Commentary on Revelation, or the Apocalypse [E. W. Bullinger] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reprint of Revised and. Bullinger, Henry. A hundred sermons Upon the Apocalypse of Jesus Christ, revealed by the angel of the Lord: but seen or received and written. The Apocalypse by E.W. Bullinger | Preface must mean its own sending forth or its own unfolding.* and the statement is that no prophecy of the. Scripture ever.

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Let us say bullinged once that we believe, and must believe 1that Apocaalypse means what He says; and 2that He has a meaning for every word that He says. There are other titles of Christ in this book which all add their own testimony; but these we can leave for the present, till we come to them in their own place. The Lamb and theIn the New Testament four times.

In the New testament this day is always called “the first day of the week.

Hence Apocalypsis means a taking away of a veil as when a statue is said to appocalypse unveiledand thus bringing into view that which had been before hidden as by a veil. Hence the title of “Apocalypse” so frequently given to the book. Apocalypae significance of this title is further proved by its contrast with the title “Son of God” in John v. How is this major theme of comfort woven through the major topics of providence, ecclesiology, and eschatology? What is the meaning of “the Lord’s Day,” in chap.

We repeat once again, in order to make this point quite clear, that while “sons” may perform some special service, and therefore may, on that account, be called “servants: The Church is not the subject of the Apocalypse. This expression tells us who the person are who are specially concerned in this book; and to whom the Revelation of Jesus Christ is shown. But, when again he reveals Himself by this title, it is in the Book of Revelation i.


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All His works and all His words are perfect, in their choice, order and place: Like the previous title, it is used as a special designation of the One whose unveiling is about to be shewn to John. And further, we may note that, in Joshua v. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

See below, the chapter on “The scope of the book, gathered from its place in the Canon. Only six in the Church Epistles Rom. It is used again in 1. Now, without denying that the members of the Body of Christ are in a certain sense the servants of Christ, yet it is also perfectly clear that this is not their title as to their standing in Christ before God. Elohim God apocaoypse the power which accomplishes; Jehovah Lord the grace which provides.

Now, when we turn to the Apocalypse, what do we find? The Scope of the Apocalypse shewn by its place in the Canon. Objection has been taken to the interpretation of “the Lord’s Day” here, because we have in i.

So far from the use of the adjective being an argument against our conclusion, it is an argument in favour of it.

Kisha Gallagher rated it liked it Jun 25, The first occurrence of the expression which is the key to its meaning is in Isa. The Descriptions of the Book 1. Sandra marked it as to-read Apr 29, The title is never once used in any of the Church epistles.

The church is heavenly in its calling, its standing, its hope, and its destiny. The Second Vision “on Earth” viii.

Philologos | The Apocalypse by E.W. Bullinger | Introductory

For while all sons serveand are in a sense, therefore, servants, yet “servants,” as such, are not necessarily sons. Imperfect is currently reading it Jan 12, The 1st Seal the false Christ, vi. The book of Revelation is a prophecy giving further details apocalypxe that same coming. But, believing God, we ask whether the Apocalypsse is likely to be the subject of prophecy in the Apocalypse, especially when its future is clearly foretold in the Epistles which contain the revelation of the Mystery.


Louis Calzada is currently reading it May 29, He has borne that title ever since the great prophecy and promise of Gen. Michelle rated it it was amazing Feb 14, But, believing in the perfection of God’s words, and not merely of his Word, we submit that we have here a first great reason for our proposition, that the Church the body of Christ is not the subject of the Apocalypse.

The Book, the Lion, and the Lamb v. Apocalypwe it is of bullonger His God and Father has declared, “I will make Him my first-born, higher than the kings of the earth” Ps.

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It is made a derision to its enemies, a ground for the attacks of infidels, while it becomes a stumbling-block to its friends. Terry Cox rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Of these 85, no less than 59 are in the Gospels and Acts. But when he is writing for those who will be on the earth during the times of the Great Tribulation, he is Divinely inspired to speak of them, not as “the sons of God,” but as the “servants of God.