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Who is speaking to the Churches in Revelation 1:10-11, Jesus or the Spirit?

The endquote for each of the 7 Churches is by the Spirit to all Christian Churches ["He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches" (note the plural) NASV]. The first ...
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Does Revelation 22:18-19 threaten Christian Scribes salvation in terms of a parablepsis or Gloss?

The curse is not directed to minor unintentional scribal errors, but about deliberate interpolation, corruption. It seems the author is worried if someone may corrupt the message during the copying ...
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Are the 144,000 of Revelation 7 and 14 the same group of people?

Some of the points raised are good. I won't reiterate them. I just wanted to address one point: the reason why the tribe of Dan is left off the list in Revelation 7. In old times, when Israel were ...
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Does Revelation 22:18-19 threaten Christian Scribes salvation in terms of a parablepsis or Gloss?

Intent The critical variable here is intent. Jesus expressed the significant difference between knowingly doing something incorrect versus incorrect action through ignorance: 47 And that servant, ...
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Revelation 10:11. Prophecy ABOUT many nations or TO many nations

The operative word here is the preposition ἐπὶ (epi) which can assume a variety of meanings such as (BDAG): marker of location, answering the question, Where? marker of presence of occurrence near an ...
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Does Revelation 22:18 preclude further manifestations of the gift of prophecy?

This looks to me pretty much like the no-derivative-works clause of the CC BY-ND licence, which is a perfectly standard licence. (The clause in question basically says "If you remix, transform, ...
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Does Revelation 22:18 preclude further manifestations of the gift of prophecy?

It does not follow; I will demonstrate this two ways: 1. Chronology There are two main camps for when the book of Revelation was written: Just before the destruction of the temple (AD 70), as argued ...
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Does Revelation 22:18 preclude further manifestations of the gift of prophecy?

The history of the Christian church is filled with countless pseudepigrapha - forgeries, documents pretending to be written by somebody famous such as the gospel of Peter, the gospel of Barnabas, etc. ...
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