Revelation

Revelation

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by John F. F. Walvoord
     
 

The book of Revelation has long fascinated and even confused readers and students of the Bible alike. Who better to help you understand the seals, trumpets, vials, woes, and plagues than John F. Walvoord, one of evangelicalism's most prominent leaders, and  Mark Hitchcock, today's leading Bible prophecy expert? 

In this first in a renewed series of

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Overview

The book of Revelation has long fascinated and even confused readers and students of the Bible alike. Who better to help you understand the seals, trumpets, vials, woes, and plagues than John F. Walvoord, one of evangelicalism's most prominent leaders, and  Mark Hitchcock, today's leading Bible prophecy expert? 

In this first in a renewed series of commentaries from Dr. Walvoord, he points out that much of the book's symbolism can be interpreted literally. Refined, updated with the English Standard Version (ESV), and streamlined, this classic text is set to help you interpret the last book of the Bible and gain a better grasp of current trends and the climax of history!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802473127
Publisher:
Moody Publishers
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
The John Walvoord Commentary Series
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
428,174
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author


JOHN F. WALVOORD (A.B., D.D., Wheaton College; A.M., Texas Christian University; Th.B., Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary), former president of Dallas Theological Seminary and editor of Bibliotheca Sacra, America's oldest theological quarterly, was recognized as one of the leading evangelical theologians in America and an authority on systematic theology and eschatology. His academic background and extensive travel in the Middle East greatly enriched his theological and eschatological studies. He authored numerous books on theology and biblical prophecy, including The Revelation of Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ Our Lord, and Daniel: The Key to Prophetic Revelation.

PHIL RAWLEY is a former Moody Publishers textbook editor, one of the founding editors and writers for Today in the Word, and a free-lance writer living in Rockwall, Texas. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida (B.A., 70) and Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M., 80). Phil and his wife Sarah have two children and a grandson.

MARK HITCHCOCK graduated from law school in 1984 and worked for a judge at the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals for four years. After a clear call to full-time ministry, Mark attended Dallas Theological Seminary, graduating in 1991. Since that time he has served as senior pastor of Faith Bible Church in Edmond, Oklahoma. He completed his Ph.D. at Dallas Theological Seminary in 2005 and serves as an adjunct faculty member at DTS in the Bible Exposition Department. He has authored over twenty books related to end time Bible prophecy. Mark and his wife Cheryl live in Edmond, Oklahoma. They have two sons, Justin and Samuel.

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Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Preface 9

Introduction 13

1 The Things That You Have Seen 37

2 The Letters to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, and Thyatira 51

3 The Letters to Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea 77

4 The Church in Heaven 97

5 The Lamb and the Seven-Sealed Book 109

6 The Beginning of the Great Day of God's Wrath 119

7 The Saints of the Great Tribulation 137

8 The Seventh Seal and the Beginning of the Trumpets 149

9 The Fifth and Sixth Trumpets: The First and Second Woes 157

10 The Mighty Angel with the Little Scroll 169

11 The Two Witnesses and the Seventh Trumpet 177

12 The Conflict in Heaven and on Earth 191

13 The Two Beasts 203

14 The Victory of the Lamb and His Followers 219

15 The Vision of the Seven Last Plagues 231

16 The Bowls of God's Wrath 239

17 The Destruction of Ecclesiastical Babylon 253

18 The Fall of Babylon 269

19 The Second Coming of Christ 281

20 The Reign of Christ 297

21 The New Heaven and the New Earth 325

22 Concluding Revelations and Exhortations 341

Bibliography 353

Subject Index 355

Scripture Index 379

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