1 Route 66 Understanding Revelation Dr. Stephen


Dec 6, 2017 - and in righteousness He judges and makes war. ... You shall break them with a rod of iron and dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel...

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1 Route 66 Understanding Revelation Dr. Stephen Rummage, Senior Pastor Bell Shoals Baptist Church December 6, 2017 Revelation 1:1 (ESV) The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show to His servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending His angel to His servant John, Revelation 1:19 (ESV) Write, therefore, the things that you have seen, those that are and those that are to take place after this. Structure of Revelation 1. A Vision of the Redeemer (Revelation 1) 2. Visions of the Redeemed (Revelation 2-3) 3. Visions of Rule (Revelation 4-20) 4. Visions of Rest (Revelation 21-22) Ride On, King Jesus! Revelation 19:11-16 Revelation 19:11 (ESV) Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war. Revelation 19:12 (ESV) His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on His head are many diadems, and He has a name written that no one knows but Himself. Revelation 19:13 (ESV) He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which He is called is The Word of God. Revelation 19:14 (ESV) And the armies of heaven, arrayed in fine linen, white and pure, were following Him on white horses. Revelation 19:15 (ESV) From His mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty. Revelation 19:16 (ESV) On His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords. 1. His Unstoppable Victory Revelation 19:11 (ESV) Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war.

2 Genesis 3:15 (ESV) I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.” 2. His Unrivaled Authority Revelation 19:12 (ESV) His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on His head are many diadems, and He has a name written that no one knows but Himself. Proverbs 30:4 (ESV) Who has ascended to heaven and come down? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has wrapped up the waters in a garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and what is His Son’s name? Surely you know! 3. His Unblemished Purity Revelation 19:13 (ESV) He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which He is called is The Word of God. Revelation 19:14 (ESV) And the armies of heaven, arrayed in fine linen, white and pure, were following Him on white horses. Isaiah 1:18 (ESV) Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow, though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. 4. His Unavoidable Ferocity Revelation 19:15 (ESV) From His mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty. Psalm 2:7 (ESV) I will tell of the decree: The LORD said to Me, “You are My Son; today I have begotten You.” Psalm 2:8 (ESV) Ask of Me, and I will make the nations Your heritage, and the ends of the earth Your possession. Psalm 2:9 (ESV) You shall break them with a rod of iron and dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. Psalm 2:10 (ESV) Now therefore, O kings, be wise; be warned, O rulers of the earth Psalm 2:11 (ESV) Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

3 Psalm 2:12 (ESV) Kiss the Son, lest He be angry, and you perish in the way, for His wrath is quickly kindled. Blessed are all who take refuge in Him. 5. His Undeniable Majesty Revelation 19:16 (ESV) On His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords.

Understanding Revelation Meaning: The Revelation of Jesus Christ Author: The Apostle John Audience: The seven churches of Asia Minor Date of Writing: 90-95 AD Theme: God Wins – “to show to His bond-servants the things which must soon take place.” Key Verse: Revelation 1:1 Structure of Revelation I. A Vision of the Redeemer (Revelation 1) “The things which you have seen’ (1:19) II. Visions of the Redeemed (Revelation 2-3) “The things which are” (1:19) a. Practical Truth b. Perennial Truth c. Prophetic Truth? III. Visions of Rule (Revelation 4-20) “The things which will take place after these things” (1:19) a. Hallelujahs in Heaven (Revelation 4-5) b. Horrors on Earth (Revelation 6-20) i. The 7 Seals (Revelation 6:1-8:1) ii. The 7 Trumpets (Revelation 8:2-11:19) iii. A Woman, Son, Dragon, Beast & Prophet (Revelation 12:1-14:20) iv. The 7 Bowls, etc. (Revelation 15:1-20:15) IV. A Vision of Rest (Revelation 21-22)