It is because people are dead and not alive in any form that we eagerly await the coming of Jesus, who will raise the dead. Also, it is because people are dead and will be raised at either the Rapture or the first or second resurrection that the Bible speaks of “the Day of Judgment” … Continue reading After Resurrection Comes the Judgment
The post will address Revelation 1:17; 2:8; 3:14; 21:6; 22:13 Preface By Raymond This teaching is challenging as it has to address a difficult concepts addressing the complication of Trinitarianism. It creates contradictions and confusion. Furthermore God uses figurative language to convey ideas and concepts for us. One new concept is that there are two … Continue reading Who is the Alpha and Omega in Revelation?
Copyright © Tim Warner - 10/2003 The date of the writing of Revelation has been hotly disputed by preterists. Until the last century, Christian tradition has placed John's exile to Patmos during the reign of the emperor Domitian (AD 81-96). The dispute over the date of the composition of Revelation is a crucial one. If … Continue reading Preterism & the Date of the Book of Revelation
Copyright © Tim Warner “Paul himself also — after that the Lord spoke to him out of heaven, and showed him that, in persecuting His disciples, he persecuted his own Lord, and sent Ananias to him that he might recover his sight, and be baptized — ‘preached,’ it is said, ‘Jesus in the synagogues at … Continue reading Paul & the Mystery
Introduction Ezekiel 1:5-11 Also from within it came the likeness of four living creatures. And this was their appearance: they had the likeness of a man. (6) Each one had four faces, and each one had four wings. (7) Their legs were straight, and the soles of their feet were like the soles of calves' … Continue reading 4 Winged Creatures – Comparing Revelation 4:6-8 with Ezekiel 1:5-11
Revelation 10:1 – 11:11 is an interlude between the 6th and 7th Trumpets and parallels the interlude between the 6th and 7th Seals, & goes back to the beginning of the tribulation & recaps. Revelation 10:1-11 The Messenger, the “Little Scroll,” & the 7 Thunders Vss. 1-2 The Messenger is ChristClothed with a cloud – … Continue reading Lesson 24 – Revelation 10:1-11 Little Scroll and 7 Thunders
It is really rather baffling to watch pretribulationists claim that literalism leads to pretribulationism, and then in the next breath rely exclusively on symbolism to find the rapture in Scripture! Without any rapture in the early chapters of Revelation, pretribulationists point to the twenty-four elders as proof that the entire Church is in heaven prior … Continue reading The Twenty-Four Elders – Do They Represent the Raptured Church in Heaven?
Revelation 1:6 and made us Kingdom priests to His God and Father – to Him be the glory and the power unto the ages of the ages, Amen! 7 Look! He is coming with the clouds! And every eye will see Him, even of those who pierced Him. And all the tribes of the land … Continue reading Lesson 4 – Revelation 1:6-8 Kingdom Priests, Coming in the Clouds, Alpha and Omega
Rev 1: 4 John, to the seven assemblies – those in Asia: Grace to you and peace from the One who is, who was, and who is to come, and from the seven Breaths which are before His throne, 5 and from Jesus the Anointed – the Faithful Witness, the first-produced out from among the … Continue reading Lesson 3 – Revelation 1:4-5 Greeting to 7 Assemblies in Asia
I. Revelation 1:1-3A. The “Revelation” is both ABOUT and FROM Jesus Christ. God delivered the contents of Revelation to His Son, seated at the Father’s side (Ps. 110:1)God provided the contents to Jesus Christ to deliver personally to John.God sent it by “His Messenger” to John.a. “Angelos” (usually translated angel) is the common word for … Continue reading Lesson 2 – Revelation 1: 1-3 Jesus Christ Revealed as the Messenger of YHVH