Fear Not! Your King Is Coming
The angels who surround the throne of God must have waited breathlessly. It was as though an intermission had begun, while history rolled on; speaking of a period of time elapsed between the closing and the opening of the Book. Now the intermission was over, and the angels heard the dramatic conclusion, as the King on the throne revealed the answer.
Revelation 1:4 tells who is on the throne; who is revealing the events of the drama that will be played-out on the stage of world history. It is Him which Is, which Was, and which Is-To-Come. It is the God of creation, the Lord of the Resurrection, the coming King of Kings. It is the God whose power to accomplish is at the forefront of His majestic presence, The Holy Spirit. This drama, in its entirety, is being revealed by God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost. This is the final answer! It is all that will be needed until He comes with clouds; that time when every eye shall see Him.
To whom is He revealing this drama? Revelation 1:1 says He is revealing this to His servants. He is answering their questions regarding the things that must take place prior to His coming. God revealed part of these things years before, through His prophet Daniel.
Hundreds of years before speaking to the Apostle John on Patmos, God revealed two important segments of history, see Daniel 9:24-27. "Seventy weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy place. So you are to know and discern that from the issuing of a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince, there will be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; it will be built again, with plaza and moat, even in times of distress. Then, after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and ...
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