Co commentary on the book of revelation chapter 2

The antichrist is fatally wounded in the head, but somehow, miraculously recovers. The rapture is a future event at the time of this writing, but is an eminent event. The revelation of jesus christ chapter 2 and 3 introduction. Its labors had brought the gospel to the thenknown world.

Commentary on revelation chapter 11 theology first. God only judges us by what we know or have the opportunity to know. Now after jesus was born in bethlehem of judea in the days of herod continue reading. Unto the angel of the church of ephesus write ephesus means first or desirable. Write a running verse by verse commentary of a chapter of your choice of the book of revelation should be at least 3 pages 3. Jul 08, 20 pastor steven anderson the book of revelation. Throughout history the book of revelation has been much understood and neglected. Revelation chapter 2 verse by verse bible commentary. Revelation 1, revelation 2 and revelation 3 form a group of chapters that relate to the lords relationship with the church and describe the church age before the rapture of the church. Letters to ephesus, smyrna, pergamos, and thyatira 1 unto the angel of the church of ephesus write.

Revelation is a lens that puts the entire bible into focus. The chapter starts by stating the sequence of how the book of revelation came to be. To him that overcometh will i give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it. Read through the book of the revelatuion twice by the end of the semester 2. This is the only example of the title used with a transitive verb. God the father gave the information in it to jesus christ to inform his servants of the things that would soon come to pass. There is to be cooperation in service, there is to be mingling of powers, there is.

Or, does the writer mean the fidelity with which he noted and related the word doctrines or prophecies, which he received at this time by revelation from god. Enduring word bible commentary revelation chapter 2. This book cross and crown is a powerful and thrilling recital of the most romantic and dramatic. These are the words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand and walks among the seven golden lampstands. Dec 15, 2019 commentary on revelation chapter 11 posted on december 15, 2019 december 15, 2019 author steve sewell all scripture quotations are from the 1901 american standard version unless otherwise noted. Hes just a mildmannered christian guy living in exile whenpow. A commentary on the book of revelation letters to ephesus, smyrna, pergamos, and thyatira from the apostle john on patmos. Study the bible online using commentary on revelation 2 and more. A commentary on the book of revelation chapter 2 letters to. The preface to this book, and the promise to them who read it, revelation 1. Preserving the essential content and argument from each chapter in revised form, beale discusses revelation verse by verse, drawing out the books profound. Introduction to the revelation of the day of yahovah the l ord chapter 2. Revelation chapter in the bible king james version. Matthew is the only gospel that records this account, and in chapter 2, we read the following.

John the divine chronological notes relative to this book. Johns address to the seven churches of asia, whose high calling he particularly mentions. Thebible a commentary on the book of revelation chapter 2 letters to ephesus, smyrna, pergamos, and thyatira pdf download. We are also told that this beast has amazing authority over all peoples and tribes, and they worshipped him. With the conclusion of the introductory matters of chapter one, john begins his presentation. The epistle to the church of ephesus, commending their labor and patience, revelation 2.

This shorter commentary distills the superb grammatical analysis and exegesis from that tome over 1,300 pages into a book more accessible for pastors, students, and christians in general. Revelation chapter 2 matthew henry complete commentary on. Revelation chapter 2 matthew henry complete commentary. In all cases, the person speaking to the churches is jesus christ. This chapter contains the first four of the seven letters to the churches. Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesrevelationchapter 2. The next two chapters of revelation deal with the things which are. Who bare record of the word of god is there a reference here to the first chapter of johns gospel, in the beginning was the word, and the word was with god, etc of this word john did bear record. And, reprehending their having left their first love, exhorting them to repent, with the promise of the tree of life, revelation 2. Of the following letters to the angels of the seven churches it may be necessary to speak first in general, and then particularly. Revelation 2 is the second chapter of the book of revelation or the apocalypse of john in the new testament of the christian bible. Revelation 2 commentary james burton coffman commentaries. Chapters 2 and 3 are the things that are division of revelation. A commentary of the book of revelation the revelation of jesus christ 20 by cooper p.

Revelation 2 bible commentary matthew henry concise. Mcgeown, missionarypastor of limerick reformed fellowship written for the midweek bible study group revelation is a distinct vision related to chapter 12. Like today churches are full of people that are saved, unsaved and people that are self deceived or just plain evil. Read revelation 2 kjv along with a helpful commentary. Already in the book of revelation it is shown to be the source of the satanic beast revelation. In chapters two through three john writes a special letter to each of the seven churches. A commentary on the book of revelation chapter 2 letters to ephesus, smyrna, pergamos, and thyatira. Chapter 3 beginning in johns day an unfolding of the. Each letter begins with a revelation of jesus and a commendation, usually followed by a warning and a challenge. From the ante nicean fathers volume 1, page 352 ii. David guzik commentary on revelation 2, which includes jesus letters to the churches in ephesus, smyrna, pergamos, and thyatira. Too often revelation is viewed as a book only about the future. Revelation chapters 2 and 3 are loaded with symbols and revelations we need to know, as christ speaks directly to us about the spiritual conditions of our day in the laodicean letter.

