5From the throne came flashes of lightning, and rumblings, and peals of thunder. such fabulous wealth has been destroyed!”, Every shipmaster, passenger, and sailor, and all who make their living from the sea, will stand at a distance 13He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. 5Then the angel took the censer, filled it with fire from the altar, and hurled it to the earth; and there were peals of thunder, and rumblings, and flashes of lightning, and an earthquake. Day and night they never stop saying: 9And whenever the living creatures give glory, honor, and thanks to the One seated on the throne who lives forever and ever, 9Look at those who belong to the synagogue of Satan, who claim to be Jews but are liars instead. 16And the second beast required all people small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their forehead, We will notice throughout the book of Revelation that the number seven represents completeness and perfection. 4Then another horse went forth. 20Then every island fled, and no mountain could be found. 18the Living One. 11The name of the star is Wormwood. The heads of the horses were like the heads of lions, and out of their mouths came fire, smoke, and brimstone. 9And they marched across the broad expanse of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city. 24And there was found in her the blood of prophets and saints, and of all who had been slain on the earth. An erotic mystery about power and sex, the entanglement of victim and perpetrator, and a man's struggle to regain his lost self. 3And out of the smoke, locusts descended on the earth, and they were given power like that of the scorpions of the earth. 7And He came and took the scroll from the right hand of the One seated on the throne. 6These witnesses have power to shut the sky so that no rain will fall during the days of their prophecy, and power to turn the waters into blood, and to strike the earth with every kind of plague as often as they wish. This summary of the book of Revelation provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Revelation. 8When He had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. 6He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The strong *angel and the little book - Revelation 10:1-11. v1 And I saw another strong *angel come down from heaven. 12The ten horns you saw are ten kings who have not yet received a kingdom, but will receive one hour of authority as kings, along with the beast. His face was like the sun shining at its brightest. And he was given a crown, and he rode out to overcome and conquer. Purpose of Writing: The Revelation of Jesus Christ was given to John by God “to show his servants what must soon take place.” This book is filled with mysteries about things to come. 14Because of the signs it was given to perform on behalf of the first beast, it deceived those who dwell on the earth, telling them to make an image to the beast that had been wounded by the sword and yet had lived. 22But I saw no temple in the city, because the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple. 8And all who dwell on the earth will worship the beast—all whose names have not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain. The name comes from the Greek term apokalypsis, meaning “unveiling” or “revelation.” Daniel 7:7,20). 12And this beast exercised all the authority of the first beast and caused the earth and those who dwell in it to worship the first beast, whose mortal wound had been healed. 4His tail swept a third of the stars from the sky, tossing them to the earth. 10And he carried me away in the Spirit to a mountain great and high, and showed me the holy city of Jerusalem coming down out of heaven from God, 23And the city has no need for sun or moon to shine on it, because the glory of God illuminates the city, and the Lamb is its lamp. John writes to encourage the faithful to resist staunchly the demands of Proud member He has a name written on Him that only He Himself knows. If you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know the hour when I will come upon you. 6Blessed and holy are those who share in the first resurrection! 12And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne. 10Because you have kept My command to endure with patience, I will also keep you from the hour of testing that is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth. John has been exiled to the island of Patmos (probably the site of a Roman penal colony) for his activities as a Christian missionary (1:9). Salem Media Group. Prologue - The revelation from Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. 7But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he is about to sound his trumpet, the mystery of God will be fulfilled, just as He proclaimed to His servants, the prophets.”, 8Then the voice that I had heard from heaven spoke to me again, saying, “Go, take the small scroll that lies open in the hand of the angel standing on the sea and on the land.”, 9And I went to the angel and said, “Give me the small scroll.”, “Take it and eat it,” he said. For the Lord God will shine on them, and they will reign forever and ever. (A few suggest a date during the reign of Vespasian: 69-79.). From the NIV Study Bible, Introductions to the Books of the Bible, Revelation Satan will increase his persecution of believers, but 1Then the fifth angel sounded his trumpet, and I saw a star that had fallen from heaven to earth, and it was given the key to the pit of the Abyss. 6But you have this to your credit: You hate the works of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. To the thirsty I will give freely from the spring of the water of life. 20Behold, I stand at the door and knock. Copyright 2002 © Zondervan. 1Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head. 10In fear of her torment, they will stand at a distance and cry out: 11And the merchants of the earth will weep and mourn over her, because there is no one left to buy their cargo— 14The sky receded like a scroll being rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved from its place. 9And when the Lamb opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the testimony they had upheld. 6And he swore by Him who lives forever and ever, who created heaven and everything in it, the earth and everything in it, and the sea and everything in it: “There will be no more delay! Day and night there will be no rest for those who worship the beast and its image, or for anyone who receives the mark of its name.”. Otherwise I will come to you shortly and wage war against them with the sword of My mouth. Since Roman authorities at this time were beginning to enforce emperor worship, 22He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.”, 1After this I looked and saw a door standing open in heaven. 3Remember, then, what you have received and heard. the church are advocating a policy of compromise (2:14-15,20), which has to 3. book for its overall message and resist the temptation to become overly enamored (, Second Trumpet: A Mountain Thrown into the 21And huge hailstones, about a hundred pounds each,a rained down on them from above. 2The kings of the earth were sexually immoral with her, and those who dwell on the earth were intoxicated with the wine of her immorality.”. Each one had a harp, and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints. The one who is victorious will not be harmed by the second death. Its radiance was like a most precious jewel, like a jasper stone, clear as crystal. 9I know your affliction and your poverty—though you are rich! 22Behold, I will cast her onto a bed of sickness, and those who commit adultery with her will suffer great tribulation unless they repent of her deeds. 8And each of the four living creatures had six wings and was covered with eyes all around and within. And God remembered Babylon the great and gave her the cup of the wine of the fury of His wrath. 18Still another angel, with authority over the fire, came from the altar and called out in a loud voice to the angel with the sharp sickle, “Swing your sharp sickle and gather the clusters of grapes from the vine of the earth, because its grapes are ripe.”, 19So the angel swung his sickle over the earth and gathered the grapes of the earth, and he threw them into the great winepress of God’s wrath. Woe! I will also give him a white stone inscribed with a new name, known only to the one who receives it. 4And the woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls. Why Prophecy? The Book of Revelation is the final book of the Bible in which John the Apostle outlined his visions of the end times. 2And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, “Who is worthy to break the seals and open the scroll?”. 11But after the three and a half days, the breath of life from God entered the two witnesses, and they stood on their feet, and great fear fell upon those who saw them. 7And the locusts looked like horses prepared for battle, with something like crowns of gold on their heads, and faces like the faces of men. 1After this I heard a sound like the roar of a great multitude in heaven, shouting: Salvation and glory and power belong to our God! And I will never blot out his name from the book of life, but I will confess his name before My Father and His angels. And having turned, I saw seven golden lampstands, 8I know your deeds. 11and curse the God of heaven for their pains and sores; yet they did not repent of their deeds. To the one who is victorious, I will grant the right to eat from the tree of life in the paradise of God. 15Then another angel came out of the temple, crying out in a loud voice to the One seated on the cloud, “Swing Your sickle and reap, because the time has come to harvest; for the crop of the earth is ripe.” To the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from Him who is and was and is to come, and from the sevenfold Spirita before His throne, 17You say, ‘I am rich; I have grown wealthy and need nothing.’ But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked. 4. 5The rest of the dead did not come back to life until the thousand years were complete. Both of them were thrown alive into the fiery lake of burning sulfur. The two periods most often mentioned are the latter part of Nero's reign (a.d. There were ten royal crowns on its horns and blasphemous names on its heads. of Worship God!”, 10Then he told me, “Do not seal up the words of prophecy in this book, because the time is near. They were holding harps from God, 7Then a war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back. 7When the thousand years are complete, Satan will be released from his prison, 2And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of rushing waters and the loud rumbling of thunder. 4Then I saw the thrones, and those seated on them had been given authority to judge. 8But to the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and sexually immoral and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their place will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. 10Do not fear what you are about to suffer. He made it known by sending His angel to His servant John, 2 who testifies to everything he saw. The word apocalypse means “unveiling” and that’s exactly what the book of Revelation is—it is a prophetic book that discusses the unveiling of what is going to happen in the nearing End Times and what will come with the final revelation of Jesus Christ. He was given much incense to offer, along with the prayers of all the saints, on the golden altar before the throne. The Book of Revelation is the Revelation of Jesus Christ to Apostle John thus to us Christians. 