Though there are no exact quotes, there are more allusions to the old testament in revelation than in any other new testament book. So, the divine author of revelation is jesus christ and the human author is the apostle john. Sequence of events pre flood saints to jacob, are resurrected and taken to heaven. The book of hebrews niv audio holy bible high quality and best speed book 58 duration. He sent an angel to present this revelation to his servant john. And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of god, and have the testimony of jesus christ. The serpent poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, to sweep her away with a flood. The scripture reveals many terrible events that will supposedly precede the second coming of christ, including plagues, earthquakes and locust swarms.
The first destruction came when the flood covered the earth in the days of noah, sparing only eight righteous persons gen. In revelation 11 we have a great earthquake when the two witnesses rise. Both the quake and the tsunami that followed were of. The holy bible book 66 revelation kjv dramatized audio. In the book of revelation, which contains an account of visions which symbolise and foretell what it says will happen in the future, it says. Revelations on the book of revelation is not a book that all will appreciate. And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away by the flood. Revelation always implies the unveiling of something previously hidden, in this case, future events. The book of revelations prophecies about the seven last plagues are terrifying and show there will be massive suffering and destruction around the world in the end times. The book of revelation just appoints a bigger crowd to survive than just noah and his family in the flood.
The author of revelation is a human recipient for such enigmatic visions, as well as a trip to the heavenly world. The seventh seal of revelation the meaning of the silence. It must always be kept in mind, however, that this book is a book of prophecy, intended to shew the things which must shortly come to pass. Is it possible that the 4th seal of the book of revelation. This flood of waters was those heresies, superstitions, and idolatrous worship which were taught and practised by by heterodox, bishops and false teachers, who brought in damnable heresies, 2 peter. The sacred books comprise kitab aljilwah book of revelation, and maaf res black bookso named because in it mention made of the descent of the lord upon the black mountain. He has given proof of this to all men by raising him from the dead. For he the father has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. Although prophecy is scattered all through the bible, two books focus almost entirely on symbolic representations. However literal the prophecies may or may not be, the point is clear. In fact, based on the testimony of the greek version 1 enoch and the book of jubilees, i strongly suspect that there were. At the end of the bible stands revelation, which includes the seven last plagues. This revelation timeline decoded bible study provides a table of symbols that were used by john in the book of revelation these revelation symbols are from the peoples new testament study notes by barton w. By the final book of revelation in the new testament, the earth suffers seven plagues from disease to intense heat and drought, then.
Enoch was alive during the very beginning of mankind when it was still quite normal for angels to walk. That is the only reason we teach just to get people into the book. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be. The book of revelation, a prophecy of warning and hope. Nov 19, 2012 this is the holy book of revelation, known as the revelation of st. Revelations on the book of revelation kindle edition by. Broadly speaking this section deals with the necessary preparations for the flood. It shows a vision of the world being destroyed in ways most modern horror writers would be hardpressed to top. Revelation 12, king james version kjv the bible app. The book of revelation, often called the book of revelations, revelation to john, the apocalypse of john, the revelation, or simply revelation, the revelation of jesus christ from its opening words or the apocalypse, is the final book of the new testament, and therefore also the final book of the christian bible. Enduring word bible commentary revelation chapter 1. Three destructions of the earth are described in the bible, one past and two yet to come.
Many christian evangelists and conspiracy theorists believe these events are already. Revelation chapter 1 tev 1 this book is the record of the events that jesus christ revealed. A great earthquake and the flood of water are the two elements of the great tsunami. Like the books of ezekiel and revelation, much of the book of enoch is a deeply spiritual book. Dec 17, 2019 the book of revelation is unique, in that it describes a series of visions that may or may be taken literally. Destruction of the earth by god book of revelation. The serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman 12. Again there is a contradiction between genisis and revelation and the book of revelation is false. The first book of samuel, otherwise called the first book of kings.
This summary of the book of revelation provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of revelation. What the 1945 lost book of revelation reveals about the. The scripture reveals many terrible events that will supposedly precede the. Within the book of revelation there are references that have the distinct ring of the dark star about them. The greek word semeion, which is translated as wonder, sign, or miracle, is used to describe a woman clothed with the sun. Mar 01, 2020 the book of revelation is the final book of the bible in which john the apostle outlined his visions of the end times.
And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth. The book of revelation works kind of the same way, only focused more on the time from the beginning of the new testament church, quickly jumping to the time of the end before christs return and through to eternity. The introduction and prologue to the book of revelation. The book of revelation is the strangest book in the bible, and the most controversial. Apr 05, 2018 judgment day will begin for people who are alive at the time the fourth seal is opened. Christ made these things known to his servant john by sending his angel to him, 2 and john has told all that he has seen. The book of revelation has far too long been treated as a strange and foreboding book filled with dire prophecy. Everyone has heard of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, but less.
The four horsemen are figures in christian faith, appearing in the new testaments final book, revelation, an apocalypse written by john of patmos, as well as in the old testaments prophetic book of zechariah, and in the book of ezekiel, where they are named as punishments from god revelation 6 tells of a book scroll in gods right hand that is sealed with seven seals. This combination means a fourth of earths population will be killed and buried on a global scale not seen since noahs flood. Study the bible online using commentary on revelation 8. The revelation of jesus christ is a book of prophecy on the end times and comprises the final book of the new testament and of the bible. Mar 29, 2017 enoch the pre flood prophet and end time witness posted on march 29, 2017 by don koenig april 1, 2017 some of the contents in the book of enoch 1 enoch requires that either the person giving the message was a prophet, or that much of the book of enoch was written after the new testament. Revelation concerning the flood is given to noah in verses 21. The book of revelation describes this moment of satans return and judgment at the end of a 1,000 year period.
