This Reader Understands “Chronicles”

A second reader review has appeared on the Amazon site for Chronicles, and I hope she doesn’t mind my repeating what she has to say. This reader “gets” it, and I thank her for posting this review so that others may be encouraged to see what Chronicles is about!  This is not the typical prophecy book.  Her review has been a blessing for me.

My goal for Chronicles is two-fold: that Christians have opened before them another layer of meaning in the text written in the Bible, in plain sight, in which they would have laid at their feet a whole new view of prophecy, and secondly that Christians learn to use this concentric method of reading in their own Bible study.

Chronicles is meant to be a guide to concentric reading, a reference showing the chiastic word trails of Daniel, Zechariah, and Revelation, and a textbook showing how chiastics opens up whole new vistas in end-time prophecy. (This is why the book is over 600 pages.)

I praise God that He has allowed me to stumble across this important area of Bible study, and has given me the time and circumstances in which I was enabled to write this book!

The Review

The review is linked here and shown below –

God’s hidden messages have been there waiting for us to find them. Mark found them!

October 30, 2018

I always knew God to be awesome and unfathomable, worthy of my praise and admiration, but beyond my comprehension. Mark’s book with the reading in a concentric fashion using his rediscovery of “the” rediscovery of the Chiasmus, showed me another layer of awe-inspiring, jaw dropping reverence for the Lord. Only He could hide such things in the Bible like this.

I first bought the hard cover, knowing that I would be keeping it forever, and referring to it on a regular basis. But within twenty-four hours, I down loaded the eBook, so I could read in the dark in the hour to and from work. Come to think about it, I did the same thing with Daniel Revisited.

Yes, it did take me ten days to read, because I have a full-time job. I went through a full set of Bible highlighters too. I actually tried the method myself on my own. I’m sure I didn’t do it perfectly, but God answered me in just ten verses!

Students of end times prophecy must buy this book. Be patient. The highlighters help, matching the A to A’ and B to B’. You catch on quicker that way. You can’t read someone else’s because you’ll want to put notes all over it.

This is a diamond for sure. Buy it.



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3 replies

  1. Mark – you made a comment regarding the clay of the statue possibly referring to the oil in the ME. Is not the language in Daniel clear that it refers to men (the potters clay…adam was created from clay, he is the potter, we are the clay etc)? It notes in Daniel 2:43 that ‘they will combine with each other in the seed of men’. Could it be the ecumenical push in the end times…etc. I was having issues with the oil perspective due to the fact that 50% of the worlds muslims do not live in oil rich nations (Indonesia, malaysia etc).

    Ryan

  2. Ryan,
    To answer your question: possibly.
    But remember, the seed of men adhering, which is “mixing” in many translations, is fulfilled by the Arabians/Arabs, who, after conquering their empire, intermarried with the people in Egypt, Syria, Libya, etc. Today the Arab League is made up of all nations in which the people call themselves “Arab.” The very Aramaic word for “mix” is “arab” (Strong’s 6151).
    In Chronicles, most metals (gold, bronze, iron) of the statue have a reason for being, and that it actually represents something that happened in each kingdom. I was searching for a reason as to why clay itself was used as part of the symbolic imagery.
    The oil allows much of the Muslim realm to be politically divided, in and around the Middle East. Indonesia and Malaysia are somewhat out of the picture due to their location.
    However, and I believe this is somewhat irrelevant but still interesting, Indonesia was oil-rich until ten years ago. Royal Dutch Shell got its start there, and this is also why it was such a prize to the Japanese empire during WW2. Around WW2 it was producing 4% of the world’s oil.

  3. thanks for that Mark – I hadn’t clicked on the aramaic for ‘mix’ and the Indo oil history is very interesting!

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