Book of revelation for dummies cheat sheet dummies. Personally, revelation is one of the most exciting and action packed books of all scripture. This framework is primarily laid out in daniel and revelation. If you want more, ive linked to quick, 3minute guides to every book of the bible, too. With brief, easy to understand versebyverse notes, renowned educator and seasoned gospel. The one who rode it had a bow, and he was given a crown, and as a conqueror he rode out to conquer. Book of revelation made easy book by gentry kennethgentry. Mar 09, 2010 yes, you can understand the book of revelation. Revelation made clear bible study in the book of revelation. How many times have we picked up a book with such a title only to become more confused as we read itor stopped reading it. Gentry draws from over 20 years of expertise in the historical and biblical background of the book to present the surprisingly easy to understand meaning of. Theyre listed in the order they show up in the protestant bible. For anyone wanting to learn what the revelation truly expresses, this book is a good place to start.
Cutting through traditions that cloud the clear message of revelation, dr. This page is about the book of revelation with information that will help explain its meaning and answer any questions one may have. Read revelation 12 commentary using a testimony of jesus christ. Now in its second edition, kenneth gentrys the book of revelation made easy seeks to pry johns narrative of the victory of christs bride out of the grip of speculative futurists, and put it back in the hands of everyday christians. It will prepare you for the rest of the material contained here. Christ is the one who can show us all this revelation that has been sealed. It makes the book of revelation as easily understood as the gospel of john. The following is an update to my introduction that i did a few years ago. This is to corre spond with the chapters in the revelation. And christ sent his angel to show it to his servant john, 2 who has told everything he saw. The book of revelation made easy series series librarything.
May god enlighten and bless you as the author of prophecy made easy. Revelation books four views on the book of revelation. When a chapter or section is finished, you will see at the bottom of the page over the links, go to the next section. Revelation made clear walks through the book of revelation looking for the clearest and most natural understanding of the book. Revelation 6 new english translation net bible bible gateway. Christians throughout history have given almost unanimous affirmation to the identity of the books author as john the apostle, who had been exiled to the island of patmos by the authorities for preaching the gospel in asia.
Take a look at the basic structure of the book of revelation. My own understanding of the book is set forth in a very summary manner in the last chapter of my book from age to age a chapter that is not intended to be read until all of the. Gentry draws from over 20 years of expertise in the historical and biblical background of the book to present the surprisingly easy to understand meaning of revelation. Revelation made simple and easy to understand this last book of the bible bears the title revelation, meaning, unveiling, yet, it presents visions of. Biblenotes the entire holy bible is summarized with easyto. John and the book of revelation a bible study in easy. The book of revelation introduction the revelation of jesus christ, which god gave him to show his servantsthings which must shortly take place. Not only was i merely parroting other mens thoughts, my perspective was fatally futuristic. John and the book of revelation a bible study in easy english. Its title is derived from the first word of the koine greek text. This booklet contains vital understanding that will forever change your outlook on the future. With this book, the book of revelation is made simple and easy with honest scriptural interpretation, chapter by chapter, almost verse by verse, including hundreds of references. It is the first book that many new to the bible want to study, while it is often neglected by mature. Revelation 1 study of the book of chapter by chapter and verse by verse.
The time for understanding the book of revelation is now at hand. They made him live far away from family and friends on the island of patmos. It is easy to understand, straight foreword in its delivery, and small enough to quickly read through it. There is no speculation, but simple, honest, literal bible teaching. With 22 chapters of symbolism, mysterious characters, and apocalyptic dramaall told in picture language unmatched in the rest of. Bible study lesson sheets these are lessons designed for either a class or personal study. If youre befuddled by the book of revelation in the bible, dont fret. Revelation is the most hebraic of all the new testament books, and no student of the word can afford to miss its clear connections. You can also read this volume along with your bible dictionaries, encyclopedias, and the wealth of other bible study tools in your digital library. It was, after all, written to be read and heard by its original audience rev. Reviewed by alex soto when a marriage covenant has been breached by.
The book of revelation is the strangest book in the bible. I cannot point to a single commentary with which i agree entirely. Preparing a top 5 list of commentaries on the book of revelation is extremely challenging in a number of ways. The apocalypse, or revelation to john, the last book of the bible, is one of the most difficult to understand because it abounds in unfamiliar and extravagant symbolism, which at best appears unusual to the modern reader. Most of the other revelations, and this fascinated me, many of them were found with the gnostic gospels in upper egypt, and they had been censored by church leaders for over a thousand and a half years. This name indicates the meaning of revelation it uncovers matters that had been hidden and discloses events that would happen long after it was written. The revelation of peter, and the revelation of paul, and the revelation of zostrianos and almost anyone you can mention. This book, of course, is a beginninga launching place for your own new or continued study of gods prophetic messages to you. Go to the bottom of that page to see the index chapters, which are hot links. The book of revelation made easy nordskog publishing. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant john, 2 who testifies to everything he sawthat is, the word of god and the testimony of jesus christ. Features almost 600 illustrations by chris koelle, based on a translation from fr. Revelation books four views on the book of revelation edited by marvin pate, the revelation of jesus christ by john walvoord, the book of revelation by clarence larkin, revelation revealed by jack van impe, keys to understanding the book of revelation by arthur bloomfield, wrath and glory by david reagan, revelation unveiled by tim lahaye, a. Forwardsources summary of the old testament summary of the new testament keypoints of the old testament keypoints of the new testament old testament notes bookbybook.
