The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.
Explores the New Testament book of Revelation in a historical first-century context, reinterpreting the book as a scathing attack on the decadence of Rome that was subsequently adopted by early Christians as a weapon against heresy.
Revelation. It's often the book of the Bible that Christians, pastors, and seminaries have the most trouble understanding. But Skip Heitzig, the dynamic senior pastor at Calvary of Albuquerque--one of the nation's largest churches--is eager to bring clarity to the mystery of Revelation and share why it's an important, relevant, and exciting book to explore. With a smart, good-natured style and an investigative flair, Skip provides clear explanations and captivating explorations to help readers discover: the truth behind the misconceptions the meaning of the symbols and signs why messages of Revelation were presented symbolically what this book has to do with Jesus and the gospel message the good news that most Christians miss Readers can mine the riches of Revelation for their faith today as they deepen their understanding of and relationship with the loving, all-knowing, and promise-keeping God.
Author: Robert H. Mounce
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Release Date: 1998
This contribution to The New International Commentary on the New Testament is a revision of Robert Mounce's original entry on the book of Revelation and reflects more than twenty additional years of mature thought and the latest in scholarship.
Author: Larry Richards
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2010-01-31
The Book of Revelation is God's message to all who are concerned about the future. And no guide makes Revelation more understandable than this one. You'll grasp the meaning of each verse, you'll understand every important symbol, and you'll get the big picture of all that God has promised for those who believe in Him.
Author: David M. Rhoads
Publisher: Fortress Press
A diverse group of New Testament scholars and theologians offer myriad paths to a better understanding of the Book of Revelation. They discuss topics such as Hispanic / Cuban American and African American perspectives, ecological issues, postcolonial themes, and liberation theology. The book also provides a set of guidelines for intercultural Bible study.The volume's contributors include: Brian K. Blount Justo Gonz lez Harry O. Maier Clarice J. Martin James Okoye Tina Pippin Pablo Richard Barbara R. Rossing V tor Westhelle Khiok-Khng Yeo
Prophecy and especially The Book of Revelation is one of the most intriguing study-quests of this generation. In an Easy To Read yet awe-inspiring way Vince Inman probes into this Book of Symbolisms & Types, bringing clarity and relevance to the reader. Vince Inman the author of Revelation: A Pre-Vision Of History said, "In order to write a book of this nature all those educational studies in my Doctoral program were tapped." Vince holds a PhD in Cross-Cultural Communications, studying in Jerusalem, Israel. He, also, lived in the Middle-East for a number of years and is an avid student of Sacred Writings & Mid-East History. In addition to being an easy read, this book is designed for use as a teaching guide so instructors, pastors, and group leaders can take it to the podium and immediately begin to provide insightful, interesting topics to their students or churches.
Author: Koester, Craig R.
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release Date: 2014-09-30
In this landmark commentary, Craig R. Koester offers a comprehensive look at a powerful and controversial early Christian text, the book of Revelation. The author provides richly textured descriptions of the book’s setting and language, making extensive use of Greek and Latin inscriptions, classical texts, and ancient Jewish writings, including the Dead Sea Scrolls. Rather than viewing Revelation as world-negating, Koester focuses on its deep engagement with social, religious, and economic issues while addressing the book’s volatile history of interpretation. The result is a groundbreaking study that provides bold new insights and sets new directions for the continued appreciation of this text.
Father Harrington brings his scholarship to the Book of Revelation and conveys its Christian message. He puts the work in its historical and social settinga first-century CE province of the Roman Empireand explores its social and religious background and its literary character.
Author: Bruce Bickel
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Release Date: 2003
In this fascinating look at the apostle John's prophecy, the authors explain why believers' daily lives should be affected by the book of Revelation, and demonstrate why the end of the world is something to look forward to.
Author: Patrick M. Jones
Publisher: TEACH Services, Inc.
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Like a jewel box filled with bright jewels and rare coins, this book is a collection of the clearest views and brightest nuggets of light from many Second Advent writers, concerning the precious prophecies of the Revelation of Jesus Christ! Inside, you will find the most amazing thought revelations, the most beautiful jewels of truth you would never have thought of before. Listen as the harmonious voices of many Second Advent authors make clear Revelation's fascinating lines of prophecies. Follow the footsteps of God's leading in the past, present, and future. If there was ever a book that should be, and is studied today, it is the book of Revelation. In fact, God has pronounced a blessing on those who hear, read, and keep the words of Revelation. May this book be a springboard to still greater light for you.
Author: Jon Michael McCahan
Publisher: Xulon Press
Release Date: 2007-05-01
Revelation: Deception, Judgment And The Coming Kingdom is a verse by verse explanation of one of the most misunderstood books of the Bible, designed to take students deeper into the book of Revelation. Written in easy to understand, conversational language, Jon gives insight into such complex topics as the Antichrist, the Mark of the Beast, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Armageddon and more! From the disciple John's first greeting to the Church Age churches to the final destruction of Satan and the creation of a new Heaven and new Earth, Revelation: Deception, Judgment And The Coming Kingdom illuminates God's message of the coming final days of this world as we know it. Each chapter contains a summary paragraph at the beginning, key points highlighted throughout and discussion questions at the end. Ideal for home school curriculum, individual or group Bible studies, this unique commentary will help students, young and old, learn more about the unfolding of the last days events and the coming Kingdom of Jesus Christ! www.youngmindscommentary.com