By Ron Rhodes
The ebook of Revelation starts off and ends with promises that its inspiring message ends up in blessing. well known Bible instructor and writer Ron Rhodes publications readers on an encouraging trip via this prophetic e-book, examining its picturesque language and revealing its reassuring delivers. every one brief bankruptcy is ideal for a bunch religious study or a private quiet time and includes...
- Scripture examining and Insights—a brief passage of Revelation and easy-to-understand notes on each one verse
- Major Themes—brief summaries of crucial ideas
- Digging Deeper with Cross-References—several different passages readers can lookup on appropriate topics
- Life Lessons—practical and priceless functions to daily life
- Questions for mirrored image and Discussion—thought-provoking starters for staff discussions or own journaling
Readers who can have been burdened or intimidated by way of Revelation will...
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I know your works, your love and faith and service and patient endurance’” (2:19): Christ with His eyes “like a flame of fire” (Revelation 1:14) is aware of all the good things that characterize members of this church. Revelation 2:20-23 “‘I have this against you’” (2:20): Despite the love, faith, and patient endurance these believers had, they were nevertheless in need of corrective action. “‘You tolerate that woman Jezebel’” (2:20): This brings to mind the idolatrous queen who enticed Israel to engage in Baal worship (1 Kings 16–19).
The teaching of the Nicolaitans’” (2:15): The Nicolaitans were open to license in Christian conduct, they ate food sacrificed to idols, and they engaged in idolatry. Revelation 2:16-17 “‘Therefore repent’” (2:16): Repentance involves a change in one’s thinking that yields changed behavior (see Matthew 4:17; Luke 24:47; Acts 3:19). Members of the church were called to repent of their openness to false teachings. “‘I will come to you soon’” (2:16): This is not the second coming, but rather a coming in judgment.
2. Repentance. True repentance shows itself in the way one lives. John the Baptist urged Jewish leaders to “bear fruit in keeping with repentance” (Matthew 3:8). People are urged to “repent and turn to God, performing deeds in keeping with their repentance” (Acts 26:20). Questions for Reflection and Discussion 1. Do you test all religious teachings against the Scriptures, whether you hear them at church, on the radio, or on TV? ) 2. Is your love for the Lord as fervent as it was when you first became a Christian?