Revelation 10

And I took the little scroll from the hand of the angel and ate it. It was sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I had eaten it my stomach was made bitter. (Revelation 10:10) Eating a scroll is certainly unusual, but it is not unprecedented in the Bible...

Revelation 9

The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands nor give up worshiping demons and idols of gold and silver and bronze and stone and wood, which cannot see or hear or walk, nor did they repent of their...

Revelation 8

Then I looked, and I heard an eagle crying with a loud voice as it flew directly overhead, “Woe, woe, woe to those who dwell on the earth, at the blasts of the other trumpets that the three angels are about to blow!” (Revelation 8:13) The first four trumpets sound...

Revelation 7

For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd; and he will guide them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes. (Revelation 7:17) What a beautiful picture of what awaits those who believe in Jesus. The church may...

Revelation 6

Then they were each given a white robe and told to rest a little longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brothers should be complete, who were to be killed as they themselves had been. (Revelation 6:11) One of the most famous images from the Book of...

Revelation 5

And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation” (Revelation 5:9) Jesus is called a Lion (vs 5),...

Revelation 4

“Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created." (Revelation 4:11) The Book of Revelation reminds us to lift our eyes up from the chaos we see on earth to heaven,...

Revelation 3

Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent. (Revelation 3:19) In Revelation 2 and 3, Jesus gives words of praise to the churches in Smyrna and Philadelphia and praise and rebuke to the churches in Ephesus, Pergumum, and Thyatira. His message to the churches in...

Revelation 2

Only hold fast what you have until I come. (Revelation 2:25) The overarching message of the Book of Revelation is that Jesus is coming again and will defeat all evil. Our call in light of that is to remain faithful to him. Don’t waver when you experience opposition, hostility, and...

Revelation 1

Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. (Revelation 1:3) Do you want to be blessed? I suspect everyone does! In the opening verses of Revelation, we...