The sixth seal (Rev 6:12-17) brings us all the way up to the onslaught of God’s final judgment. But there’s a lot more to the story.
What is Jesus promising when he says he’ll keep the faithful Philadelphian Christians from the “hour of testing” (3:10)? Is this talking about a pre-tribulation rapture?
The book of Revelation opens by telling us that its contents must take place “soon.” The time is near. But how does that work? After all, Revelation was written over 1,900 years ago!
Who wrote Revelation, and when? Why was it written? And how was it intended to be read? Knowing this background will help us read Revelation with the right approach, so we don’t miss the points the book was originally trying to make.
Not all resources on Revelation and the end times are created equal. Here are the ones I think are the cream of the crop.
How do we make sense of such a strange and symbolic text like Revelation? We need to unlearn some faulty approaches and get back to focusing on the book’s main point.
2020 certainly feels pretty apocalyptic. But what should Christians really be focusing on when they think about the last days?