A Commentary on the Book of Revelation

Alan E. Kurschner

CONTENTS

Preface

Abbreviations

Bibliography
Transliteration

INTRODUCTION

History of Revelation Commentaries
Text of Revelation
Authorship
Unity of the Text
Date

COMMENTARY

I. Blessings and Warnings about the Coming Day of the Lord (1:1—3:22)

 

A. The Prologue (1:1–8)

II.The One Worthy to Open the Scroll and Judge in the Day of the Lord (4:1—5:14)

 

III. The Seals as Precursors to the Day of the Lord (6:1—7:17)

 

IV. The Trumpets Begin the Day of the Lord’s Wrath (8:1—11:19)

 

V. The Narrative Paused with a Backstory on the Major Characters (12:1—15:4)

 

VI. The Bowls Resume the Day of the Lord’s Wrath (15:5—16:21)

 

VII. The Aftermath from the Day of the Lord’s Wrath (17:1—20:15)

 

VIII. The Restoration and Messianic Reign in the Millennial Day of the Lord (21:1—22:21)

 

 

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