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Woman is present in heaven before creation. Man and woman were made in the image of the Elohim the plurality of God yet God is one. Woman was not an after thought during the 'week of creation'. We see her taken out of Adam as she was taken out of Yeshua. What happens on earth is made in the image of what happens in heaven. Whilst we can see the allusion to ...


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There are several lines of speculation as to who the Nicolaitans were, but no real evidence. It does seem that they were an early Christian sect, of whom John of Patmos says the Lord disapproved. H. A. Ironside (http://www.a-voice.org/library/nicolait.htm) says a commonly held view is that they were followers of Nicolaos, mentioned along with Stephen as ...


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Revelation contains apocalyptic visions. Whether you take Revelation as an authentic account of apocalyptic visions experienced by John or not, either way it is clear that John's authorial intent was for the book to be taken that way. Apocalyptic visions are heavenly, symbolic, eschatological, and witnessed. In light of the nature of such visions, it would ...


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I'll speak briefly to the statement in John, as I have neither the time, energy, or site policy to also tackle the hotly contested apocalypse and theological synthesis. (And I'm pecking away on a smartphone here.) Jesus is not saying that Satan was now going to be geographically kicked out of "heaven" or the "earth". He was referring to the spiritual ...


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As a prior answer has examined where Enoch failed in canonicity, this one shall turn to the Book of Revelation to determine what factors led the church to recognize its canonicity. Though a popular genre, few apocalyptic works found their way into the New Testament canon. The most obvious exception comes to the modern world as The Revelation to John or The ...


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The Book of Revelation had a mixed reception among the early Church Fathers. This is exemplified by Eusebius, who (Ecclesiastical History, VII, xxv) quotes Bishop Dionysius the Great of Alexandria: Some indeed of those before our time rejected and altogether impugned the book, examining it chapter by chapter and declaring it to be unintelligible and ...


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The Book of Revelations is one of the most controversial books of the Bible, given the Apocalyptic nature of the messages it carries. However, in regards to it's authenticity it has always been seen as being written by the Apostle John on the Isle of Patmos-a barren 30 sq. mi. island in the Aegean Sea where both common and political prisoners were held. Rick ...


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Revelation (no 's') is an example of apocalyptic literature, a genre of religious writings common to the intertestamental period, though appearing in Scripture prior to this time in places like Ezekiel. Though this genre is different than, say, discourse or historical narrative, it was common and well recognized by the original audience. The genre is ...


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the book of Revelation (...) got accepted into the canonical New Testament of all the major branches of Christianity This is not true, Book of Revelation isn't accepted in Church of the East and its descendandts (Assyrian Church of the East). Can hermeneutics cast light on how this book overcame these barriers to admission to the canon? "Barriers" ...


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"The Prostitute who sits on many waters" This is the symbology of the book of Revelation, a harlot who sits on many waters. 'Sitting can have many different meanings, but in the link below, a similar type of sitting is described. See example at: http://www.businessinsider.com/stocks-gop-congress-sitting-democrat-president-2014-11 The terms used are ...



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