The Christian Life (Revelation 1:9–11)

Revelation 1:9–11 introduces a new section of the Apocalypse, a vision of Jesus Christ in glory, dictating letters to John for the seven churches. The vision extends from 1:9 to 3:22. Before we look at Jesus, however, let us look at John, noting these things especially: Self-description: “your brother and partner in the tribulation and the kingdom and the patient endurance that are in Jesus” Location: “the island called Patmos on account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus” Situation: “in the Spirit on the Lord’s day” Commission: “Write what you see in a book and send … Continue reading The Christian Life (Revelation 1:9–11)