One of our most fascinating exercises in scriptural interpretation is to study the book of revelation, to ponder its truths, and to discover. The spiritual decline of the 7 churches chapters 2 and 3, also argues for the later. Book of revelation overview through the prophet joseph smith, the lord has given us vital keys to understanding the book of revelation, particularly the meaning of the seven seals. Only johns gospel and revelation refer to jesus christ as the word 19.
Studying the book of revelation oak ridge church of christ. We are a nondenominational congregation of christians located in west palm beach aiming to be faithful in every way to. The book of revelation gravel hill church of christ. Book of revelation explained a testimony of jesus christ. For example, trying to make the second beast the catholic church.
The revelation of jesus christ walnut street church of. These lessons showfrom the scriptureswhat the book of revelation is all about. We only ask that you give credit to the original creators. October 47, 2015 gospel meeting at the nettleton church of. Understanding the numerical symbolism in revelation 4. A look at the break down of revelation and the pattern found within the book. Wayne jackson various blog posts, editor, christian. Understanding the book of revelation the church of jesus christ. Book of revelation overview church of jesus christ. The revelation of jesus christ revelation one in the first words of revelation we find a general introduction to the entire message.
The purpose of the book was to give encouragement to christians at. Book of revelation explained scripture by scripture. Ottawa church of christ revelation outline youtube. From here you can read the book of revelation, listen to audio sermons on the revelation prepared and delivered by bobby stafford or read the study lessons on the revelation of jesus christ prepared and published here by david hersey. The book of revelation made clear west palm beach church of. It was written to christians of the first century 1. Do you have questions about the book of revelations. The book begins, the revelation of jesus christ, which god gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass. Rodney thomas teaches through the book of revelation on sunday mornings with the anchors class at broadway. The revelation of jesus christ online study resource from the church of christ.
The book of revelation can be daunting to read, and even harder to understand if you dont pay attention to what it says about itself at the very beginning and at the very end. What would be the most relevant explanation for johns audience. Thomas uses a powerpoint presentation for each of his lessons. Church of christ lessons on the revelation of jesus christ. Identifying the opposition characters in revelation 5. It is as if the author assumes the reader of the book is familiar with the interpretation of these symbols, so no explanation is needed. It is a symbolic record of the victory of the church over the world of evil especially during the days of the.
Bj clarke takes a look at what the bible reveals about this controversial book. The theme of the book is the revelation of christ and the outline follows. The book, therefore, was given to bring comfort for the church and to encourage the saints in time of great tribulationfor example, god sees their tears 7. Its title is derived from the first word of the koine greek text. The book of revelation often called the revelation to john, apocalypse of john, the revelation from jesus christ from its opening words, the apocalypse, the revelation, or simply revelation is the final book of the new testament, and consequently is also the final book of the christian bible. The book of revelation in the bible is one of the more difficult books of the bible to understand. Introducing the book of revelation ron courter church of christ. The book of revelation is not a prophecy of some future or imminent return of christ. October 47, 2015 gospel meeting at the nettleton church of christ.30 603 1368 215 150 30 16 137 555 955 1153 1405 831 380 777 668 1002 1322 1411 1145 519 949 392 1549 690 1490 429 861 495 144 520 942 653 1144 588