The Gospel Of John And The Book Of Revelations

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Jesus then tells John to write down everything he sees and hears and to give it to the Seven Churches of Asia. Each church would get a special gift if they follow what John tells them. What John then describes afterwards is extremely confusing. Most likely it is a depiction of the end of the world. It could also be the depiction of events that took place before or after the time of this books publication. To continue with the description of the book, John opens seven seals. The first four seals are different horses that represent different things. The next three seals describe violent earthquakes and other natural disasters. Then angels come down and get seven trumpets and then one angel uses a “golden censer” filled with fire and throws it …show more content…
That is who actually wrote it. Catholic tradition says that John the Apostle is the writer. Many scholars doubt this. They say the book was written to late for it to be John. Also there are many differences between the Gospel of John (which is more commonly accepted to be written by John the Apostle) and the Book of Revelations. One difference is that the the Book of Revelations names the author while the Gospel does not (Crisis). Another difference is the original greek of the Gospel of John was elegant and near perfect (Crisis). The greek of the original Book of Revelations is sloppy and mistake filled (Crisis). Also some scholars say the two books have radically different ideologies (Crisis). The Book of Revelations was written at Patmos where John was. Traditionalist say John wrote the book, unorthodox people say it was one of John’s followers who wrote …show more content…
John wrote was the Three Epistles of John. Obviously there are three separate epistles or letters. The first epistle was the most unique. The first epistle is structured more as a sermon (Early Christian). It was meant to strengthen ones faith (Early Christian). John tries to explain why the Son of God would come down as a mortal human being, and why he would die the way he did (Early Christian). The second and third epistles were quite similar. The second epistle is written to an unnamed lady, who John urges to deny false teachings. The third epistle is written to a man named Gaius, and John urges him not to follow an anti-missionary named Diotrephes. Obviously the two epistles were written about deny early heresies. It is generally accepted that John the Apostles wrote all three

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