Many regard Revelation as the hardest book in the New Testament. It is full of strange, lurid, and sometimes bizarre and violent imagery. As a result, people who are quite at home in the Gospels, Acts and Paulas letters find themselves tiptoeing around Revelation with a sense that they donat really belong there. But they do! This book offers one of the clearest and sharpest visions of Godas ultimate purpose for the whole creation. Here we see how the powerful forces of evil can be and are being overthrown through the victory of Jesus the Messiah, which continues to inspire and strengthen his followers today. The guides in this series by Tom Wright can be used on their own or alongside his New Testament for Everyone commentaries. They are designed to help you understand the Bible in fresh ways under the guidance of one of the worldas leading New Testament scholars. Thoughtful questions, prayer suggestions, and useful background and cultural information all guide you into a deeper understanding of the Christian story and the Christian life.What else does verse 1 say John is to measure besides the temple and the altar? As is the case with an especially difficult passage like this one, many have disagreed about its meaning. I am inclined to agree with those who hold that Johnanbsp;...
|Title||:||For Everyone Bible Study Guide: Revelation|
|Publisher||:||SPCK - 2012-10-12|