Revelation (4-7)

{CHAPTERS 4 - 7}

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{THRONE AND LAMB}
  1. Second Literary Division - Outline - {PDF Copy} - (An outline of the Second Literary Division of the Book of Revelation from Chapter 4 through Chapter 16)
  2. Absent Church? - {PDF Copy} - (The Book of Revelation is a message to the Church concerned with its real-life situation as it bears witness in a hostile world – Revelation 4:1-3)
  3. I Came to be in Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (On four different occasions, John found himself in the Spirit where he was transported to a new location to receive another vision)
  4. The Throne - {PDF Copy} - (The image of the Throne presents the reader a picture of God reigning over all things at the center of the Creation – Revelation 4:1-11)
  5. The Sealed Scroll - {PDF Copy} - (The One Sitting on the Throne held a scroll sealed shut by Seven Seals, and the universe was searched for one worthy to open it – Revelation 5:1-4)
  6. Worthy is the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (The central figure in John’s visions is the slain Lamb who alone is worthy to open the sealed scroll and receive sovereignty over all thingsRevelation 5:5-14)
  7. Reigning with the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples reign with Jesus as priests that render service in his Tabernacle and mediating his light in the world)
  8. The Lamb of Israel - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the slain Lamb, the true Messiah of Israel sent by God to redeem humanity and Shepherd the Nations)

{SEALED SCROLL}
  1. Seven Seals - Overview - {PDF Copy} - (Upon his arrival before the Throne, the slain Lamb begins to break open the Seven Seals that enclose and the Scroll – Revelation 6:1 - 8:5)
  2. The First Seal - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 6:1-2 - The Lamb now breaks open the first seal, releasing a rider carrying a bow and riding a white horse)
  3. The Second Seal - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 6:3-4 - The second rider is on a fiery-red horse sent to remove peace from the earth by causing men to slay one another)
  4. The Third Seal - {PDF Copy} - (The third seal releases the rider on the black horse, producing economic hardship)
  5. The Fourth Seal - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 6:7-8 - The fourth seal releases a rider named Death who is followed by Hades, gathering up the dead in his wake)
  6. First Four Seals - Aftermath - {PDF Copy} - (The first four seal openings occurred under the watchful eyes of the Lamb and the four living creatures around the throne)
  7. Martyrs under the Altar - {PDF Copy} - (The Fifth Seal opening reveals the souls of martyrs kept underneath the altar as they plead with God for vindication and justice – Revelation 6:9-11)
  8. Sixth Seal - Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 6:12-17 - The sixth seal ushers in the Day of the Lord, the time of wrath)
  9. Sealing the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 7:1-3 - God’s servants are sealed before the “four winds of the earth” are unleashed by the four horsemen)
  10. Numbering the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 7:4-8 - 144,000 males from the tribes of Israel are numbered and assembled for transit to the Promised Land)
  11. Innumerable Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 7:9-12 - John now sees an innumerable multitude from all nations standing before the Lamb and the Throne)
  12. Standing Before The Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 7:13-17 - One of the elders interprets the vision of a vast multitude standing before the Throne)
  13. Redeemed by His Blood - (In the Book of Revelation, the people of God are composed of the men purchased from every nation by the blood of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  14. Silence in Heaven - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:1-6 - The seventh seal forms a transition to the next series, the seven trumpets)
  15. The Innumerable Servants of God - {PDF Copy} - (Next, John sees the sealed servants of God as an innumerable multitude from all nations standing before the Lamb)

{RELATED TOPICS}
  1. The Exalted Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (The sovereignty of Jesus is based on his death and resurrection, the immovable foundation of his present reign in the Book of Revelation)

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