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Why a divine revelation?

its nature, meaning and purpose

by O"Brien, John A.

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Published by Paulist Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


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Statementby John A. O"Brien
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
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Open LibraryOL25903358M
OCLC/WorldCa22668250


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—Revelation 6- Keys to understanding the book of Revelation. Its meaning is positive, not fearful or terrifying to those who serve God. While many associate the word “apocalypse” with great disaster, the book of Revelation begins and ends by saying that those who read, understand, and apply its message would be happy for doing so.

It verifies that each contained divine guidance and elaborates upon their beliefs. At the same time, it points out the modifications and reinforces the correct message.

Hence, the Quran, the final revelation for all of humankind until Judgment Day, was sent to confirm, explain, and to an extent, correct the books that already existed. A Divine Revelation of Prayer book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Many Christians question why they can’t overcome sin a /5. The Revelation, the last book of the Christian Bible, is credited to St. John the Divine. Asked in Religion & Spirituality, Philosophy and Philosophers Deism appealed to mostly to who.

Divine Revelation is important for several reason, the most important one, of course, is that Our Blessed Lord, Jesus Christ, is the fullness of God's Revelation to us, and without Him, we cannot. Why study the Book of Revelation. God’s people have studied this magnificent, mysterious, surprising book for two thousand years.

As they’ve been strengthened through its vision of a sovereign God, a victorious Christ, and a soon-coming, gorgeous new creation, they have suffered well and lived faithfully, triumphing in Christ. Individual revelation. Thomas Aquinas believed in two types of individual revelation from God, general revelation and special general revelation, God reveals himself through his creation, such that at least some truths about God can be learned by the empirical study of nature, physics, cosmology, etc., to an l revelation is the knowledge of God and spiritual.

Summary. In the Book of Revelation, the apocalyptic hopes of the early Christian community find their clearest and most complete expression. Apocalypticism was not a new phenomenon among Christians; it was a well-established belief among Jews, who held that the coming of the kingdom of God would not be brought about by a gradual transformation but by a sudden intervention, when God would end.

First, the book of Revelation is explicit in stating that it concerns events that will happen "soon" (,7, 12, 20). This indicates that the bulk of the events of the book (those that precede the Millennium of Rev.

in which we are now living) should take place shortly after the book was written, likely in the A.D. 60s. Revelation to John, also called Book of Revelation or Apocalypse of John, last book of the New is the only book of the New Testament classified as apocalyptic literature rather than didactic or historical, indicating thereby its extensive use of visions, symbols, and allegory, especially in connection with future tion to John appears to be a collection of separate.

Is The Bible a Divine Revelation or Human Book—or Both. FemFaith Authors - Aug taking the humanity of the Bible seriously in no way undercuts it message, nor should it result in fear that the Bible will lose its power or meaning if we recognize that people wrote it in specific times and places with specific points of view.

The Catholic faith is based on divine revelation. In its Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (Dei Verbum, Novem ) the Second Vatican Council spelled out in some detail what the Church believes and teaches with regard to divine revelation, primarily as it is contained in the Bible.

Divine Revelation meditation is a special technique that the author has developed. It is "a simple, effective way to directly communicate with God". We are taught how to connect with the personal aspect of God/5(33).

Caught Up into Heaven In A Divine Revelation of Heaven, after thirty nights in which God gave her visions of the depths of hell and the punishments of the lost, Mary K.

Baxter was shown for ten nights the glories of heaven—the home of redeemed ed in this book are her depictions of heaven’s gates, angels, music, worship, storehouses of blessings, joyful heavenly citizens, four /5().

The book of Revelations is written in the literary format called apocalipse. The people to whom this book was originally adressed could easily understood this because it was closely related to the social and political background of the people.

The. But there is another order of knowledge, which man cannot possibly arrive at by his own powers: the order of divine Revelation. 1 Through an utterly free decision, God has revealed himself and given himself to man. This he does by revealing the mystery, his plan of loving goodness, formed from all eternity in Christ, for the benefit of all men.

A book entitled A Divine Revelation of Hell by Mary K. Baxter is said to chronicle Baxter’s forty-night journey through heaven and hell. While being interviewed by Sid Roth on “It’s Supernatural,” a program broadcast by Daystar, Baxter stated that Jesus personally took her through hell for thirty nights and through heaven for ten nights.

What is divine revelation. Category People & Blogs; Show more Show less. Comments are turned off Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. The Way of Christ: Student's Book is intended to be used in a variety of ways.

It may be read as part of a personal study of Catholicism. It can refresh the knowledge of those who are already. No, traditional theology teaches that the infinite God became man, completing his revelation to man in Jesus Christ.

Before developing this argument, I would like to point out that the term “fullness of divine revelation” can be misunderstood to mean that Christ revealed absolutely everything about God. This is obviously not true. Revelation was almost not included in the canon. Many of the presbyters in attendance at the Council of Nicaea didn’t want it in the Bible.

For reasons we can only speculate on the decision to include it was made at the last minute—truly a cliffha. The book of Revelation is the only book in the Bible, that I know of, that has a blessing associated with it for those who will read it—not once but twice.