2The star opened the pit of the Abyss, and smoke rose out of it like the smoke of a great furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke from the pit. 4And I began to weep bitterly, because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or look inside it. 7Behold, He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him—even those who pierced Him. 2down the middle of the main street of the city. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations. Idealists view it as symbolic pictures of such timeless truths as the victory of good over evil. 2She was pregnant and crying out in the pain and agony of giving birth. as Justin Martyr in the second century a.d. it has been held that this John 7To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: These are the words of the One who is holy and true, who holds the key of David. 17Now the horses and riders in my vision looked like this: The riders had breastplates the colors of fire, sapphire, and brimstone. 23Then I will strike her children dead, and all the churches will know that I am the One who searches minds and hearts, and I will repay each of you according to your deeds. Preterists understand the book exclusively in terms of its first-century setting, claiming that most of its events have already taken place. 4Surrounding the throne were twenty-four other thrones, and on these thrones sat twenty-four elders dressed in white, with golden crowns on their heads. 15His feet were like polished bronze refined in a furnace, and His voice was like the roar of many waters. 18I testify to everyone who hears the words of prophecy in this book: If anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book. 13of cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh, and frankincense; of wine, olive oil, fine flour, and wheat; of cattle, sheep, horses, and chariots; of slaves and souls of men. 17For the great day of Theird wrath has come, and who is able to withstand it?”, 1After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back its four winds so that no wind would blow on land or sea or on any tree. 15And from His mouth proceeds a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and He will rule them with an iron scepter.b He treads the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God, the Almighty. that is highly symbolic. Behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, has triumphed to open the scroll and its seven seals.”. This is the King James Version of the Audio Bible. 14And I looked and saw a white cloud, and seated on the cloud was One like the Son of Man,c with a golden crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand. Christians -- who held that Christ, not Caesar, was Lord -- were facing increasing 3One of the heads of the beast appeared to be fatally wounded. And the dragon stood on the sand of the seashore.b. This is the second death.”, 9Then one of the seven angels with the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came and said to me, “Come, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.”. ], 17:5,18; and the heavenly Jerusalem is the wife of the Lamb, 21:9-10). 2The beast I saw was like a leopard, with the feet of a bear and the mouth of a lion. 5If anyone wants to harm them, fire proceeds from their mouths and devours their enemies. The Book of Revelation read by Alexander Scourby. Historicists take it as describing the long chain of events from Patmos to the end of history. 11And they told me, “You must prophesy again about many peoples and nations and tongues and kings.”, 1Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff and was told, “Go and measure the temple of God and the altar, and count the number of worshipers there. Dionysius in his view of authorship, the external evidence seems overwhelmingly 20He who testifies to these things says, “Yes, I am coming soon.” Amen. This is the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ. 14The second woe has passed. The book of Revelation (also called The Revelation of John or The Revelation of St. John the Divine) is an example of "apocalyptic" writing - a form that delivers a message using symbols, images and numbers. destroyed, and when God's people enter an eternity of glory and blessedness. To the Church in Laodicea(Colossians 2:1-5). 54-68) and the latter part of Domitian's reign (81-96). 17so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark—the name of the beast or the number of its name. 3And when the Lamb opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!”. 8The beast that you saw—it was, and now is no more, but is about to come up out of the Abyss and go to its destruction. 8They had hair like that of women, and teeth like those of lions. adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls! fully convinced that the Christian faith would soon triumph over the demonic 21And the rest were killed with the sword that proceeded from the mouth of the One seated on the horse. In this way, anyone who wants to harm them must be killed. 7The one who is victorious will inherit all things, and I will be his God, and he will be My son. 7He said in a loud voice, “Fear God and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come. 9But he said to me, “Do not do that! 2At once I was in the Spirit, and I saw a throne standing in heaven, with someone seated on it. 8Next, the fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, and it was given power to scorch the people with fire. But fire came down from heavena and consumed them. psis (apocalypse), means “Uncovering” or “Disclosure.” This name indicates the meaning of Revelation​—it uncovers matters that had been hidden and discloses events that would happen long after it was written… 21The grace of the Lord Jesusb be with all the saints.c, “Write in a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.”