Revelation……. • Begins with a TRINITARIAN benediction. • Is God’s LOVE letter to His churches. • It is the TRINITY’S wish for you to have grace and peace. • God is identified in TIME dimensions. • Reveals the “seven spirits” as the Holy Spirit in all of His FULLNESS.
The Risen Lord Jesus Christ….. • Is revealed as the FAITHFUL witness. • Is the one who rose in GLORY from having once been dead. • Is the only Sovereign God who sets LIMITS in which others must live. • LOVES us in the present tense. • Has provided a means by which persons can be saved from sin and its shackles of EVIL habits. • Has made us a “kingdom and priests” to HELP people in their agony and lostness to come to Jesus Christ for forgiveness and salvation.
Truths of the Second Coming……. • The NECESSITY of the Second Coming. >Jesus will return and repeatedly warned believers to BE READY. • The GLORY of the Second Coming. >It will be SUPERNATURAL as symbolized by clouds. >Clouds symbolize the brilliant light that accompanies God’s PRESENCE. • The SCOPE of the Second Coming. >His glory will be OBVIOUS to those in every age who share in indifference behind the act of the crucifixion. • The RESPONSE to the Second Coming. >John affirms with a DOUBLE exclamation. • The CERTAINTY of the Second Coming. >The Lord affirms His ever presence and His perfect POWER