A free bible version and commentary on the new testament book of revelation in easy english. The author of revelation mentioned his name, john, four times throughout the book revelation 1. Symbolic language, however, is one of the chief characteristics of apocalyptic literature, of which this book is an. Now you can appreciate the book of revelation as never before. I just finished the book the book of revelation made easy by kenneth gentry. Then go into each of the twenty two chapters of the book of revelation one by one. The book of revelation, the final book of the canon, has confused readers of the bible for centuries. This book is highly essential in exposing the mistaken, yet quite typical, modern view of the revelation.
You can understand bible prophecy second edition 157 pp. This is a lot to take in, so if you want to start with baby steps, check out this list of the shortest books of the bible. God reveals a basic framework for understanding future events. Since the book of revelation made easy is fully integrated with logos, scripture passages are linked to your favorite translation for quick reference and to your hebrew, aramaic, and greek texts for originallanguage study.
The apocalypse of the lamb, his bride, and the great whore. I highly recommend it as a very assessable intoduction to revelation. Interpreting this book correctly has been a struggle for me. The greek name of the bible book of revelation, apoka. Revelation for kids the book of revelation made simple. Biblenotes the entire holy bible is summarized with easy. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see wikipedia. Book of revelation overview insight for living ministries. Books of the bible explained scripture by scripture. With 22 chapters of symbolism, mysterious characters, and apocalyptic drama all told in picture language unmatched in the rest of. Reviewed by alex soto when a marriage covenant has been breached by harlotry, offended spouses can pursue divorce. Our lady of presentation communities and ministries is the full title given to a sevenyearold catholic organization in march, 1992, when it received the status of lay association under canon law by archbishop pilarczyk of cincinnati, ohio. It was, after all, written to be read and understood, as john clearly informs us rev.
All 66 books of the bible in easy, onesentence summaries. Click on a book listed below which will take you to its introduction page. The book of the revelation pastor david legge 4 reign of righteousness. Kenneth gentry the book of revelation made easy pdf size. The book of revelation often called the revelation to john, apocalypse of john, the revelation from jesus christ from its opening words, the apocalypse, the revelation, or simply revelation is the final book of the new testament, and consequently is also the final book of the christian bible. Aug 04, 2009 academics believe that the development of this imperial cult made john angry and the book of revelation is a polemic against it and a warning to the christians not to engage with it. There are many details in the visions that might confuse us. Revelation made simple and easy to understand this last book of the bible bears the title revelation, meaning unveiling and, yet, it presents visions of. Like many concepts in the book world, series is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. This is the latest edition, which is expanded and contains some important changes regarding the millennium passage in revelation 20 that resulted from deeper research into revelation.
Revelation 12 commentary a testimony of jesus christ. Were here to help you teach kids about the love of jesus found in the book of revelation. Appreciate the imagery and enjoy the drama as it unfolds in the book. Revelation 6 new english translation net bible the seven seals. Study the bible online using commentary on revelation 12 and more. Pack staggering events foretold in your bible will shock the whole world.
So this book is a revelation of jesus christ, not in the sense that matthew, mark, luke and john revealed him, but rather than the humiliated christ, we have. Ive written a onesentence overview of every book of the bible. This web site explains the book of revelation, each individual scripture. The bible was written so that average people could read the. Book of revelation timeline chart bible study notebook, bible study tools, bible study journal. Wed love to send you introduction to revelation lessons for kids. Daniel, recorded 600 years earlier, sets the stage for the larger and more detailed book of revelation, which describes many events nowhere else in the bible. After i wrote my first book on revelation, i literally threw it in the trash.
Academics believe that the development of this imperial cult made john angry and the book of revelation is a polemic against it and a. The rise of television programs, radio broadcasts, and books has only compounded this problem. Introduction some general comments about the book of revelation and its uniqueness. Kenneth gentrys the book of revelation made easy seeks to pry johns narrative of the victory of christs bride out of the grip of speculative futurists, and put it back in the hands of everyday christians. Whats in the bible bible made easy for kids christian. Great prophecies in the book of revelation show how and when these catastrophic events will occur. Revelation 1 new international version niv prologue. The book of revelation explained volume 4 preface you will notice that the book of revelation explained, volume 4, begins with chapter 12, not chapter 1, and ends at the conclusion of chapter 14. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. Grab our free introduction to revelation lessons here.636 1394 1401 499 603 198 61 424 1382 1349 478 1018 1300 894 1206 775 1548 416 105 216 1205 1586 616 596 1011 1271 353 1343 1455 333 1077 1212 688 409 331 1492 471 457 363 822 65 1441 614 309 1458 302 211