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Revelation may be defined as the communication of some truth by God to a rational creature through means which are beyond the ordinary course of nature.
Revelation does not cease to be such if God's message is delivered to us by a prophet, who alone is the recipient of the immediate communication.
revelation of truths of the natural law is certainly not inconsistent with God's wisdom.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13001a.htm   (4374 words)

  Book of Revelation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Revelation is considered one of the most controversial and difficult books of the Bible, with many diverse interpretations of the meanings of the various names and events in the account.
Revelation is divided into seven chapters, with the number seven also appearing frequently as a metaphor within the Book of Revelation.
Politically, historicist interpretations apply the symbols of Revelation to the gradual division and collapse of the Roman Empire, the emergence of a divided Europe in the West and a Muslim empire in the East, and the collapse of the Eastern Empire while Europe attempts to reunite and recreate the Roman Empire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Book_of_Revelation   (3665 words)

 Revelation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Revelation is an uncovering or disclosure via communication from the divine of something that has been partially or wholly hidden or unknown.
Revelation is traditionally viewed as that which God, a god, or other supernatural being such as an angel makes known about divine will, principles, laws and doctrines, and imparts understanding of the same to mankind.
But if revelation is to exalt and upstep the religions of evolution, then must such divine visitations portray teachings which are not too far removed from the thought and reactions of the age in which they are presented.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Revelation   (1758 words)

 frontline: apocalypse!: book of revelation: understanding the book of revelation
The traditional view of Revelation, and of apocalyptic literature in general, is that it grew out of circumstances of persecution.
Revelation does this by incorporating the Roman sense of world order into his own alternative sense of a "new world order" governed by God, through Christ as the triumphant emperor of heaven and earth.
All the florid images of Revelation 4-22 were instead considered to be predictions of future events that would come to pass in literal terms as the return of Christ and the end approached.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/apocalypse/revelation/white.html   (5113 words)

 Revelation - Iridis Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In monotheistic religions, revelation is the process in which God makes himself, his will, and/or other information known to mankind.
The neo-Aristotelian philosophers of the medieval era held that revelation was the discovery of absolute truths about God, man, and man's place in God's universe, as discovered through logical philosophical inquiry.
This states that revelation from God is available to all those who seek it - provided they perform a certain level of sacrifices in the correct direction - as opposed to being imparted on certain special individuals.
www.iridis.com /Revelation   (743 words)

 Revelation 13: Astrology, prophecies of the future for 2007 - 2015, Nostradamus, the Book of Revelation and Bible ...
Revelation is the last chapter of the Bible, and includes a series of prophecies of catastrophic events-- terrible storms (such as Hurricane Katrina), that was followed by Hurricane Rita, weather changes, wars, earthquakes, diseases, economic chaos, and the arrival of the Antichrist.
As described in the prophecies of Revelation, the Antichrist is the son of Satan, a Satanic imitation of Christ.
Refer to the Revelation 5, the seven seals of Revelation, including the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, may have been opened with the "slaying of the lamb" (sheep in large numbers) in England in 2001.
www.revelation13.net   (11572 words)

 Revelation - MormonWiki
Revelation provides guidance that can lead the faithful to eternal salvation in the celestial kingdom." Mormonism is unique among Christian denominations in that it asserts that revelation is continuous and that much modern revelation has been revealed as is recorded in the Scriptures of the Mormon Church.
Mormons believe that revelation in the form of inspiration by the Holy Spirit, prophetic dreams, visions, visitations of angels, and so on continue to day.
While only the President of the Church is authorized to receive revelation for the whole Church, members can receive revelation for themselves, their families, and their areas of authority in the Church.
www.mormonwiki.com /mormonism/Revelation   (607 words)

 The Beast of Revelation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Furthermore, in Revelation 1:3 we read: "Blessed [is] he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein." The members of the churches to whom Revelation was addressed are expected to read, understand, and keep the directives in Revelation.
Revelation 17:10 specifically notes that the seven heads represent "seven kings." Thus, the Beast is generically portrayed as a kingdom.
In Revelation 17:11 the interpretive angel tells John and his readers "the beast which was and is not, is himself also an eighth, and is one of the seven." This feature is recognized by most commentators of various schools of interpretation, including even dispensationalists.
www.reformed.org /eschaton/beast.html   (4576 words)

