Recovering 11 Revelation Reclaiming the Book of Revelation

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Recovering 11 Revelation Reclaiming the Book of Revelation for the Church Preston Clegg

Recovering 11 Revelation Reclaiming the Book of Revelation for the Church Preston Clegg

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some of Revelation’s main characters: 1) A woman Clothed with the sun Moon under her feet Crown of 12 stars She was with child and cried out with birth pangs.

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some of Revelation’s main characters: 1) A woman Clothed with the sun Moon under her feet Crown of 12 stars She was with child and cried out with birth pangs.

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some of Revelation’s main characters: 1) A woman Clothed with the sun Moon under her feet Crown of 12 stars She was with child and cried out with birth pangs.

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some of Revelation’s main characters: 1) A woman Clothed with the sun Moon under her feet Crown of 12 stars She was with child and cried out with birth pangs.

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some of Revelation’s main characters: 1) A woman Clothed with the sun Moon under her feet Crown of 12 stars She was with child and cried out with birth pangs.

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some

Revelation Chapter 12 ushers in a new section of the book and introduces some of Revelation’s main characters: 1) A woman Clothed with the sun Moon under her feet Crown of 12 stars She was with child and cried out with birth pangs.

Revelation She fled to the wilderness where she was nourished for 1260 days. Is

Revelation She fled to the wilderness where she was nourished for 1260 days. Is this a flashback to the nativity? There also similarities with the story of the goddess Isis. This woman has been interpreted as the church, Israel, Mary, and the personification of the people of God.

Revelation She fled to the wilderness where she was nourished for 1260 days. Is

Revelation She fled to the wilderness where she was nourished for 1260 days. Is this a flashback to the nativity? There also similarities with the story of the goddess Isis. This woman has been interpreted as the church, Israel, Mary, and the personification of the people of God.

Revelation She fled to the wilderness where she was nourished for 1260 days. Is

Revelation She fled to the wilderness where she was nourished for 1260 days. Is this a flashback to the nativity? There also similarities with the story of the goddess Isis. This woman has been interpreted as the church, Israel, Mary, and the personification of the people of God.

Revelation She fled to the wilderness where she was nourished for 1260 days. Is

Revelation She fled to the wilderness where she was nourished for 1260 days. Is this a flashback to the nativity? There also similarities with the story of the goddess Isis. This woman has been interpreted as the church, Israel, Mary, and the personification of the people of God.

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate authority) 10 Horns (ultimate power) Swept away 1/3 of the stars with one swipe of the tail. Wanted to devour the child

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate authority) 10 Horns (ultimate power) Swept away 1/3 of the stars with one swipe of the tail. Wanted to devour the child

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate authority) 10 Horns (ultimate power) Swept away 1/3 of the stars with one swipe of the tail. Wanted to devour the child

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate authority) 10 Horns (ultimate power) Swept away 1/3 of the stars with one swipe of the tail. Wanted to devour the child

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate authority) 10 Horns (ultimate power) Swept away 1/3 of the stars with one swipe of the tail. Wanted to devour the child

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate authority) 10 Horns (ultimate power) Swept away 1/3 of the stars with one swipe of the tail. Wanted to devour the child

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate

Revelation 2) A dragon Great dragon Red dragon Seven heads with seven crowns (Ultimate authority) 10 Horns (ultimate power) Swept away 1/3 of the stars with one swipe of the tail. Wanted to devour the child

Revelation 3) A male child Who is to rule the nations with a rod

Revelation 3) A male child Who is to rule the nations with a rod of iron Was caught up to God and to his throne (the Ascension, Miraculous intervention…) This child has been interpreted as Christ and/or the people of God.

Revelation 3) A male child Who is to rule the nations with a rod

Revelation 3) A male child Who is to rule the nations with a rod of iron Was caught up to God and to his throne (the Ascension, Miraculous intervention…) This child has been interpreted as Christ and/or the people of God.

Revelation 3) A male child Who is to rule the nations with a rod

Revelation 3) A male child Who is to rule the nations with a rod of iron Was caught up to God and to his throne (the Ascension, Miraculous intervention…) This child has been interpreted as Christ and/or the people of God.

Revelation 3) A male child Who is to rule the nations with a rod

Revelation 3) A male child Who is to rule the nations with a rod of iron Was caught up to God and to his throne (the Ascension, Miraculous intervention…) This child has been interpreted as Christ and/or the people of God.

