The relevance of John"s Apocalypse
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Published by Eerdmans, Paternoster Press in Grand Rapids, Mich, Exter, UK .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. Revelation -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementDonald Guthrie.
SeriesThe Didsbury lectures
LC ClassificationsBS2825.2 .G87 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2384801M
ISBN 100802803296
LC Control Number87013677

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The Relevance Of John's Apocalypse book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Description: In these Didsbury Lectures, Donald Guthrie 3/5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm. Contents: The content and the search for meaning --The Christology and its modern challenge --The church --past, present and future --The conflict and its .   Alternative Titles: Apocalypse of John, Book of Revelation. Revelation to John, also called Book of Revelation or Apocalypse of John, abbreviation Revelation, last book of the New Testament. It 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 events. In the middle of the unfolding apocalyptic drama of the breaking of the seals, the sounding of the trumpets, and pouring out of the vials, is a drastic instruction given to John that is downplayed by most commentators. In Revelation chapter ten, the angel .

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 obey. John's "Cover Letter" () and The First Vision The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia () The Second Vision: In the Throne Room of Heaven () The Seven Seals and the Seven.   Unveiled in the book are the invisible forces and spiritual powers at work in the world and in the heavenly realms, including forces at war against the church. Although unseen, these powers control future events and realities. The unveiling comes to the Apostle John through a series of magnificent visions.   The Book of Revelation (also called the Apocalypse of John, Revelation to John or Revelation from Jesus Christ) is the final book of the New Testament, and consequently is also the final book of the Christian title is derived from the first word of the Koine Greek text: apokalypsis, meaning "unveiling" or "revelation."The Book of Revelation is the only apocalyptic book in the New.

The Book of Revelation in the New Testament has the literal title in Greek, the "Apocalypse of John." The word apocalypse means revelation. That which is uncovered. It comes from the Greek word. A reading from the book of Apocalypse I, John heard a voice from heaven say to me, 'Write down: Happy are those who die in the Lord! Happy indeed, the Spirit says; now they can rest for ever after their work, since their good deeds go with them.' The word of the Lord. The Revelation of Jesus Christ is a book of prophecy on the end times and comprises the final book of the New Testament and of the Bible. Written in Greek, the word for Revelation is Ἀποκάλυψις or Apocalypse. Revelation always implies the unveiling of something previously hidden, in this case, future events. As the final book of the Bible, the Book of Revelation brings to fruition symbolism .   Revelation KJV; Artwork by: The Bamberg Apocalypse (Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, MS A. II. 42) is an 11th century richly illuminated manuscript containing the Book of .