The course and end of apostate Christendom (see Dan. I still can tread the Narrow Way, Most premillennialists follow a certain form of interpretation that conforms to the Book of Revelation. 2:1-7 Ephesus 7-10 Jan. 24 Rev. Then the church is brought before us, and the whole history of the church is given. In Genesis was the beginning of sorrow and suffering; in Revelation there will be no more sorrow and no more tears. I’ll admit that it has been fully developed, as have all these other interpretations, during the past few years. John does it all for us according to the instructions given to him. As a result of this foreboding, there has been a growing interest in the Book of Revelation. Ye call Me Life and choose Me not. This is the unveiling of Jesus Christ. In which you'll find it hard to pay. –G. 8. If he misquotes the other Bible expositors as he misquotes me, I would have no confidence in his book whatsoever. In whispers soft, "This is the way." The Book of Revelation had its origin in a time of crisis, but it remains valid and meaningful for Christians of all time. Since Christ is God, He is the One who fills the horizon of the total Word of God. Why don’t we follow what John tells us? It divides itself very easily. This was followed by the doctrine of the person of Christ, known as Christology. The entire theology of the book of Revelation consists in an inspired poem about the Son of God. Let me explain why I say this. If you will keep the incense burning there, And there is no reason to misunderstand it. The idea of making wild and weird interpretations is one of the reasons I enter this book with a feeling of fear. K. Chesterton, "Thus spiritual death comes immediately through an unbroken line of posterity. Introduction An Uncovering The very title makes it clear that the writer wanted his message to be known. He will talk peace, prosperity, and plenty, not as a means to lead us to God, but as ends in themselves. But I'm NOT growing old. The Book of Revelation emphasizes both what He is doing and what He will do. It divides itself very easily. 1. This item: The End: The Book of Revelations - Study Guide by Scott Hahn Spiral-bound $14.95. The implication, however, is that such is a possibility. –From The Revelation of Jesus Christ by Dr. John Walvoord, "If the rapture had occurred in the first century preceding the tribulation which the book of Revelation describes, they were assured of deliverance. Not only in Revelation but in the entire Bible Jesus Christ is the major theme. One section will be devoted to trees and grass for those who like to seek God in nature. And it would indicate the possibility of a church on fire for God. So, although I won’t be using a chart, I will use the brief sketch below to attempt to simplify the different stages of the Revelation and also give the overall picture. We will see Christ’s ministry to the church in chapters 2–3. To properly study the book of Revelation, you must look for Jesus throughout the book. This means that we need to know sixty–five other books before we get to this place. So chapters 4–22 deal with the future, and Christ said to John, “Write the things that you are about to see after these things.” It is very important to see that “after these things” is the Greek meta tauta. (Revelation 2:1-5) This was the church at Ephesus, because it had an intense, enthusiastic devotion to the person of Jesus Christ. What if my hair is turning grey? When someone makes the statement that premillennialism is something that originated one hundred years ago with an old witch in England, he doesn’t know what he is talking about. Revelation means unveiling. If you've got roses, bless your soul, The valleys of the two rivers, Hermus and Caicos, stretch east and west, opening down from the edge of the great central plateau of Anatolia towards the Aegean Sea. Ye call Me Eternal and seek Me not. And how these prophecies ultimately point to a future fulfillment when all of God's creation will give way to a "new heaven and a new earth" when … Mysterious horsemen, beasts and plagues have convinced many people that Revelation cannot be understood. When safe within my Saviour's fold? Well, that viewpoint is almost dead today. New light has fallen upon this phase of Scripture. We are going to see that the living Christ is very busy doing things today. We need to let John tell it like it is. Here in Revelation you see Him in glory. It is the same all through the third and fourth centuries with those Latin theologians who escaped the influence of Greek speculation.”. Shall perish, and return to dust, –Bernard of Cluny, Also sign me up to receive Thru the Bible's monthly newsletter by email. They had none. We need to understand where each began and how it was developed as it arrives in Revelation. It is not a sealed book. My friend, I have quoted these many men of the past as proof of the fact that from the days of the apostles and through the church of the first centuries the interpretation of the Scriptures was premillennial. Although good expositors differ on the details of the Book of Revelation, when it comes to the broad interpretation, there are four major systems. ), "The Lord has more truth yet to break forth from His Holy Word…Luther and Calvin were great shining lights in their times, yet they penetrated no the whole counsel of God…Be ready to receive whatever truth shall be made known to you from the written Word of God." In Genesis was Satan’s first rebellion; in Revelation is Satan’s last rebellion. Awaits me in the Glory Land. This is the reason that a knowledge of the rest of the Bible is imperative to an understanding of the Book of Revelation. Outline for this study of the book of Revelation-pages 1, 2, and top of page 3. Do you realize that He is the Head of the church? The end of everything we call life is close at hand.”, General Douglas MacArthur said, “We have had our last chance.”, Former president Dwight Eisenhower said, “Without a moral regeneration throughout the world there is no hope for us as we are going to disappear one day in the dust of an atomic explosion.”, Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, ex–president of Columbia University, said, “The end cannot be far distant.”