Book of revelation part 2 of 2, chapters 1222 with the words of jesus, the lord god in red. Flood declares that the great book is prophesying but not in the sense that such and such a war shall come to pass in this year or that. Flood basalt global dimming global terrestrial stilling global warming hypercane ice age ecocide ecological collapse environmental. A cleansing firethe book of revelation publications. These two books act like bookends, encompassing the entire story of god and his people. Adi himself, and would accordingly date from the twelfth century a. Understanding the seven trumpets of revelation gods purpose gods wrath and mercy during the seven trumpets if separated from the larger context of this book, this chapter could make god appear to be very cruel and unfairly harsh so please read subsequent chapters as soon as possible. Sep 04, 2017 and the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
And of course, people today are still familiar with some of its most famous characters, like the whore of babylon, the beast marked 666, and the four. This will be necessary for god to deal with a sinful and rebellious world. As mentioned it is not the work of an expert in johanine writings or new testament studies. The events of revelation are the events that occur in the book of revelation of the new. Review genesis to revelation les feldick bible study. The bible is a history book, it tells the pastbut like no other history book it tells the present and future just as clearly. This is not just to understand it, but to take our place in it as one of the great souls who lived by faith in god and gave all to be a part of what. Humanity, plagued by their own sinful lust and the influx of nephilim giant hybrids, had become so deep in sin that the bible says, god saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. Revelation symbols defined revelation timeline decoded. A flood of light on the book of revelation by john s. Depictions in the book of revelation are extremely dramatic, often meant to. And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
Revelation was the last book accepted into the christian biblical canon, and to the present day some churches that derive from the church of the east reject it. No more end of the world so book of revelation is false. Then the dragon tried to drown the woman with a flood of water that flowed from his mouth. The people ate and drank and married until the flood came and swept them all away. A study of the coming glory a multipart series which will include multiple participants on zoom subscribe, like, share this episode introduces our study and. The flood story is perhaps the bestknown biblical narrative.
This revelation timeline decoded bible study provides a table of symbols that were used by john in the book of revelation. The revealing pt 1 the link between bible history and the. The revelation of jesus christ, which god gave him to show his servantsthings which must shortly take place. Many verses in revelation apply to life today, whether we are living in the midst of one of the. The teaching company shmoop helpfully rounded up some of the terrible things that happen to people unlucky enough to live in the world described by revelation. It does belong to a tradition of apocalyptic writing, which began in judaism in the second temple period. Weymouth new testament and the serpent poured water from his moutha very river it seemedafter the woman, in the hope that she would be carried away by its flood. In revelation 11 we have a great earthquake when the two witnesses rise from the dead, and in revelation 12 we have a flood of water. The book of revelation is unique, in that it describes a series of visions that may or may be taken literally. If genesis is the beginning of the story, then revelation is the end of the story. The book of revelation starts with this is a revelation from jesus christ, which god gave him to show his servants the events that must soon take place.
Instead of stories and moral teaching, it offers only visionsdreams and nightmares, the four horsemen of the apocalypse pictured. Book of revelation, king james version kjv, audio bible. I love to hear from people who tell us that for the first time in their life that they are studying their bible. It has various counterparts among the ancient peoples of mesopotamia, although each story has its. While studying genesis 6, and the flood of noah, i came to realize that the fallen angels of that time, will also be the main characters in the book of revelation. Just as nibiru brought catastrophe to earth in the form of the flood around 11,000 bc, so do certain prophecies portend future disaster following the second coming of the lord. Remember, that in the little apocalypse of mark and matthew 24 which is like a mini book of revelation the holocaust of the second coming is foreshadowed by the great flood of genesis as it was in the days of noah. And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after. Indeed, the subject of this book is eschatology, i. Revelation is the only book in the bible that we are promised a blessing just for reading.
The book of revelation is the final book of the bible in which john the apostle outlined his visions of the end times. Eastern christians became skeptical of the book as doubts concerning its authorship and unusual style were reinforced by aversion to its acceptance by montanists and other groups considered to be heretical. John the divine, although the godgiven title is at the very beginning of the text, the revelation of jesus christ, which god. God gave him this revelation in order to show to his servants what must happen very soon. Instead of stories and moral teaching, it offers only visionsdreams and nightmares, the four horsemen of the apocalypse pictured below. Revelations on the book of revelation maccardell flood, winifred, phillips, christa on. The book of revelation predictions of coming disaster. Then from his mouth the serpent spewed water like a river, to overtake the woman and sweep her away with the torrent.
From his mouth the serpent spewed water like a river flowing after the woman, to sweep her away with a flood. Both the quake and the tsunami that followed were of epoch proportions. Apr 15, 2019 the bibles book of revelation is basically a fever dream of epic proportions. The bible isnt the first book you might turn to for gratuitous violence, but its definitely in there. Great new story is the book of revelation a metaphor. Dec 15, 2016 flood recognized that there would be some who would perceive her revelations as strong, sure, firm reality p. The order of the book of revelation watchman bible study. It is also interesting that there are two natural cataclysmic phenomena associated with the number 1260 in revelation revelation 11 and 12. The book of revelation is deemed by many to be one of the most difficult books in the bible.1312 716 364 771 34 1422 397 1253 100 293 847 997 1372 429 607 100 173 1312 129 904 852 744 1229 1159 720 80 1173 62 1371 139 830 798 1018 502 686 258 220 685 1434 606 1449 667 888 423 876 1270 745 255 212