 Book of Revelation, Apocalypse
Revelation's message is that he who is with Jesus Christ will prevail: He will have joy and love and peace in this life, and a glorious eternal one in the New Jerusalem...
It was written for the Christians in a "great crisis of faith": They lived in the catacombs, persecuted and killed by the Romans who threw them to the lions in ridiculous feasts of diversion, and it seemed that Jesus was doing nothing, he was not moving even a finger to help them...
Jesus wants us to read Revelation so much that it is the only book in the Bible with a blessing to those who read it, Blessed is he who reads aloud the words of the prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written therein; for the time is near (1:3)...
biblia.com /bible/revelation.htm   (1845 words)

Their message was that God himself would intervene and reverse the situation in which they found themselves, delivering the godly from the hands of the wicked and establishing his rule for all to see.
Sometimes such encouragement is given in the form of discourse in which the revelation of God’s sovereignty is disclosed; at other times, as in the book of Daniel, it takes the form of a story or legend concerning the ancient worthy in whose name the book is written.
the revelation often comes in dreams or visions, and usually needs to be interpreted with the help of an angel; it is usually intended to provide hope and encouragement for people in the midst of severe trials and tribulations.
crain.english.missouriwestern.edu /revelation   (3587 words)

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Revelation Book - Fallofislam.com The Fall of Islam by Ellis H. Skolfield predicts the fall of Islam, a fall that will take place in our own generation.
Free Revelation Book - the Antichrist Early church disciples of the apostle John explain the Book of Revelation, which the apostle John wrote.
Revelation Prophecy Bible Conferences SBC evangelist Charles Massegee is available for Revelation Bible conferences, teaching the pre-millennial, pre-tribulation rapture with exciting colorful graphics projected on large screen.
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 Beast of Revelation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Following that clue, he is able to blow away the dusts of time that have masked the evil culprit's identity for so very long.
One of the greatest mysteries of all time is the identity of the dread Beast of Revelation.
Based on his Th.D dissertation on the dating of Revelation, Dr. Gentry discusses the evidence thoroughly but in a popular style, and lets the reader choose for himself.
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 Amazon.com: Revelation: DVD: Natasha Wightman,Udo Kier,Diran Meghreblian,David Urban (II),Uri Roodner,Coryse ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The film's title "Revelation" comes from the Bible, and this occult thriller film, it seems, tells us that there still remains a box named The Locutus somewhere in Europe, and the two religious sects are seeking for it desperately for the reason you stop caring in the last minutes of the story.
Revelation (2001) is one of those movies that you enjoy as long as you don't think too much about the logic behind it.
Revelation is the story of an ancient relic known as Loculus which dates back to the time of Jesus Christ.
www.amazon.com /Revelation-Natasha-Wightman/dp/B000087F10   (2286 words)

 Revelation: Lands of Kaldana
Revelation is a text based game that is free to download and play on most versions of Windows.
The Revelation project was started on November 24th, 2002 by Phil "Vasudeva" Mumford.
Revelation will always be 100% free to all players, and everyone should expect a fun, rewarding, and consistent playing experience.
www.veraxin.net /revelation   (185 words)

 Interpreting "Revelation"
The revelation of Jesus Christ is a disclosure to the saints (his servants) of the nature and will of God the Father given to God the Son.
It is a consummation of biblical prophecy disclosing the future of the Jew, the Gentile and the Church.
An unprejudiced interpretation of the Book of Revelation would allow for the Bible to act as its own interpreter and be free from doctrinal presuppositions that insist that God has done away with Israel or that the Church must be removed from the earth prior to the Tribulation.
members.tripod.com /lastdayscalendar/interpreting_revelation.htm   (3016 words)

 Web based help desk, IT tracking and support software - Revelation Helpdesk
Revelation Helpdesk accomplishes this challenge by providing an optimum combination of ease of use, efficiency, powerful performance reports, and integrated CRM tools.
Revelation offers the freedom to pick your features, to access from anywhere, to customize your experience, to grow
Revelation fits whether you support many companies or just one, have many tiers or just one, work out of many locations or just one
www.revelationhelpdesk.com   (205 words)