. When the Pilgrims sailed for America, their pastor at Leyden reminded them, “The Lord has more truth yet to break forth from His Holy Word…. In the New Testament, this word describes the unveiling of spiritual truth (Rom. Has left its furrows on my brow? –Ophelia Guyon Browning, "The Beast, who was dominated by the harlot system (Revelation 17:3) rises against her and destroys her and her system completely. The church does not begin in the Old Testament. Download the audio series. Download the booklet. The Great Tribulation, spoken of back in Deuteronomy 4 where God says that His people would be in tribulation. There you see Him in humiliation. That is God’s intention, and that is God’s purpose. What then?" Such a promise of deliverance to them would seemingly have been impossible if the rapture of the church were delayed until the end of the tribulation prior to the second coming of Christ and the establishment of the kingdom." As far back as 1958 the late David Lawrence wrote an editorial which he entitled “The ‘Mess’ in the World.” He described it very accurately, but even he did not have a solution for it. She is in a desperate situation. It is like an airport with ten great airlines coming into it. Fitzgerald, Jerusalem, the golden, with milk and honey blest! To that grand statement I say hallelujah! 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. Nobody cares what Christ has done for you. II. Daniel was told to seal the book until the time of the end (see Dan. Lewis Sperry Chafer on why Satan is loosed after God had put him in the abyss in chains, "Then I will just have to apologize and say that I must have misunderstood the Lord. Then, when John writes the Book of Revelation, he reaches farther on into eternity future and the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The beginning, course, and end of the “times of the Gentiles” (see Dan. The Revelation of Jesus Christ: The Faithful Witness has been granted an imprimatur and can be purchased from our website shop. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1991. They are failures in the realm of leadership. Although He is still the Lamb of God, it is His wrath that is revealed, the wrath of the Lamb, and it terrifies the earth. My hearing may not be so keen II. It is like a great union station where the great trunk lines of prophecy have come in from other portions of Scripture. I see a lovely cottage encircled by a white picket fence. We need to understand where each began and how it was developed as it comes into the Book of Revelation. Faith cannot be unanswered. And I hope that you are going to read it with me. The Lord Jesus said that Jerusalem will be trodden down of the Gentiles until the Times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. He does this in his Gospel which opens with this: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1). It holds out a hope for a cursed earth, and that hope is the coming again of the Lord Jesus Christ. P���h�lsՙ�s�b{�����3i`� ��G����J�! His wondrous story The ten great subjects of prophecy which find their consummation here are these: 1. On the other hand, if it is so brief that it can be understood, it doesn’t give enough information. ➤ Is Revelation a Book for You? 1-5). Therefore, we need to be very sure that all new truth comes from a correct interpretation of the Word of God. Reflect on the battle that was won. It’s going to work out all right.” My friend, the thing is going to come out with God on top. You may ask, “Do you mean that the church goes out of business?” Well, it leaves the earth and goes to heaven, and there it appears as the bride of Christ. With scholarly precision, Dr. Hahn examines the various ways that Protestants and Catholics understand the Book of Revelation, revealing how the prophecies of the Book of Revelation were first realized in the first-century transition from the Old Covenant to the New. BOOK OF REVELATION STUDY GUIDE Glenn Taylor I. Let's claim the victory. The subject is not the beasts nor the bowls of wrath but the Sin–bearer. Rather it consummates and concludes that which has been begun somewhere else in Scripture. h�bbd```b``z"[���d5��l�`qe�"���Bހ���Z���N ɨ���D���kv00120z�D�2T#�30X0 4< Here He is in absolute control. This expectation is the very heart of the premillennial viewpoint as we hold it today. The Lamb is the light, the glory, the life, the Lord of heaven and earth, from whose face all defilement must flee away, and in whose presence fullness of joy is known. This is one book that doesn’t require our labor in making divisions in it. In particular, the idea of a “rapture” that occurs before the Judgement is a relatively new