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CHAPTER 1

                REVELATION 1: 1-20

                1:1 A REVELATION OF JESUS

                1:2,3 SOURCE

                USE OF SYMBOLS

                HISTORICIST MODEL OF INTERPRETATION

                CHIASTIC LITERARY STRUCTURE

                CHIASTIC STRUCTURE OF REVELATION

                CHRONOLOGICAL ORGANIZATION (TIMELINE)

                REVELATION TIME LINE

                1:4-6 A MESSAGE FROM JESUS

                1:7-9 THE GREAT CONTROVERSY

                1:10 THE LORD’S DAY

                1:10,11 MESSAGES TO THE SEVEN CHURCHES

                1:12-15 JESUS AMONG THE LAMPSTANDS

                1:16-20 JESUS, OUR AWESOME HIGH PRIEST

               

CHAPTER 2

                REVELATION 2:1-29

                TO THE SEVEN CHURCHES

                EPHESUS—2:1-5 FIRST LOVE

                2:2,6 FALSE APOSTLES AND NICOLAITANS

                SMYRNA—2:8,9 TRIBULATION, POVERTY, SYNAGOGUE OF SATAN

                2:10 PERSECUTION

                PERGAMOS—2:12,13 THRONE OF SATAN

                ANTIPAS

                2:14 DOCTRINE OF BALAAM

                NICOLAITANS

                2:16,17 REPENT, OR ELSE

                THYATIRA—2:18-20 YOU TOLERATE JEZEBEL

                THE TRUE CHURCH

                2:21-23 JEZEBEL’S SICKBED

                2:24-29 HOLD FAST

               

CHAPTER 3

                REVELATION 3:1-22

                SARDIS—3:1,2 THE DEAD CHURCH

                PROTESTANT FORMALISM AND INTOLERANCE

                CALVINISM, ENGLISH “REFORMATION”

                PAPAL RESPONSE

                3:3-6 HOLD FAST AND REPENT

                PHILADELPHIA—3:7 REVIVAL

                MISSIONARY AND ADVENT MOVEMENTS

                3:8, THE KEY OF DAVID, THE OPEN DOOR

                THE DAY OF ATONEMENT, 2,300 DAYS

                3:9-13 I AM COMING QUICKLY

                LAODICEA—3:14 THE TRUE WITNESS

                3:15-17 LUKEWARM

                3:18 BUY FROM ME—GOLD

                WHITE GARMENTS

                EYE SALVE

                3:19-21 I STAND AT THE DOOR

                3:22 HEAR WHAT THE SPIRIT SAYS

               

CHAPTER 4

                REVELATION 4:1-11

                4:1 A DOOR OPEN IN HEAVEN

                THE DAY OF ATONEMENT

                THE SCAPEGOAT

                A DAY OF JUDGMENT

                4:2-4 BEFORE THE THRONE

                4:5 TWO KINDS OF JUDGMENT

                4:5 SEVEN LAMPS, SEVEN SPIRITS

                4:6-8 FOUR LIVING CREATURES

                THE FOUR TRIBES

                4:9-11 PRAISE TO THE CREATOR

 

CHAPTER 5

                REVELATION 5:1-14

                THE INVESTIGATIVE JUDGMENT

                JUDGMENT IN THE BOOK OF DANIEL

                5:1 THE SEALED SCROLL

                WHO IS WRITTEN IN THE BOOK?

                5:2-4 WHO IS WORTHY?

                5:5-7 THE LION, THE ROOT AND THE LAMB

                THE SACRIFICIAL LAMB

                WHO IS THE LAMB?

                WHY WAS THE LAMB SLAIN?

                5:6 SEVEN HORNS, SEVEN EYES

                5:7,8 “THEN HE CAME”—WHEN?

                5:9-14 WORTHY IS THE LAMB

 

CHAPTER 6

                REVELATION 6:1-17

                6:1,2 THE FIRST HORSEMAN

                6:3,4 THE SECOND HORSEMAN

                6:5,6 THE THIRD HORSEMAN

                6:7,8 THE FOURTH HORSEMAN

                6:9,10 SOULS UNDER THE ALTAR

                6:12-17 ROCKS, FALL ON US

 

CHAPTER 7

                REVELATION 7:1-17

                7:1 THE FOUR WINDS

                7:2,3 THE SEAL OF GOD

                THE SEAL PROTECTS AND SECURES THE 144,000

                SEALING, THE LAW AND THE LATTER RAIN

                IN HEAVEN WHILE ON EARTH

                7:4-8 THE TRIBES OF ISRAEL

                SEALING THE 144,000

                CHARACTER OF THE 144,000

                7:9,10 THE GREAT MULTITUDE

               

CHAPTER 8

                REVELATION 8:1-13

                8:1 SILENCE IN HEAVEN

                THE TRUMPETS

                8:3 THE GOLDEN CENSER

                TRUMPETS: PAST OR FUTURE?

