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Rival EschatologiesRoman – Pax Romana “Peace of Rome“The Romans call it empire, it is in factmurder and rapine and profit;...
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Behind the Curtain
The Throne Room (Revelation 4-5)
Isaiah 6:1-4
Ezekiel 1:5-11; 26-28
The Throne Room
The Sealed Scroll
The Lion of Judah, Come Conquering
Behind the Curtain:Message to the 7 Churches
Behind the Curtain:   Message to Us
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Revelation Week 3 - Behind the Veil

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We go behind the curtain to see the truth about the Roman Empire.

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  • ReviewHistorical Reading,Symbol, Political Cartoons, Etc.
  • So… who’s right?
  • For the Romans, PaxRomana was very good news.
  • Outside the Capitol, PaxRomanawas a different story…
  • So… who’s right?
  • Population over 400,000 made it the largest city in the region.Ruins of the Ephesian Library of Celsus (the Theater held 25,000 persons!)
  • Revelation Week 3 - Behind the Veil

    1. 1. The Revelation to John Week 3 – Behind the Curtain Welcome! Please take one of each of the papers laid out by the sink!
    2. 2. The Throne Room (Revelation 4-11)
    3. 3. Rival EschatologiesRoman – Pax Romana “Peace of Rome
    4. 4. Rival EschatologiesRoman – Pax Romana “Peace of RomeRomans are “children of destiny, lords ofcreation, fated to prevail over all otherpeoples… [by the will of heaven Rome is]the capital of the world.” --Livy, Roman Historian (17BC)
    5. 5. Rival EschatologiesRoman – Pax Romana “Peace of Rome“The Romans call it empire, it is in factmurder and rapine and profit; they make adesolation and call it peace.” – Tacitus (AD 56-120)
    6. 6. Rival EschatologiesRoman – Pax Romana “Peace of RomeJewish – “The Day of the Lord”Christian – “Already-Not Yet” • Realized Eschatology • Apocalyptic Eschatology
    7. 7. Going Up! I looked up, and there in heaven a door stood open! The first voice said, “Come up here…” At once I was in the Spirit. -- Revelation 4:1-2
    8. 8. Behind the Curtain
    9. 9. The Throne Room (Revelation 4-5)
    10. 10. Isaiah 6:1-4
    11. 11. Ezekiel 1:5-11; 26-28
    12. 12. The Throne Room
    13. 13. The Sealed Scroll
    14. 14. The Lion of Judah, Come Conquering
    15. 15. Behind the Curtain:Message to the 7 Churches
    16. 16. Behind the Curtain: Message to Us
    17. 17. For Next WeekRead chapters 6-7. • What’s happening where? • How many characters can you identify? • What’s confusing? What’s clear?

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