The book of revelation is the revelation of jesus christ to apostle john thus to us christians. This view was originated by roman catholic writers and later adopted by some protestants. The rapture is the hope of the new testament, just as the revelation of christ was the hope of the old testament. A summary of each chapter in the book of revelation. Revelation explained verse by verse, chapter by chapter. The book of revelation is prophetical in nature and contains much symbolism which is most likely the reason that it is many times thought to be the most misunderstood book in the entire bible. The great new element that comes to light in this portion of the vision is that of the.
While debated by some, he was most likely the apostle john, brother of james, and author of the gospel of john and three epistles. The middle chapters of the book of revelation, are visions of woes and troubles, plages and disasters. To start with we see god as creator and ruler, the lord jesus as the slain lamb and the believers gathered round the throne in heaven chapter 4 and 5. Bible study lesson sheets these are lessons designed for either a class or personal study. Book of revelation explained scripture by scripture. The book deals with the afflictions, tribulations and ultimate salvation of gods people and emphasizes that gods vengeance will come upon his enemies. They believe the return of christ and the rest of the book are allegorical. Revelation made simple and easy to understand this last book of the bible bears the title revelation, meaning unveiling and, yet, it presents visions of. The book of revelation is the only book in the bible, that i know of, that has a blessing associated with it for those who will read itnot once but twice.
This book is the only book having the lord jesus himself as author v. Four times the author identifies himself as john 1. Read and study revelation, including book summary, with the verse by verse bible commentary hi. Jan 09, 20 the first dvd, the great unveiling covers chapter one of the book of revelation. This is particularly so with the book of revelation or prophecy in general. Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it. Both testaments can be divided into history instruction prophecy revelation is the only book of prophecy in the new testament. These summaries will help you to understand the bible and quickly grasp an overview of the salient points of each chapter. In the following paragraph chapters 6 to 11 the seven seals of the book are opened by the lamb. The versebyverse commentary on revelation introduction this commentary on revelation will prove, contrary to what most people think, that the revelation, the last book of the bible, is not difficult to understand if we will take a simple, facevalue, commonsense approach to interpreting it. The book of revelation often called the revelation to john, apocalypse of john, the revelation from jesus christ from its opening words, the apocalypse, the revelation, or simply revelation is the final book of the new testament, and consequently is also the final book of the christian bible. John was the youngest disciple of the twelve disciples of jesus who became an apostle of the church. It is incompatible with a literal approach to bible study.
It is a revelation, which means an unveiling or disclosure, not a mystery, and the lord jesus has attached his benediction to it to encourage us to read, hear and keep v. Revelation is the dramatization of the unveiling of jesus christ. Revelation these are all of the chapters of the book of revelation. In this study of the book of revelation, we will be stepping into an unfamiliar world of angels, demons, lambs, lions, horses, dragons, seals are broken, trumpets blown, and contents of bowls poured out. Save more when you purchase five or ten copies of the blessed hope. Apr 26, 2011 this paper is a summary chapter by chapter of the book of revelation. Revelation the seven seals this article interprets the seven seals found in revelation chapter 6, and also contains notes on chapter 7. Revelation with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. The book of revelation closes with the bright and morning star, which is a figure of christ at his coming to take the church out of the world. Revelation chapter 01 46 revelation chapter 02 52 revelation chapter 03 42 revelation chapter 04 18 revelation chapter 05 27 revelation chapter 06 21.
The two periods most often mentioned are the latter part of neros reign a. Gary mcdade takes the viewer through a chapter by chapter study of the book of revelation, which is sometimes difficult to understand because of the symbols and apocalyptic literature. Revelation is the only book of prophecy in the new testament. The lessons are organized into subjects of one week study per lesson for an overview of the course please refer to the course outline all references for the course are found in the course bibliography. The book of revelation is the only book in the new testament that begins by spe cifically stating its source, the revelation of jesus christ, which god gave to himand signified it by his angel to his servant john rev. The book of revelation endtime ministries irvin baxter. This summary of the book of revelation provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of revelation. Studying the book of revelation oak ridge church of christ. A systematic study on the book of revelation, verse by verse in order.
And the book of revelation will complete the revelation of christ. Behold, he is coming with clouds, and every eye will see him. Revelation was written when christians were entering a time of persecution. Those whose names were not written in the book of life are cast into the lake of fire. I had just started to study the truth about god the father the only true godhis son jesus christ, and their spirit when going into the book of revelation.
Throughout this program gary covers popular views of premillennialism. This is the start of the series and the introduction to the study. Watch our overview video on the book of revelation, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. God hits him with a doozy of a revelation hey, thats not a bad idea for a title. I encourage you to bring your insights to class to share with others. Without any doubt whatever, this chapter is a continuation of the throne of god scene in revelation 4. In the same way that we must read a novel cover to cover before understanding it properly, so must bible students have an understanding of the bibles first 65 books before they can truly understand its. Very important we note this and realize we cannot study revelation in the same way we study the book of romans. It records the events that are currently leading up to the second coming of our lord and savior back to this earth. Book of revelation read, study bible verses online.
