Revelation (4-7)

{THRONE AND LAMB}
  1. Second Literary Division - Outline - {PDF Copy} - (A Proposed Outline of the Second Major Literary Division of Revelation, chapters 4-16)
  2. Absent Church? - {PDF Copy} - (In its entirety, Revelation is a message for, to, and about the church, the people of God, and concerns its situation on the earth)
  3. I Came to be in Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (Four different times, John found himself “in the Spirit” and transported to a new location where he received another vision)
  4. Throne and Cosmos - {PDF Copy} - (The image of the glorious Throne places God and His rule at the center of the created order and prepares the reader for the introduction of the Lamb)
  5. The Sealed Scroll - {PDF Copy} - (The One Sitting on the Throne holds a Scroll sealed tight by seven seals. A search is made for someone in the Creation who is “worthy” to open the scroll)
  6. Worthy is the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (The central figure of the book is the freshly slain Lamb who alone has the authority to open the Sealed Scroll)
  7. Unsealing Daniel - {PDF Copy} - (What was sealed in Daniel is unsealed in Revelation -The time of fulfillment had arrived)
{SEALED SCROLL}
  1. Seven Seals - Overview - {PDF Copy} - (Upon his arrival before the Throne, the Lamb commences immediately to open the Seven Seals of the Sealed Scroll)
  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. Fifth Seal - Martyrs - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 6:9-11 - The fifth seal reveals the souls of martyrs underneath the altar before the heavenly throne)
  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 of the Earth - (In Revelation, the redeemed people of God is composed of men and women from every nation purchased by the death of Jesus) - {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)
{RELATED TOPICS}
  1. Exaltation of the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (The exaltation of the lamb is based on his death and resurrection, the immovable foundation of his present reign)

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