001 Overview of Revelation


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001 Overview of Revelation

  1. 1. Importance:<br />1. Revelation, like all Scripture, is “profitable” (II Tim. 3:16).<br />2. Revelation reveals Jesus Christ like no other book (Rev. 1-22).<br />3. Revelation deals with “things, which must soon take place” (Rev. 1:1).<br />4. Revelation is the one book that promises a blessing to all who will read it (Rev. 1:3).<br />
  2. 2. Importance:<br />5. Revelation contains unique warnings and challenges to the church (Rev. 2:1-3:22).<br />6. Revelation discloses conditions that will be present in the end-times (Rev. 6:1-19:21).<br />7. Revelation is NOT to be sealed up (Rev. 22:10)<br />
  3. 3. Writings of John<br />Gospel of John<br />Epistles (1-3 Jn.)<br />Revelation<br />Preparation (22:20)<br />Life rewarded<br />Sovereignty<br />The King<br />Believe (20:31)<br />Life received<br />Salvation<br />The Prophet<br />Fellowship (1:3)<br />Life revealed<br />Life revealed<br />The Priest<br />
  4. 4. The book opens and closes with similar ideas and phrases, among them are the words of Jesus, “I am coming soon” (1:1-8; 22:12-21). In between, the book deals with vivid descriptions of God’s judgments on sin.<br />Key Ideas:<br />
  5. 5. Key Verses:<br />Revelation 1:7: “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” (cf. Revelation 19:11-16). <br />Revelation 1:19: “Therefore write the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will take place after these things.”<br />
  6. 6. Key Words:<br />Two key words are repeated: <br />“lamb” (29 times) <br />“throne” (47 times) <br />Four numbers are significant: <br />“seven” (55 times)<br />“four” (29 times)<br />“twelve” (23 times) <br />“ten” (9 times)<br />
  7. 7. There are no formal quotations from the Old Testament, however there are many allusions. Bible students have found between 250-550 Old Testament allusions in the book of Revelation.<br />Key Note:<br />
  8. 8. Outline:<br />1. Introduction (1:1-20)<br />2. “THINGS WHICH ARE” seven churches (2:1-3:22)<br />3. “THINGS WHICH SHALL BE HEREAFTER” the Tribulation (4:1-19:21)<br />4. The Millennial Reign & Great White Throne Judgment of Christ (20:1-15)<br />5. The new heaven and earth (21:1-22:5)<br />6. Conclusion (22:6-21)<br />
  9. 9. Christ In Revelation:<br />His glory, wisdom and power (1:1-20)<br />His authority over the church (2:1-3:21)<br />His power and right to judge the world (5:1-19:21)<br />
  10. 10. Christ In Revelation:<br />The faithful witness (1:5)<br />The firstborn from the dead (1:5)<br />The ruler over the kings of the earth (1:5)<br />The Son of Man (1:13)<br />The first and the last (1:17)<br />The living One (1:18)<br />The Son of God (2:18)<br />He who is holy, who is true (3:7)<br />The Amen (3:14)<br />
  11. 11. Christ In Revelation:<br />The Beginning of the creation of God (3:14)<br />The Lion that is from the tribe of Judah (5:5)<br />The Root of David (5:5)<br />A Lamb (5:6)<br />The Word of God (19:13)<br />King of Kings and Lord of Lords (19:16)<br />
  12. 12. Christ In Revelation:<br />The Alpha and the Omega (22:13)<br />The beginning and the end (22:13)<br />The bright morning Star (22:16)<br />The Lord Jesus (22:21).<br />
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  14. 14. Outline:<br />1. “THINGS WHICH YOU HAVE SEEN (PAST) ” (1:1-20)<br />2. “THINGS WHICH ARE (PRESENT)” seven churches (2:1-3:22)<br />“THINGS WHICH SHALL BE HEREAFTER (FUTURE)” <br />The Tribulation (4:1-19:21)<br />The Millennial Reign & Great White Throne Judgment of Christ (20:1-15)<br />The new heaven and earth (21:1-22:21)<br />
  15. 15. REVELATION<br />Chapter Titles<br />Ascended Christ as a Great High Priest<br />Christ’s Letters to 4 Churches<br />Christ’s Letters to 3 Churches<br />Worship in Heaven: Christ as Creator<br />Worship in Heaven: Christ as Redeemer<br />Opening of 6 Seals<br />Great Salvation of Jews & Gentiles<br />Opening 7th Seal: 4 Trumpet Judments<br />
  16. 16. REVELATION<br />Chapter Titles<br />5th & 6st Trumpet Judgments<br />Prelude to Final Judgment: The Little Scroll<br />2 Witnesses<br />The Wonder of a Woman with Child<br />The False Trinity <br />The Lamb & The 144,000 on Mount Zion<br />Worship in Heaven before the Final Judgment <br />6 Bowl Judgments<br />
  17. 17. REVELATION<br />Chapter Titles<br />Economical Babylon Destroyed<br />Ecclesiastical Babylon Destroyed<br />Marriage of the Lamb & Armageddon <br />Millennium & Great White Throne Judgment<br />New Heaven & New Earth<br />Paradise Restored<br />
  18. 18. Revelation Glossary<br />
  19. 19. Revelation Glossary<br />
  20. 20. Revelation Glossary<br />