Keathley leaves no question unanswered as he ties Revelation, Daniel, Ezekiel, and Matthew together in a dispensational view of the end-times. Before we begin our study, I am going to encourage you with the same words that I always offer. Most interpreters date the book c. This is the revelation of Jesus Christ. The book of Revelation is a message of encouragement and hope during difficult times. But the most important element of the book is that it is a special revelation of Jesus Christ Himself anticipating the glory of His second coming and His final victory over the forces of darkness and evil so prominent in the world today.
He compares stories of an Antichrist figure with Babylonian legends. When you need some assistance in your study, the website is here to help you follow along in the story. We learn from every book in the Bible even though there was an original audience to whom the book was written. They are practical in application, however, and accessible to Christian readers of all levels. And it does not make sense to read and understand the first 65 books of the Bible and then fail to get into book number 66. Keathley wrote this material with two introductory chapters and 7 appendices to help those who may not be that familiar with Bible prophecy.
A study of the Book of Revelation will help us better understand the Bible. Reality 3: Jesus really died and rose again for our sin salvation. If not, the book of Revelation becomes an untrue and hopeless book since the martyrs will told a little while longer till they were vindicated. The imagery and symbolism has frightened and confused people. There will then follow an in-depth study of the passage, guided by an expositional commentary on the text. This is a significant beginning to our study. Although its visions often seem bizarre to the Western reader, fortunately the book provides a number of clues for its own interpretation e.
His area of specialty was New Testament and Greek, but over the years he taught Hebrew, Old Testament, theology, and homiletics. Instead, they just listen to what everyone else has to say about the book. A prolific writer, his work included major expositions of the books of Romans, Hebrews, and Revelation, along with Brethren ordinances and beliefs and eschatology. It is not about evil, or judgment, or angels, or the antichrist, or false religion, or heaven. This is not by any means a scholarly study; it is simply a compilation of the actual notes that were used in the aforementioned series. Educated at Cambridge, he was a premillennial evangelical.
Open your Bible and read the book of Revelation. If I were to tell you that Christ would come in judgment and relieve you of your suffering more than 400 years from now, would you have relief? He calls for a renewed interest and careful attention to this book. May the study of the Revelation truly be as the name implies-an unveiling of the truths found in this wonderful book. God is not bound by time in the same way that people are. One need not be able to identify every tree in the forest to appreciate the beauty of the forest as a whole. If you have a question or disagree with what is said concerning the book, you will have an opportunity in the Wednesday night study to voice your question or disagreement and we can work together in our studies for a solution. That is, you cannot cannot take a verse here or there, or even consider only the Book of Revelation, and expect to interpret accurately the Word of God.
People seem hopelessly lost by the imagery found in its pages. We will have much more to say about the date of the book as we study Revelation. Remember, Revelation is supposed to be the unveiling, not the concealing. After some deliberation and prayer, we felt led to publish them. Date Revelation was written when Christians were entering a time of persecution. 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 addition to being a pastor, he was also a prolific writer and editor.
Seiss asserts the need for study of the book of Revelation, pointing out the lack of knowledge and familiarity with this last book of the Bible. That would not make sense. Boasting over 2,500 pages for all four volumes, Elliott provides a systematic view of the Apocalypse. Hampton wrote many articles for the Biblical Studies Foundation and on. When we read the sentence it becomes clear that this is the revelation from Jesus, not about him. Classic Commentaries and Studies on Revelation is perfect for students, professors, historians, and anyone wanting a greater grasp on this divisive book of the Bible.
We should study the Book of Revelation for Prophetical reasons. Hengstenberg concludes his extensive compendium on Revelation, beginning with a discussion of the Beast from the Sea. Let's illustrate it this way. Some within the church are advocating a policy of compromise , which has to be corrected before its subtle influence can undermine the determination of believers to stand fast in the perilous days that lie ahead. This volume contains a detailed table of contents, four appendixes, and a dissertation on the placement of the Church in the end times. I have wondered many times in the past few months if I have bitten off more than I can chew, let alone digest! Theologian William Newell divides up his study of the book of Revelation into two parts: judgment and the new creation.