Revelation Notice that normal measurements of time/space do not apply. This is a cosmic

Revelation Notice that normal measurements of time/space do not apply. This is a cosmic struggle. What chance do the woman/child have against a giant dragon? This is a sort of paradigmatic story of a usurper taking the throne of an heir. The war moves to heaven, where the forces of the Dragon collide with the forces of God (led by Michael).

Revelation Notice that normal measurements of time/space do not apply. This is a cosmic

Revelation Notice that normal measurements of time/space do not apply. This is a cosmic struggle. What chance do the woman/child have against a giant dragon? This is a sort of paradigmatic story of a usurper taking the throne of an heir. The war moves to heaven, where the forces of the Dragon collide with the forces of God (led by Michael).

Revelation Notice that normal measurements of time/space do not apply. This is a cosmic

Revelation Notice that normal measurements of time/space do not apply. This is a cosmic struggle. What chance do the woman/child have against a giant dragon? This is a sort of paradigmatic story of a usurper taking the throne of an heir. The war moves to heaven, where the forces of the Dragon collide with the forces of God (led by Michael).

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world…” There is rejoicing in heaven (more worship). Notice that it is Christ, not Michael who achieves the victory. Notice how the Dragon is defeated: 1) Through the blood of the Lamb 2) The word of their testimony, even unto death

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world…” There is rejoicing in heaven (more worship). Notice that it is Christ, not Michael who achieves the victory. Notice how the Dragon is defeated: 1) Through the blood of the Lamb 2) The word of their testimony, even unto death

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world…” There is rejoicing in heaven (more worship). Notice that it is Christ, not Michael who achieves the victory. Notice how the Dragon is defeated: 1) Through the blood of the Lamb 2) The word of their testimony, even unto death

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world…” There is rejoicing in heaven (more worship). Notice that it is Christ, not Michael who achieves the victory. Notice how the Dragon is defeated: 1) Through the blood of the Lamb 2) The word of their testimony, even unto death

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world…” There is rejoicing in heaven (more worship). Notice that it is Christ, not Michael who achieves the victory. Notice how the Dragon is defeated: 1) Through the blood of the Lamb 2) The word of their testimony, even unto death

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who

Revelation In vs. 9, the dragon is identified as the “serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world…” There is rejoicing in heaven (more worship). Notice that it is Christ, not Michael who achieves the victory. Notice how the Dragon is defeated: 1) Through the blood of the Lamb 2) The word of their testimony, even unto death

Revelation After being cast down to earth, the Dragon sets out to persecute the

Revelation After being cast down to earth, the Dragon sets out to persecute the woman. She was carried into the wilderness where she was rescued. Who is the eagle? (See Deut. 32. 11 and Ex. 19. 4) The serpent tries to drown her, but the earth rescues her. The dragon tries to destroy her children.

Revelation After being cast down to earth, the Dragon sets out to persecute the

Revelation After being cast down to earth, the Dragon sets out to persecute the woman. She was carried into the wilderness where she was rescued. Who is the eagle? (See Deut. 32. 11 and Ex. 19. 4) The serpent tries to drown her, but the earth rescues her. The dragon tries to destroy her children.

Revelation After being cast down to earth, the Dragon sets out to persecute the

Revelation After being cast down to earth, the Dragon sets out to persecute the woman. She was carried into the wilderness where she was rescued. Who is the eagle? (See Deut. 32. 11 and Ex. 19. 4) The serpent tries to drown her, but the earth rescues her. The dragon tries to destroy her children.

Revelation After being cast down to earth, the Dragon sets out to persecute the

Revelation After being cast down to earth, the Dragon sets out to persecute the woman. She was carried into the wilderness where she was rescued. Who is the eagle? (See Deut. 32. 11 and Ex. 19. 4) The serpent tries to drown her, but the earth rescues her. The dragon tries to destroy her children.

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from the sea. The sea was a symbol of chaos. Ten horns and seven heads, on which were written blasphemous names. The beast seems like a composite of the beasts in Daniel 7. One of his heads was as if slain. (cf. with Gen. 3. 15)

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from the sea. The sea was a symbol of chaos. Ten horns and seven heads, on which were written blasphemous names. The beast seems like a composite of the beasts in Daniel 7. One of his heads was as if slain. (cf. with Gen. 3. 15)

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from the sea. The sea was a symbol of chaos. Ten horns and seven heads, on which were written blasphemous names. The beast seems like a composite of the beasts in Daniel 7. One of his heads was as if slain. (cf. with Gen. 3. 15)

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from the sea. The sea was a symbol of chaos. Ten horns and seven heads, on which were written blasphemous names. The beast seems like a composite of the beasts in Daniel 7. One of his heads was as if slain. (cf. with Gen. 3. 15)

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from

Revelation Ch. 13 The Dragon stood on the seashore and summoned a beast from the sea. The sea was a symbol of chaos. Ten horns and seven heads, on which were written blasphemous names. The beast seems like a composite of the beasts in Daniel 7. One of his heads was as if slain. (cf. with Gen. 3. 15)

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power.

