The book of Revelation is above all else an unveiling of the greatness and glory of Jesus Christ. A disclosure of the imcomparable Christ, once crucified, now resurrected and reigning, and one day returning in power and great glory. You can explore Revelation under the guidance of one of the world's leading and most loved Bible teachers and preachers, John Stott. The twelve studies include questions in an inductive format, commentary notes, personal application, prayer helps and leader guidelines. This guide is based on part four of John Stott's book The Incomparable Christ(WW32227). You will find further background and commentary on the book of Revelation there.
Study Scripture with John Stott! Readers' reactions to the book of Revelation are remarkably varied. Some Christians are obsessed with it, viewing it as a kind of secret history of the world, especially of contemporary events and people, and seeking the key to decipher it. Other Christians go to the opposite extreme of neglect. They know that the book contains much bizarre imagery, and are mystified and even intimidated by the unfamiliar. So they ignore the book or try to read it and give up in despair. The truth is that with a bit of help and sound interpretation Revelation is a part of God's holy Word with much to offer in nurture of our spiritual lives. Here is an opportunity to discover Revelation. John Stott is one of the world's leading and most loved Bible teachers and preachers. In this guide you can explore Scripture under the guidance of John Stott, enhancing your own in-depth study with insights gained from his years of immersion in God's Word.
John R. W. Stott (1921-2011) has been known worldwide as a preacher, evangelist and communicator of Scripture. For many years he served as rector of All Souls Church in London, where he carried out an effective urban pastoral ministry. A leader among evangelicals in Britain, the United States and around the world, Stott was a principal framer of the landmark Lausanne Covenant (1974). His many books have sold millions of copies around the world and in dozens of languages. Stotts best-known work, has sold two million copies and has been translated into more than 60 languages. Other titles include and a daily devotional. He has also written eight volumes in series of New Testament expositions. Whether in the West or in the Two-Thirds World, a hallmark of Stott's ministry has been expository preaching that addresses the hearts and minds of contemporary men and women. Stott was honored by magazine in 2005 as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World" and was named in the Queens New Years Honours list as Commander of the Order of the British Empire. In 1969, Stott founded the Langham Trust to fund scholarships for young evangelical leaders from the Majority World. He then founded the Evangelical Literature Trust, which provided books for students, pastors and theological libraries in the Majority World. These two trusts continued as independent charities until 2001, when they were joined as a single charity: the Langham Partnership. Langham's vision continues today to see churches in the Majority World equipped for mission and growing to maturity in Christ through nurturing national movements for biblical preaching, fostering the creation and distribution of evangelical literature, and enhancing evangelical theological education.
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