Revelation Chapter 1 3


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The GCM Bible Study Series started last September 1, 2008 during the month of Ramadan. The Studies will reveal some important facts about the book of Revelation.

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Revelation Chapter 1 3

  1. 1. R evelation GCM 2008 Bible Study Great Commission Ministry International 2008 Bible Study Series Kingdom of Bahrain
  2. 2. Introduction
  3. 3. “ Revelation” <ul><li>Greek word “Apokalupsis” </li></ul><ul><li>Which means “uncovering” </li></ul><ul><li>“ apo” means “away from” </li></ul><ul><li>“ kalupsis” means “a hiding or a veiling” </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore “apokalupsis” means an unhiding, the taking away of a veil, a revealing” </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The book of Revelation is a letter revealed to man named John, who was on the Island of Patmos, off the coast of Asia Minor. </li></ul><ul><li>He was persecuted because of his testimony of Jesus Christ.  </li></ul><ul><li>The letter was written to seven churches located in the mainland cities of; Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamos, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: The revelation of Jesus Christ given unto His servant John by His angel. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chapter 1
  6. 7. NOTES <ul><li>* Chapter 1 Focus : 1. Revelation comes only from Jesus Christ. 2. Jesus is the Lord God Almighty. 3. There is no secret rapture. </li></ul><ul><li>The revelation of Jesus Christ given unto His servant John by His angel. </li></ul><ul><li>The Seven Spirits are Angels </li></ul><ul><li>Every eye shall see Him shows us that His coming is no secret. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>The Seven Stars are Angels. Sharp two edged sword is the Word of God and shining as the sun is his glory, strength and power. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus is the first and the last. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus is alive and has the keys of hell and of death. </li></ul><ul><li>John was told to write down things of the past, present and future. </li></ul><ul><li>The 7 Stars are the 7 Angels of the 7 Churches and the 7 Candlesticks are the 7 Churches. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Jesus is the Alpha, Omega, beginning and ending, Lord and Almighty. </li></ul><ul><li>The Seven Churches are in Asia called Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamos, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea. </li></ul><ul><li>The Seven Golden Candlesticks are the Seven Churches. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus Christ in the midst of the 7 Candlesticks (Churches) </li></ul>
  9. 10. Chapter 2
  10. 12. NOTES <ul><li>The Message to the Seven Churches </li></ul><ul><li>Church : Ephesus Praise : Hates the things that Jesus hates. Sin : Left their first love Warning : Repent Punishment : Remove thy candlestick out of his place. Reward : Eat of the tree of life. </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Church : Smyrna Praise : I know thy works, and tribulation and poverty. Sin : Those who say they are Jews and are not. Warning : Cast into prison, tribulation 10 days, be faithful until death. Punishment : False Jews He will make them an synagogue of Satan. Reward : be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>Church : Pergamos Praise : Thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith. Sin : Holds the doctrine of Balaam, idolatry and fornication. Warning : Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly. Punishment : I will fight against them with the sword of my mouth. Reward : I give to eat hidden manna, white stone and a new name. </li></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>Church : Thyatira Praise : I know thy works, charity, service, faith and patience. Sin : Allowed Jezebel to teach, to seduce my servants, committed fornication and idolatry. Warning : Repent of their deeds. Punishment : Great tribulation, kill her children. Reward : He will give them the morning star. </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>* Chapter Focus: 01. To hate the things that God hates. 02. To Repent. 03. Do not claim to be a Jew when you are not. 04. Be faithful unto death. 05. Receive a crown of life. 06. Hold fast to Jesus' name. 07. Deny not the faith. 08. Do not hold false doctrines. 09. Do not commit forniacation. 10. Do not commit idolatry. 11. We will eat hidden manna. 12. We will be given a white stone and a new name in it. 13. Give the morning star. </li></ul>
  15. 17. CHAPTER 3
  16. 19. <ul><li>Church : Sardis </li></ul><ul><li>Praise : I know thy works,that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead. Sin : I have not found thy works perfect before God. Warning : Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die, reapent and hold fast. Punishment : I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee. </li></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>Reward : Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy. He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels. </li></ul>
  18. 21. <ul><li>Church : Philadelphia Praise : I know thy works, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, kept my word, and hast not denied my name. Sin : None Mentioned Warning : Hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown. </li></ul>
  19. 22. <ul><li>Punishment : Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee. Reward : Kept the word of my patience, kept from the hour of temptation,H im that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name. </li></ul>
  20. 23. <ul><li>Church : Laodiceans Praise : None Sin : Lukewarm, rich, know not thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. Warning : I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent. </li></ul>
  21. 24. <ul><li>Punishment : I will spue thee out of my mouth. Reward : Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne. </li></ul>
  22. 25. <ul><li>* Chapter Focus : 01. To be watchful. 02. To Repent. 03. Strengthen the things which remain. 04. To be ready to die. 05. Our works are to be perfect before God. 06. Remember how thou hast received and heard. 07. To hold fast. 08. Defile not our garments. 09. Our name in the Book of Life. 10. We will be confessed before the Father and His angels. </li></ul>
  23. 26. <ul><li>11. Jesus will set before us an open door. 12. To keep His word. 13. Deny not Jesus' Name. 14. Do not claim to be a Jew if you are not. 15. Do not be lukewarm. 16. Kept the word of His patience. 17. Jesus will keep us from the hour of temptation. 18. Hold that fast which thou hast. 19. Let no man taketh your crown. 20. Jesus will make us a pillar in the temple of his God. </li></ul>
  24. 27. <ul><li>21. Jesus will write upon us the name of his God. 22. Jesus will write the name of the city of his God. 23. Jesus will write upon us His new name. 24. Be not rich in the world. 25. Buy of Jesus gold tried in the fire. 26. We will be clothed in white raiment. 27. Do not let the shame of thy nakedness appear. </li></ul>
  25. 28. <ul><li>28. Anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. 29. Jesus rebukes and chasten those He loves. 30. Be zealous and repent. 31. Hear the voice of Jesus. 32. Jesus wants to sup with us. 33. Jesus will grant us to sit with him in his throne. </li></ul>