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This is the second lesson of a series based on the book Letters From The Lamb. This lesson covers Revelation, chapter 1

This is the second lesson of a series based on the book Letters From The Lamb. This lesson covers Revelation, chapter 1

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  • © 2009, www.lettersfromthelamb.com The Risen Christ
    • Concerning things that were to happen soon
      • Preparation for persecution
    • From Him who is, who was and who is to come
    • From Jesus, the faithful witness, firstborn from the dead, ruler over all earthly kings
    • Faithful Witness: Martyr; Revelation 5
    • Firstborn from the dead: He’s been there!
    • Ruler over all earthly kings: Jesus Christ is the true dominant power, not Caesar
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    • He shares with them in suffering, in the kingdom, and in patient endurance
    • He has been a faithful witness
    John’s Right to Speak
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  • The Number 7
    • Represents completeness, perfection
  • The Number 7
    • Many “7s” in Revelation:
      • churches ( 1:4,11 )
      • spirits ( 1:4 )
      • lampstands ( 1:12 )
      • stars ( 1:16 )
  • The Number 7
    • Many “7s” in Revelation:
      • seals ( 5:1 )
      • horns and eyes ( 5:6 )
      • trumpets ( 8:2 )
      • thunders ( 10:3 )
      • signs ( 12:1,3; 13:13-14; 15:1; 16:14; 19:20 )
  • The Number 7
    • Many “7s” in Revelation:
      • crowns ( 12:3 )
      • plagues ( 15:6 )
      • bowls ( 15:7 )
      • hills ( 17:9 )
      • kings ( 17:10 )
  • The Number 7
    • Many “7s” in Revelation:
      • “ Christ” 7 times
      • “ Jesus” 14 times
      • “ Lord” 21 times
      • Seven beatitudes ( 1:3; 14:13; 16:15; 19:9; 20:6; 22:7, 14 )
  • In the book of Revelation, don’t take a number literally unless there is a good reason to do so
    • The description is steeped in Old Testament imagery
    • Each of the seven letters will refer to this image (or other imagery from this chapter)
    The Risen Christ
    • First and the Last
    • Living One
    • One who Died and Now Lives
    • Holds keys to Death and Hades
    The Risen Christ
    • The risen Christ is in the middle of the lampstands
    • He holds the stars in His right hand
    The Risen Christ
    • Faithfulness is more important than happiness
    • When the church faces trials and suffering, Christ is there