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Revelation to John

Martin H. Franzmann

Revelation to John

a commentary

by Martin H. Franzmann

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Published by Concordia in St. Louis .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 147-148.

    StatementMartin H. Franzmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2825.3 .F68 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. ;
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2708368M
    ISBN 100570044308
    LC Control Number86000927

      The Bible isn't the first book you might turn to for gratuitous violence, but it's definitely in there. And Revelation doesn't skimp. The teaching company Shmoop helpfully rounded up some of the terrible things that happen to people unlucky enough to live in the world described by Revelation. Everyone has heard of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, but less well known are the horses of. Book of Revelation. The author of the Book of Revelation identifies himself only as "John". Traditionally, this was often believed to be the same person as John, son of Zebedee, one of the apostles of Jesus, to whom the Gospel of John was also attributed.

    In Revelation 1, John writes that the events of the book must “soon take place.” It doesn’t begin the way the pseudepigraphal Book of Enoch does, with the promise that the described events. John also says that the book is for the purpose of showing God’s slaves the things that “must shortly take place.” —, 2. Bears Witness to Jesus. In Revelation , the angel tells John: “The bearing witness to Jesus is what inspires prophesying [literally, “is the spirit of the prophecy”].”.

    The Book of Revelation is a Personal Book. Although it encompasses much of prophecy, Revelation is a very personal book the apostle John wrote to the seven churches regarding the vision he . 1 A revelation* by Jesus Christ, which God gave him,+ to show his slaves+ the things that must shortly take place. And he sent his angel and presented it in signs through him to his slave John,+ 2 who bore witness to the word God gave and to the witness Jesus Christ gave, yes, to all the things he saw. 3 Happy is the one who reads aloud and those who hear the words of this prophecy and who.


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Revelation to John, also called Book of Revelation or Apocalypse of John, last book of the New Testament. It is the only book of the New Testament classified as apocalyptic literature rather than didactic or historical, indicating thereby its extensive use of visions, symbols, and allegory, especially in connection with future events.

"An erudite and comprehensive work of truly impressive biblical scholarship, The Revelation to John: A Commentary on the Greek Text of the Apocalypse is a highly recommended core addition to personal, academic, and seminarian New Testament Studies reference collections and supplemental reading lists."Cited by:   The Revelation to John by Stephen Smalley is a magisterial interpretation of John's Apocalypse as a grand drama, which can only be properly understood in light of John's Gospel and letters and in the context of the Johannine community/5.

Summary The introduction of Revelation names the author, John, and explains the immediacy of the message: the end of days is at hand. John extends a greeting to the Christian communities in seven major Near East cities in the name of the God of history.

On the Sabbath, John falls into a. Introduction - Book of Revelation The Apostle John is the author of the Book of Revelation. He wrote it when he was about 92 years old, while a prisoner of Rome on the remote desert penal colony of Patmos, an island in the Aegean Sea.

Patmos was a quarry mine for the Roman Empire, and was home to many political and religious prisoners or slaves. 1This is the revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants what must soon come to pass.

This is the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ. 3Blessed is the Revelation to John book who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear and obey what is.

The last book of the New Testament. It professes to be the record of prophetic visions given by Jesus Christ to John, while the latter was a prisoner, "for the word of God and the testimony of Jesus" (Revelation ), in PATMOS (which see), a small rocky island.

Irenaeus, also a late 2nd century Christian, related in 'Against Heresies', book II, that John "who had leant back on His breast" lived "til Trajan's times" ( C.E.). In the surviving works of Irenaeus (), the author of the gospel & 'Revelation' is often called "John, the disciple of the Lord".

The book of Revelationstarts with “this is a revelation from Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants the events that must soon take place. He sent an angel to present this revelation to his servant John” (NLT).

So, the divine author of Revelation is Jesus Christand the human author is the Apostle John. The Revelation to John – (New International Version) (The Prologue ) Chapter 1. 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place.

He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John. ◄Revelation of John ► 1. Patristic Testimony 2. Testimony of Book Itself 3. Objections to Johannine Authorship-Relation to Fourth Gospel.

“ The Secret Revelation of John is an excellent book, full of sound scholarship and attention to nuance, and presented in an accessible manner. It is well worth the attention of anyone interested in early Christianity.” ―Michael Kaler, Studies in ReligionCited by: The Revelation to John or The Book of Revelation is a fascinating, difficult, powerful and mysterious work.

Many readers see it as a road map to the future, if understood correctly – and of course, such readers believe they understand it correctly. This is the holy book of Revelation, known as "The Revelation of St. John the Divine", although the God-given title is at the very beginning of the text, "The Revelation of.

The Revelation of John Book Summary: This series of commentaries on the New English Bible is designed for use in schools and colleges, and for the minister and the layman.

Each volume comments on one book, or part, of the Bible. In each the text is given in full. Sections of text and commentary alternate, so that the reader does not have to keep two books open, or turn from one part of the. The Revelation to John While the apostle John was a prisoner on the island of Patmos, Jesus showed him a series of 16 visions, or pictures, of the future.

These visions revealed how Jehovah’s name would be sanctified, his Kingdom would come, and his will would take place on earth as in heaven. The Revelation (i.e., Apocalypse) to John is an answer in apocalyptic terms to the needs of the church in time of persecution, as it awaits the end-time expected in the near future.

The purpose of the book is to encourage and admonish the church to be steadfast and endure. to his servant John, 2 who testifies to everything he saw—that is, the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ.

3 Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it.

The Book of Revelation was written sometime around 96 CE in Asia Minor. The author was probably a Christian from Ephesus known as "John the Elder." According to the Book, this John was on the. And when John wrote the book of Revelation, his readers needed this new perspective too.

The early church faced persecution from the powerful Roman Empire. And many Christians began to view this as a defeat. But John encouraged his readers to find both comfort and confidence in the victory that Jesus achieved at his resurrection.

The book of Revelation unveils Jesus Christ in glory. Written by the apostle John, Revelation was a letter to churches in Asia Minor who were feeling the overwhelming effects of persecution from all sides.

This book was a reminder that encouraged them to remain faithful.The book of Revelation, written in c. 95 A.D. by John the apostle, was written to Christians who were facing increasing hostility from the Roman Empire, which was beginning to enforce the cult of emperor worship.

John had been exiled to the island of Patmos for his activities as a Christian. In the book seven trumpets are sounded, one at a time, that unleash apocalyptic events witnessed and spoken of by John of Patmos in his vision.

According to Revelation chapter eight, the angels of the Lord sound these trumpets after the breaking of the Seventh Seal, which secured the scroll of the apocalypse, marking the Second Coming of Christ.