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Revelation. I. Author: Ultimate God Intermediate Jesus Christ Human John 1:4, 9; 22:8 II. Recipients Seven churches in Asia 1:4, 11; Ch 2 & 3. Map. III. Circumstances

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Revelation

Revelation


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  • I. Author: Ultimate God

  • Intermediate JesusChrist

  • Human John1:4, 9; 22:8

  • II. Recipients

  • Seven churches in Asia1:4, 11; Ch 2 & 3


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Map


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III. Circumstances

A. John in mid-90’s is a religious prisoner on the Island of Patmos (1:9) under Domitian(81-96 AD)

B.Some of the churches were experiencing present or imminent local persecution


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IV. Nature of persecution under Domitian:

A. Forced worship of himself as deity

B. Required people to address him as “Lord and God”

C. Picked on Christians in particularD. Localized, not empirewide persecution


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V. Purpose: To encourage persecuted churches in Asia to overcome

VI. Three-fold type of literature:

  • A. Apocalyptic1:1

  • B. Prophetic1:3

  • C. Epistolary1:4, 9; Ch 2 & 3


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  • VII. Nature of apocalyptic literature

  • A. Meaning: apo/kalupsis

  • “from”/covered = to uncover

  • “To reveal that which was previously concealed”


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B. General nature:

  • 1. Literature written to encourage people in times of persecution

  • 2. Depicts God’s people as suffering unjustly at the hands of the ungodly

  • 3. Presentsufferings are the setting for a message of futuredeliverance


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  • C. Specific features:

  • 1. Symbolic language 1:1

  • 2. Despair of history

  • 3. Promise of directdivine intervention

  • 4. Deliverance at end of time

  • 5. Heavenly agents (angels, etc.)

  • 6. Pseudonymous authorship (not in Rev.)


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  • VIII. Interpretation approaches:

  • A. Preterist: fulfilled in 1st Century destruction of Jerusalem

  • B. Continuous-historical: fulfilled throughout churchhistory

  • C. Spiritual: symbolical of triumph of God (good) over Satan (evil)

  • D. Futurist: everything after 6:1 fulfilled in future at end of age

  • **Best method: Preterist-Futurist combination


Revelation1

Intro

Lettersto 7Churches

HeavenlyPraise

New Heavens& NewEarth

7Bowls ofGod’s Wrath

7Trumpets

7 Seals

Millen-nium

Ch.1

Chs.2-3

Chs.4-5

Chs.6-19

Chs.20-22

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Past

Present

Future


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  • IX. Key to understanding Revelation: 1:19

  • A. “What you have seen” = Past = Chapter 1

  • B. “What is now” = Present = Chapters 2-5

  • C. “What will take place later” = Future= Chapters 6-22


X three views of the millennium

Premillennialism

New HeavenandNew Earth

Church Age

Millennium

X. Three Views of the Millennium


X three views of the millennium1

Amillennialism

New HeavenandNew Earth

Church Age =

Millennium?

= Millennium?

X. Three Views of the Millennium


X three views of the millennium2

Postmillennialism

New HeavenandNew Earth

Church Age

Millennium

X. Three Views of the Millennium


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