                TRUMPETS: LITERAL OR SYMBOLIC?

                8:5 THROWING DOWN THE CENSER

                8:7-11 THE FIRST THREE TRUMPETS

                8:12 THE FOURTH TRUMPET

 

CHAPTER 9

                REVELATION 9:1-21

                9:1,2 THE BOTTOMLESS PIT

                9:3, 7-9 THE LOCUST ARMY

                9:4-6 A REAL WAR

                KINGS OF THE NORTH AND SOUTH

                9:4 PROTECTED BY THE SEAL

                WITNESS OF THE 144,000

                THE RAPTURE—WHEN?

                9:4,5,10 FIVE MONTHS—LITERAL OR PROPHETIC TIME?

                9:13,14 SIXTH TRUMPET, SECOND WOE

                9:15,16 A THIRD OF MANKIND KILLED

 

CHAPTER 10

                REVELATION 10:1-11

                10:1-7 THE SEVEN THUNDERS

                CLUES IN DANIEL

                CLUES IN MATTHEW 24

                THE ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION

                WARNINGS

                SIGNS

                10:7 THE MYSTERY OF GOD

                THE SHATTERING OF THE POWER OF THE HOLY PEOPLE

                10:6-11 EATING THE LITTLE BOOK

               

CHAPTER 11

                REVELATION 11:1-19

                11:1,2 MEASURING THE TEMPLE

                THE ALTAR AND THOSE WHO WORSHIP THERE

                11:2 LEAVE OUT THE COURT

                11:3-6 WHO ARE THE TWO WITNESSES?

                OLD TESTAMENT TYPES OF THE TWO WITNESSES

                WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?

                11:7-10 THE TWO WITNESSES KILLED

                SATAN’S IMPERSONATION OF CHRIST

                WHEN WILL THE BEAST APPEAR?

                11:11-13 RESURRECTION OF THE TWO WITNESSES

                11:14,15 THE KINGDOMS OF OUR LORD

                11:16-18 ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE JUDGMENT

                11:19 THE ARK OF THE COVENANT

               

CHAPTER 12

                REVELATION 12:1-17

                12:1,2 THE WOMAN

                12:3,4 THE DRAGON

                ORIGIN OF SATAN AND SIN

                WAR IN HEAVEN

                THE ERADICATION OF SIN

                12:4,5 THE MALE CHILD

                12:7-9 MICHAEL CASTS SATAN OUT

                12:10 ACCUSER OF THE BRETHREN

                12:11,12 THEY OVERCAME BY THE BLOOD

                AND BY THEIR TESTIMONY

                12:12-14 THE WOMAN IN THE WILDERNESS

                ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY DAYS

                12:15,16 A FLOOD AFTER THE WOMAN

                12:17 THE REMNANT—THE REST OF HER OFFSPRING

                COMMANDMENTS OF GOD, TESTIMONY OF JESUS

 

CHAPTER 13

                REVELATION 13:1-18

                13:1,2 THE BEAST FROM THE SEA

                THE SEA BEAST AND THE WILD AN IMALS OF DANIEL 7

                THE LITTLE HORN AND THE SEA BEAST

                THE BEAST’S AGENDA—TO CHANGE GOD’S LAW

                13:3 THE DEADLY WOUND

                THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

                THE DEADLY WOUND HEALED

                13:11,12 THE BEAST FROM THE EARTH

                13:11 A LAMB OR A DRAGON?

                13:13,14 FIRE FROM HEAVEN

                13:15 THE IMAGE OF THE BEAST

                13:16,17 THE MARK OF THE BEAST

                OF MAN’S DEVISING

                ATTACK ON THE EVERLASTING COVENANT

                13:18 THE NAME AND NUMBER OF THE BEAST

                666, THE NUMBER OF DISOBEDIENCE

 

CHAPTER 14

                REVELATION 14:1-20

                14:1 CLIMAX: THE LAMB WITH THE 144.000

                THE FATHER’S NAME ON THEIR FOREHEADS

                14:2-5 REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LAMB

                14:6 THE FIRST ANGEL

                THE DAILY SACRIFICE

                14:7 FEAR GOD AND GIVE GLORY TO HIM

                THE HOUR OF HIS JUDGMENT

                WHEN IN HISTORY?

                DIAGRAMS: DANIEL 7 AND 8, 70 WEEKS, 2300 DAYS

                WHO IS BEING JUDGED AND  WHY?

                WORSHIP THE CREATOR

                DID JESUS ESTABLISH SUNDAY?

                14:8 THE SECOND ANGEL’S MESSAGE

                14:9-12 THE THIRD ANGEL’S MESSAGE

                14:15 COMMANDMENTS OF GOD, FAITH OF JESUS

                14:13 MARTYRS DURING THE TIME OF TROUBLE?

                14:14-20 THE GREAT HARVEST

 

CHAPTER 15

                REVELATION 15:1-8

                15:1 THE DOUBLE INCLUSIO

                THE WRATH OF GOD

                WHY WRATH?

