Additional Resources for Explaining All The Scary Stuff In Revelation
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by Dr. Louis A. Brighton (theologian version)
by Dr. Louis A. Brighton (popular version)
by Wayne Mueller
By Rodney L. Rathmann, Julene Dumit, and Dale E. Griffin
God's Word for Today series (Bible study)
The notes accompanying the book of Revelation are tremendously helpful.
Read an Old Testament prophecy of Alexander the Great's accomplishments
Daniel 8:1-8, 15-22
What did Alexander have to do with Greek becoming the universal language of the Roman Empire and, ultimately, the New Testament?
Read Dr. James W. Voelz' Concordia Theological Quarterly article: "The Linguistic Milieu of the Early Church"
Read an in-depth biography of Alexander the Great.
Read the eyewitness account of Jewish historian Josephus.
Learn about the Roman celebration after the victory.
How did the Roman emperors become involved in religion?
Read about the Nazareth Inscription - its translation, commentary and date.
Find out more about the historical context of the Nazareth Inscription.
About an inscription forbidding people to take bodies out of tombs.
Roman leader who sought to turn the Roman republic into an empire
An eyewitness portrait of Julius Caesar
Emperor at the time of Jesus' birth
Emperor at the time of Jesus' death and resurrection
In John's day, many Romans feared Nero would rise from the dead and come out of exile with a multitude from the east to attack the empire. Some scholars think John referred to this legend in Revelation 13:3.
First emperor to carry out empire-wide persecution of Christians
Nero's Persecution of Christians
Perpetua - a Martyr's Story
This is the story of a young woman martyred for her Christian faith.
Read some accounts of current persecution from Voice of the Martyrs.
Why One Thousand Years?
In this Concordia Journal article, Dr. James A. Kellerman investigates why Revelation teaches 1000 years instead of 100 or 10,000. (Scroll down to p. 140.)
A Lutheran Response to the Left Behind Series
This document from the LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations discusses the Left Behind series.
A Lutheran Study Guide dealing with the Topic of the Left Behind Series
The CTCR wrote this study guide to accompany the above document.
The End Times
This document from the LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations explores the resurrection of the dead, the rapture, the millennium, the final judgment, the new creation, eternal damnation, eternal life, and contested texts. (See Romans 11:25-27 concerning the rapture and Revelation 20 regarding the millennium.)
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