Revelation chapter summaries study light with mark wash. The revelation of jesus christ the apostle john was an elderly man when this book was written. Their explanations about how the prophecies of revelation. Outline and overview of the book from the walk series. Many people think that the book of revelation cannot be understood. In our previous studies we have seen that revelation chapter 1. Revelation 1 study of the book of chapter by chapter and verse by verse. Both testaments can be divided into history instruction prophecy. Bible revelation chapter 1 explained in detail discover revelation. The first dvd, the great unveiling covers chapter one of the book of revelation. Before we begin our study, i am going to encourage you with the same words that i always offer. The same throne, the same living creatures, the same angels, the same 24 elders, the same solemn worship, and the same person upon the throne are present here that were seen in revelation 4. The verse by verse commentary on each chapter of revelation is on a separate page of this website. Summary of the book of revelation by david buck october 18, 2009 this paper is a summary chapter by chapter of the book of revelation.
The spiritual decline of the 7 churches chapters 2 and 3, also argues for the later date. The revelation of jesus christ, sent to the servant john, who bore witness to what he saw. Easyenglish is a system of simple english designed by wycliffe associates uk. John, identified as one who bore witness to the word of god, and to the testimony of jesus christ. I went into the study as a trinitarian, but left the study out of obvious necessity as a believer in the one true god. Introduction 1, introduction to the study of the book of revelation, handouts introduction 2, schools of. Chapters 47 deal with the throne scene and the loosing of the seven seals. Introduction to the revelation of the day of yahovah the l ord chapter 2. The first blessing is in the first chapter of revelation in verse 3. In the study of any book of the bible or any topic of scripture, a certain amount of ground work is needed for understanding, orientation, and motivation. Read through the book of the revelatuion twice by the end of the semester 2. You may kindly select the desired chapter to proceed with the bible study.
Robert godfrey guides us through the book of revelation chapter by chapter, clearing away uncertainty. Revelation the book complete study of the book of revelation. Hes just a mildmannered christian guy living in exile whenpow. As we begin this book of revelation, i have mingled feelings. It is the first book that many new to the bible want to study, while it is often neglected by mature. Revelation bible study part 1 introduction, chapter 1 youtube. Not until chapter 19 does the end of sufferings come with.
Hyles excellent book, lets study the revelation reasons some oppose the study of revelation. Revelation the seven trumpets an interpretation of the seven trumpets found in revelation chapters 810. The following study on revelation 1 was prepared for our groups weekly bible study. Then, at the end of chapter 3, the church goes to heaven and we see it, not as the church. In verse one of chapter 4 we move into the future, the prophetic part of the book of revelation. Likewise, we could see revelation as the final chapter in gods 66chapter novel called the bible. Then in the last chapter of the book, jesus speaks.
The book of revelation is the unveiling of jesus christ. The book of revelation is the book in the bible that is considered to be shrouded in mystery. The crowned conqueror on the white horse armed with a bow, revelation 6. Praise to him who washed us from out sins in his own blood. Currently we are doing a study of the book of revelation and we are in chapter 14 today. The first chapter of this new e book that ive put together is an examination of the various methods by which revelation has been interpreted, provides an outline and overview of the book, and establishes particular hermeneutical or interpretive principles. There is perhaps no more misunderstood book of the bible than revelation. Likewise, we could see revelation as the final chapter in gods 66 chapter novel called the bible. We edify with the intent of teaching the word of god as it reads from the pages of the king james translation. Revelation closes with a vision of the future restored paradise in the new heavens and the new earth where righteous dwell securely forever. How to study the book of revelation christian truth center. This post can also be found here, where all of our chapter by chapter studies on revelation will be posted. You may use, copy, or distribute this material, provided you do it freezuq gi. Trumpets, beasts, and a thousandyear reignthe book of revelation often generates curiosity and confusion.
Revelation chapter 2 explained book of revelation each. The book of revelation introduction the revelation of jesus christ, which god gave him to show his servantsthings which must shortly take place. Revelation made simple and easy to understand this last book of the bible bears the title revelation, meaning, unveiling, yet. Christs letters to churches in sardis, philadelphia and laodicea. Christs letters to churches in ephesus, smyrna, pergamum and thyatira. Just click the link to the commentary of a chapter that you want to read. In the same way that we must read a novel cover to cover before understanding it properly, so must bible students have an understanding of the bibles first 65 books before they can truly understand its final book. In chapter 4, god the father is the central figure.
A bible study in easyenglish 2800 word vocabulary on the book of revelation. Revelation 2020 verse by verse ministry international. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of revelation in the bible new international version. In the opening chapter of the book of revelation, john writes, blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things which are written in it. Greetings of grace and peace to the seven churches in asia. The book written within and without, and sealed with seven seals, revelation 5. Yet it has a clear message for all who would devote themselves to its pages. At the sight of the face of he who sits on it, earth and heaven flee. Jul 08, 20 pastor steven anderson the book of revelation. Genesis to revelation is a chapter by chapter summary of the entire bible. Study guide for revelation by chuck smith blue letter bible. The book of life is opened, and the dead are judged according to their works. We start revelation chapter one with not a theological trip, but a spiritual journey into the future as we begin the study of the book of revelation written by john. Aug 31, 20 study of revelation, chapter 1 johns vision by mary hudakcollins august 31, 20 the study of revelation, understanding the bible 9 comments many people veer away from reading revelation because they feel its too confusing.
The book was written around 96 ad by apostle john when titus domitian was the emperor of the roman empire. Physically attend at least 80% of all classes unless given special permission by the teacher for an absence 4. Write a running verse by verse commentary of a chapter of your choice of the book of revelation should be at least 3 pages 3. And the book of revelation will complete the revelation of.1279 687 1202 827 1088 1007 312 1333 1189 1103 51 1179 974 1377 272 368 586 600 1126 1310 4 709 1163 665 1180 1364 1070 1064 848 115 1200 99 560 614 543