The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants—things which must shortly take place. And He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John, 2 who bore witness to the word of God, and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, to all things that he saw. 3 Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it; for the time is near.
In the Spirit
1. John’s Context:
2. When you are in the Spirit:
Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls filled with the seven last plagues came to me and talked with me, saying, “Come, I will show you the bride, the Lamb’s wife.” 10 And he carried me away in the Spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me the great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God, 11 having the glory of God
The Vision of Jesus
1. Jesus Is with His Church
12 Then I turned to see the voice that spoke with me. And having turned I saw seven golden lampstands, 13 and in the midst of the seven lampstands One like the Son of Man,
John is “undone”
17 And when I saw Him, I fell at His feet as dead.
John Is Raised up by Jesus’ Right Hand
Jesus Holds the Stars
63 It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life.