The Revelation of God

The Revelation of God In modern times the Christian faith s claim to possess a unique revelation of God has faced numerous challenges A central issue has been the role of the Bible While some have continued to defend the v

Book of Revelation Revelation This is the revelation of Jesus Christ The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, Berean Study Bible This is the revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants what must soon come to pass. The apocalyptic book of Revelation is a symbolic glimpse Revelation Vision A literary representation of a prophet s dreams or visions that reveals God s perspective on current events in the light of history s final outcome Prophetic A type of Israelite poetry employed by the prophets to warn and accuse Israel of covenant violation, and to announce future hope. Revelation NIV Bible The revelation from Jesus Revelation Define Revelation at Dictionary See synonyms for revelation on Thesaurus noun the act of revealing or disclosing disclosure something revealed or disclosed, especially a striking disclosure, as of something not before realized Theology God s disclosure of Himself and His will to His creatures an instance of such communication or disclosure. The Book of Revelation What Does it Mean Bible Questions Keys to understanding the book of Revelation Revelation Many major entities and symbols in the book of Revelation are introduced earlier in the Bible Jehovah the true God in the heavens and Creator of all things Deuteronomy Psalm Revelation . Revelation AKJV The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which Revelation Authorized King James Version AKJV 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. Book of Revelation Read, Study Bible Verses Online Book of Revelation Explained Scripture by Scripture Revelation then becomes merely a collection of stories designed to teach spiritual truth The futurist approach Insists that the events of chapters , are yet future, and that those chapters literally and symbolically depict actual people and events yet to appear on the world scene. REVELATION CHAPTER KJV King James Version Bible

  • Title: The Revelation of God
  • Author: PeterJensen
  • ISBN: 9780830815388
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Paperback
  • In modern times the Christian faith s claim to possess a unique revelation of God has faced numerous challenges A central issue has been the role of the Bible While some have continued to defend the view that the Bible, inspired by God, is God s self revelation in a direct way, others have argued that God s revelation is to be found primarily in divine action or in the In modern times the Christian faith s claim to possess a unique revelation of God has faced numerous challenges A central issue has been the role of the Bible While some have continued to defend the view that the Bible, inspired by God, is God s self revelation in a direct way, others have argued that God s revelation is to be found primarily in divine action or in the person of Jesus Christ, rather than in the Scriptures as such Peter Jensen argues that it is better to follow the biblical categories of the knowledge of God and the gospel than to start from revelation as an abstract concept First, Jensen focuses on revelation, whether special or general, from the viewpoint of the knowledge of God through the gospel Next, he examines the nature and authority of Scripture and our approach to reading it Finally, he turns to the revelatory work of the Holy Spirit through illumination The result is a creative and compelling exposition of the evangelical understanding of revelation for the contemporary scene.

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    1. Excellent gospel centred approach to the way God reveals himself to us as Lord and Saviour. Jensen engages with some heavyweights making some sections hard going. Jensen masterfully provides a biblical theology of the doctrine of gospel and Its relation to - revelation ch 1- the kingdom ch 3- human and religious experience ch 5-6- authority ch 7, and - the spirit ch 10I also enjoyed many of his asides and applications, particularly his reflection on how the Bible in stressing the goodness and in [...]

    2. This book on the revelation of God is part of the Contours of Christian Theology series. Having used and been impressed with some others in this series, I looked forward to checking this one out. As with others in the series, it was a good mixture of going deeply into the subject while being written in an accessible manner. Even the systematic theologies I read do not go into the foundational subject of the revelation of God in their presentation of the doctrine of the Scriptures with near the t [...]

    3. The central thesis of this book, if I have understood it correctly, is that a Christian understanding of the revelation of God should be presented in terms of the biblical notion of the knowledge of God, and therefore in turn in terms of the gospel, which is the means by which that knowledge of God comes about. However, I don't think this makes sense, largely because of equivocation on terms like 'revelation' and 'knowledge', so I think the book lacks coherence precisely in what is supposed to b [...]

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