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Unformatted text preview: -People need to repent for sin, turn back to God & wait for restoration for nation-Similar to Apocalyptic view-People need to repent in preparaition for the day of the lord-Rightious ppl continue to suffer-Need to wait for God’s intervention longer than believed-Theological changes-Political changes since prophetic era-Rise of overwhelming dynasties (Persia, Greece, Rome)-Why do rulers who worship other gods and provoke violence & warfare continue to prosper?-God has allowed evil to rule on earth but God has not given up on creation & will redeem it-God is waiting and being patient giving ppls a chance to turn from evil ways meanwhile justice is being held off-Time is coming when God will come and intervene-Day of Justice will come-Wide spread in time of Jesus & Mark-Dead sea scrolls-Mark & many early Christians shared apocalyptic views of world-Life of Jesus lived in this climate, mark wrote in climate-...
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- Fall '10
- Theology, Sin, ted power, worst possible point