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Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
Interpretations of Revelation
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Interpretations of Revelation

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This lesson reviews the 4 major interpretations given by scholars as to the meaning of the book of Revelation.

This lesson reviews the 4 major interpretations given by scholars as to the meaning of the book of Revelation.

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  • 1. Daniel/Revelation for Beginners 7 Mike Mazzalongo
  • 2. Review 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. John the Apostle Apocalyptic Style 7 churches in Asia Minor Struggle between Rome and Church Encourages perseverance nd coming Cycle of struggle until 2 Series of visions
  • 3. Views of Revelation ! Preterist - Rome & Church Idealist - Principles only nd coming Historicist - 100AD to 2 Futurist - End Times
  • 4. Preterist/Idealist 1.Context suggests it - 1:3
  • 5. Preterist/Idealist 1.Context suggests it - 1:3 st 2.Other approaches irrelevant to 1 century church
  • 6. Preterist/Idealist 1.Context suggests it - 1:3 st 2.Other approaches irrelevant to 1 century church 3.Other approaches don't explain all the symbols
  • 7. Preterist/Idealist 1.Context suggests it - 1:3 st 2.Other approaches irrelevant to 1 century church 3.Other approaches don't explain all the symbols 4.P/I combination offers simplest yet most complete answer.
  • 8. 1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show to His bond-servants, the things which must soon take place; and He sent and communicated it by His angel to His 2 who testified to the bond-servant John,  word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. - Revelation 1:1-2
  • 9. ! ! 3 Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things which are written in it; for the time is near. - Revelation 1:3
  • 10. ! 4 John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace, from Him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven Spirits who are before His throne, - Revelation 1:4
  • 11. ! 5  and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and 6  released us from our sins by His blood  and He has made us to be a kingdom, priests to His God and Father - to Him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen. - Revelation 1:5-6
  • 12. ! 7  BEHOLD, HE IS COMING WITH THE CLOUDS, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the tribes of the earth will mourn over Him. So it is to be. Amen. 8  "I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty." - Revelation 1:7-8
  • 13. ! • The Father - Who was, is, to come - Eternal one ! • The Holy Spirit - 7 Spirits (Perfect) ! • Jesus Christ - Son, Savior, Lord
  • 14. ! God is "Coming" Judgment Now Second Coming
  • 15. ! 9 I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus. - Revelation 1:9
  • 16. ! 10  I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like the 11  sound of a trumpet, saying, "Write in a book what you see, and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea." - Revelation 1:10-11
  • 17. ! 12 Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking with me. And having turned I 13 and in saw seven golden lampstands; the middle of the lampstands I saw one like a son of man, - Revelation 1:12-13a
  • 18. ! clothed in a robe reaching to the feet, and girded across His chest with a golden 14 His head and His hair were white sash.  like white wool, like snow; and His eyes were like a flame of fire. - Revelation 1:13b-14
  • 19. ! 15  His feet were like burnished bronze, when it has been made to glow in a furnace, and His voice was like the sound of many waters. 16  In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was like the sun shining in its strength. - Revelation 1:15-16
  • 20. Heavenly Vision of Jesus • • • • • Son of Man - O.T. Title for Messiah Long Robe - Royal Attire Golden Girdle - Purity/Priesthood Hair White as Wool - Supernatural Eyes Aflame - Knowledge
  • 21. Heavenly Vision of Jesus • • • • • Feet like Bronze - Power Voice like Many Waters - Universal 7 Stars in Hand - Authority Sword from Mouth - Word/Judgment Face Shinning like Sun - Awe Inspiring
  • 22. ! 17 When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man. And He placed His right hand on me, saying, "Do not be afraid; I am the first 18 and the living One; and I was and the last,  dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades. - Revelation 1:17-18
  • 23. 19  Therefore write the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will 20  take place after these things.  As for the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: the seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches. - Revelation 1:19-20
  • 24. 7 Principles of the 7 Letters 1. Christ knows every disciple.
  • 25. 7 Principles of the 7 Letters 1. Christ knows every disciple. 2. Christ wants pure doctrine.
  • 26. 7 Principles of the 7 Letters 1. Christ knows every disciple. 2. Christ wants pure doctrine. 3. Christ wants dedicated disciples.
  • 27. 7 Principles of the 7 Letters 1. 2. 3. 4. Christ knows every disciple. Christ wants pure doctrine. Christ wants dedicated disciples. Christ wants pure disciples.
  • 28. 7 Principles of the 7 Letters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Christ knows every disciple. Christ wants pure doctrine. Christ wants dedicated disciples. Christ wants pure disciples. Christ wants the church to persevere.
  • 29. 7 Principles of the 7 Letters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Christ knows every disciple. Christ wants pure doctrine. Christ wants dedicated disciples. Christ wants pure disciples. Christ wants the church to persevere. Christ wants all to be saved.
  • 30. 7 Principles of the 7 Letters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Christ knows every disciple. Christ wants pure doctrine. Christ wants dedicated disciples. Christ wants pure disciples. Christ wants the church to persevere. Christ wants all to be saved. Christ wants to reward all.
  • 31. Rewards Mentioned: • • • • Eat of the Tree of Life No Second Death Name on White Stone Receive Morning Star • • • • White Garments Name in Book of Life Pillar in New Jerusalem Reign with Christ
  • 32. ! The original message was directed to the 7 churches in Asia Minor but applicable to all churches then and now.

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