idea and new interpretation of the book. There are six striking and singular features about the Book of Revelation. It is imperative to a right understanding of the book to be able to trace each great subject of prophecy from the first reference to the terminal. But, as our booklet The Book of Revelation Unveiledpoints out: "The fundamental message of the book of Revelation is simple. It is interesting to note that the subject of prophecy is being developed in our day. After what things? There is no one to lead us out of this moral morass or out of the difficult and Laocoon–like problems which have us all tangled up. This has raised a very serious problem, and later on we will have repercussions from it. And God will finish what He has begun. The sacrificed and risen Lamb is the focus of the struggle between the city of God and the city of Satan: to him will go both heaven and earth. The postmillennialists believed that the world would get better and better, that the church would convert the whole world, and then Christ would come and reign. Several times you've said that you don't see how Christ can possibly use you. V.1 • To his servant John. 1 A revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him so that he could tell his servants what is now to take place very soon; he sent his angel to make it known to his servant John, 2 and John has borne witness to the Word of God and to the witness of Jesus Christ, everything that he saw. 22:10). I wasn’t well at the time, and I didn’t want to get involved in an argument with a man who obviously was very fanatical in his position. Download the booklet. But suppose we get over there and find that it is true? Listening to them for only a brief time reveals that they have nothing to say. Nature has marked out this road, a very easy path, for the tide of communication which in all civilized times must have been large between the one valley and the other. This is what makes Revelation such a glorious and wonderful book. Be ready to receive whatever truth shall be made known to you from the written word of God.” That, my friend, is very good advice because God is not revealing His truth by giving you a vision or a dream or a new religion. By the way, she is a Christian, and she gets a great deal of Scripture into her books. I have several charts sent to me by different men in whom I have great confidence. Especially since World War I, great strides have been made in this field. Who is Antichrist? With these 30 guided lessons and commentary on the biblical text, discover the timeless messages of the mysterious Book of Revelation, and learn to distinguish between the popular false notions of the end times and the truth God intended by this apocalyptic yet canonical text. –Letter from a pastor in Arlington, Virginia, published in a church bulletin, Thus speaketh Christ our Lord to us: The fact of the matter is that some very unusual interpretations arise from this viewpoint. He will let us know when he gets to the meta tauta, the “after these things.” You can’t miss it—unless you follow a system of interpretation that doesn’t fit into the Book of Revelation. The last section deals with the consummation of all things on this earth. Luther and Calvin were great shining lights in their times, yet they penetrated not the whole counsel of God…. In his book he maintains that the premillennial futurist viewpoint is something that is brand new. Interpreting the Book of Revelation provides a concise introduction to the careful interpretive study of Revelation. The historical interpretation is that the fulfillment of Revelation is going on continuously in the history of the church, from John’s day to the present time. I will be frank to say that I get a little disturbed today when I see what is happening in the world. We will have hearing aids for those who say the pastor speaks too softly and cotton for those who say he preaches too loudly. All of this attention has focused the light of deeper study on the Book of Revelation. The resurrection and the translation of the saints (see John 14; 1 Thess. Grey hairs are honorable, they say. He will explain guilt away psychologically, make men shrink in shame if their fellowmen say they are not broad-minded and liberal. Many works on Revelation are merely carbon copies of other works. The purpose of the Book of Revelation was to bring comfort to the persecuted church and was written in symbols that the Christians of that period would understand. –Sir William Ramsay, "Some have indicated that there is no explicit statement here that anybody will have his name blotted out, but rather the promise that his name will not be blotted out because of his faith in Jesus Christ. The church is not the subject again in the entire Book of the Revelation. The work began when your first payer was uttered, John does it all for us according to the instructions given to him. Ye call Me Light and see Me not. However, I’m no pessimist because I have the Book of Revelation, and I can say to every person who has trusted Christ, “Don’t you worry. Genesis 1:1 is accurate, and the church believes it." (Broadus lists seven theories of interpretation and Tregelles lists three.). V-1 • Things present and future. That made a woman cry. 15:51–52). There is a special blessing which is promised to the readers of this book: “Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand” (Rev. Therefore, I want to be with Him. Now I want to make