“… and the first begotten of the dead…” (Revelation 1:5) Jesus Christ is the “first begotten” in all things good and of importance to almighty God, and ultimately to us. Jesus is first and above all – he is preeminent meaning “Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.” The heavenly Father has determined that … Read more Jesus Christ – the "First Begotten" of All Things
“…and the prince of the kings of the earth…” (Revelation 1:5) Jesus not only defeated sin and death, but he is the “prince” over all rulers and powers on earth. (see I Corinthians 15:20-26 and Colossians 1:13-19) There is nothing and no one that should not be bowing before him and submitting completely to … Read more Jesus is King of kings and Lord of lords!
“And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:” (Revelations 1:17) The apostle John had seen Jesus when he was on earth as a human many times, but this time was much … Read more Jesus Puts His Hand On the Humble and Obedient
“I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.” ( Revelations 1:18 ) Jesus overcame all sin and death by his resurrection: “behold, I am alive for evermore.” Consequently he has complete and full authority over hell: who will … Read more Jesus Has the Keys of Hell and Death
“And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive;” (Revelations 2:8) Jesus starts each message to the different churches by emphasizing something about his own character that was already described in the first chapter of Revelations – that particularly applies … Read more Was Dead – But Behold, I Am Alive For Evermore!
“After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.” (Revelation 4:1) Remember, the original message of Revelations was one continuous … Read more Come Up Through the Open Door in Heaven!
“And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals.” ~ Revelation 5:1 What is in the “right hand” denotes that which is the most precious to the one on the throne. This reveals to us how important to … Read more Jesus, the Word of God, is at the Right Hand of God!
Again, the proclamation of the strong angel was: “Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?” ~ Revelation 5:2 If there is any message that is clear from a true minister of God: it is the total unworthiness of any person or minister to reveal the fullness of God to … Read more Who is Worthy to Open the Book?
“And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.” ~ Revelation 5:7 Again, as stated in previous posts, the only one that God the Father counts as worthy to take the book, is his only begotten Son, the Lamb of God! “For the Father judgeth … Read more Jesus is the Only One at the Right Hand of the Throne of God
“And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.” ~ Revelation 5:8 When Jesus took the Word of God and opened man’s spiritual eyes and ears … Read more A True Minister of Revelation Must Be Completely Submitted to Christ!
“And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.” ~ … Read more Every Knee Will Bow and Honor Jesus!
“And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire:” ~ Revelation 10:1 Note: Here in Revelation the book is still speaking to us from the sixth trumpet, … Read more The Mighty Revelation Angel – Jesus Christ!