Reading Revelation Responsibly - Week 2
JAN 11
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John Sullivan (FBC Trustee + Deacon) - Revelation 2 (Revelation 1:18-20; 2:1, 8 & 12-17)


Women riding many-headed beasts?  Talking eagles? Many-faced creatures that sing on a sea made of glass? The Book of Revelation can be confusing, and even a little frightening.

Although we often focus on the prophetic nature of the Revelation, it is meant to give hope to believers in every age. Let's study this often-misunderstood part of the Bible.


​Reading Revelation Responsibly - Week 2

Lesson Handout

I. Introduction
A. Clarifications from Last Week
B. Recap
C. “Uncivil Worship”
D. The Theme: “The Lamb Overcomes the Systems of the World”

II. The Letters to the Churches
A. Structure – Commendation, Condemnation, Exhortation
B. Ephesus
C. Symyrna
D. Pergamos


Illustration #1: Map of Seven Churches of Revelation


Illustration #2: Inscription (located in Asia Minor) relating to Caesar Augustus in which he wrote, "The things I did."