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Revelation Week 1

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Week 1 of Survey of Revelation Class

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Revelation Week 1

  1. 1. A Survey of Revelation Week 1
  2. 2. General Considerations <ul><li>On the doctrine of last things, there are two main areas for us to focus on: </li></ul><ul><li>What conservative Christians generally agree on. </li></ul><ul><li>What conservative Christians generally disagree on </li></ul>
  3. 3. Areas of Agreement <ul><li>Conservative Christians generally agree that: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Christ will return for His Church </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Christ will judge everyone </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Areas of Agreement <ul><li>Conservative Christians generally agree that: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After the judgment, heaven or hell forever </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The exact day of judgment is unknown to us </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Areas of Disagreement <ul><li>Conservative Christians generally disagree on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will there be a literal 1000 year reign of Christ on earth before the final judgment? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will the church be “raptured” for a time? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The date of Revelation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The tribulation. What will be the quality of life for believers prior to Christ’s return? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Revelation 1:1-3 <ul><li>Think about the following questions as we read the “prologue” 1:1-3. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the process by which the revelation gets to John? </li></ul><ul><li>Who are the recipients of the revelation? </li></ul><ul><li>What is meant by “the time is near”? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Revelation 1:4-8 <ul><li>What blessing is given to the churches? </li></ul><ul><li>Who gives this blessing? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Revelation 1:4-8 <ul><li>What is meant by the 7 spirits who are before the throne? (See 4:5; Zech. 4:2, 6) </li></ul><ul><li>How are the 3 offices of Jesus Christ (prophet, priest and king) here ? </li></ul>
  9. 9. “ Vision of the Son of Man” 1:9-20. <ul><li>What are the circumstances of John’s life at the time of this revelation? </li></ul><ul><li>What and who did John see in his vision? </li></ul>
  10. 10. “ Vision of the Son of Man” 1:9-20. <ul><li>How did John respond? </li></ul><ul><li>How did the Lord respond to John’s action? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the seven stars in His hand? </li></ul>
  11. 11. LETTERS FROM JESUS CHAPTERS 2-3 <ul><li>NEXT WEEK </li></ul>

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