The 144,000 Literal or Symbolic?: A Comparative Analysis

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AuthorHouse, Dec 7, 2010 - Philosophy - 72 pages
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Join the author as he explores one of the most fascinating subjects in all of Scripture. The One Hundred and Forty-Four Thousand has intrigued many for decades. While exploring the subject, the author examines such questions as: Who are the 144,000? What is the significance of the number? How are they related to the Great Multitude? What does Ellen White say about them? Is the number Literal or Symbolic? Along the way new insights are gained that illuminate this once mysterious subject. In the final analysis, a clear picture emerges, and the veil of uncertainty is lifted. Students of prophecy and the End-time will be delighted with this literary work. This book is a must have for your library. At last, a definitive, authoritative, and biblical solution to this once elusive subject!


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Terrence Harrison is a religious author with an eclectic background. Though christened Anglican, he grew up in diverse religious traditions attending Baptist, Pentecostal, Methodist, and Apostolic churches. Having migrated to Canada as a youth, he attended Roman Catholic schools until the completion of his secondary education. Feeling a personal call upon his life, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and became a Seventh-day Adventist. Shortly thereafter, he noticed that God had placed the spiritual gift of teaching upon him, and a genuine passion for, and deep love of studying the word. Terrence elected to study theology, earning a Bachelor of Arts in the subject, and a Master of Divinity Degree. Terrence has since become the Religion Teacher in a populous Seventh-day Adventist private Christian academy in Toronto, Canada. He is a prolific writer and continues to enjoy writing and presenting on all matters religious, especially with regard to how religion and spirituality affect the everyday lives of real people and the choices they make. This particular book about the 144,000 in the Book of Revelation comes about as the combined result of personal interest, deep study, discussion, and theological controversy. The author's thoughts have been thoroughly vetted on this subject, having been scrutinized and shaped by ministers, religious professors and scholars. It is his hope that as a result of his readers' interaction with this book, they will gain deeper insights and greater understandings of this most intriguing subject matter, and will emerge from the process enriched, edified, and blessed. It is his further hope that his readers will be equipped to discuss and share those insights with others in a manner that is mutually beneficial. To God be the glory!

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