The bible as well as the book of revelation serves as a book of victory and encouragement to true believers. This futuristic approach sees the book outlined as follows. Because your computer is running an older version of internet browser, it no longer meets the features of modern websites. Year of the constantinopolitan era of the world, or that used by the byzantine historians, and other eastern writers, 5604. The enochian library containing 1 enoch the hebrew book of enoch, 2 enoch the slavonic book of enoch, 3 enoch the hebrew book of enoch, the manichean and aramaic versions of book of giants, with information and insight on the. The character of these men is plainly pointed out in the apocalypse of john, as teaching that it is a matter of indifference to practice adultery, and to eat things sacrifice to idols.

In the book of matthew, we read the story of the wise men visiting the young jesus. Morris, in his commentary, the revelation record, indicates that each church receives a message composed of seven parts. Please click one of the following links to navigate this site. Mar 30, 2016 the revelation of jesus christ chapter 2 and 3 introduction. Welcome to our program, brother, it is always good to have you. Revelation 2 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. Revelation 2, new king james version nkjv the bible app. Jul 31, 2017 revelation chapters 2 and 3 are loaded with symbols and revelations we need to know, as christ speaks directly to us about the spiritual conditions of our day in the laodicean letter. A commentary of the book of revelation bible truth. God sees and addresses the conditions that existed within the seven churches at that time. Revelation 2 the apostle john, having in the foregoing chapter written the things which he had seen, now proceeds to write the things that are, according to the command of god revelation 1. The purpose of the book the revelation of jesus christ. Study guide for revelation 1 by david guzik blue letter bible.

The apostle john, having in the foregoing chapter written the things which he had seen, now proceeds to write the things that are, according to the command of god revelation 1. Just click the link to the commentary of a chapter that you want to read. Learn revelation chapter 1 bible with free interactive flashcards. Ephesus, smyrna, pergamos, thyatira help us reduce the maintenance cost of our online services. Revelation, volume 3, is a hardcover 228page commentary, written by pastor paul m. The epistle to the church of smyrna, commending their piety, and promising them support in their tribulation, revelation 2. The assemblies of asia revelation chapter 2 commentary. God hits him with a doozy of a revelation hey, thats not a bad idea for a title. Before beginning to go through the content of revelation, we recommend that you read through the introduction, overview, and hermeneutical sections to familiarize yourself with the framework concerning this incredible book of god. Letters to the assemblies at ephesus, smyrna, pergamos, and thyatira.

The imagery jesus draws from in these letters is consistent with the way he revealed himself to john in chapter one because its part of that event. I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance. The lens is focused on the person of jesus christ, and his destiny is imminent. Christians down through the ages have known that christs return is presented in scripture as imminent, but. Return from chapter 2 to the versebyverse commentary on revelation page. We hope this dynamic commentary is a beneficial study tool in your devotion to the word of god. Revelation 2 commentary matthew henry commentary on the.

Revelation, the th chapter of the final book in the bible, begins by describing a beast rising out of the sea. He was directed to write to every one of them according to their. Read revelation 2 commentary using wesleys explanatory notes. In other passages of scripture, the sea is associated with the heathen isaiah 57. John is told to write down everything god shows him, and boy is god going to show him some strange things. Whereas, john, as instructed, described for us in the previous chapter what he had seen in beholding christ, he now writes what jesus has to say concerning the things which are. Chapter 2 begins the messages to the seven churches. Jesus christ transmitted this information to an angel and that angel transmitted the information to john. The awardwinning translations and commentary done by joseph lumpkin on the books of enoch and the book of giants. Revelation 2 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written. My colleague, nathan jones, and i have a very special guest today todd hampson, who is a very creative artist and excellent writer who has produced a delightful book about the meaning of the book of revelation.

The versebyverse commentary on each chapter of revelation is on a separate page of this website. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the spirit saith unto the churches. A commentary on the book of revelation chapter 2 letters. The book is titled, the nonprophets guide to the book of revelation. Revelation 1 bible commentary matthew henry concise. This monumental commentary on the book of revelation, originally published in 1999, has been highly acclaimed by scholars, pastors, students, and others seriously interested in interpreting the apocalypse for the benefit of the church. Revelation is not an ot book, but a new testament book, and so the terms of this book need to be interpreted according to a nt understanding. These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks.

The nonprophets guide to the book of revelation with. In our previous studies we have seen that revelation chapter 2. Choose from 500 different sets of revelation chapter 1 bible flashcards on quizlet. The book of revelation is the only book of the bible with a promise to the reader. They deal with seven specific churches in asia minor, although the issues that those churches were dealing with can also be found in the christian church today. Epistles to the churches in asia, with warnings and encouragements, to the church at ephesus. A messenger carrying letters to the seven churches from the apostle john on the island of patmos, which is about 30 miles off the coast of turkey and. Physically attend at least 80% of all classes unless given special permission by. In this third volume, we transition from revelation chapter to chapter 14, the scene shifts dramatically from the antichrist, who claims to be the messiah, to the lamb of god, who is the true christ. Revelation 2 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available. Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesrevelation. It explains how the frustrated dragon makes war with the remnant of the womans seed 12.

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