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Has Christianity a revelation?

Francis Gerald Downing

Has Christianity a revelation?

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Revelation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[By] F. Gerald Downing.
    LC ClassificationsBT127.2 .D6 1964a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination315 p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5535584M
    LC Control Number67012282

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Sproul, in his book The Last Days According to Author: David S. Dockery. Granted, maybe Revelation put more emphasis on the Lamb part of the book’s title because Lamb imagery serves an important role throughout the book such as in Revelation 5. In this chapter, the Lamb who looks as though he has been slain opens a scroll no one else can, which sets off a chain of events to enact the End of Days.

The book of Revelation starts 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”.

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In this session study, you will examine the entire Book of Revelation, looking closely at John. The Greek name of the Bible book of Revelation, Apokaʹlypsis (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.

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All of them are located in the Asia Minor, present-day Turkey. 3 Seven messages. 4 Angels of the churches. 7 Further reading. Once Christianity became legitimate, and recognized by Constantine, then the Book of Revelation was a problem.

Because one didn't want to insult the city of Rome or the Roman emperor. Christianity has traditionally viewed God’s revelation as being complete in Jesus Christ, or at least in the lifetime of the Apostles. Further development is understood to be a deeper penetration of what was already revealed, in some sense, in the 1st century.

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“Surely I come QUICKLY “ That was “soon” and “quickly” to those whom. Preterist: Revelation speaks of things that are already history. The book isn’t prophecy about the end of time; it’s directed at Christians trying to live their faith in the Roman Empire. This is the prevailing view among modern scholars who aren’t aligned with orthodox Christianity.

Strength: The observation that the book was intended. 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. Parts of the Old Testament, particularly in the book of Daniel, are also written in the apocalyptic genre.

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Answer: In the Book of Revelation there are seven letters to seven churches supposedly written by the heavenly Jesus. They appear in Revelation through In each letter the angel (messenger) of the specific church is addressed and, in turn, the church members are told that Jesus knows who they are and the level of their spirituality.

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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 [ ]. (Dennis E.

Johnson, Triumph of the Lamb: A Commentary on Revelation, 22) Revelation has important things to say for the perseverance and encouragement of Christians and the church throughout the ages that are vital for the churchs life in this age.

Revelation depicts the current battle between Satan and God's people. In the s there was an extremely popular book titled “The Late Great Planet Earth” which allegedly “interpreted” the Book of Revelation. Among the things found in this book was the idea that Revelation was speaking about such things as the Soviet Union, nuclear attacks between the USSR and the US, etc.

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In Revelation, John's visions reveal that Jesus has overcome evil by. The Book of Revelation has had an enormous influence on Christian historyand its message is still needed today. Boring's section-by-section commentary explores the meaning of John's vision and explains interpretive difficulties in light of the book's central focusthe risen Christ who continues to speak to his church through the Spirit.

pages, hardcover from Westminster 5/5(1). How Christian is the Book of Revelation. G.R. Beasley-Murray [p] Marcion’s answer to the question would have been plain, even if we had not possessed Tertullian’s record of his rejection of the book: “Not Christian at all, far too Jewish!” That answer has been echoed down the centuries by many who would have no desire to be linked.

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This is the LCMS answer to questions concerning the Rapture: The short answer is: On the Last Day. When is the Last Day. We don't know. The last day will come "like a thief in the night," bringing destruction to unbelievers but salvation to believers (1 Thess.

- 10). 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.".

The Book of Revelation is the last book. And it has some strange imagery. But once you place that imagery in it's social and literary context it makes a lot more sense and actually has important themes we can learn from today.

(i)The unveiling of history. The actual name of Revelation is "St John's Apocalypse". The Book of Revelation had its origin in a time of crisis, but it remains valid and meaningful for Christians of all time.

In the face of apparently insuperable evil, either from within or from without, all Christians are called to trust in Jesus’ promise, “Behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age” (Mt ).

Good question, well the angel reveals who Jesus is in Revelation listen, Revelation "And he said unto me, These sayings are faithful and true: and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent his angel to shew unto his servants the things which must shortly be done".

now marks, notice the angel said, "the Lord God" of the holy prophets, which means the God. Revelation is the 11th book of the Christian New Testament. The author identifies himself as John. Revelation is one of the longest books of the New Testament at 22 chapters. It was likely written between A.D.

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Apocalypticism was not a new phenomenon among Christians; it was a well-established belief among Jews, who held that the coming of the kingdom of God would not be brought about by a gradual transformation but by a sudden intervention.

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