6 edition of narrative asides in the Book of Revelation found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -183) and index.
|LC Classifications||BS2825.52 .L44 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||186 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||186|
|ISBN 10||0761823506, 0761823573|
|LC Control Number||2003275608|
Angelic Explanation 3 Rev. It records the completion of the final judgments being implemented on earth following the blowing of the 7th trumpet with its 7 bowls. John wrote about it. And the throne of God and of the little lamb representing the Lord Jesus Christ will be within the city of the new Jerusalem. Summary and Analysis The Book of Revelation Summary In the Book of Revelation, the apocalyptic hopes of the early Christian community find their clearest and most complete expression.
Because evil powers seek to dominate the world, the Creator works to bring their rule to an end, destroying those who would destroy the earth Chapters 21— These pick up where chapter 20 leaves off and cover the New Earth that is made on the surface of the old one and the enormous, glorious Heavenly City that descends from outer space and the bright, beautiful happy future that awaits all believers in the most wonderful place ever made. One source of confusion has been the result of a failure to distinguish between prophetic writing and apocalyptic writing. Finally, we are told of the Great White Throne Judgment when all the unsaved are judged. The opening chapters show that the Christians in the churches addressed by Revelation faced several types of challenges: First, those in Smyrna and Philadelphia faced threats of persecution.
The appearance of the Messiah will coincide with the coming of these events. Where are we? The myriads of angels in worship in 5. Then the angel bound the dragon for a thousand years 1, years, a millennium and cast him into the abyss and he shut and sealed the abyss over him.
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We are shown the duties of all creatures and angels of heaven and the promises of the saints that will live forever with Jesus in the New Jerusalem.
These witnesses are slain yet rise to life again. Christ's messages are addressed to seven angels, each one of which is the guardian for a particular church: Ephesus, Smyrna, Thyatira, Pergamum, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea. But first we need to understand the big picture.
Scenes of worship regularly center on the throne of God and the Lamb ; ; Babylon is the name given to the whore that personifies the arrogance, opulence, and violence of the world's ruling power Also, the interior-temple of God in the heaven opened, and the ark of His covenant was seen.
Rather, the book encourages all Christians to remain faithful in the face of opposition, knowing that God will not forsake God's people but will bring them everlasting life.
After each chronological section, an angel explains to John why the events just described are necessary. John saw Who wrote the book? The author of Revelation mentioned his name, John, four times throughout the book Revelation4, 9; God judges the nations for their sin, yet the Lamb was sacrificed for people of every nation, and there are repeated expressions of hope that the nations will come to worship God ; A special case isthe number of the beast, which corresponds to the name of a person What's It About?
One day the darkness will pass away, and we will all dwell in perpetual light. It is the final warning that the world will surely end and judgment will be certain.
Christ and the Seven Churches Revelation John sees a vision of the risen Christ, who directs him to write to seven churches in Asia, encouraging them to remain faithful.
Satan or the devil is the personification of evil; Revelation pictures him as a dragon. John saw the little lamb referring to the Lord Jesus Christ standing on the mountain of Sion How Do I Read It?
Practical Application: Have you accepted Christ as your Savior? There are things to be said about each of these in turn—but also things to be said about the list as a whole.
Early church tradition identified him with John the son of Zebedee, one of the twelve apostles. Other people have taken an opposite attitude and have found in this book what they believe to be predictions of whole series of events, many of which have already occurred and the remainder of which are about to take place in the near future.Book of Revelation Summary.
The book opens with our narrator, John. He's just a mild-mannered Christian guy living in exile when—pow!—God hits him with a. Summary. In the Book of Revelation, the apocalyptic hopes of the early Christian community find their clearest and most complete expression.
Apocalypticism was not a new phenomenon among Christians; it was a well-established belief among Jews, who held that the coming of the kingdom of God would not be brought about by a gradual transformation but by a sudden intervention, when God would end.
As the only book of its kind in the New Testament, Revelation presents interpretive challenges to scholar, student, pastor, and lay reader alike. For readers without specialized training, the historical-critical approach used in many commentaries can provide more complication than illumination.
Further, that approach tends to de-emphasize the narrative aspect of the book. book is frequently Mthrust into a predetermined outline.·2 This writer uses textlinguistics (discourse analysis) to examine the literary structure of the Book of Revelation.
Impetus for Research The plethora of outlines on the Book of Revelation made this research necessary. virtually every commentator.
Apr 28, · If we did not realize already that it takes a lifetime to understand the Bible (and that’s a good thing), the point is driven home when we get to the last book in the Bible—atlasbowling.com starts out simply enough, it is a “revelation (in Greek, apocalypse) from Jesus Christ,” it is a “prophecy,” and it comes as a letter to seven churches.
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