Valley Bible Church's Sermon Notes on The Book of Revelation


The Book of Revelation


I. The things which you have seen (1:1-20)

A. The unveiling of Christ (1:1-8)

1. The introduction to Revelation (1:13-18)

2. The salutation of Revelation (1:4-8)

B. The vision of Christ (1:9-20)

1. The circumstances of the vision (1:9-11)

2. The content of the vision (1:12-16)

3. The consequences of the vision (1:17-20)


II. The things which are (2:1-3:22)

A. The loveless church (2:1-7)

B. The suffering church (2:8-11)

C. The compromising church (2:12-17)

D. The doctrinally defective church (2:18-29)

E. The dead church (3:1-6)

F. The faithful church (3:7-13)

G. The complacent church (3:14-22)


III. The things which will take place (4:1-22:21)

A. The throne room in heaven (4:1-5:14)

1. The scene in heaven (4:1-6)

2. The songs in heaven (4:6-11)

3. The Savior in heaven (5:1-14)

B. The tribulation on earth (6:1-18:24)

1. The seal judgments (6:1-8:5)

a. Seals #1-4 (6:1-8)

b. Seal #5 (6:9-11)

c. Seal #6 (6:12-17)

d. Parenthesis #1 (7:1-17)

1) The vision of the sealed servants (7:1-8)

2) The vision of the great multitude (7:9-17)

e. Seal #7 (8:1-5)

2. The trumpet judgments (8:6-11:19)

a. Trumpets #1-4 (8:6-13)

b. Trumpet #5 (9:1-12)

c. Trumpet #6 (9:13-21)

d. Parenthesis #2 10:1-11:4)

1) An unusual vision (10:1-11)

2) An unusual measurement (11:1-2)

1) The ministry of the two messangers (11:3-6)

2) The murder of the two messangers (11:7-14)

e. Trumpet #7 (11:15-19)

3. Parenthesis #3 (12:1-14:20)

a. Two signs in heaven (12:1-4)

b. A Child is born (12:5-6)

c. War in heaven (12:7-12)

d. War on earth (12:13-17)

e. The beast from the sea (13:1-10)

1) His appearance (13:1-2)

2) His affliction, adoration, and arrogance (13:3-6)

3) His aggression and admirers (13:7-10)

f. The beast from the earth (13:11-18)