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By Anthony C. Garland

A remark at the booklet of Revelation - quantity 2
The writer offers a close examine of the ebook of Revelation emphasizing prophetic subject matters from the remainder of the Bible which locate their achievement in Revelation. to appreciate this debatable e-book, the writer explores the numerous connections among the visions obvious via the Apostle John and former prophetic revelation given to previous testomony prophets resembling Daniel, Ezekiel, and others. it's the author's conviction that an realizing of similar passages somewhere else within the Bible is crucial key to unlocking the bewildering number of interpretations which regularly accompany the research of the final booklet of the Bible. The remark is associated with a loose better half web path offering an extra 70 hours of audio guideline associated with nearly 1,000 slides.
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21:1) and then God will repeat this pronouncement in its absolute final sense—when death is no more and sin has been forever vanquished. ” (Rev. 21:6). The eternal state has then begun. Some may object to the interpretation of a statement of such finality found here by God as being other than that which ushers in the eternal state. ’ And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit” (John 19:30). ” Initially, these sounds of judgment and power were manifested in heaven (Rev. 4:5). There, they were a warning of what has now finally come to the earth.

W. Bullinger, Commentary On Revelation (Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1984, 1935), Rev. 16:1. 6 J. A. Seiss, The Apocalypse: Lectures on the Book of Revelation (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House, 1966), 871. 7 Timothy Friberg, Barbara Friberg, and Neva F. Miller, Analytical Lexicon of the Greek New Testament (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2000), 144. 8 Frederick William Danker, and Walter Bauer, A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2000), 397.

12:3 cf. Rev. 13:2). Her sitting on the beast may speak less of influence and more of support. ”6 Because the Beast represents a series of kings and kingdoms stretching through history, there is a tendency among many expositors to take the Harlot as an exclusively religious figure. The fact that she is seen riding upon the Beast is thought to necessitate her identification as exclusively religious, but not political: The fact that the woman is riding the beast and is not the beast itself signifies that she represents ecclesiastical power as distinct from the beast which is political power.

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