Revelation begins and ends in repetition and the content of the book confirms the repeated words. Revelation 21 niv a new heaven and a new earth then i bible. The book of revelation chapters 20, 21 and 22 youtube. The big theme of revelation is gods sovereign rule chapters 45 over his church and history, and therefore even. The book of revelation can be daunting and confusing to read, with its vivid imagery and sounds.
Revelation chapters 2122 the christ in prophecy journal. Home bible study a study on the book of revelation chapters 21 22. Arguably, these verses may have been better placed at the end of chapter 21 than at the start of chapter 22. The book of revelation and covid19 wake up to the truth. We can say that revelation chapter 21 begins a new section of the book of revelation. Revelation chapter 21 kjv king james version after reading the above i am reminded of my childhood days when their was not a care in the world for me to worry over, just enjoy life from god. Revelation 2122 english standard version esv the new heaven and the new earth. The book of revelation part 19 united church of god. Having carried his description of satans destiny and the resurrection of unbelievers to their conclusions in chapter 20, john now returns to the beginning of the millennium to describe the new home of the. Revelation 21 commentary matthew henry commentary on the. At the end of chapter 20, john sees god delivering the final and ultimate judgment on satan, casting all evil into the lake of fire. Revelation chapters 21 and 22 college of the open bible. The list here is not, however, a general enumeration of sins but instead a specific list that draws together the sins of the book. In this final chapter, verses 15 continue the description of the eternal kingdom that began in chapter 21.
Finally, in chapters 21 22, john writes the last of the cannon of scripture. The discipleapostle john, who followed jesus christ and witnessed his crucifixion, authored it. Book of revelation for dummies cheat sheet dummies. The book of revelations, it must be admitted, is perhaps not the lightest read in the bible. If youre befuddled by the book of revelation in the bible, dont fret. Revelation 21 22 english standard version esv the new heaven and the new earth. Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of god and of the lamb down the middle of the great street of the city. As our study enters the 22 nd and last chapter of the revelation, note that the vision of the first five verses are directly continuous with the vision of chapter 21. Revelation 2122 new international version niv a new heaven and a new earth.
A study on the book of revelation chapters 2122 first. Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but only those whose names are written in the lambs book of life. God continues to show john a vision of the future and of. The first 5 verses of chapter 22 might have been included with chapter 21, by those who divided the bible into chapters and verses. Revelation 1, english standard version 2016 esv the. And now, at the end, after having our hermeneutic turned on its head and relearning everything we thought we knew about revelation. Well continue on in our journey through the great book of revelation by exploring the believers eternal, future home the magnificent new jerusalem in chapters 2122. Christs letters to churches in sardis, philadelphia and laodicea. Take a look at the basic structure of the book of revelation. Promising gods blessing on those who read it and all who hear and obey it, the book of revelation has never been easier to understand or more timely. Hitherto the prophecy of this book has presented to us a very remarkable mixture of light and shade, prosperity and adversity, mercy and judgment, in the conduct of divine providence towards the church in the world. Its meaning is positive, not fearful or terrifying to those who serve god. Having carried the themes of satans destiny and the judgment of unbelievers to their conclusion at the end of the millennium, john returns to its beginning to. God hits him with a doozy of a revelation hey, thats not a bad idea for a title.
New heavens and new earth, new jerusalem, light of god, river of waters of life, a warning the book of revelation part 19. Revelation 22 is the twentysecond and the last chapter of the book of revelation or the apocalypse of john, and the final chapter of the new testament and of the christian bible. Hes just a mildmannered christian guy living in exile whenpow. Chapters 21 22 finish with a vision of the new heaven and earth, where there is no longer any curse of death or pain or suffering. The glory and honor of the nations will be brought into it. She needs no sun, the glory of god being her light. Revelation 22 niv bible then the angel showed me the. Revelation chapter 22 contains gods last message to humankind.
Chapters 2122 having carried the themes of satans destiny and the judgment of unbelievers to their conclusion at the end of the millennium, john returns to its beginning to describe the kingdom in more detail. Chapter twentyone provides insight into the eternal state following the millennium and the final judgment. The book is traditionally attributed to john the apostle. A summary of each chapter in the book of revelation. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing twelve crops of. Commentary on revelation 2122 new heaven and new earth. Chapter twenty the beginning and end of the millennium.
Jesus called this time the kingdom of heaven in the book of matthew. The literary genres of the book of revelation are an apocalypse, a prophecy, and an epistle or letter. This chapter contains the accounts of the throne of god in the new jerusalem, the conversation between john and the angel and the epilogue of the book. Did you know chapter 21 is the only place where it is mentioned. The ending of revelation reinforces what was said in the beginning. Having carried his description of satans destiny and the resurrection of unbelievers to their conclusions in chapter 20, john now returns to the beginning of the millennium to describe the new home of the church in chapter 21 and the new earth in chapter 22. The book of revelation captures john the apostles vision with hundreds of inspiring scenes created with special effects and twentytwo chapters of original music. Well also get a special promise from jesus christ himself. It is an amazing portrait of what god has prepared for the redeemed. The new perspective of this last section is glorious. This chart is designed to visually see these similarities, repeated words and phrases that god emphasizes comparing revelation 1. Christs letters to churches in ephesus, smyrna, pergamum and thyatira.
Revelation 2122 kjv and i saw a new heaven and a new earth. While many associate the word apocalypse with great disaster, the book of revelation begins and ends by saying that those who read, understand, and apply its message would be happy. Revelation 2122 esv the new heaven and the new earth then. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of revelation in the bible new international version. With these verses, the vision of the future presented by revelation comes to an end. Only those will enter whose names are written in the lambs book of life. Video references spirit of grace ministries resources to order, call 19727363567 mf, 8 a. A study on the book of revelation chapters 21 22 revelation 21 22 bible study notes rev. David reagan and guests as they explain chapter 21 22 on the show christ in prophecy. The kingdom of god he spoke about in mark, luke and john begins in chapter 21. New heavens and new earth, new jerusalem, light of god, river of waters of life, a warning chapters 21 and 22. The contents of the sealed book will be revealed to us in chapters 1922. The letters to the seven churches revelation chapters 2 and 3 johns vision of heaven revelation chapter 4 the lamb takes the sevensealed scroll book revelation chapter 5 the seal judgments revelation chapter 6 the 144,000 and the great multitude revelation chapter 7 the trumpet judgments revelation chapters 8 and 9. How to interpret the chapters of 21 and 22 in revelation.
Chapters 21 22 having carried the themes of satans destiny and the judgment of unbelievers to their conclusion at the end of the millennium, john returns to. The conclusion of this great book of the bible is now at hand in this chapter and the next. Well continue on in our journey through the great book of revelation by exploring the believers eternal, future home the magnificent new jerusalem in chapters 21 22. Its purpose is to sum up the depravity of the unbelievers, and each term reflects sins mentioned elsewhere in the book of revelation.
This will bring to completion our study of the revelation. John is told to write down everything god shows him, and boy is god going to show him some strange things. Chapters 2122 home audio studies the book of revelation the book of revelation. Revelation 2122 a new heaven and a new earth then i. The bible book of revelation with full chapters, footnotes and bible commentary to aid your bible search, reading, and study.939 145 1326 49 1100 1041 202 1135 296 1103 1049 1270 1439 1109 1334 1373 1392 1114 663 560 1539 796 783 38 279 144 1081 1534 18 982 1509 428 1153 1508 307 1148 960 1289 1138 447 1154 1 780 175