Revelation with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Revelation is a book that has been called everything from a hodgepodge of. In the end, god and his people win, and evil will be forever defeated. A workbook suitable for bible classes, family studies, or. Most people read the book of revelation as futuristic only. This is particularly so with the book of revelation or prophecy in general.
The book of revelation is the book in the bible that is considered to be shrouded in mystery. This workbook was designed for bible class study, family study, or personal study. The book of revelation study student bible baptist church. This booklet is meant to provide a short introduction and then questions for each major section of the. The book of revelation study guide by mike bickle is a simple and inspiring versebyverse guide to the book of revelation. Revelation 2020 verse by verse ministry international.
We intend to help break the seal put by some of mankind on the book of revelation the revelation of jesus christ. 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. His straightforward approach brings the message to life with an emphasis on its relevance for us today. Nov 01, 2016 james versebyverse bible study of the book of revelation consists of live sunday morning recordings, which are also broadcasted on etc radio.
Many christians consider revelation to be a mysterious and even frightening book of scripture. 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 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. Many have considered the book of revelation to be a sealed book and unable to be understood. The book of the revelation study introduction 5 the book of the revelation of jesus christ study introduction i. A study of what the book of revelation says about our lord jesus. Coming soon many people are aware that we appear closer to the end and to the final seven years of daniel than in any time in history. The holy bible revelation 1 kjv bible study youtube. How to study the book of revelation christian truth center. Before we start studying about what the book of revelation means, lets take a quick look at the five most common views taken by various teachers and writers on the book.
Apr 28, 2015 a commentary that many have found very helpful is the message of revelation. Study guide for revelation by chuck smith blue letter bible. By connecting revelation to the old testament prophecies i believe we can. Chuck smith study guide for revelation blue letter bible. 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. Revelation made clear bible study in the book of revelation. Online course on the book of the revelation of jesus christ.
Todays pulpit typically erroneously teaches or ignores the book of revelation, practically sealing the revelation of jesus christ. And the book of revelation will complete the revelation of christ. Bible study notebook scripture study revelation bible study bible study materials bible timeline bible love bible knowledge king james bible bible truth tribulation. Book of revelation for dummies cheat sheet dummies. This serves as a great summary to the book of revelation for those looking for a bible study on the book of revelation as it is found in the new. They both tell what will happen between their time and when jesus comes again for us. At this time, john was the leader of the church and the only remaining disciple of the twelve disciples of jesus christ who were alive, others having been persecuted and killed by the roman empire. Sign up today to start receiving your free email devotionals. The book of revelations is written in the literary format called apocalipse. 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. We need to know what these are and which is most in harmony with what revelation says about itself. A complete chart of the book of revelation revelation bible.
I saw heaven opened, by michael wilcock part of the bible speaks today series. At this time, john was the leader of the church and the only remaining disciple of the twelve disciples of jesus christ who were alive, others having been persecuted and killed by the roman empire, except judas iscariot who killed himself after betraying jesus. The last book in the bible is probably one of the most misunderstood. From as early as justin martyr in the second century a.
Both books use a lot of symbols, but all the symbols that they use can be defined other places in the bible, so the only book you need to understand revelation is the bible. The book of revelation provides a powerful ending for the bible. But the content it consists of is too important to miss out on. To properly study the book of revelation, you must look for jesus throughout the book. An understandable outline, overview, and versebyverse study of revelation. However, the word revelation comes from the greek name apokalypsis, which means a disclosure, a revelation or manifestation and to be revealed.
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. Please note that we have made this video production. Here is how wilcock outlines the flow of revelation. Book of revelation bible study devotions in revelation. What is the best way to study the book of revelation. Top 10 bible studies on revelation for fall 2019 christian bible. Like the other commentaries in this series, the focus is on the message of the book.
Why does the book confound so many and give rise to so many conflicting interpretations. James versebyverse bible study of the book of revelation consists of live sunday morning recordings, which are also broadcasted on etc radio. Lessons on jesus, times and seasons, tribulation, the dragon, heaven, etc. The book of revelation is the last book he wrote around 96 ad. Why are so many people afraid of reading and studying the. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant john, 2 who testifies to everything he saw. Revelation made clear walks through the book of revelation looking for the clearest and most natural understanding of the book. Revelation unveils events between god and satan in the end and describes the glory that awaits believers who endure suffering. The first dvd, the great unveiling covers chapter one of the book of revelation. Background information as to the setting, conditions, and purpose for the writing of the book of revelation by john the apostle. A testimony of jesus christ is a commentary that explains some of the mysteries of revelation.
