Introduction to the Seven Letters

Revelation 1:1-20

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The purpose of the book of Revelation is to comfort the militant church in its struggle against evil (Hendriksen). At the heart of the believers comfort is the conquering Christ who reigns at the right hand of the Father. But that same glorious Christ also calls His church to faithfulness. John places the picture of Christ in His glory at the entry point to the seven letters to prepare the church to read Christ’s message with humble and receptive hearts. This message explores basic points of introduction.