Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Kenneth Leech and Terry Drummond.|
|Series||Jubilee Lent lectures -- 1984|
|Contributions||Leech, Kenneth., Drummond, Terry., Church of England. Commission on Urban Priority Areas., Jubilee Group.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||64|
The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia and their place in the plan of the Apocalypseis a fascinating piece of church history, perfect for anyone interested in the theological underpinnings of the early church as well as the history of Christians in the Roman Empire/5. The book of Revelation opens with seven letters to seven churches. Each of the seven letters is a prophetic word from Jesus, through the Spirit, who is inspiring John to write. Who were the recipients of these letters? How were they read and understood in the first century? is today. Timothy LeHaye uses the same method of interpretation in his book Revelation Unveiled (Zondervan). A “Briefing Package” on the Seven Letters to the Seven Churches by Chuck Missler, which also views the seven churches as representing seven periods of church history, can be obtained by contacting Koinonia House, PO Box D, Coeur. Perfect for personal use, small groups, or to add depth to any Revelation Bible book of Revelation contains seven letters from Jesus to 7 churches in Asia Minor. In these letters, Jesus addresses the spiritual health of each church: He praised, encouraged, challenged, and warned each church so that they may be faithful to the end.
The Book of Revelation addresses seven letters to seven churches in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey) (Revelation ). Each letter, as proclaimed by Jesus and recorded by John the Apostle, declares the triumphs and failings of the recipient churches and warns each congregation to repent. The advice in these letters is prophetic, forewarning. The church at Smyrna represents the persecuted church or the martyr church that existed from 95 A.D. to about A.D. It’s the Church that existed at the time that the book of Revelation was written. Church at Pergamum. Then we have the liberal church of Pergamum representing the apostate church that existed from to William Barclay devotes two chapters to each of the seven churches addressed in the book of Revelation. One chapter characterizes the ancient city and the other comments on John's message to the members of that community. This reissue of an older Westminster Press title makes a welcome addition to the highly popular William Barclay Library series/5(16). The Letters To The Seven Churches CHAPTER 5. Relation Of The Christian Books To Contemporary Thought And Literature CHAPTER 6. The Symbolism Of The Seven Letters CHAPTER 7. Authority Of The Writer Of The Seven Letters CHAPTER 8. The Education Of St. John In Patmos CHAPTER 9.
To underscore why this response is important, consider the repeated phrase near the end of each letter, “What the Spirit says to the churches” (Rev , etc.). Though each letter had a specific church in mind, it spoke with authority and relevance to other churches as well. By the way that John arranged and circulated this entire book, we. The Book of Revelation was written in A.D. The writer was the Apostle John. He was told to write the things which he "saw" and "heard." The Book therefore is a divinely given book, and is the "Revelation of Jesus Christ" and not of is the most important and valuable prophetic book in the Bible. When the book of Revelation was written the province of Asia was a peaceful, prosperous place, lying at the very heart of the Empire. New roads connected the cities. the topmost seat” (J. T. Marlin, e Seven Churches of Asia Minor). e stadium at Aphrodisias was about yards long and had 30 tiers of seating, with a capacity of 30, It. A Study of the Letters to the Seven Churches in the Book of Revelation. The probable date of the writing of the book of Revelation is about 65 AD or about 35 years after Jesus’ death and resurrection, the beginning of the “Church Age”. We are studying Revelation 2 and 2 “To the angel of the church .