Osw commentary on the book of revelation chapter 4

Hes just a mildmannered christian guy living in exile whenpow. Revelation 4 commentary matthew henrys complete commentary. The book of revelation identifies itself both as apocalypse or revelation, 1. The transition to the fourth chapter of the book of revelation.

In chapter 4, john the revelator is taken up to the throne room of god, and in chapter 5, he sees a scroll with seven seals, the first six of which are opened by jesus in chapter 6. Revelation 1 bible commentary matthew henry concise. We hope this dynamic commentary is a beneficial study tool in your devotion to the word of god. Complete bible commentary on the book of revelation chapter 4 with king james bible text. Revelation, leon morris tyndale new testament commentaries, eerdmans, 1984. Chapter 4 this chapter draws heavily upon imagery in isaiah 6 and ezekiel 1. But in this chapter and in those to follow we will again look in vain for any clear signal as to when john stops. Certainly this is a marking point for beginning the. From here to the conclusion, revelation takes a prophetic form. Revelation 4, new king james version nkjv the bible app. Verses 18 deal with the opening of the book of judgments that begin to unfold on earth in chapter 6.

Revelation 4 in this chapter the prophetical scene opens. The label futurist is derived from the fact that this interpretation sees revelation from chapter 4 to the end of the book as yet to be fulfilled. It also makes the transition from johns description of things which areor were, at the time he wroteto those things which are yet to happenagain, at least at the time he wrote. The divine origin, the design, and the importance of this book. Revelation 4 the throne room of heaven 1 after these things i looked. An easyenglish bible version and commentary 2800 word vocabulary on the book of revelation. Worthy is the lamb, ray summers broadman press, 1951. Chapters 2 and 3 are letters to churches in seven cities that were in existence in johns day. When the work is finished he will put on his kingly garments and return to earth to claim his people. John mcphee, in his 1965 biography of basketball great later senator bill bradley, explains the book s title, a sense of where you are.

Revelation chapter 4 matthew henry complete commentary on. Revelation chapter 4 the throne of god sermon by rodney. You will notice in verse 5 that the book has seven seals. Write a running verse by verse commentary of a chapter of your choice of the book of revelation should be at least 3 pages 3. The heavenly court scene of revelation 45 digital commons. The book of revelation explained volume 4 preface you will notice that the book of revelation explained, volume 4, begins with chapter 12, not chapter 1, and ends at the conclusion of chapter 14. John is told to write down everything god shows him, and boy is god going to show him some strange things. Another thing that comes through very clearly in these chapters is their readiness to adore christ in praise and song. Three angels broadcasting network 3abn 3,693,990 views 58. By the going forth of this white horse, a time of peace, or the early progress of the christian religion, seems to be intended. Physically attend at least 80% of all classes unless given special permission by the teacher for an absence 4.

Today, many people argue that the return of christ is a wordpicture for something else. Bible study covering chapter 4 of the book of revelation. New international version 1 after this i looked, and there before me was a door standing open in heaven. Angels and saints around the throne 1 after this i looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven. A new phase in the events concerning the saints has shifted, beginning with several occurrences before the throne of god. Revelation 4 new international version niv the throne in heaven. An introduction and commentary, homer hailey baker, 1979. This commentary on revelation will prove, contrary to what most people think, that the revelation, the last book of the bible, is not difficult to understand if we will take a simple, facevalue, commonsense approach to interpreting it. This commentary has been through advanced checking. Revelation chapter 4 matthew henry complete commentary. Revelation 6 bible commentary matthew henry concise.

This chapter is one of the most mysterious pieces of literature ever written in the history of mankind. In the number, there seems to be an allusion to that of the. Chapter 4 is brief, but it sets the stage for much of the rest of revelation. The opening of the seals, the first, second, third, and fourth. David guzik commentary on revelation 4 describes how john has a vision of the heavenly throne surrounded by the 24 elders and the 4 creatures. A word list at the end explains words with a star by them. After this i looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven. Return from chapter 4 to the versebyverse commentary on revelation page. A commentary on the book of revelation chapter 4 angels. The crowned conqueror on the white horse armed with a bow, revelation 6. Read through the book of the revelatuion twice by the end of the semester 2. All of these events of chapter 5 take place in heaven and are a continuation of chapter 4.

Enduring word bible commentary revelation chapter 4. Throughout chapter 4 the throne holds the centre of attention. And the voice i had first heard speaking to me like a trumpet said, come up here, and i will show you what must take place after this. Show you this particular verb is used eight times in the book of revelation 1. Book of revelation revelation chapter 1 revelation chapter 2 revelation chapter 3 revelation chapter 4 revelation chapter 5 revelation chapter 6 revelation chapter 7 revelation chapter 8 revelation chapter 9 revelation chapter 10. Revelation chapter 4 coffmans commentary of the new. A commentary on the book of the revelation edgar cayce readings 1971, 19932015 by the edgar cayce foundation 5 the book of the revelation with the edgar cayce readings as given for each chapter chapters 122, with interpretation 91 toward a better understanding of the book of the revelation, a group project. This verse contains a word of consolation, and encouragement unto this angel and church from christ. The first chapter introduces the book and how it was received.