Looks at the songs of revelation 4 and 5, and their revealing descriptions of jesus the lamb. If we have a proper starting point, it can be both exciting and spiritually edifying. Sometimes it was overwhelming, and sometimes i just flat did not understand it. A commentary that many have found very helpful is the message of revelation.
The book of revelation is both one of the most read books of the bible and one of the most misunderstood books of the bible. Many people think that the book of revelation cannot be understood. 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. The questions contain minimal human commentary, but instead urge students to study to understand scripture. Much of the book of revelation is the story of worsening sin and the resultant suffering, climaxing in a time of woe never before experienced. The book of the revelation of jesus christ is a fascinating prophecy of the end times. 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. Study scripture verses and use highlighting, underlining, and take notes in the bible. Apart from the book of revelation, john has written other bible books which are. Studying the bible and book of mormon together helps us. The revelation is the only prophetic book of the nt and it is the keystone of the word of god.
In this 14session study, you will examine the entire book of revelation, looking. Book of revelation read, study bible verses online. Jul 10, 2019 the book of revelation is both one of the most read books of the bible and one of the most misunderstood books of the bible. Bible study courses revelation bible study courses. Revelation 1 new international version niv prologue. Welcome to the last lesson in this bible study series on exploring the bible. The holy scriptures start with a revelation on the past genesis 1 and they end with a revelation on the future. The purpose is to assist the student in gaining a greater comprehension of the biblical teaching contained in the book.
A downtoearth guide to understanding the most mysterious book of the bible by tim lahaye and timothy parker jul 15, 2014 4. Though it does declare things that take place in the future, the main purpose of the book is to reveal jesus christ. Includes three senses in which the book is the revelation of jesus christ the book s title. Before we begin our study, i am going to encourage you with the same words that i always offer.
By the way, she is a christian, and she gets a great deal of scripture into her books. A close study of 1 nephi 1114, isaiah 6566 among other chapters, psalm 2 and other psalms, and various chapters in the book of revelation reveal that there are many parallel themes and images that run through them. Four times the author identifies himself as john 1. I dont know about you, but i used to be scared and intimidated to read it. Have you ever found the idea of studying the book of revelation quite daunting.
Chart of the revelation of jesus christ study resources. In this 14session study, you will examine the entire book of revelation, looking closely at john. This presents a lost opportunity for true christian happiness. Complete study of the book of revelation simply bible. If youre befuddled by the book of revelation in the bible, dont fret. Nov 20, 2015 the book of revelation is one of the most mysterious books in the bible but thats no reason not to read it because john writes, blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy. Some avoid studying it, and among those who do try, many find it confusing. The route by which the revelation came to john is given here. Introduction to studying revelation many people consider the book of revelation intimidating.
Strengthen your faith in god and increase your understanding of the book of revelation with the revelation devotionals below. Many christians find it hard to study the book of revelation, while. The rapture is the hope of the new testament, just as the revelation of christ was the hope of the old testament. The book of revelation is the unveiling of jesus christ. Appreciate the imagery and enjoy the drama as it unfolds in the book. This lesson covers the final book of the bible, the book of revelation. The people to whom this book was originally adressed could easily understood this because it was closely related to the social and political background of the people. The book of revelation and you free bible study guides.
The title of the book the revelation of jesus christ 1. Blue letter bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the bible easy and rewarding. This book is the unveiling of jesus christ in his relationship to the church, to judgment, and to what is to come. You can also sign up to receive daily devotionals in your email. The unsaved are reading the bible without realizing it. Revelation is a book that has been called everything from a hodgepodge of nonsense to a masterpiece. 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. What should we look for, and how should we live between now and then. Seven reasons for studying the book of revelation ministry. If you have any questions related to the bible, please feel free to email us. The book ends with confirmations of authenticity by god, christ and john. This is the word of god and the testimony of jesus christ. John was the youngest disciple of the twelve disciples of jesus who became an apostle of the church. The images in revelation have a foundation in prophetic books of the scriptures.450 362 1111 419 1495 812 100 263 675 744 525 795 920 831 1344 267 1088 1418 680 987 1385 162 237 1033 260 246 447 648 605 364 535 156 1467 801 1348 1489 518 668 541 492 816 355 129 818 1316 999 188 97