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A Revealing Look at The Book of Revelation
Facts About Revelations
1. The author is identified as John.
2. Revelation is the last book of the New Testament of the Holy Bible.
The Book of Revelation or Apocalypse
There are many theories on what the Book of Revelations means. Some say it's about the world ending. Others say the use of imagery should be taken literally and some say it shouldn't.
Of all the books of the Holy Bible the last Book of the New Testament is the most confusing to laymen and Biblical Scholars alike. It has many thought provoking and graphic parts.
The three literary genres of the last Book of The Holy Bible are: Epistolary, Apocalyptic and Prophetic. The book is broken down into seven sections with each section containing seven revelations.
This is the most controversial and misunderstood book of The Holy Bible. Different Theologists have differing opinions on certain aspects of Revelation and what it means.
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Christian Views on The Book of Revelations
Their are several views on the final Book of the Holy Bible. Below is the most commonly held views by Christians.
1. The Book of Revelation predicts events that are yet to come. Some, but not all by a long shot, believe they know the date the world will end.
2. The Book of Revelation is Symbolic and the message is have Faith in God and we shall prevail.
Religious Opinions of Revelation
1. Futurist: These people believe that Revelations primarily focuses on future events that are yet to come.
2. Historicist: People who fall into this category see Revelation as a wide and broad view of history.
3. Preterist: These people believe Revelation is about the events of the Apostolic era and some believe it is about the fall of the Roman empire.
4. Symbolic: People of this title believe that Revelation is about the constant battle between good and evil. Also, That it's more or less an allegory about right and wrong.
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The Book of Revelation DVD
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Films On The Book of Revelation
1. War of the Worlds (1953) This film, although pure science fiction speaks of and has apocalypse related themes.
2. After The Apocalypse (2004) After WW3 no one can speak because of the destruction caused by infectious gases.
3. Left Behind (2000) Kirk Cameron stars in this movie specifically about the Book of Revelation.
4. Years of the Beast (1981) This film features many aspects from The Book of Revelation including the Anti-Christ and swarming locusts among other things.
5. The Omega Code (1999) The storyline in this film pertains to the Anti-Christ and his attempt at world domination.
Have You Read It?
Have you ever read the Book of Revelations in the Holy Bible?
The Revelation of Jesus Christ
Classic Reference Bible
Evil Figures of Revelation
1. Death: Death and Hades (Hell) are mentioned in detail in the Book of Revelation.
2. Whore of Babylon: Their are many interpretations on who the Whore is.
3. False Prophet: The False Prophet is spoke of as someone who will deceive in the future.
4. Lamb- Horned Beast: This beast is described in Revelation comes from the earth and speaks like a dragon.
5. Dragon: The dragon is described as fiery red and having seven heads.
6. Beast of the Sea: This beast is detailed in Revelation as having ten horns on top of seven heads.
7. Scorpion Tailed Locusts: These locust are short horned grasshoppers that swarm in packs.
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Righteous Figures of Revelation
1. Angel: An Angel which is a super natural being or spirit is described as revealing the Revelation of Jesus Christ.
2. The One: In Revelation The One is described as The One who sits on The Throne.
3. Lion of Judah: Revelations says that The Lion of Judah is the Seven horned Lamb with seven eyes.
4. Seal- Bearer Angel: This Angel has the Seal and lives in Heaven.
5. Seven Angelic Trumpeters: These seven Angels blow seven trumpets, one at a time, after the breaking of the seventh and final seal.
6. Two Witnesses: These witnesses are two of God's Prophets who appear after the 2nd Woe in Revelation.
7. Mighty Angel of Seven Thunders: This Angel is depicted in the Book of Revelation as a mighty Angel of the Seven Thunders.
8. Michael The ArchAngel: In Revelation Michael leads God's Angels against Satan and his fallen Angels.
9. Four Angels of the Euphrates: These 4 Angels are described as being Bound to the great River Euphrates.
10. Twenty Four Crowned Elders: These Elders are often described in the Bible as Shepherds and Overseer's of the people.
Father Barron Comments on Revelation
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