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There have been countless books and studies done on the Book of Revelation, the last book of the
Bible which tells us about the Last Days. Yet you would have a hard time finding two of them that
tell it the same way. Why is this? Are not all these writers Christians and Bible Scholars? How
can they all tell a different story, and how is anyone to determine which version to believe?
Maybe this is why so many pastors don’t teach from the Book of Revelation in their churches. Yet
this is the most important book for us to understand today because we are on the verge of entering
into the Tribulation.
I have come to believe that there are a few main reasons why we have so many different versions
of the same book. The first is because many of the writers don’t believe that the Bible is the
absolute true word of God. Oh yes, they say they do, but when they write their studies or books,
it’s obvious they don’t. I will show you what I mean. In Chapter 1 of the Book of Revelation here’s
what it says. “This is a revelation from Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants the
events that must soon take place. He sent an angel to present this revelation to his servant John,
who faithfully reported everything he saw. This is his report of the word of God and the testimony of
Jesus Christ.” In this verse it is very clear that Jesus said that John faithfully reported everything
he saw. There are no errors, it is accurate, and Jesus confirms this to be true. In the last Chapter
he says something similar. "I, Jesus, have sent my angel to give you this message for the
churches….And I solemnly declare to everyone who hears the words of prophecy written in this
book: If anyone adds anything to what is written here, God will add to that person the plagues
described in this book. And if anyone removes any of the words from this book of prophecy, God
will remove that person’s share in the tree of life and in the holy city that are described in this book."
Again Jesus confirms that the book is accurate and issues a stern warning. Don’t Make Up Your
Own Version! It is totally accurate the way it is already written.
This is what I mean when I say that some writers simply don’t believe that the Bible is the absolute
true Word of God. When it comes to Revelations, they keep trying to figure it out by saying that
this represents that and that represents this. And every writer does the same thing but the things
that they represent are all different so you end up with many different explanations of the same
thing. If they would only accept it As It Is Written, they would not have this problem.
Another reason is because they don’t understand that the Book of Revelation is written in
sequence. There are 7 seals, 7 trumpets, and 7 vials and other events happening in between
these, but they are all opened in Sequence. You cannot take something from the 3rd trumpet and
put it after the 4th seal. It doesn’t happen that way. You can’t relate a current world event to
Chapter 19. That Chapter hasn’t happened yet. When you take it as it is written, the story unfolds
as it should.
Another thing they do is try to understand the Book of Revelation by using the Old Testament
prophecies. Some of those prophecies have already happened, and some do not relate to the
Book of Revelation. There are NO contradictions between the OT prophecies and Revelations.
The OT prophecies that refer to the end times can all happen during Revelations. Some are
mentioned and some aren't. But that does not mean that they won't happen.
And then there is the biggest of all mistakes. Some believe that the 1st horseman is the
Antichrist. They believe this because Jesus comes back on a white horse, so just because this
guy is riding a white horse they say it must be the antichrist. Some also believe that Daniel’s 70th
week is somehow projected far into the future and that the Tribulation will start when the Antichrist
signs a 7 year peace treaty with Israel, so the Antichrist must come first. And because they make
these errors the rest of their writings are way off track as well. And they also believe that the
Antichrist is a man, even though he is not described as a man at all in Chapter 13 which is where
the Antichrist comes on the scene.
These are the main errors, but you can see what happens when one does not believe Jesus who
CONFIRMS that the book is accurate and WARNS US about making up our own versions. We end
up totally confused because of all the different versions of the same thing. The Bible also has
many versions, but the story is pretty much the same between versions, but with the Book of
Revelation studies or books, the story is very different. This should not be.
Versions of Revelations