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How do I understand Revelation better?

I am a high school senior and I have read lots of books on the Bible and Bible commentaries, but I still don't understand it. #books #biblical-history #reading-bible #theology #seminary


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Gary’s Answer

Hi,
Although this is not necessarily career related, I wanted to offer an answer for you.
I will be honest, I do not understand this concept either but (and please do not take this the wrong way), when I am in doubt about something I find that the Dummies book series helps me to understand things on a positive way (www.dummies.com). I also like using Wikipedia, ehow and just doing a basic google or bing search to see what I can find.
Here is a link to a cheat sheet on revelation for dummies (which is a book in the series):
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/book-of-revelation-for-dummies-cheat-sheet.html
Basic Structure of the Book of Revelation
Reading the Book of Revelation can be challenging — the storyline twists and turns and isn't strictly chronological. The author of the Book of Revelation, Saint John the Divine, offers a transcription of seven letters and later describes strange beasts, visions of judgments, governments, demonic battles, heaven, and a new world order — a prophetic vision for the end of the world.


I hope this helps...good luck!


Thank you that was a lot of help I will use that site. Zech L.

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Vivian’s Answer

Hi Zach,


You might want to look into BSF (Bible Study Fellowship), it's Interdenominational organization and the mean purpose is to study the meaning behind the Bible. From what I heard, they will be teaching Revelations this year. Here's more info: https://www.bsfinternational.org/Revelation and https://www.bsfinternational.org/about. Good luck!



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Thank you I will use it! Zech L.

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