In the book of Revelation, Christians are given a hopeful vision of the new world John saw coming at the end of history, motivating them to live holy lives, fully engaged in God's saving plan for all creation. In his exposition of Revelation, Dr. Eckley avoids extreme views, arriving at a truly Wesleyan understanding of the book, one that allows for varying opinions while affirming the central truths of Scripture. This commentary will broaden the reader's comprehension of apocalyptic literature and bring a sense of order to the Bible's most complex book.
The book of Revelation, like no other text, offers the Christian a cosmic perspective on the implications of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Its author offers readers a look into a new world where the enemies of Christ's followers are punished, and the people of God are given their rightful place in a world of blessedness and joy. This commentary will take your study of Revelation deeper than any other interpretation you've encountered. An excellent resource for personal study, and especially helpful for those involved in the teaching ministries of the church, the Wesley Bible Commentary series will encourage and promote life change in believers by applying God's authoritative truth in relevant, practical ways. Written in an easy-to-follow format, you will enjoy studying Scripture insights that are faithful to the Wesleyan-Armenian perspective.