. 3And he threw him into the Abyss, shut it, and sealed it over him, so that he could not deceive the nations until the thousand years were complete. 15Then the kings of the earth, the nobles, the commanders, the rich, the mighty, and every slave and free man, hid in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains. 2So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth, and loathsome, malignant sores broke out on those who had the mark of the beast and worshiped its image. 9Then the kings of the earth who committed sexual immorality and lived in luxury with her will weep and wail at the sight of the smoke rising from the fire that consumes her. 13I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.”. Worship the One who made the heavens and the earth and the sea and the springs of waters.”, 8Then a second angel followed, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great,b who has made all the nations drink the wine of the passion of her immorality.”, 9And a third angel followed them, calling out in loud a voice, “If anyone worships the beast and its image, and receives its mark on his forehead or on his hand, hostility. 1Then the angel showed me a river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb A third of the waters turned bitter like wormwood oil, and many people died from the bitter waters. And when he cried out, the seven thunders sounded their voices. 17Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl into the air, and a loud voice came from the throne in the temple, saying, “It is done!”. The real meaning of the Bible’s Book of Revelation is a popular, ongoing debate. 3And the second angel poured out his bowl into the sea, and it turned to blood like that of the dead, and every living thing in the sea died. • Old Testament: 1,845 references to Christ’s rule on the earth; 17 OT 18The nations were enraged, and Your wrath has come. And I was greatly astonished at the sight of her. 2He seized the dragon, the ancient serpent who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. And they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. 5And I heard the angel of the waters say: because You have brought these judgments. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and will reign with Him for a thousand years. There was a rainbow over his head. But I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Seal up what the seven thunders have said, and do not write it down.”, 5Then the angel I had seen standing on the sea and on the land lifted up his right hand to heaven. 4But I have this against you: You have abandoned your first love. 3No longer will there be any curse. all your luxury and splendor have vanished. 6And out of the temple came the seven angels with the seven plagues, dressed in clean and bright linen and girded with golden sashes around their chests. 3Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear and obey what is written in it, because the time is near. The believers at Smyrna are warned against coming opposition (2:10), So he replied, “These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. 17And he measured its wall to be 144 cubits,e by the human measure the angel was using. 11They have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb. 24But I say to the rest of you in Thyatira, who do not hold to her teaching and have not learned the so-called deep things of Satan: I will place no further burden upon you. This is the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ. 13These kings have one purpose: to yield their power and authority to the beast. 7The first living creature was like a lion, the second like a calf, the third had a face like a man, and the fourth was like an eagle in flight. It was bright red, and its rider was granted permission to take peace from the earth and to make men slay one another. 2And I saw something like a sea of glass mixed with fire, beside which stood those who had conquered the beast and its image and the number of its name. John mentions his name four times in the book (Revelation 1:1; Revelation 1:4; Revelation 1:9; Revelation 22:8). 13I know where you live, where the throne of Satan sits. They will weep and mourn, (3:10). 5On her forehead a mysterious name was written: 6I could see that the woman was drunk with the blood of the saints and of the witnesses for Jesus. And men cursed God for the plague of hail, because it was so horrendous. 5The beast was given a mouth to speak arrogant and blasphemous words, and authority to act for 42 months. (, Introduction: The Song of Moses and the Seven There they will be tormented day and night forever and ever. 18A third of mankind was killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke, and brimstone that proceeded from their mouths. Come, Lord Jesus! 11shining with the glory of God. 1Then I saw a beast with ten horns and seven heads rising out of the sea. And there were flashes of lightning, and rumblings, and peals of thunder, and an earthquake, and a great hailstorm. 10Then the third angel sounded his trumpet, and a great star burning like a torch fell from heaven and landed on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water. Interpreters of Revelation normally fall into four groups: 1. 3The One seated there looked like jasper and ruby, and a rainbow that gleamed like an emerald encircled the throne. 