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The Book Of Revelation - What Satan Doesn't Want You To Know
Throughout history, the Book of Revelation has been the subject of much debate. Many have tried to discredit the meanings of the book, while others say that Revelation shouldn't even be in the Bible.
However, Christians believe that the book is from God. The Christian faith is based upon the teachings of Jesus Christ in the New Testament. The Book of Revelation is no different - it is a teaching of Jesus Christ.
The Catholic church has changed the word of God to fit their religion. Catholics believe in separation of the clergy and laymen. This is not the way of God. He wants you to read the Bible for yourself. What faith you align yourself with should be based on the word of God.
Note: You know you are holding a Catholic Bible if some of the books start with, "This is the _____ of Saint _______ the divine." This is a reference to the first "divine clergy". The only problem is that the original Bible preaches against separation.
The most accurate word-for-word translation into English of the original Hebrew and Greek texts is the King James Version Bible. In fact, the KJV and the New King James Version are the only two accredited word-for-word English translations.
The simple changes to the words, and rewrites as paraphrasing and meaning-to-meaning texts have taken much of the substance away from the Bible. Some versions of the Bible deny the blood of Christ as the answer to salvation.
All of these changes have taken the power of the Word of God, and have left the meanings up to man's interpretation. However, the Book of Revelation has had any even more difficult time remaining in the Bible as it is today. It makes you wonder what is the big deal with Revelation?
Many Christians believe that such conflict over the Book of Revelation has been a ploy by Satan to discredit the book. If this is true, why then would it benefit Satan to discredit Revelation?
The Motives of Satan:
The Book of Revelation is the only prophetic book of the Bible. The entire book is about things that are to come after Jesus Christ died for us. Revelations talks about the church being under fire in the end times.
Who among you can say that the church has not been under fire for a long time? Christians are constantly ridiculed for their beliefs. Non-believers say that we are stupid, believe in fairy tales, must dismiss science, etc... for our faith. The proof is in the pudding.
The Book of Revelation also teaches about the lukewarm church that exists right before the end times. That means less people in the pews of churches, more compromising of our beliefs to try to fit in, changing our beliefs to try to "make sense" of God, and trying to find God in our own individual ways.
This is happening now. The Bible not only warns us not to do such things, Revelation says that the lukewarm, compromised church is the last sign to happen before the rapture of all true believers in Christ.
Genesis & Revelation: The Bookends Of The Bible
Just as Genesis explains the beginning of the world, Revelation explains the end of the world. This is one reason that Satan hates Revelation. Genesis gets a lot of exposure. People argue over the book of Genesis more than any other that I know.
However, Genesis is not as relevant to our time as many other books of the Bible. It is a look into the beginning. It lets us know that God created everything, and explains how Satan corrupted man.
What could be even more relevant than a look into the past, though? How about a look into the future? That is exactly what Revelation is for us. In fact, I would argue that Revelation is the most relevant book of the Bible right now.
The end of Revelation also warns us to never add to the Bible. If Revelation had not been accepted as part of the Bible, this warning would not exist. Who knows what books the Bible would contain today.
The End Of The World As We Know It
However, the thing I find most chilling in Revelation is the revelation of a true one-world government and all of the horrible things that are going to come from that. This will be during the 7 years of tribulation when the Holy Spirit is taken away from Earth.
Revelation says that this period will be the only time that Satan will ever have full control. Many Christians will come out of this period, but they will most likely die for their faith. It will be a complete Totalitarian rule.
There will also be many natural disasters like we have never seen. Satan does not want you to learn about the 7 seals, and the 7 trumps, and the 7 bowls, etc... He does not want you to know because, if you recognize these disasters happening the way the Bible says they will, there will be no more doubting the Bible for you.
I could go on. There is much to learn from the book of Revelation. The more you dig, the more you find. The greater your understanding of the book, the greater your understanding of the future. Satan hates the book of Revelation for that reason, because it interferes with his plans for you. Maybe that is the blessing that God promises us for understanding Revelation? Your thoughts?
The Book Of Revelation Explained:
David Jeremiah's Revelation Map