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Book of Revelation is about Jesus' revelation: Not John's revelation

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The Book of Revelation is the final book of the Bible. It is also the only apocalyptic document in the New Testament. The author of the work identifies himself in the text as "John" and says that he was on the isle of Patmos. However, most people often make the mistake of thinking the book is about John's revelation. The revelation was not John's. The entire book is about the revelation of Jesus Christ even though the title of the book in you Bible might say, "The Revelation of John." Keep in mind that the title at the top of the book in your Bible is not the word of God. Rather it is the printer's caption for the book.

Check your Bible now to see if it says "The Revelation of John" or "The Revelation of Jesus." To say "The Revelation of John" is incorrect. The correct title is "The Revelation of Jesus."

The first two verses in the book of Revelation prove whose revelation it is. According to Revelation 1:1-2, "The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw."

The very first words tell us that it was the revelation of Jesus Christ. The confusion comes because John is the one telling the story of the revelation of Jesus Christ. Jesus' revelation came from God. In other words, the revelation was given by God to Jesus. The angel gave Jesus' revelation to John so John could have a record of it to share with us what must come to pass. In fact, the book of Revelation is divided into three parts to show the past, present and future. However, most of the book tells of future events that must take place.

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