Triumph Of Christianity

Key Verse:

3.21 = "He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with me on my throne, as I also overcame and sat down with my Father on his throne."


John, son of Zebedee


80 A.D.

Quotable Quote:

22.10 = And he said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near."

Chapter Summary:

Note that this entire book employs highly figurative language, in the style of Ezekiel, Daniel, and Zechariah.
[1]Christ appears in a glorified state.
[2]Jesus dictates letters to four churches.
[3]Jesus dictates letters to three more churches.
[4]God on his throne receives praise.
[5]The lamb takes the sealed scroll.
[6]The first six seals are broken.
[7]144,000 followers of the lamb are sealed.
[8]The seventh seal is broken, and the first four trumpets are sounded.
[9]The fifth and sixth trumpets are sounded, which are the first two woes.
[10]John eats a little scroll.
[11]John measures the temple.
[12]The dragon persecutes the male child.
[13]The seven-headed beast comes up out of the sea.
[14]The earth is harvested.
[15]The song of Moses is sung.
[16]The seven bowls of wrath are poured out.
[17]A woman sits on a scarlet beast.
[18]Babylon the Great falls.
[19]God's people rejoice as the beast is punished.
[20]The dead appear at the throne and are judged.
[21]The New Jerusalem comes down out of heaven.
[22]All is well in God's city!

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