The Call to Be Faithful

The Call to Be Faithful


Revelation 1-3

The Book of REvelation is…

  • Apocalyptic (1:1)
    • Uses vision, symbols, and allegories
      • Reveals a heavenly perspective
    • Describes past, current, and future events
  • Prophetic (1:3)
    • Who Go dis (God’s Covenant/Commandments)
    • What God Desires (Our Sing/need for repentance)
    • What God Demands of His People (Consequences/what will happen)
  • An Epistle (1:4)
    • Written to specific people
    • Written for specific situations
    • Applicable for future individuals

Why the Book is Written…

“Write in a book everything you see, and send it to the seven churches in the cities of Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicia.” Revelation 1:11

Who the Book is Written About…

“When I saw him, I fell at his feet as if I were dead. But He laid his right hand on me and said, “Don’t be afraid! I am the First and the Last. I am the living one. I died, but look – I am alive forever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and the grave.” Revelation 1:17-18


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