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Summary: Many are taking Revelations as a book of the Past, a Book of unknown elements and as a Book with little or no meaning to present day life.

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The Apolitic Nature of The Revelations. Many are taking Revelations as a book of the Past, a Book of unknown elements and as a Book with little or no meaning to present day life. Some of the questions we will get answers to are; 1. Is Revelations just an Allegory ? 2. Is the events in Revelations just the imagination of Clergy trying to gain popularity as with the early American Evangelical-s ? 3. Will the events of Revelations actually happen and Why ? 4. Is The Anti-Christ a Man or Religion ? 5. Why are so many interested and captivated by the Book of Revelations ? In this world of uncertainty, people are desperately looking for answers. Fear and anxiety have griped many from many different nations. The Book of Revelations was written by John in approximately 60 A.D.. on the Isle of Patmos. Many theologians believe that this Book of Prophecy was written because of the events of Rome at the time and was intended to be used to help the early church hang on to what faith they had left. In part this is true but there comes a devideing point after the letters to the 7 Churches of Asia. In The Fox’s Book of Martyrs John is described as the only Disciple to escape a violent Death. The "beloved disciple," was brother to James the Great. The churches of Smyrna, Pergamos, Sardis, Philadelphia, Laodicea, and Thyatira, were founded by him. From Ephesus he was ordered to be sent to Rome, where it is affirmed he was cast into a cauldron of boiling oil. He escaped by miracle, without injury. Domitian afterwards banished him to the Isle of Patmos, where he wrote the Book of Revelation. Nerva, the successor of Domitian, recalled him. Why was John such a threat to Domitian ? It wast John, but His message of Jesus Christ. The Roman Emperiors had the people believing that they were God, John preaching was contridicting these ideas. The events in Rome had very little to do with the writing of the Book of Revelations. Revelations, as many are teaching, was not a political commentary on the times as is the book of Nostradamus.[Originally Michel de Notredame. 1503-1566. French physician and astrologer who wrote Centuries (1555), a book of prophecies.] The Book of Revelations has no Apolitic nature to it. [Apolitic; Having no interest in or association with politics. Having no political relevance or importance.] The word Apocalypse means Revelations. Any of a number of anonymous Jewish or Christian texts from around the second century b.c. to the second century a.d. containing prophetic or symbolic visions, especially of the imminent destruction of the world and the salvation of the righteous.

Great or total devastation; doom. A prophetic disclosure; a revelation. What seperates the Bible & The Book of Revelations from every other Book ever written is that it is A prophetic disclosure from visions directed to man by God. Every other Book such as Nostradamus is fiction. 1. Is Revelations just an Allegory ? [Allegory; The representation of abstract ideas{Considered apart from concrete existence: ie; an abstract concept.} or principles by characters, figures, or events in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form. A symbolic representation.] So is Revelations just an Allegory ? No. The Book of Revelations is a continuance of the prophetic writings as such prophets as, Daniel, Isaiah, Zechariah and Ezekiel. Lets Read. Dan 12:4 But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased. Dan 12:13 But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days. [Ref; 1Sa_24:13; Isa_32:6, Isa_32:7; Eze_47:11; Hos_14:9; Rom_11:8-10; 2Th_2:10-12; Rev_9:20,Rev_9:21, Rev_16:11, Rev_22:11] Isa 57:1-4; The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.But draw near hither, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the whore. Against whom do ye sport yourselves? against whom make ye a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood, Isa 66:22-24; For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, saith the LORD, so shall your seed and your name remain. And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD.And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh. {carcasses, etc. — (Isa_66:16), those slain by the Lord in the last great battle near Jerusalem (Zec_12:2-9; Zec_14:2-4); type of the final destruction of all sinners.} Zec 12:9 And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem. Eze 43:8 In their setting of their threshold by my thresholds, and their post by my posts, and the wall between me and them, they have even defiled my holy name by their abominations that they have committed: wherefore I have consumed them in mine anger.


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