a positive statement: The Book of Revelation is not a difficult book. endstream endobj startxref Title: Unlike most books of the Bible, Revelation contains its own title: "The Revelation of Jesus Christ" (1:1). When I was a young man and a new Christian, I was introduced to the theory known as postmillennialism. But these men turned the Roman world upside down for Christ. —Half hour video. And wander 'round this earth no more, At first, it was the doctrine of the Scripture being the Word of God. Understand how God, the Divine Bridegroom, and the Church, his … Ye call Me Noble and serve Me not. In Genesis was the entrance of sin; in Revelation is the exodus of sin. This is one book that doesn’t require our labor in making divisions in it. Many people get lost in the visions and symbolism of the book of Revelation. It is first mentioned by the Lord Jesus in Matthew 16:18: “And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”. This theory states that the two beasts are imperial and provincial Rome and that the point of the book is to encourage Christians. And so it has been down through the years. Now you and I are living in a day when prophecy is really being developed, and we need to exercise care as to what and to whom we listen. Some relatives will be in attendance for those who like to go visiting on Sundays. It is a blessing promise. In our day there are many critics of this interpretation who not only attempt to discount it but say rather harsh things about it. And finally, the sanctuary will be decorated with both Christmas poinsettias and Easter lilies for those who have never seen the church without them." J. Vernon McGee, "One of the paradoxes of this age is that it is the age of Pacifism, but not the age of peace." To slay their foes and lift them high; Ye call Me Might and honor Me not. God promised Israel five things, and God says in Revelation that He will fulfill them all. This viewpoint has been answered and, I think, relegated to the limbo of lost things. Then after chapter 3, the church is not mentioned anymore. 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Jane, don't forget that we still need the ordinary in the hands of Christ to turn the world upside down. Please note, our website requires JavaScript to be supported. –Author unknown, "He who is born one will die twice; he who is born twice will die once." Book Of Revelation. In fact, when they told him that the war was over, he thought they meant the Civil War. Although many contemporary Protestants believe that the Book of Revelation describes in detail the events that will unfold at the end of the world, this books is not to be interpreted as such. They would like to be able to explore this book, but very few teachers are prepared to go on that adventure with them. It has long been my practice, when I need a time of relaxation, to read a mystery story, a detective story. Ye call Me Just and fear Me not. And the Book of Revelation will complete the revelation of Christ. Business is managed by tycoons. –B.E. What radiancy of glory, what bliss beyond compare. He made Himself subject to His enemies on earth and died upon a cross! @� ` ϭTQ It was to that view that most of the postmillennialists ran for cover. Outline of Revelation —A useful guide for study. Is growing stronger every day. Nay, do not say ungranted. The fallacy of the hour is reaching into this third section and trying to pull those events up to the present. What if my eyesight's growing dim? In other words, over half of this book depends upon your understanding of the Old Testament. The literal interpretation is always preferred unless John makes it clear that it is otherwise. Armageddon: What? Their position? Now here it is: To make it possible for everyone to attend church next Sunday, cots will be placed in the vestibule for those who say that Sunday is the only day they can sleep in. The Church at Its Best Mass evangelistic meetings attended by tens of thousands, use of other mass media such as radio, literature, increasing constantly." That was their problem. 58: Revelation (Chs. Three Old Testament writers used signs and symbols to set forth their messages, Ezekiel, Daniel and Zechariah. John puts down the instructions given to him by Christ: “Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter” (Rev. Well, the fact of the matter is that he called me at home one morning as I was getting ready to go to my office. Although I myself have a chart and have used it in teaching, I will not be using it in this study. That was the high point of Protestant church membership. It is the only prophetic book in the New Testament. Then the Great White Throne is set up, the place where the lost are judged, and in chapters 21–22 eternity begins. The Revelation shows what God is going to do with His universe and with His creatures. We look at the revealing benediction (words of blessing), the salutation (words of greeting) and the doxology (words of praise). He will help you grin as you rest in Him. When the scene moves to heaven, we see Him there, too, controlling everything. It does look dark now. In fact, it is probably the best organized book in the Bible. a laying bare, making naked." Book of Revelation Study. The Book of Revelation 8 Week Study Begins Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, 7pm Taught by Dr. Joshua Beckley Updated: 3/4/2018 Click on the page numbers you want to see. This implies the rapture of the church before the time of trouble referred to as the great tribulation. 