                WRATH BRINGS SIN TO AN END

                15:2-4 THE SONG OF VICTORY

                WHAT IS FALSE WORSHIP?

                WHAT TRUE WORSHIP IS AND IS NOT

                WORSHIP LIKE THEY HAVE IN HEAVEN

                15:5 THE TABERNACLE OF THE TESTIMONY

                WHY EMPHASIZE THE LAW?

                15:5-8 THE CLOSE OF PROBATION

               

CHAPTER 16

                REVELATION 16:1-21

                16:1-7 THE FIRST THREE PLAGUES

                THE PURPOSE OF THE PLAGUES

                16:8-11 THE FOURTH AND FIFTH PLAGUES

                16:12 THE KINGS FROM THE EAST

                16:13 THE UNHOLY TRINITY

                16:14 DEMONS PERFORMING SIGNS

                16:15 COMING AS A THIEF

                16:16 THE BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON

                THREE MOUNTAINS OF MEGIDDO

                16:17-21 THE SEVENTH PLAGUE

               

CHAPTER 17

                REVELATION 17:1-18

                17:1-5 THE GREAT HARLOT

                BABYLON IN SCRIPTURE AND HISTORY

                BABYLON’S NEW HOME

                BABYLON INVADES THE CHURCH

                THE BEAST AND THE GREAT HARLOT

                17:6-8 THE BEAST THAT WAS, IS NOT AND YET IS

                17:9-11 SEVEN HEADS

                17:12-18 TEN HORNS AND THE HARLOT

               

CHAPTER 18

                REVELATION 18:1-24

                18:1-3 BABYLON IS FALLEN

                ELEMENTS OF PAGAN WORSHIP

                FALSE DOCTRINE OF BABYLON

                THE PRIESTHOOD

                SALVATION BY THE SACRAMENTS

                WHO CAN FORGIVE SINS?

                THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM

                BABYLON AND THE LAW OF GOD

                WORSHIP OF THE “MOTHER OF GOD”

                THE HARLOT AND HER DAUGHTERS

                18:4,5 COME OUT OF HER MY PEOPLE

                18:6-8 LIVING IN LUXURY

                18:9-20 A LAMENT FOR BABYLON

                18:21-24 NEVER AGAIN

 

CHAPTER 19

                REVELATION 19:1-21

                19:1-5 ALLELUIA!

                19:6-9 THE MARRIAGE OF THE LAMB

                RULERS OF THE KINGDOM

                19:9,10 THE MARRIAGE SUPPER

                19:11-13 CHRIST ON A WHITE HORSE

                19:17-21 THE SUPPER OF THE BIRDS

                19:21 THE SECOND COMING

                DIAGRAM: ACCELERATING TOWARD THE SECOND COMING

 

CHAPTER 20

                REVELATION 20:1-15

                20:1-3 SATAN BOUND FOR 1000 YEARS

                20:4,5 THE FIRST RESURRECTION

                20:7-10 SATAN RELEASED

                20:11-15 THE WHITE THRONE JUDGMENT

                WHAT IS A SOUL?

                AN ACT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS AND LOVE

                ETERNAL FIRE

                THE SOUL SLEEPS UNTIL THE RESURRECTION

                LOVE BASED ON FEAR?

                SIN FINALLY FINISHED

               

CHAPTER 21

                REVELATION 21:1-27

21:1 NEW HEAVEN AND EARTH

                21:2,3 EARTH, CAPITAL OF THE UNIVERSE

                21:6,7 THE INHERITANCE OF THE OVERCOMERS

                21:8 THE END OF EVIL

                21:9-21 THE HOLY CITY

                21:22-25 THE LORD IS THE TEMPLE

 

CHAPTER 22

                REVELATION 22: 1-21

                22:1 THE RIVER OF LIFE

                22:3-5 THE FACE OF GOD

                22:6-15 I AM COMING QUICKLY

                FINAL WARNINGS

                NOW IS THE TIME

                22:16-21 COME!

 

APPENDIX

                APPENDIX 1  THE LITERARY CHIASM

                APPENDIX 2  REVELATION 4, JUDGMENT OR INAUGURATION?

                APPENDIX 3  KINGS OF THE NORTH AND SOUTH

                APPENDIX 4  THE SECRET RAPTURE

                APPENDIX 5  THE 2,300 DAYS OF DANIEL 8

                APPENDIX 6  JESUS DID NOT ESTABLISH SUNDAY

                APPENDIX 7  THE SEVEN HEADS OF THE BEAST OF REVELATION 17

                APPENDIX 8  JOB AND THE GREAT CONTROVERSY

                APPENDIX 9  THE EVERLASTING COVENANT

                APPENDIX 10 THE ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION AND DANIEL 12

                APPENDIX 11 THE SEA BEAST AND THE BEASTS OF DANIEL 7

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