Brief History Of Revelations : Revelation Was The Last Book Of Revelations

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Brief History of Revelations The book of Revelations is the last book of the New Testament consisting of only 22 verses and is prophetic in nature: Revelation 19 v.10 declares, "for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophe-cy"; contains descriptions of the final conflict between God and Satan as well as the signs (seven) that reveals the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle via an angel sent by God; "I was in the spirit on the Lord 's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet" (Rev. 1.11). According to Biblica the Book of Revelation was written during when Christians were entering two periods of persecution in the Roman Empire. The latter part of Nero’s reign (a.d. 54–68) and the latter part of Domitian’s reign (81–96 A.D ) The Number Seven is used several times in the Revelations: There are: seven churches (1:4,11), seven spirits (1:4), seven golden lampstands (1:12), seven stars (1:16), seven seals (5:1), seven horns and seven eyes (5:6), seven trumpets (8:2), seven thunders (10:3), seven signs (12:1,3; 13:13–14; 15:1; 16:14; 19:20), seven crowns (12:3), seven plagues (15:6), seven golden bowls (15:7), seven hills (17:9) and seven kings (17:10), as well as other sevens. Symbolically, the num-ber seven (as is the number ten) stands for completeness (Revelation). The Second Coming of Christ is the end result of the Revelation Prophesies “…and there were great voices in heaven, saying, the kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms

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