Revelation - Introduction

{BACKGROUND AND INTERPRETATION}
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  1. A Brief Introduction to the Book of Revelation - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Fourfold Division of Revelation - {PDF Copy} - (The four major literary divisions marked by John coming to be "in spirit")
  3. Call to Action - Seven Beatitudes - {PDF Copy} - (Through a series of seven “beatitudes,” Revelation summons believers to faithfulness despite hostility and persecution)
  4. Unsealing Daniel - (Unlike the book of Daniel, in Revelation, the scroll is unsealed. With the Resurrection of Jesus, the time of fulfillment had arrived) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Outline of the Second Division - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 4:1 - 16:21)
  6. The Isle of Patmos - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 1:9 - John was exiled to the island of Patmos for the testimony of Jesus)
{INTERPRETATION}
  1. Common Errors in the Interpretation of Revelation - (The real-life relevance of Revelation for today is lost if we begin to interpret it with incorrect presuppositions) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Provided Interpretations in Revelation - (The book of Revelation itself provides numerous interpretations of its visions) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Apocalyptic People - {PDF Copy} - (From start to finish, the people of God in Revelation are identified and defined by their relationship to Jesus)
  4. The Missing Seventy Weeks of Daniel - {PDF Copy} - (The book of Revelation never refers or alludes to the "Seventy Weeks" prophecy of Daniel)
  5. Revelation's Target Audience - (Revelation is addressed to seven real churches that resided in the Roman province of Asia) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Key to Unlock Prophecy - Jesus - (The interpretive key to the book of Revelation - the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Linear Chronological Sequence? - (Are Revelation’s visions presented in chronological sequence?) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Literal versus Nonliteral Interpretation - {PDF Copy} - (From its opening verse, the book of Revelation demonstrates that it communicates via symbolism)
  9. The Wrath of God in the book of Revelation - ("Wrath" in Revelation refers to God's punishment of the wicked at the end of the age) - {PDF Copy}
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