Book Of Revelation Research Paper

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Examination of the seven scriptures which lay out the why Revelation is a blessing aids us in understanding God and His work through prophecy. According to Revelation 1:3, the first blessing is for the believer of the book of Revelation. The second blessing in Revelation 14:13 is declaring the righteous who are dead are blessed. The third type of person blessed in the book of Revelation 16:15 are all who are prepared for the second coming of Jesus Christ. Dinner guests of the Lamb in Revelation 19:9 are the fourth people who are blessed. The fifth blessing falls upon the holy ones of the first resurrection found in Revelation 20:6. Then, the sixth blessing is upon the people who are the keeping the prophecy according to Revelation 22:7.…show more content…
To the church at Ephesus, Jesus holds up the church and is the security for all. In Smyrna, Jesus is the first and the last. He is the one who died and came to life again for the remission of sins. Jesus is the alpha and the omega as well as everything in between. The identity of Jesus at the Pergamum church is a double-edged sword. Jesus is the position of authority, power, and how to use the power. Jesus is also seen as a blessing for all those who choose to follow him and a judge for those who do not. The church at Thyatira, Jesus is the one whose eyes are as blazing fire and his feet are like burnished bronze. Jesus is able to penetrate with insight and wisdom in all things. He is also swift to action, and will do quickly whatever is necessary. At the church of Sardis, Jesus holds the seven spirits of God, the seven stars, and the seven-fold spirit of God. He is a leader and provides the seven-fold graces of the spirit. Jesus is the one who is holy and true at the church at Philadelphia. Whatever door he opens, no man has the ability to shut. Finally, at the church of Laodicea, Jesus is the Amen. He is the faithful and true witness with glorious authority (Tellingthetruth.org). In reading Revelation, the book is a blessing not only because of the blessings that are identified in the seven primary scriptures, but we see Jesus Christ and all He is created to be highlighted in the passages. God sent Jesus Christ to save the world according to John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” The scriptures in Revelation and each letter confirm the previous scriptures concerning the promises of God sending Jesus Christ to bring salvation to all of
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