Romans 16:20 what is the meaning of 'under your feet'?
Romans 16:20 NASB
20 The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet.
Satan is abyssed for a thousand years, after which he suffers complete annihilation in “the lake of fire.”Rev. 20:14 "Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire .&...
The struggle started in Gen 3 when God spoke to the serpent:
15 And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her Seed; He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His heel.”
The struggle will end when
Psalm 110:1 The LORD says to my lord: "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet."...
Rom 16:20 appears to be an allusion to Gen 3:15 -
And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed
and her Seed; He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His
Thus, the Messianic prophecy of gen 3:15 is a reference to both the crucifixion of Messiah and His apparent temporary defeat, vs the final destruction Satan as ...
There are 4 figures of importance who are evil that the Book of Revelation introduces:
First, the Dragon or Satan, that old serpent (Revelation 12:9 …”9And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world…”) The DRAGON, Satan, is worshipped for giving the beast power Revelation 13:4 ”And they ...
The first reason to believe the predictions of Matthew 24:29-31 are fulfilled is that's the most straightforward way of reading the text. Matthew 24:34 (shortly after) says
"Truly I tell you, this generation will not pass away until all these
things have happened."
To this you can add that it's the most straightforward way of reading Matthew 16:...
I have seen some herculean efforts to foist a first century interpretation on Matt 24:29-31. Most are based on what is unknown and unknowable rather than on historical fact.
We should interpret Matt 24 & 25 (it is a single sermon) as it says it should be interpreted according to the opening verses, viz, Matt 24:2, 3
“Do you see all these things?” He ...
The text itself reveals when "everything" will be fulfilled - when heaven and earth pass away. (Some things will be filfilled before then but that is not the subject of this question.)
Heaven and earth passing away is described in several places. But before noting these let us remind ourselves that even when heaven and earth pass away, Jesus ...