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The Book of Revelation

Wednesdays Sept 13, 2017 - March 14, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Revelation

Revelation is a genre of writing referred to as Apocalyptic Literature. It was a popular style of literature for only a few hundred years right around the time that the Apostle John penned the words of Revelation. It is full of symbolism and imagery unique to this style of writing and therefore can be difficult for modern man to interpret. Many take what is written very literally and sequentially and read current events into the prophetic statements. We would like to set forth another common understanding of the Book of Revelation, that the cycles described in vivid language are all saying the same thing from different perspectives. Watch this short 12 minute video for an overview of this way of looking at Revelation.
Click here for a statement on eschatology written during the Covid-19 Pandemic that prompted the creation of this video.

Revelation chapters 1-5 were studied in 2015 taking a different approach than the study below. The earlier study is available by clicking here.

Proper Bible Interpretation

09.13.17
Simeon Trust - Part 1
09.20.17
Simeon Trust - Part 2
Simeon Trust Worksheet
Article: Christianity Today (no longer available online)
Overview of 1 Timothy used as an example.
See The Charles Simeon Trust for additional information.

09.27.17
Apocalyptic Literature
Article: "An Approach to Apocalyptic Literature" by David Helm
Article: "Six Guidelines for Reading Revelation" by Derek Copper


The Study of Revelation

Prologue: The Ascended/Enthroned Christ
10.04.17 Rev. 1:1-3 An Introduction - "It's Him! and We're Here!"
10.11.17
Rev. 1:4-8 Jesus: The Ruler of the Kings of the Earth
10.18.17
Rev. 1:9-20 John's Commission to Write - A Vision of the King
The First Cycle of 7 Churches (What We See)
10.25.17
Rev. 2-3 The Seven Churches: An Overview - Part 1
11.01.17
Rev. 2-3 The Seven Churches: An Overview - Part 2
"Blue" Handout: Chart of the Seven Churches
11.08.17
Rev. 2 Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira
11.15.17
Rev. 3 Sardis, Philadelphia, Laedicea
Reclaiming what is Rightfully His (What is Really Going On)
11.29.17
Rev. 4-5 Claiming What is Rightfully His
The Second Cycle of 7 Seals (What We See)
12.06.17
Rev. 6 The Wrath of the Lamb - "Reclaiming the Land!"
Handout: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
The Sealing of God's People (What is Really Going On)
12.13.17
Rev. 7 The Wrath of the Lamb - "Comforting His People"
The Third Cycle of 7 Trumpets (What We See)
01.10.18
Rev. 8-15
Overview
The Heavy Weight Title Fight - Round Three
01.17.18
The Heavy Weight Title Fight - Round Three (continued)
01.24.18
Rev. 8-9 Exodus Redux - The 3rd Cycle of Seven Trumpets
The Story of God Retold (What is Really Going On)
01.31.18
Rev. 10-11 God's Witnesses
02.07.18
Rev. 12-14 The Red Dragon, the Beast, and the other Beast
The Fourth Cycle of 7 Bowls (What We See)
02.14.18
Rev. 14-21 What Happens When Jesus Comes
02.21.18 Various Thoughts on Revelation from Simeon Trust Seminar
The Return of the Righteous King (What is Really Going On)
02.21.18
Rev. 19 Jesus Returns!
02.28.18
Various A Look Backward / A Look Forward
03.07.18
Rev 20 The Final Judgment
Epilogue: The Making of All Things New
03.07.18 Rev 21-22 The End of the Story Realized - God is with His People!
Handout: Comparing Genesis with Revelation

Topical Studies Within Revelation

03.14.18
Dispensationalism and the Fall Feast Days





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Copyright © 2024 Patrick J. Griffiths
Pastor of Waukesha Bible Church
All material on this site, including all information, pictures, graphics, interfaces, audio, and text, as well as the organization and layout of the site, are the property of Patrick J. Griffiths and are protected by copyright laws. Material from this site may be reproduced and distributed if proper credit is attributed to the author. Under no circumstances should anyone claim any of the site's content as one's own work.