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Revelation : Breaking the Symbolic Code

“The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to show unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John.” —Revelation 1:1

The Book of Revelation is a prophetic picture of the experiences and purpose of the Christian Age. Its symbols illustrate what the true Church would suffer at the hands of the false church and the glorious outcome of patient endurance through agonizing trials of faith. As with many prophecies, these events would not be fully understood by the Church until their fulfillment.  But now, at the end of the Christian Age, since many of these prophecies have been fulfilled, we should expect to have a clearer insight into what the signs and symbols of Revelation mean.  Indeed, this book itself reveals that the complete prophetic picture written in symbolic code should be shown only to the end time Church.

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3 comments to Revelation : Breaking the Symbolic Code

  • You say:

    “The Book of Revelation is a prophetic picture of the experiences and purpose of the Christian Age. Its symbols illustrate what the true Church would suffer at the hands of the false church and the glorious outcome of patient endurance through agonizing trials of faith.”

    I say:

    This is not true and it is misleading. The Book of Revelation is not about what the “true church” would suuffer at the hands of the “false church.” Churches have nothing to do with it. This prophetic book is about what Jesus prophetically said it would be at Revelation 1:1 and Matthew 24:7.

    At Rev 1:1,Jesus said the contents of the book would show his servants the things which must SHORTLY take place. Well, the Apostle John – one of those servants – died almost 2000 years ago and the expression “SHORTLY” could hardly apply to him. Jesus meant a “SHORTLY” from the reference point of a future time period where ALL of mankind will have been resurrected into his future kingdom of 1000 years. (John 5:28-29) The existing kingdoms (notice the plural) will have been destroyed.

    Matthew 24:7 mentions “Kingdom against Kingdom.” (Notice that it does not say kingdoms).

    The Book of Revelation is about what will occur after Christs future 1000 year kingdom will have run it’s course and ended. What happens when his 1000 year kingdom ends? Satan is released from the Abyss to mislead that future united world that Christ’ Kingdom will have established on the earth. (Revelation 20:7-8)

    The Book of Revelation is a warning to his servants (all of mankind born since Adam, to include that condemned man at Luke 23:43 who will go through Christs 1000 year paradise to learn to become his servants) what will happen AFTER his kingdom ends.

    After Christ’s future kingdom ends and Satan ascends up out of the Abyss, he brings up with him his Beast and established his own “beneficial” peaceful and secure kingdom over the earth. (Rev 2:13 and Rev 13:2)

    The Book of Revelation is about the contention between two kingdoms: The Kingdom of the Beast and the incoming Kingdom of God. (Kingdom against Kingdom)

    This is what Jesus is warning about.

    The Book of Revelation has nothing to do with the events of today. But no one is listening. The shoe (time period of today) does not fit.

    Breaking and cracking codes are not necessary. It is misleading people away from listening to God and Christ. Jesus said at Revelation 1:3:

    “Happy is he who reads aloud and those who hear the words of THIS prophecy, and who observe the things written in IT; for the appointed time is near.”

    It is a grave mistake to refer to the Prophecies of Daniel or the other Prophets to make since of The Book of Revelation. Again, Jesus said, “Happy is he who reads aloud and those who hear the words of THIS prophecy, and who observe the things written in IT.”

    At Matthew 24:3, if one takes a close look at the question Jesus’ disciples are asking him what will be the sign of his KINGDOM beginning (his return with kingdom power) AND in the same vein, when would his kingdom end. (Many think they are asking him about when this current world will end, that is NOT what they are asking him.) His disciples would not be interested in when “this” world would end, but the one that is to come: Christs future 1000 year kingdom that they would be in.

    The Book of Revelation would show them and many other servants what must SHORTLY take place after Christs “definite” kingdom of 1000 years ends.

    A deceptive operation is in work today and it has a tight hold on the many religious systems and their organizations that are teaching and applying the “The Revelation by Jesus Christ that God gave him” to our time period today.

    This same deceptive operation is misleading the masses NOT to listen to Jesus words at Revelation 1:3 to “hear the words of THIS prophecy, and who observe the things written in it.” Other Prophets and prophecies are being consulted to “crack” a nonexistent code or make sense of the Book of Revelation. It is an act of disobedience.

    The Most High God told us to listen to His Son. (Luke 9:35)

    Daniel and the other Prophets have nothing to do with “The Revelation by Jesus Christ that God gave him.”

  • Revelation is the culmination of 1st edition Israel’s convoluted Journey as they are led by the Jehovah’s angel* from Jehovah’s demand to Pharaoh recorded in Exodus 4:22-23:
    ‘And thou shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus saith Jehovah, Israel is my son, my first–born: 23 and I have said unto thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me; and thou hast refused to let him go: behold, I will slay thy son, thy first–born.’(ASV) to when 2nd edition Israel takes their places of heavenly governance in Revelation as they enter the heavenly city, having washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the lamb Rev 22:14, where the following translations also render it WASH THEIR ROBES: ASV 1901, BBE, DARBY 1888, DOUAY RHEIMS 1899, ERV 1852, ESV, GWV, HSCB, MESSAGE, NAS, NIV, NLT, NOYES 1869, NRSV, NWT, PHILIPS, ROTHERHAM 1902, RVSV, WEYMOUTH 1912, WILLIAMS 1936, which they must, because the Law was until John and finally terminated absolutely when nailed to the tree of Jesus’ execution.
    * (Most likely the Archangel) (Exodus 23:20-21) 20 “Here I am sending an angel ahead of you to keep you on the road and to bring you into the place that I have prepared. 21 Watch yourself because of him and obey his voice. Do not behave rebelliously against him, for he will not pardon YOUR transgression; because my name is within him.. . .
    Jehovah’s wrath was only ever with Israel for their disobedience of the law only they had and not mankind. That wrath continues until all of the little flock comprising second edition Israel, an amalgam of Jews and Gentiles, are seated in heavenly governance. That terminates Jehovah’s exclusive relationship with the Israel f the Exodus redeemed by the lamb but becoming a harlot just the same in an adulterous relationship with the secular state that has continued to this day save for a few of the many chosen, who have remained faithful to their bridegroom Christ.
    In the light of Israel’s OT history and purpose in the context of current fulfilment of the march of world powers, Revelation can be clearly understood without codes.
    Revelation is entirely about Abraham’s seed Israel (Galatians 3:18-19) who will ultimately become a blessing to all humans willing to yield to their benign but firm rule as the Kingdom of God under Christ.
    Can’t be all that difficult to get our heads around that.
    Dieter

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