The Revelation of John.

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1 day ago  Revelation to John, also called Book of Revelation or Apocalypse of John, last book of the New 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 tion to John appears to be a collection of separate   The theme of the book is the conflict of Christ and His church with anti-Christian powers (the devil, the beast, the false prophet, Revelation ), and the ultimate and decisive defeat of the latter; its keynote is in the words, "Come, Lord Jesus" (Revelation ; compare Revelation ); but it is to be noticed, as characteristic of the 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.

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He sent an angel to present this revelation to his servant John”. So, the divine author of Revelation is Jesus Christ and the human author is the Apostle ://   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 In this and its companion volume, Dr.

Barclay makes the most difficult book in the Bible easier to understand.

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In his introduction he examines areas such as the characterstics of apocalyptic literature and the nature of Caesar worship, John was, as Dr. Barclay shows, "soaked and saturated" in the Old Testament, and most of the imagery he employs is drawn from that ://   Prologue (Daniel )1 This is the revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants what must soon come to pass.

He made it known by sending His angel to His servant John, 2 who testifies to everything he saw. This 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 and A: The Book of Revelation is signed by a person called John, writing from the island of Patmos, near Greece.

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Some of the Church Fathers, late in the second century believed that this John was Revelation 1 New International Version (NIV) Prologue. 1 The revelation from 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, 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 ?search=revelation+1.

About seventy years after the death of Jesus, John of Patmos sent visionary messages to Christians in seven cities of western Asia Minor. These messages would eventually become part of the New Testament canon, as The Book of ://.