 Myst IV Revelation Preview - PC News at GameSpot
Myst IV Revelation will be the next addition in a series of adventure games that began with one of the most successful and influential games of its time.
Revelation will feature over 60 minutes of recorded full-motion video (more than has been featured in all the previous Myst games combined), including face-to-face conversations with Atrus as well as various cinematic sequences that will add a bit of action to your travels and will also help familiarize you with each age.
Revelation's gameplay will focus on your journey to uncover the fates of the treacherous sons of Atrus in the ages to which they were exiled.
www.gamespot.com /pc/adventure/myst4revelation/preview_6104367.html   (1324 words)

 frontline: apocalypse!: apocalypticism explained: the book of revelation
You encounter these fantastic figures who play some role in the drama of the end, whether it be in chapters 4 and 5, this wonderful vision of God sitting on a throne in the heavens with seven seals, or in the ensuing chapters, what happens when each of those seals is open.
The Revelation of John, the Apocalypse, also must be looked at from the perspective that it's not the only such piece of apocalyptic literature that we have.
On the one hand the Book of Revelation I think needs to be taken seriously as grappling with history and with actual events, but a fundamentalist or dispensationalist reading tends to impose a schemer on the text that isn't there.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/apocalypse/explanation/brevelation.html   (6138 words)

 Interpreting The Book of Revelation
While there is only one OT apocalyptic book (Daniel) and one NT book that demonstrates some features of this type (Revelation), it was a common form of writing in the two centuries before and after the birth of Christ.
While the book of Revelation is obviously modeled in some ways on the classic form of apocalyptic writings, the message of the book implies something far different than "traditional" apocalyptic writings.
The emphasis is on a holistic reading of the book to see the dual message of promise and hope for an oppressed people, as well as the final failure of any human institution that takes the place of God in the world.
www.cresourcei.org /therevelation.html   (2061 words)

 Revelation (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
1:1) to make a supernatural revelation of himself and his purposes and plans, which, under the guidance of his Spirit, has been committed to writing.
The Scriptures are not merely the "record" of revelation; they are the revelation itself in a written form, in order to the accurate preservation and propagation of the truth.
Revelation is the supernatural communication of truth to the mind; inspiration (q.v.) secures to the teacher or writer infallibility in communicating that truth to others.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/revelation.html   (142 words)

 Revelation: The Revelation of St John The Divine
The end we are told to endure unto, and to be saved(only), is perhaps also a test of endurance in Revelation, to wade through Revelation of John prophecy; Which is this sort first and last, of seven spirits, unto the end thereof.
Revelation (Apokalupsis) being about and from "seven spirits" clearly suggests the Revelation of John is about Uncovering the worse-end state of John, his latter end being a worse case scenario to a-void, not hope it will happen.
In conclusion, I find ample and satisfactory evidence for the date of Revelation to be the early date of 65-68 AD for the Pauline writing of "The Revelation of St John The Divine" which also mentions therein the first verse a second revelation: "The Revelation of Jesus Christ", which is found in Pauline epistles.
www.godshew.org /Revelation.htm   (3494 words)

Revelation, by its own words, was written to 7 churches in Asia Minor (modern day Turkey).
The problem with this approach is that Revelation was not written for the primary purpose of being a coded history--its original hearers already knew the history.
They believe that Revelation is a time line for the near-future end of the world.
kevin.davnet.org /articles/revelation.html   (551 words)

"The Study of the Revelation," "The Revelation of John," "The Place of Apocalyptic in the Teaching of Jesus and of The Early Church," An Introduction to the New Testament by Richard Heard.
Revelation: Introduction and Outline, by Professor Barry D. Smith, Atlantic Baptist University, in Religious Studies 1023: The New Testament and Its Context.
Revelation, Jamieson, Fausset and Brown, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, 1871.
www.textweek.com /epistlesrevelation/revelati.htm   (1960 words)

 The Apocalypse of John
However, that he is able to identify himself, and as a prophet (in sharp contrast to the pseudonymity and practice of apocalyptic writers in general), speaks volumes for the vitality, power, and self-confidence of New Testament Christianity.
The book of Revelation as a whole has the external form of a letter in that it begins with an opening salutation (1:4-6) and closes with a benediction (22:21).
The contrast in literary form between the direct address of the letters and the symbolic drama of the remainder of the book is startling, but no more so than the fact that an apocalyptic writer identifies himself and calls his work a prophecy.
www.earlychristianwritings.com /revelation.html   (1213 words)

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