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  • The Book Of Revelation Essay

    When thinking about the mysterious Book of Revelation, the last installment in the New Testament, the first images that might come to mind are those of horsemen, the Antichrist, and a final judgment day. Some do not understand the Book of Revelation, and others have attempted to use Revelation to predict the end of the world. Elaine Pagels, professor of Religion at Princeton University and author of Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, & Politics in the Book of Revelation, attempts to demystify the Book of Revelation, interpreting the book in the historical context of the time of its assumed author, John of Patmos. She emphasizes that Revelation is wartime literature, written as anti-Roman propaganda, and she asserts that apocalyptic literature…

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  • John Book Of Revelation

    John writes the book of Revelation to testify “to everything he saw” of the testimony given to him by Jesus Christ. He recorded his vision from Christ “for the benefit of…Christians throughout history”. He wrote to the seven churches in the provinces of Asia to urge his readers to “be ready at all times for the Last Judgment and the establishment of God’s kingdom.” While Revelation is not, as some assume, a secret code to unlock the future, it is a great resource to Christians so that they…

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  • Revelation Book Interpretation

    Introduction The book of Revelation, referred to by many other names, the Apocalypse of John, Revelation to John, or simply Revelation is final book of the New Testament. Moreover, Revelation crosses three literary genres including epistolary, apocalyptic, and prophetic. Due in part to the variety of Revelation, it should come as no surprise that there are a multitude of different views on the interpretation of Revelation. This paper will focus primarily on four of the main viewpoints,…

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  • Book Of Revelation Analysis

    This is assumed because in John 19:26-27 we are told of Jesus calling for his mother to be in John’s care after His death. Revelation For my book of choice in the New Testament, I chose Revelation. This particular book has always held my interest, even before I was a saved and dedicated Christian. The Book of Revelation has three different literary genres throughout its chapters; the epistolary (documents and/or letters), the apocalyptic, and the prophetic (messages written to convey to…

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  • Book Of Revelation

    During the past couple of weeks, I have been periodically reading the Book of Revelation in my dorm room. The only people involved in the reading was me. I read the book mostly at night before I was getting ready to go to sleep. The Book of Revelation did not scare me like it does some people. It was an effective way for me to unwind from the troubles of my day. I have been going through a rough patch lately and by reading the Book of Revelation it helped me to realize some things. Reading…

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  • The Millennial Views Summary

    Views ', I thought to myself what view am I? I also pondered, just how much do I really believe and understand the book of Revelation? First, I do believe it was a revelation from Jesus Christ which God gave to him. There are so many variations of what is the truth. However, God tells us at the beginning of Revelation that he is the author. Therefore, God is the author, Jesus is the Revelation and John is the literal writer. It is amazing that all through the New Testament there are…

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  • Importance Of Judgement In The Bible

    Judgment: Deuteronomy, Isaiah, Revelations “Judgment means vindication and liberation for the oppressed and destitute” (Sakenfeld, 458). In the biblical text, the one who is the highest judge and righteous ruler, is the God of Israel (Sakenfeld, 458). Being a just God, He specifically protects the poor and deprived. As it shows in Isaiah 41:17, “The poor and needy seek water, but there is none, Their tongues fail for thirst. I, the LORD, will hear them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake…

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  • The Importance Of The Book Of Revelation

    While there are certainly many valid reasons for studying the book of Revelation, this paper will focus on what I believe to be the three most significant and important of those reasons. The first reason that Revelation is worthy of our study and efforts is a simple one: it is part of the Bible! As part of God’s word, the book of Revelation is “given by inspiration of God” (2 Timothy 3:16 [NKJV]), literally meaning that it is “God-breathed”. Since Revelation is among the words given to man by…

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  • Essay On The Great Tribulation

    The time of the end of the age of man spans from the book of Genesis in the Old Testament to the book of Revelation, which is the last book of the New Testament. Most people only consider the books of Daniel and Revelation as apocalyptic discernment to a future period known as the Great Tribulation. To fully understand where we are in the prophetic structure of the time that was allotted to the age of man, you must go back to the very beginning. You must look deep into the Scriptures for…

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  • Elements Of Apocalyptic Literature

    The first word in the original Greek in the book of Revelation is apokalupsis, which means an uncovering, an unveiling, a disclosure, a revelation. Our church currently meets in a school multipurpose room which has a stage covered by a large, mustard-yellow curtain. While the curtain is closed, it hides the items behind it. But when we draw the curtain open, everything behind it is disclosed or revealed. This is the idea behind the word, apokalupsis or apocalypse. Dennis Johnson writes in his…

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