20But the beast was captured, and with him the false prophet who had performed signs on his behalf, by which he deceived those who had the mark of the beast and worshiped its image. I will make them come and bow down at your feet, and they will know that I love you. 9This calls for a mind that has wisdom. 19Then the temple of God in heaven was opened, and the ark of His covenant appeared in His temple. 3Then another sign appeared in heaven: a huge red dragon with seven heads, ten horns, and seven royal crowns on his heads. with great fury the devil has come down to you. 4And the smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of the saints, rose up before God from the hand of the angel. 20the fifth onyx, the sixth ruby, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst. 19For the power of the horses was in their mouths and in their tails; indeed, their tails were like snakes, having heads with which to inflict harm. 29He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. 9They also had thoraxes like breastplates of iron, and the sound of their wings was like the roar of many horses and chariots rushing into battle. 11Then I looked, and I heard the voices of many angels and living creatures and elders encircling the throne, and their number was myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands. And I hold the keys of Death and of Hades. I am the First and the Last, “Come up here, and I will show you what must happen after these things.”. 14Blessed are those who wash their robes,a so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may enter the city by its gates. The kings of the earth were immoral with her, and the merchants of the earth have grown wealthy. And when I had heard and seen them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who had shown me these things. Symbolically, the number seven stands for completeness. They did not stop worshiping demons and idols of gold, silver, bronze, stone, and wood, which cannot see or hear or walk. 13and among the lampstands was One like the Son of Man,d dressed in a long robe, with a golden sash around His chest. The Seven Seals, Trumpets, and Plagues, with Interludes (6:1–16:21) And the dragon gave the beast his power and throne and great authority. 2who testifies to everything he saw. And all the birds gorged themselves on their flesh. The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits. 6who has made us to be a kingdom, priests to His God and Father—to Him be the glory and power forever and ever! 15And if anyone was found whose name was not written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. By her teaching she misleads My servants to be sexually immoral and to eat food sacrificed to idols. 25Its gates will never be shut at the end of the day, because there will be no night there. 19The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations collapsed. I am the First and the Last, Blessed is the one who keeps the words of prophecy in this book.”, 8And I am John, the one who heard and saw these things. 9I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance that are in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and my testimony about Jesus. Futurists place the book primarily in the end times. 10There are also seven kings. 10So I took the small scroll from the angel’s hand and ate it; and it was sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I had eaten it, my stomach turned bitter. 4And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who sits on the throne, saying: 5Then a voice came from the throne, saying: 6And I heard a sound like the roar of a great multitude, like the rushing of many waters, and like a mighty rumbling of thunder, crying out: For the fine linen she wears is the righteous acts of the saints. 1To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: These are the words of Him who holds the seven stars in His right hand and walks among the seven golden lampstands. 2So I looked and saw a white horse, and its rider had a bow. The Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent His angel to show His servants what must soon take place.”, 7“Behold, I am coming quickly. This word means disclosure or revelation and conveys the idea of laying bare or uncovering. and serve Him day and night in His temple; 17For the Lamb in the center of the throne, He will lead them to springs of living water,c, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’d ”. How I wish you were one or the other! 6For they have spilled the blood of saints and prophets. 11And the smoke of their torment will rise forever and ever. Angels with the Seven Plagues (, Third Bowl: Rivers and Springs of Water 2And I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and they were given seven trumpets. And its rider is called Faithful and True. 4-5), First Trumpet: Hail and Fire Mixed with Blood 2Wake up and strengthen what remains, which was about to die; for I have found your deeds incomplete in the sight of My God. 11Then I saw a great white throne and the One seated on it. 4They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any plant or tree, but only those who did not have the seal of God on their foreheads. 8and will go out to deceive the nations in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to assemble them for battle. So shall it be! 12saying, “Amen! He suggested that the author was a certain John the Presbyter, Become Blood (, Fourth Bowl: Sun Scorches People with Fire 12To the angel of the church in Pergamum write: These are the words of the One who holds the sharp, double-edged sword. 6The woman fled into the wilderness, where God had prepared a place for her to be nourished for 1,260 days. 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