Easyenglish is a system of simple english designed by wycliffe associates uk. Chapter 4 begins the things to come section of revelation. The lords personal message to the individual churches is now over. Kindly explain in detail about revelation chapter 4 and 5. Revelation 4 brief preterist summary of chapters the preterists consider the letters to apply to little else than the contemporary situation of the seven churches as they existed in johns time. Introduction to the revelation of the day of yahovah the l ord chapter 2. And he who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance.

Revelation s mark of the beast exposed 22 revelation s ancient discoveries duration. In these two chapters, john was given heavens perspective of earthly events as he walked through the door that was opened to him in 4. This is to corre spond with the chapters in the revelation. In fact, the first part in chapters two and three is dealing with the present church age. The lamb of yahovah who is worthy to open the scroll. Letters to the assemblies at ephesus, smyrna, pergamos, and thyatira.

This rider does not wear a crown, but rather a crown was given to him. The rainbow around the throne shows the beauty to be found in holiness. These 7 angels had the 7 bowls that contained the 7 last awful troubles from god. The throne room in heaven scene revelation chapter 4 commentary. A vision of god, as on his glorious throne, around which were twentyfour elders and four living creatures. Again, the divisions of the book of revelation follow the divine pattern of chapter 1, verse 19, where the apostle john is. God help each one of us to have every sin confessed and forgiven so our names will remain in the book. Revelation chapter 4 explained discover revelation.

He has also given them the great promises of heaven if. Revelation 4 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. For example, they say that it means the growth of the church. The same characters are found in chapter 5 as chapter 4. As one reads further on in this book jesus already has and wears many crowns on his head rev 19. The actual revelation of these things is not given until chapter 6. Inf this chapter six of the seven seals are opened, and the visions attending them are related. He has told them who he is, pointed out their failures, and warned and counseled them to correct their failures. Revelation 4 commentary commentary critical and explanatory. Revelation 6 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. The sicarii and robbers in judea, in the time of the proconsuls felix and festus.

Before beginning to go through the content of revelation, we recommend that you read through the, and sections to familiarize yourself with the framework concerning this incredible book of god. Learn to live the life god has called you to with nick vujicic at saddleback church duration. Chapter 6 provides a summary, principal conclusions, and the. The revelation of jesus christ southview bible church. This discovery was made to john, and in this chapter he, i. Some general comments about the book of revelation and its uniqueness. I cannot think of anything more awesome than a true description of the place where god dwells and governs the earth from. Study revelation 4 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full. Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesrevelationchapter 6. The phrase after this meta tauta in ancient greek in revelation 1. We hope this commentary is a beneficial study tool in your devotion to the word of god. There is no exegetical or scriptural basis for this claim. Thus rise the forever harmonious, thankful songs of the redeemed in heaven.

Revelation, alan johnson expositors bible commentary, zondervan, 1981. Before beginning to go through the content of revelation, we recommend that you read through the introduction, overview, and hermeneutical sections to familiarize yourself with the framework concerning this incredible book of god. The divine throne and the sealed book, revelation 4. It is only when we start to overallegorize it or to force its interpretation according to our preconceived ideas or doctrines about the end. While chapter 4 is a prologue to the future things of chapters 6 through 22, chapter 5 is an introduction to the seven seals, the trumpets, and the vial judgments of chapters 6 through 19. Journal of economic education 19692015 books by language journal of autism and developmental disorders 19712014 journal of paediatric dentistry. More than conquerors, william hendricksen baker book house, 1971. Revelation 4 commentary matthew henry commentary on the.

Revelation 4 niv the throne in heaven bible gateway. He has used many wordpictures in his book, but by the return of christ, he means an actual event. The introduction and prologue to the book of revelation. Immediately after this, he is shown by the spirit another vision of.

Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesrevelationchapter 4. The revelation of jesus christ, which god gave him to show his servantsthings which must shortly take place. The vision which opens the book and the verse that organizes it. If one follows the plain, literal and normal principles of interpretation, one can conclude that most of the book describes what is yet future. Later on, in chapter 19, christ is depicted riding a white horse. Revelation 4 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the bible. Verse 3 and he that sat was to look upon like a jasper stone and a sardius.

Revelation 4 bible commentary on the book of revelation. Enduring word bible commentary revelation chapter 1. Because john was immediately in the spirit and subsequently air lifted to the throne room of god after the letters to the seven churches, its a good indication that. Revelation 6 bible commentary on the book of revelation. And now to complete the seals we have to turn to the 8th chapter of revelation, so we will have to go forward and skip the seventh chapter to return later. It fittingly has the last place ending the scriptures and gods revelation to man. Revelation 4 bible commentary matthew henry concise. God hits him with a doozy of a revelation hey, thats not a bad idea for a title. In chapter 4 and 5 of revelation they are pictured as playing a very intimate part in the heavenly sanctuary. The book written within and without, and sealed with seven seals, revelation 5.

And the four living creatures with an allusion to the seraphim represented in isaiahs vision. Just click the link to the commentary of a chapter that you want to read. Revelation 4 and revelation 5 form a break from the previous chapters, in that the church age has ended due to the rapture as viewed in the first two verses in this chapter. The versebyverse commentary on each chapter of revelation is on a separate page of this website. As he looks up into the sky, john sees there before me.

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