The first blessing is in the first chapter of Revelation in verse 3: “Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it. Therefore divine revelation is a work of God alone. God Reveals Himself Through The Prophets God chose a select group of people to be the human channel of revelation.

They are known as the prophets. In the Book of Amos we read. Surely the Lord GOD does nothing, without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets. The Book of Revelation is strikingly different from the rest of the New Testament.

It is populated by winged and wild creatures, locust plagues, and seven-headed beasts. Revelation is filled with obscure and fantastic symbolism, and it teems with mystical references. However, it lacks.

No book in the New Testament is so steeped as the Revelation in the imagery of the Old Testament; Daniel, Isaiah, Ezekiel, and Zechariah are constantly used. The thoroughness with which their spirit has been assimilated, and their ideas combined by the writer, would create a Hebrew tendency in.

Revelation And I wept much — Being greatly affected with the thought that no being whatsoever was to be found able to understand, reveal, and accomplish the divine counsels, fearing they would still remain concealed from the church. This weeping of the apostle sprang from greatness of mind.

The tenderness of heart which he always had, appeared more clearly now he was out of his own power. Revelation, in religion, the disclosure of divine or sacred reality or purpose to humanity. In the religious view, such disclosure may come through mystical insights, historical events, or spiritual experiences that transform the lives of individuals and groups.

Every great religion acknowledges. DIVINE REVELATIONS: A site documenting several Face to Face encounters & visitations with Jesus Christ.

#1 A Compilation of 10 Amazing Stories/Videos from different Christians of the work of Jesus Christ. Powerful testimonies of what Jesus can do, even to the worst of people.

Jesus wants the world to know the horrible reality of Hell. Caught Up into Heaven In A Divine Revelation of Heaven, after thirty nights in which God gave her visions of the depths of hell and the punishments of the lost, Mary K. Baxter was shown for ten nights the glories of heaventhe home of redeemed ed in this book are her depictions of heavens gates, angels, music, worship, storehouses of blessings, joyful/5.

This book contains eleven essays which seek to examine in various ways and from very different viewpoints how divine revelation has been and is understood in theological reflection and discussion. While some essays no doubt would be useful for a first year student of theology, some will not be understood easily at that level.

I seriously doubt that the essay by Gabriel Daly (‘Revelation in. Divine Revelation is that which God has directly “unveiled” to his people. Salvation history is the Revelation of God through his words and deeds from the Fall of Adam and Eve through the Advent of Christ.

Sacred Tradition is a source of Revelation; it forms the basis of Sacred Scripture. To View A Divine Revelation of HEAVEN click here. (Please put your comments for this book onbook review, many people are attacking her reputation falsely) Please, there is No Altering, Profiting or Selling of this material allowed.

Use it simply to save souls. Get it out to everyone you can. Divine Revelation is that which God has allowed to reveal to mankind. And this was definitively made known by the coming of the Savior of the human race, Jesus Christ. It is important because the words He spoke and continues to speak through the church, is continually clarifying and expounding on the truths He revealed to us.

All Scripture is revelation. Only divine revelation can remedy man's natural alienation from God (Job ). Man needs a final authority for creed and conduct, for faith and practice: he has it in Scripture.

Divine revelation is made certain for us by the attestation of miracles and prophecy. Revelation is more than a book about divine judgment and end-times destruction—it’s a book about eternal hope in Christ. Stay in touch. Email me at [email protected]   Actually, you’re not as far off topic as you may think.

That quote you refer to doesn’t apply to the Bible as a whole - it applies to the Book of Revelation. Revelation explicitly states: "I warn everyone who hears the prophetic words in this book (Revelation): if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book, and if anyone takes away from the words.

The book of Revelation starts with “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”.

So, the divine author of Revelation is Jesus Christ and the human author is the Apostle John. The Book of Mormon contradicts the OT and NT but claims that all three are divine revelation, so it must be rejected as contradictory.

The Apocrypha, Vedas, Upanishads, and other religious literature do not claim to be from this kind of God. The name of the book, Revelation, is a translation of the title in the original New Testament Greek, Apocalypsis —the origin of the other name by which the book is now known, the Apocalypse.

The Greek term denotes an unveiling or uncovering—thus, a revelation. It here signifies an opening up of hidden knowledge to understanding. The Book of Revelation is a series of prophetic dreams in which a prophet claims to have been taken up into heaven and seen all kinds of amazing things - seen God's judgment coming on the Earth, seen the destruction of the world and then the recreation of the world, destruction of the damned and the blessing of the righteous - justice finally.

The Book of Revelation had its origin in a time of crisis, but it remains valid and meaningful for Christians of all time. In the face of apparently insuperable evil, either from within or from without, all Christians are called to trust in Jesus’ promise, “Behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age” (Mt ).

This bold view of revelation puts a premium on human agency and attests to the grandeur of a God who accomplishes a providential task through the free will of the human subjects under divine authority.

Yet, even though the Pentateuch’s authors hold diverse views of revelation, all of them regard the binding authority of the law as sacrosanct.

Still as strange, controversial, and influential as it was nearly 2, years ago, the biblical Book of Revelation is a fountainhead of “visions and dreams and nightmares,” said Elaine Pagels. The Princeton University professor of religion, famous for infusing old religious debates with new urgency, was at Harvard Dec.

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