Encountering the New Testament, 4th Edition

A Historical and Theological Survey

series: Encountering Biblical Studies

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24. Revelation

Discussion Questions

  1. What lesson do you think can be found in the visions in Revelation?
  2. How does the book of Revelation demonstrate God’s existence and power?
  3. How does John use the name “the Lamb” throughout the book?
  4. How important is eschatology?

Assignment Ideas / Class Activities

  1. Select a piece of literature written in an apocalyptic style and read it to the class. Ask for comparisons with Revelation.
  2. Have a group of students prepare a chart comparing the theories of eschatology and present it to the class.
  3. Have a group make a chart of the visions found in Revelation and present it to the class.