Presentation on theme: "Why do we use screens You retain: 10% of what you read 20% of what you hear 30% of what you see 50% of what you see and hear 70% of what you."— Presentation transcript:
Why do we use screens You retain: 10% of what you read 20% of what you hear 30% of what you see 50% of what you see and hear 70% of what you discuss with others 80% of what you personally experience 95% of what you teach
The Revelation of Jesus Christ I. The Place of the Book in the Bible
The Revelation of Jesus Christ I.The Place of the Book in the Bible II.The Proper Divisions in the Book
(Rev 1:19) Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter;
The Future Chapters 20-22 Covers the 1,000 year region and beyond “the things which thou hast seen” Church history The Application Historical (7 church of Asia Minor) Inspirational (to Churches and Individuals) Prophetical (The 7 church ages from where Acts left off to the Rapture) The Present Chapters 4-19 Covers the 7 year tribulation to the 2 nd Coming of Christ The Past Chapters 1-3 Covers History from 90 AD - Rapture of the Church “the things which are” Chapters 4-19 The Lords Day The Tribulation (and great tribulation) The return of Christ with his Saints The return is seen 4 times “the things which shall be hereafter” Chapters 20-22 The 1,000 year reign The great white throne The New Heaven and New earth
The 4 accounts of the Tribulation Rev. 4-6 (under the figure of Seals) Rev. 7-11 (under the figure of Trumpets) Rev. 12-14 (The work and ministry of the Antichrist Rev. 15-19 (under the figure of vials )
The 4 accounts of the 2nd Coming of Christ Rev. 6:12-17 Rev.11-13-16 Rev. 14: 14-20 Rev. 19:11-21
Over 800 specific references of the Lord’s Day in the Bible 5 times more references to the 2 nd coming than the 1 st coming
A. It will be Glorious “Behold, he cometh with clouds”
B. It will Transcend Geographical Limitations “every eye shall see him”
The eyes that beheld the glory of his 1 st coming Mary Joseph The Shepherds Anna Simeon
The eyes that Beheld his Glory During his ministry
(John 1:1-14) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… In him was life; and the life was the light of men… And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not… And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
(Joh 1:29) The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
(Mat 17:1-2) And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
(Act 1:15) And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,)
The Eye that have beheld his glory during the last 2,000 years
(Mat 7:13-14) Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
The eyes that will behold his Glory at his 2 nd Coming
(Zec 14:12) And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.
(2Th 1:7-9) And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;
(2Pe 3:9-10) The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.
(1Jn 1:7) But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
C. It will Transcend Dimensional Limitations “they also which pierced him”
This Biblical Statement carries us back in time (Mat 26:64) Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said: nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.
The Roman Soldiers (Joh 19:34) But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and water.
Pilate (Joh 19:10) Then saith Pilate unto him, Speakest thou not unto me? knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and have power to release thee?
The Nation of Israel (Joh 19:15) But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar.
(Mat 27:25) Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.
(Zec 12:10) And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.
(Amo 5:16) Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord, saith thus; Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.
(Zep 1:14) The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly.
(Mat 24:30) And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
(Rev 9:6) And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.
(Isa 13:6) Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty. (Isa 13:7) Therefore shall all hands be faint, and every man's heart shall melt: (Isa 13:8) And they shall be afraid: pangs and sorrows shall take hold of them; they shall be in pain as a woman that travaileth: they shall be amazed one at another; their faces shall be as flames. (Isa 13:9) Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it.
(2Th 1:10) When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day.
(Tit 2:13) Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
(2Ti 4:8) Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.