The Biblical Meaning of History Author:Siegfried J. Schwantes The Biblical Meaning of History — "The Christian revelation provides a vantage point above and beyond history, a seat in the balcony, from which the historical drama may be surveyed and recognized as a meaningful part of the divine scheme of things. By faith we understand, says the author of the letter to the Hebrews. By faith, man is given a div... more »ine standpoint from which to interpret reality.
The Bile speaks of a climactic end to human history. It is well-nigh impossible to read its pages and not be impressed with the fact that this age is the last. human history as we know it will not endure beyond the day when God's redemptive plan is fulfilled.
A divine providence has been leading history to its world-shaking events succeed one another, those who take the Scriptures seriously will recognize history's last hour. Once more eternity will invade time and swallow it up in victory.« less