Many moons ago, I was absolutely certain that I would not live to see 1980. A leading prophecy expert wrote a book titled Jesus Is Coming Soon, and in it a whole series of signs--from the alignment of planets to the Common Market--heralded the certain return of Christ in the year 1979. The man is still writing prophecy books and, worse still, those books are still being read--more eagerly, perhaps, than the texts he supposedly exegetes.
Michael Horton is the J. Gresham Machen professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Seminary California (Escondido, California), host of the White Horse Inn, national radio broadcast, and editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. He is author of many books, including The Gospel-Driven Life, Christless Christianity, People and Place, Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, The Christian Faith, and For Calvinism.
Issue: "Eschatology" May/June 1994 Vol. 3 No. 3 Page number(s): 19-21
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