2. Emerson said that things are in the saddle, and they ride mankind. Is growing old, I know full well– Temporarily out of stock. And PROVE that I'm not growing old. I think that any person today who looks at the world situation and takes an optimistic view of it has something wrong with his thinking. Dr. McGee clearly spells out God’s scenario for the future as described in the Bible, event by event, from the Rapture to the New Jerusalem. 441 0 obj <> endobj I have visited the ruins of all seven of them and have spent many hours there. 473 0 obj <>stream The last book of the New Testament is also probably the most difficult and misunderstood book of the Bible. –G. Book of Revelation Explained. Ye call Me Rich and ask me not. It sees the Book of Revelation as primarily prophetic. One of them is so complicated that I need a chart to understand his chart! 10. The futurist interpretation is the view which is held by all premillennialists and is the one which I accept and present to you. On the basis of this some have considered the book of life not as the roll of those who are saved but rather a list of those for whom Christ died, that is, all humanity who have possessed physical life. It is dangerous to say just anything relative to the Book of Revelation because people today realize that we have come to a great crisis in history. The Book of Revelation in the Bible is one of the more difficult books of the Bible to understand. Join the Read Revelation Challenge. Download the booklet. Through their popularity? Unfortunately, the most popular prophetic teachers in our day are those who have gone out on a limb. 2:8-11 Smryna 11-15 Jan. 31 Rev. –George McDonald, "If you will tell me why God let him loose in the first place, I'll tell you why God let him loose in the second place." Grab our free “Introduction to Revelation” lessons here. A Study of the Book of Revelation by Gary C. Hampton. And cries, It shall be done sometime, somewhere. After two world wars, a worldwide depression, and the crises through which the world is passing, there are very few who still hold that viewpoint. Do you know the reason the contemporary church is in such a mess? 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 it—not once but twice! There are seventeen prophetic books in the Old Testament and only this one in the New Testament. A Testimony of Jesus Christ is a commentary that explains some of the mysteries of Revelation. To say that the Book of Revelation is a jumble and impossible to make heads or tails out of and cannot be understood is to contradict this. Both testaments can be divided into History – Instruction – Prophecy Revelation is the only book of prophecy in the New Testament. Its antagonists may be divided into two classes according to the different standpoints from which they direct their attack, viz: (1) Rationalists (under this class we include both Deist and Agnostic writers). And then Mr. Luce said, “I wonder if there wasn’t something to that position after all.”, It is very interesting to note that The Christian Century carried an article by Wesner Fallaw which said, “A function of the Christian is to make preparation for world’s end.”, Dr. Charles Beard, the American historian, said, “All over the world the thinkers and searchers who scan the horizon of the future are attempting to assess the values of civilization and speculating about its destiny.”, Dr. William Yogt, in the Road to Civilization, wrote: “The handwriting on the wall of five continents now tells us that the Day of Judgment is at hand.”, Dr. Raymond B. Fosdick, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, said, “To many ears comes the sound of the trump of doom. None of these groups or segments of our society have any solutions. %%EOF K. Chesterton, "The Antichrist will come disguised as the great humanitarian. Barnabas, who was a co–worker with the apostle Paul, has been quoted as saying, “The true Sabbath is the one thousand years … when Christ comes back to reign.”, Clement (A.D. 96), Bishop of Rome, said, “Let us every hour expect the kingdom of God … we know not the day.”, Polycarp (A.D. 108), Bishop of Smyrna and finally burned at the stake there, said, “He will raise us from the dead … we shall … reign with Him.”, Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, who the historian Eusebius says was the apostle Peter’s successor, commented, “Consider the times and expect Him.”, Papias (A.D. 116), Bishop of Hierapolis, who—according to Irenaeus—saw and heard the apostle John, said, “There will be one thousand years … when the reign of Christ personally will be established on earth.”, Justin Martyr (A.D. 150) said, “I and all others who are orthodox Christians, on all points, know there will be a thousand years in Jerusalem … as Isaiah and Ezekiel declared.”, Irenaeus (A.D. 175), Bishop of Lyons, commenting on Jesus’ promise to drink again of the fruit of the vine in His Father’s Kingdom, argues: “That this … can only be fulfilled upon our Lord’s personal return to earth.”, Tertullian (A.D. 200) said, “We do indeed confess that a kingdom is promised on earth.”, Martin Luther said, “Let us not think that the coming of Christ is far off.”, John Calvin, in his third book of Institutes, wrote: “Scripture uniformly enjoins us to look with expectation for the advent of Christ.”, Canon A. 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