Friday, December 3, 2021, 8:19 AM
Site: Thirdmill Online Courses
Course: Your Kingdom Come (eESC)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-3
C

cultural mandate

the command in Genesis 1:28 instructing humanity to develop and rule the creation to display God's glory

E

eschatology

the study of the last things

F

futurism

view of the end times that asserts the visions of Revelation have not been fulfilled and will be fulfilled during the final crisis before Christ's second coming

G

Gehenna

this Greek word is used in places like Matthew 5:22 to identify a place of fiery punishment, torment and destruction

general eschatology

the study of God's universal acts of judgment and salvation in the last days

Great Commission

Christ's appointment of the eleven faithful apostles as his authoritative representatives and his charge to spread the kingdom of God throughout the whole world (Matthew 28:19-20)

H

historicism

in eschatology, the belief that the precursors to Christ's return were manifested in history by actual people and events

holiness

both moral purity and acceptability in God's presence

I

idealism

in eschatology, the belief that the precursors to Christ's return were manifested in history by abstract concepts and general principles

inaugurated eschatology

view of the end times that says the age to come has begun (been "inaugurated"), but hasn't yet come in all its fullness; the "already, not yet"