The book of revelation, an indepth visual study boxed set. Many have considered the book of revelation to be a sealed book and unable to be understood. Revelation made clear bible study in the book of revelation. His straightforward approach brings the message to life with an emphasis on its relevance for us today. Before beginning to go through the content of revelation, we recommend that you read through the, and sections to familiarize yourself with the framework concerning this incredible book of god. Dear church family, for many, the most difficult book of the bible to understand is the final book of the new testament, the book of revelation. The book itself reveals that the author was a jew, well versed in scripture, a church leader who was well. The questions contain minimal human commentary, but instead urge students to study to understand scripture. We hope this commentary is a beneficial study tool in your devotion to the word of god. Sutton provides simple charts including the chronological events of revelation, as well as individual chapter subject references and parallel accounts from the book of john. The unsaved are reading the bible without realizing it. Written by the apostle john as a record of a series of visions given to him by jesus christ, this apocalyptic work.
The book of revelation is perhaps the most misunderstoodand misusedof all the. However, the word revelation comes from the greek name apokalypsis, which means a disclosure, a revelation or manifestation and to be revealed. This blog series is based on my notes with some supplemental information from these weekly meetings. The bible companion series the seven seals the book of the revelation chapter six 32 remember, jesus has a bride rev 21 the new jerusalem, and satan has a bride rev 17 babylon jesus says i am the light of the world john 8. 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. This course is designed as an expository study of the book of revelation, taking the student through the entire book with cross references to other portions of scripture. And christ sent his angel to show it to his servant john, 2 who has told everything he saw. Top 10 bible studies on revelation for fall 2019 christian bible. I saw heaven opened, by michael wilcock part of the bible speaks today series. For many, the most difficult book of the bible to understand is the final book of the new testament, the book of revelation. You may use, copy, or distribute this material, provided you do it freezuq gi.
The book of revelation the new panorama bible study no. By connecting revelation to the old testament prophecies i believe we can understand the book as the first century audience did. A bible study in easyenglish 2800 word vocabulary on the book of revelation. The book of revelation and you free bible study guides. God is love and by the end of revelation, thats all that exists infinite god, infinite good. Hence, the difficulty and hence our challenge in studying it.
The book of revelation is the only book in the new testament that begins by specifically stating its source, the revelation of jesus christ, which god gave to himand signified it by his angel to his servant john rev. Incorrect book the list contains an incorrect book please specify the title of the book. Prologue the revelation from jesus christ, which god gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. Edward miller, journal for the study of the new testament 26 2003 21736 in 1995, new testament studies published a provocative piece by philip payne entitled, fuldensis, sigla for variants in vaticanus, and 1 cor. The book begins with the revelation of jesus christ. John macarthur takes readers on a journey through biblical texts to discover what lies beneath the surface, focusing on meaning and context, and then reflecting on the explored passage or concept. Inter alia, he says this the more common expedient for those who opt for oj monogenhv qeov, but who recognize that its rendering as. It was written to christians of the first century 1. If we did not realize already that it takes a lifetime to understand the bible and thats a good thing, the point is driven home when we get to the last book in the biblerevelation. Furthermore, early noncanonical writings many discovered with the dead sea scrolls were imaginarynot based off of actual visions from god. By the way, she is a christian, and she gets a great deal of scripture into her books.
The purpose is to assist the student in gaining a greater comprehension of the biblical teaching contained in the book of revelation with an emphasis on. In bart ehrmans provocative book, the orthodox corruption of scripture. Revelation 1 niv prologue the revelation from jesus bible. See more ideas about bible, word of god and revelation bible. 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. Classroomstyle filming makes it seem as if you are receiving oneonone teaching. This last book of the bible bears the title revelation, meaning, unveiling, yet, it presents visions of. Efird explains well the context of the book of revelation, while also outlining much of the history of how the book has been misused and. In addition, there are over 30 beautiful illustrations by pat marvenko smith, which will help the viewer to better visualize the symbolism. Our current study is a versebyverse walk through the book of revelation. The book of revelation this course is designed as an expository study of the book of revelation, taking the student through the entire book with cross references to other portions of scripture. Revelation intro to revelation biblica the international bible. The title of the book the revelation of jesus christ 1.
What is the best workbook to study the book of revelation in. This summary of the book of revelation provides information about the title, author s, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of revelation. The revelation of jesus christ webberville church of christ. A study of the book of revelation 1 a study of the book of. Sep 06, 2017 this feature is not available right now. A study outline of revelation the church of christ in. Aug 07, 2015 the main difference between the book of revelation the ultimate apocalyptic writing and others is visions are left unexplained. A workbook suitable for bible classes, family studies, or. It starts out simply enough, it is a revelation in greek, apocalypse from jesus christ, it is a prophecy, and it comes as a letter to seven churches. The first blessing is in the first chapter of revelation in verse 3. Written by the apostle john as a record of a series of visions given to him by jesus christ, this apocalyptic work confounds and scares many christians.
