Moreover, hermeneutics that does not depend upon the Holy Spirit for revelation is nothing but man’s opinion.The Word of God was given to men by God to write it down in “books”.
That is called “inspiration.” Notice that it came from God to man, not from man to man. Peter said the Word of God is not the private interpretation of man, meaning that the Word of God did not originate from man no matter how great an intellect he may be (II Peter -21).
Second, it is not enough to believe in the inspiration of the Scriptures apart from Holy Spirit revelation.
Am I implying that it is going to happen exactly as I say? I think there are several clues which give us a key in determining the duration of the END TIME GENERATION.
First, the Greek word for generation is “Genea” connected with “Ginomai” which means to become; primarly signifying a begetting or BIRTH; or race of people possessing similar charateristics, pursuits, etc.
The Lord may speak from an Old or New Testament Scripture, which the original meaning and purpose was for a different time and to a different people [direct revelation] yet give an application for the present time.
The following is the word I was given about the 120-year generation and notice that it is not a shallow expose, but a detailed analysis with at least 6 proofs of witnesses. Does the Bible offer any insight for determining the lenght of a generation?The saints develop a holy walk by conviction and repentance of sin sometimes accompanied by chastening, even severe chastening.The milk toast make me feel good message coming from pulpits and seminairs today do not challenge the saints to live holy and godly lives in a godless world.In doing this, God defined the generation of the men of war to be a period of 40 years, e.g., an Israeli man could not go to war pass the age of 60.When God destroyed the world in the flood judgment of Noah’s day, it rained for 40 days and 40 nights upon the earth.As a result, God said He was grieved with this generation forty years (Psalm ).