Author: The Apostle John

Time: c.95 A.D

Summary: The book of Revelation, also called the Apocalypse, is the final book of the New Testament and the Bible as a whole. John, one of the apostles, is given the Revelation of Jesus Christ pertaining to the events of Christ’s return and the establishment of the Kingdom of God. The vision is highly symbolic and signifies the apostasy of the church as well as the judgments of those who are held accountable.


Key Verse: “The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants –things which must shortly take place. And He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John.” Revelation 1:1


Jesus Christ and the redeemed: Chapter 1:1-20

Jesus Christ and the Church: Chapter 2:1 – 3:22

Jesus Christ and the Kingdom: Chapter 4:1 – 22:21

  • Introduction: 4:1 – 5:14
  • The seven seals: 6:1 – 7:17
  • The seven trumpets: 8:1 – 11:19
  • The development and destruction of the Beast, his image and organization: 12:1 -14:20
  • The seven vials of divine wrath: 15:1 -16:21
  • The judgment of the Great Whore and triumph of the Lamb: 17:1 – 20:15
  • The new heavens and new earth: 21:1 – 22:21