The versebyverse commentary on revelation 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, facevalue, commonsense approach to interpreting it. A selection of the best commentaries and bible study resources on the book of revelation. Every positive response is a lifesustaining breath of fresh air and drink of pure, cool water in this suffocating, scorching spiritual desert called babylon. This is a book that jesus gave to show his servants something. A testimony of jesus christ is a commentary that explains some of the mysteries of revelation. Beale taught on revelation earlier this year at our church. Commentaries for the book of revelation the title 1. Before beginning to go through the content of revelation, we recommend that you read through the introduction, overview, and hermeneutical sections to familiarize yourself with the framework concerning this incredible book of god. A beneficial study tool welcome to revelationcommentary.
Verse by verse commentary on revelation precept austin. In the study of any book of the bible or any topic of scripture, a certain amount of ground work is needed for understanding, orientation, and motivation. So, is covid19 one of the seven plagues mentioned in revelation 1617. Examine one of the most exciting and controversial books in the bible with dr. He sent an angel to present this revelation to his servant john. It fittingly has the last place ending the scriptures and gods revelation to man.
Strange work a verse by verse commentary on the bible book of revelation. The book of revelation the new international greek. Those who remain steadfast in their faith and confidence in the risen lord need have. Beales particular emphasis on interpreting the text by reference to the old testament scriptures and jewish. Futurist premillennial revelation commentary, by don koenig. God gave it to him to show his servants the things that must happen soon. Revelation overview, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the bible. Revelation is a book that has been called everything from a hodgepodge of nonsense to a masterpiece. Beale the book of revelation new international greek testament commentary, 1999. While it might be tempting to try and identify this virus with one of those plagues, i believe there are a couple of reasons not to. A commentary on the book of revelation southside christian. Asia in this book is part of the country that we now call turkey. The versebyverse commentary on revelation 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, facevalue.
A downtoearth guide to understanding the most mysterious book of the bible by tim lahaye and timothy parker jul. 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. Yet it is a tough nut to crack, not only because of. Cyril barber the ministers library a clear, easytoread, understandable exposition of the book of revelation. Book of revelation explained a testimony of jesus christ. So, the divine author of revelation is jesus christ and the human author is the apostle john. Koenig is a unique free verse by verse futurist premillenial common sense commentary on revelation the apocalypse. Revelation matthew henrys commentary bible gateway. The christian bible is divided into two major sections. Doughty southside christian church august 2015 introduction. Literal commentary and study guide on the book of revelation. The book of revelation is the last book he wrote around 96 ad.
The book written within and without, and sealed with seven seals, revelation 5. This bible study is designed to highlight the major points of revelation in eight weeks. This revelation commentary takes the point of view that most of the book. George eldon ladd a commentary on the revelation of john 1972.
The book of revelation, a prophecy of warning and hope. This longawaited commentary is a magnificent achievement and will be an invaluable guide and resource for all future study of revelation. We hope this commentary is a beneficial study tool in your devotion to the word of god. And i believe revelation is a good place to start bc 1 it tells you how the amazing story is going to end and 2 there are references to about 62 of the other 65 books in the bible, so you can get a good overall feel of the scriptures. We can know the book of revelation speaks with clarity about the end times because of two central principles drawn from revelation 1. Read this revelation commentary, and if the spirit of yahovah witnesses to your spirit that what you are reading is the truth, please let me know through contact watchman bob. These questions are not designed as a test of your knowledge and should not be treated as such. Ladd sees the millennium and the whole book of revelation referring chiefly to the destiny of the church rather than to the theocratic promises to israel. Best commentaries and books on revelation logos bible. He describes himself as their brother in the family of god.
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. Though it is filled with signs, the book of revelation is accessible to those who have an understanding of the first 65 books of the bible, and especially an. Revelation 1 bible commentary matthew henry concise. Seeks to present different viewpoints and analyze problems of interpretation. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant john, 2 who testifies to everything he saw. Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesrevelation wikibooks. Explore the challenging aspects of the book as well as the beautiful elements that invite us to worship god. Before beginning to go through the content of revelation, we recommend that you read through the, and sections to familiarize yourself with the framework concerning this incredible book of god. I encourage you, the participant, to maximize your learning by working through the study questions for each week prior to coming to class. A glorious vision or appearance of the lord jesus christ to the apostle john, when he delivered to him this revelation v. The book of revelation provides some of the keenest insights in scripture concerning the big picture of work. Commentaries on revelation a list of the best commentaries on revelation ranked. The greek name of the bible book of revelation, apoka.
The revelation of jesus christ through the ages, by donald a. A testimony of jesus christ is a commentary that explains some. We hope this dynamic commentary is a beneficial study tool in your devotion to the word of god. On this page i will answer questions that students have frequently asked in my three decades of teaching revelation. A commentary on the book of revelation pastor galen l. A commentary on the book of th e revelation edgar cayce readings 1971, 19932015 by the edgar cayce foundation 8 by the physical attributes of that progenerated from those bringing such an action. This revelation bible study page and free bible study outlines and teacher guides present a uniquely balanced, scholarly, and commonsense approach to the book. Time in revelation using this commentary as an aid will open up the book of revelation and show the comfort there for believers undergoing suffering and persecution as we see the kingdom of god advance to its fulfillment on the last day.
You will also find options for commentaries on revelation that help pastors, teachers, and readers with application of the bible, commentaries that approach the scripture versebyverse, classic christian commentaries, and much more. The book of revelation is a prophetic book the word apocalypse means unveiling and thats exactly what the book of revelation isit 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. The crowned conqueror on the white horse armed with a bow, revelation 6. Revelation overview matthew henrys complete commentary. You can find the best commentary on revelation for you using the tools on the right side. Is coronavirus one of the plagues in the book of revelation. This document has been generated from xsl extensible stylesheet langua ge source with renderx xep. The image and superscription of this book are truly sacred and divine, and the matter of it agreeable with other prophetical books, particularly ezekiel and daniel. At this time, john was the leader of the church and the only remaining disciple of the twelve disciples of jesus christ who were alive, others having been persecuted and killed by the roman empire, except judas iscariot who killed himself after betraying jesus.
Hiebert a popular commentary on revelation that takes a premillennial and posttribulational view of eschatology. 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. Enduring word bible commentary revelation chapter 1. The book of revelation and work bible commentary theology of. Best revelation commentaries updated for 2020 best. This commentary is based upon my personal notes, reflections and study of the book of revelation. The book of revelation had its origin in a time of crisis, but it remains valid and meaningful for christians of all time. An index page with links to commentaries on the individual chapters of the book of revelation. Top 5 commentaries on the book of revelation ligonier ministries. While we have attempted to include relevant endnotes and other references, we apologize for any errors or oversights. Keener focuses on the themes in revelation, including prayer, suffering in light of hope, and how the. The apostolic benediction pronounced on all those who shall pay a due regard to the contents of this book v. Easyenglish is a system of simple english designed by wycliffe associates uk. First, we believe that the book of revelation must mean something.
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