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power. ) He blasphemed God. He has authority over all the nations. Rome was so very powerful in the first century… Notice vs. 10. What does this say about violence?

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power.

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power. ) He blasphemed God. He has authority over all the nations. Rome was so very powerful in the first century… Notice vs. 10. What does this say about violence?

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power.

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power. ) He blasphemed God. He has authority over all the nations. Rome was so very powerful in the first century… Notice vs. 10. What does this say about violence?

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power.

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power. ) He blasphemed God. He has authority over all the nations. Rome was so very powerful in the first century… Notice vs. 10. What does this say about violence?

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power.

Revelation The world worshipped him and the Dragon. (People will worship some absolute power. ) He blasphemed God. He has authority over all the nations. Rome was so very powerful in the first century… Notice vs. 10. What does this say about violence?

Revelation There is another beast being summoned from the earth. He looks like a

Revelation There is another beast being summoned from the earth. He looks like a lamb but speaks like the dragon. He deceives the earth through acts of power (calling fire from heaven). He causes people to worship the first beast. (Institutes capital punishment and economic sanctions. )

Revelation There is another beast being summoned from the earth. He looks like a

Revelation There is another beast being summoned from the earth. He looks like a lamb but speaks like the dragon. He deceives the earth through acts of power (calling fire from heaven). He causes people to worship the first beast. (Institutes capital punishment and economic sanctions. )

Revelation There is another beast being summoned from the earth. He looks like a

Revelation There is another beast being summoned from the earth. He looks like a lamb but speaks like the dragon. He deceives the earth through acts of power (calling fire from heaven). He causes people to worship the first beast. (Institutes capital punishment and economic sanctions. )

Revelation There is another beast being summoned from the earth. He looks like a

Revelation There is another beast being summoned from the earth. He looks like a lamb but speaks like the dragon. He deceives the earth through acts of power (calling fire from heaven). He causes people to worship the first beast. (Institutes capital punishment and economic sanctions. )

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or right hand. There are economic implications for this mark. This has been interpreted as bar codes, credit cards, and computer chips. There were often imperial stamps on documents and coins. Is this a parody of Deut. 6. 6 -8?

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or right hand. There are economic implications for this mark. This has been interpreted as bar codes, credit cards, and computer chips. There were often imperial stamps on documents and coins. Is this a parody of Deut. 6. 6 -8?

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or right hand. There are economic implications for this mark. This has been interpreted as bar codes, credit cards, and computer chips. There were often imperial stamps on documents and coins. Is this a parody of Deut. 6. 6 -8?

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or right hand. There are economic implications for this mark. This has been interpreted as bar codes, credit cards, and computer chips. There were often imperial stamps on documents and coins. Is this a parody of Deut. 6. 6 -8?

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or

Revelation He causes all people to be given a sign on their forehead or right hand. There are economic implications for this mark. This has been interpreted as bar codes, credit cards, and computer chips. There were often imperial stamps on documents and coins. Is this a parody of Deut. 6. 6 -8?

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power. It’s Nero all over again. Satan is active because he is vulnerable, not because he is powerful. The Trinity has a counterfeit. This conflict gives way to the peace in Ch. 14.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power. It’s Nero all over again. Satan is active because he is vulnerable, not because he is powerful. The Trinity has a counterfeit. This conflict gives way to the peace in Ch. 14.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power. It’s Nero all over again. Satan is active because he is vulnerable, not because he is powerful. The Trinity has a counterfeit. This conflict gives way to the peace in Ch. 14.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power. It’s Nero all over again. Satan is active because he is vulnerable, not because he is powerful. The Trinity has a counterfeit. This conflict gives way to the peace in Ch. 14.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power. It’s Nero all over again. Satan is active because he is vulnerable, not because he is powerful. The Trinity has a counterfeit. This conflict gives way to the peace in Ch. 14.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power.

Revelation What is the significance of 666? This is evil to the highest power. It’s Nero all over again. Satan is active because he is vulnerable, not because he is powerful. The Trinity has a counterfeit. This conflict gives way to the peace in Ch. 14.