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    The Book of Revelation

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    THE EPISTLES REVELATION The description of the Book of Revelation as “the strangest book of the New Testament” could be the reason for the general neglect that is afforded it today. Such neglect did not characterize the earliest history of the book. Currently there is a general tendency to identify the book as Revelations as there are multiple revelations in the book. This is not the case. The book is the Revelation of Christ to John. The definition of the term “revelation” is to reveal‚

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    The Book of Revelation is the last profound book in the New Testament. It conveys the significant purpose of Christianity by describing God’s plan for the world and his final judgment of the people by reinforcing the importance of faith and the concept of Christianity as a whole. Accordingly‚ this book is the written record—not of wild dreams—but the dramatic God-sent visions given to one of God’s servants‚ John the Apostle. This book was written by John in 95 or 96 A.D. at the reign of the Roman

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    Interpreting the Book of Revelation The future; a daunting subject that people over generations have fretted about and try to plan against by constructing predictions on what may happen based on what they think they know. Christians are no different. The Bible is‚ after all‚ a book has a prophetic vein running through it promising all of His people that one day He would return to save them from the evils of the earth and give them the gift of eternal life with Him. Throughout the text‚ therefore

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    THE BOOK OF REVELATION This report supplies an overview of the Book of Revelation prepared by Leoner Suarez a biblical theologian with the purpose to contribute knowledge and understanding of the book of Revelation to the biblical studies program of Kean University. In general this report details (1) the vision that John saw of Jesus Christ‚ (2) the message that Jesus Christ gave to the apostle John and (3) the future events that will take place in the last days. In addition‚ general information

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    Book of Revelation chapter 20 Ch. 20:1: The scene here is from heaven to earth as an angel comes down to earth having the key and a great chain with him; the key refers to access; to open access or to grant access to – thus access is granted to this angel to bind Satan. V. 2-3: These two verses describe the following: 1. The Description of Satan: “Dragon‚ serpent of old‚ the Devil‚ and Satan – Gen. 3:1.” 2. The Place in which Satan is bound: “the bottomless pit or abyss the place of the demon

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    significance for understanding the book of Revelation is the fact that apocalyptic literature is full of symbols and imagery that are conveyed into messages and the book of Revelation contains lots of symbols that the Lord uses to message His people. In other words‚ the apocalyptic literature tells stories and predicaments by the use of symbols‚ images and numbers. The word apocalypse comes from a Greek word which means something uncovered or revealed. As for the book of Revelation which means to reveal. It

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    reference page‚ title page‚ etc.). They should be doubled-spaced‚ 12 pt. New Times Roman font‚ with at least FIVE academic references (written works written by doctorate-level scholars with established reputations in the field; e.g. commentary‚ scholarly book‚ dictionary or encyclopedia article‚ journal article‚ etc.). Note that the Bible and Gundry do not count toward this requirement of five academic sources. You may use online references in addition to these‚ but online encyclopedias such as Wikipedia

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    Bible Dictionary Project: Revelations The book spans three literary genres‚ the epistolary‚ the apocalyptic‚ and the prophetic. It has been said that “The Book of Revelation is the greatest book of apocalyptic literature ever written” (Hindson‚ E & Towns‚ E 2013. Pg555). The author of the Book of Revelation has been disputed over the years‚ however it is believed that the authorship of the Book of Revelation belongs to the apostle John. Also‚ the date of when the book was actually written has been

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    ‚ a man named John had a vision from heaven. The book of Revelation is John’s record of that vision (Revelation 1:9-11). John was a Christian leader of Jewish origin who was in exile on the Roman prison island of Patmos. We don’t know why John was exiled to Patmos‚ but it may have been for refusing to worship the Roman emperor Domitian‚ who had declared himself a god. Tradition says John the apostle (Mark 3:14-19) was the author of both Revelation and the Gospel of John‚ but that is not certain.

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    Revelation is a very complex piece of apocalyptic literature but‚ at the same time‚ the core message shines strong for the reader: God is sovereign and his plans will not be frustrated by rebellious humans or spiritual potentates. In the end‚ Jesus conquers. At the same time‚ Jesus is not a heartless dictator‚ and all the judgments poured upon the earth have a double purpose: to serve as a means for repentance. Revelation has a tremendously consolatory message to a suffering and persecuted Church

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