John was the youngest disciple of the twelve disciples of jesus who became an apostle of the church. John tells about this book this is a revelation from jesus christ, which god gave him to show his servants what must happen soon. Appreciate the imagery and enjoy the drama as it unfolds in the book. Spam or selfpromotional the list is spam or selfpromotional. This is particularly so with the book of revelation or prophecy in general.
Jul 31, 2006 this book is the revelation of jesus christ. The first chapter of the book revelation could be divided into three parts, they are. Under the guidance of pastor michael, we are now studying the book of revelation. What is pure and undefiled religion according to james 1. Most people read the book of revelation as futuristic only. In revelation, as in johns gospel and first epistle, the consciousnessofaworldconflict,aworldprocess,andaworldtriumph is manifest. How to study the book of revelation christian truth center. Revelation 1 new international version niv prologue. Bible study courses revelation bible study courses. Though it does declare things that take place in the future, the main purpose of the book is to reveal jesus christ. 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. In this 14session study, you will examine the entire book of revelation, looking. Why are male and female roles so important in the bible. Its theme is victory in christ, thus a letter of comfort 14.
Each week a group of faithful men meets for bible study and fellowship. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant john, 2 who testifies to everything he saw. Study scripture verses and use highlighting, underlining, and take notes in the bible. Each thursday participants from across the country and around the world meet together for free, live, and interactive bible study with randy white. Book of revelation read, study bible verses online. Easyenglish is a system of simple english designed by wycliffe associates uk. Seven reasons for studying the book of revelation ministry. The book of the revelation study introduction 5 the book of the revelation of jesus christ study introduction i. Bible study resources tips, online bible search, devotions browse topics x.
Like the other commentaries in this series, the focus is on the message of the book. Here is how wilcock outlines the flow of revelation. From as early as justin martyr in the second century a. Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it. Throughout this program gary covers popular views of premillennialism. To properly study the book of revelation, you must look for jesus throughout the book.
The book was written around 96 ad by apostle john when titus domitian was the emperor of the roman empire. Apr 3, 2012 explore revsa84s board book of revelation, followed by 384 people. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant john, 2 who testifies to everything he sawthat is, the word of god and the testimony of jesus christ. When you need some assistance in your study, the website. Revelation chapter 9 bible study by rtministriestv. Apr 28, 2015 a commentary that many have found very helpful is the message of revelation. You might want to read maurice a williams new book revelations.
The entire bible is the book of revelation the revealing of god through his son the lord jesus christ. This page introduces the most comprehensive study of the bibles book of the revelation ever. The apocalypse, or revelation to john, the last book of the bible, is one of the most difficult to understand because it abounds in unfamiliar and extravagant symbolism, which at best appears unusual to the modern reader. Book of revelation bible study chapter 1 part 2 duration. Being thoroughly acquainted with what moses, the prophets and the apostles said, the bible student is prepared to look at the crown jewel of prophecy. Numerous literary genres converge in the book of revelation, one of the most complex books in the. This simple plan will take you through the book of revelation and would be great for individual or group study. Introduction to the niv study bible go to revelation. You will behold the great unveiled vision of john, given 1900 years ago. What is the best workbook to study the book of revelation. The book of revelation is the revelation of jesus christ to apostle john thus to us christians. Listed below are all the blogs written so far in this series. If you enjoy bible study and the book of revelations you will enjoy reading revelations.
The main difference between the book of revelation the ultimate apocalyptic writing and others is visions are left unexplained. Its principal subject is to discover the purposes of god concerning the affairs of the church, and of the nations as connected therewith, to the end of the world. Mar 12, 2016 explore karenwb333s board bible study. This is the word of god and the testimony of jesus christ. The book of revelation study guide by mike bickle is a simple and inspiring versebyverse guide to the book of revelation. The book ends with confirmations of authenticity by god, christ and john. Live online bible study of revelation randy white ministries. Revelation 1 erv john tells about this book this is a bible. A study of the book of revelation 1 chapter by chapter and verse by verse. If one is to understand the book of revelation properly he must know the prophecies in the old testament and in the new.
Book of revelation of john of jesus christ christian bible scripture study. Revelation made clear walks through the book of revelation looking for the clearest and most natural understanding of the book. My picks for the best books on this book bible study. The return of jesus is contemplated in relation to the enlarged environment in which christianity stood. Inappropriate the list including its title or description facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow goodreads member or author. The purpose is to assist the student in gaining a greater comprehension of the biblical teaching contained in the book. The book itself reveals that the author was a jew, well versed in scripture, a church leader who was well known to the seven churches of asia minor, and a. With probing questions that guide the reader toward application, as well as ample space for journaling, the macarthur bible studies are an invaluable tool for bible students of all ages. Revelation devotional reading plan youversion bible. Four times the author identifies himself as john 1. Revelation is a book that has been called everything from a hodgepodge of. This workbook was designed for bible class study, family study, or personal study.1085 938 374 1384 665 324 528 1257 1264 74 760 489 533 297 408 140 821 53 700 894 1067 156 1392 62 41 1399 1434 1443 61 805 1347 1442 459