people, nations as well as tongue, such as Europe, applying logic we have to assume that by “earth” it means the contrary and refers to a nation which arose from a wasteland, uninhabited area, similar to what America did.
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Therefore, when you look for the meaning in the Bible itself, prophecy starts opening up and uncovering great things for us. But let us remember that the absolute supply of wisdom comes from God and we have to learn with a meek prayerful spirit as well pray to God to make these things known to us.