Category Archives: Revalation

Study 9 – The doom of Rome

Studies in the book of Revelation Study 9 – The doom of Rome Chapters 17 – 19 The prostitute city of Rome These chapters elaborate on the reason for, and manner of judgment (cf. chapters 15 – 16) on Rome, … Continue reading

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Study 8 – Rome, the church’s political enemy

Studies in the book of Revelation Study 8 – Rome, the church’s political enemy Chapter 12 Jesus is in control The woman is said not to be an actual individual but a sign – namely, the true Zion of God … Continue reading

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Book of Revelation: Study 7 – the seven trumpets

Book of Revelation: Study 7 – the seven trumpets Chapters 8 and 9: Christian praying targets Jerusalem The patience of God Trumpets of Old Testament times signalled a battle. God, being longsuffering and slow to anger, delays the war. The … Continue reading

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Revelation Study 6 – Jerusalem, the church’s religious foe

Revelation Study 6 – Jerusalem, the church’s religious foe Chapters 4 & 5 – Look who’s in charge! ‘… what must happen after this’ (Revelation 4:1) In the control room of supreme HQ the moving of pins on the war-plan … Continue reading

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Study 5: the Holy City, New Jerusalem (chapters 21 – 22)

Studies in the book of Revelation Study 5: the Holy City, New Jerusalem (chapters 21 – 22) The prominent feature of the city, in contrast a household or village, is that of: Structured community God is not taking us back … Continue reading

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The book of Revelation Study 4: heaven’s inspired worship

To enable us to appreciate the range of the individual lyrics that John heard, it is helpful to notice: I Six clusters of lyrics [] Cluster A that we considered in Study 3 consists of No’s 1 – 6 found … Continue reading

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Study 3 in the book of Revelation: Celestial Praise

Except for John’s Revelation on the island of Patmos, Scripture gives us very few details about how heaven looks and sounds. John’s ‘four living beings’ (Revelation 4:6; all references from the New Living Translation unless otherwise indicated) had previously been … Continue reading

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The Book of Revelation Study 2:

The Book of Revelation Study 2: [] What is its main emphasis? Though many ‘kings’ will support the evil empire of Nero against ‘the Lamb, he will defeat them because he is Lord of all lords and King of all … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Cities – Study 1

A Tale of Three Cities – practical lessons from the book of Revelation At school we had to read Charles Dickens’ ‘Tale of Two Cities’ – the narrative occuring during historical events in Paris and London. But John on Patmos … Continue reading

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