Reflection About Revelation

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The book of Revelation is such a world changing book because it addresses topics that aren’t referenced earlier in the bible. Revelation is written in a chronological order of how the events leading to the downfall of earth will occur. John opens the text with “The revelation from Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who testifies to everything he saw- that is, the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near” (Life Application Study Bible Rev 1:1-3). This bible section is the opening into the great vision of John’s that denounces the aegis of God. He uses the words Jesus and God quite frequently in order to proclaim the power of Jesus Christ. Revelation is “Jesus’ Revelation in the sense that it belongs to him, he is the one doing the revealing” (Guzik). The book is Jesus sharing with the world the future of the world. He is also sharing the need to accept him as savior. By showcasing the truth that accepting leads to eternal life- which is demonstrated numerous times prior to Revelation- the reader is able to realize the heaviness of the situation. Only the people who believe that Jesus came and died on the cross for their sins are the ones that will be saved by his red blood. Another vital passage to this
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