An Essay to the explaining of the Revelation
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An Essay to the explaining of the Revelation wherein amongst other things of great moment, is proved, that by the beast is meant an universal monarch which shall hereafter arise out of the Roman empire : that there shall be a fifth kingdom upon the earth, (namely that of the saints) together with the manner thereof, and that the New Jerusalem is a city properly so called, which God hath reserved in heaven for the saints by

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Published by Printed by Henry Hills and are to be sold by George Sawbridge ... in London .
Written in English


  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Revelation. -- Commentaries

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SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1592:1
The Physical Object
Pagination[12], 159 p
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15016623M

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The book of Revelation describes the evil forces at work,. how Jesus Christ will conquer all powers that oppose God, and how God has wonderful. rewards for his people. The popular idea attached to the word "apocalypse", however, is one of a cataclysmic end of all things 3. Few have actually read the Book of Revelation, but everyone is familiar with the idea of Armageddon 4. Some symbols and ideas correlated to the Book of Revelation . The Christian View of Revelation Essays. The Christian View of Revelation Revelation by definition is the disclosure of facts or theories through religious events that have previously remained hidden. For Christians revelation is mainly associated with the revelation of God to his people throughout the ages. Shirley C. Guthrie clearly explains the doctrine of special revelation in his book “Christian Doctrine”. Guthrie states that “Christians may differ in their answer to the question how and whether we can find God” but all Christians agree that we “know that God exist because he found us” (54).

The Book of Revelation in the Bible is one of the more difficult books of the Bible to understand. A Testimony of Jesus Christ is a commentary that explains some of the mysteries of Revelation. The author of the Book of Revelation, Saint John the Divine, offers a transcription of seven letters and later describes strange beasts, visions of judgments, governments, demonic battles, heaven, and a new world order — a prophetic vision for the end of the world. Introduction. This commentary on Revelation will prove, contrary to what most people think, that the Revelation, the last book of the Bible, is not difficult to understand if we will take a simple, face-value, common-sense approach to interpreting it. It is only when we start to over-allegorize it or to force its interpretation according to our pre-conceived ideas or doctrines about the “end. Writing in the second century, Irenaeus declared that Revelation had been written toward the end of Domitian's reign. Later writers, such as Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Victorinus (who wrote one of the earliest commentaries on Revelation), Eusebius, and Jerome affirm the Domitian date.

The author of Revelation mentioned his name, John, four times throughout the book (Revelation , 4, 9; ). Christians throughout history have given almost unanimous affirmation to the identity of the book’s author as John the apostle, who had been exiled to the island of Patmos by the authorities for preaching the gospel in Asia. —Revelation 6- Keys to understanding the book of Revelation. Its meaning is positive, not fearful or terrifying to those who serve God. While many associate the word “apocalypse” with great disaster, the book of Revelation begins and ends by saying that those who read, understand, and apply its message would be happy for doing so. The book of Revelation is the book for the present hour. 1 Donald Grey Barnhouse Answers to Questions About the Book of 11 8/16/12 PM. Revelation Explained at Last! by David C. Pack Staggering events foretold in your Bible will shock the whole world! Great prophecies in the book of Revelation show how and when these catastrophic events will occur. This booklet contains vital understanding that will forever change your outlook on the you must have the keys that unlock it! And you must examine every scripture quoted.