Posted by: Esther | April 8, 2008

Outline of Revelation

This information is taken from the New American Standard Bible, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1990, p. 1480-1484.

Outline of Revelation

Author: John the Apostle

Time: A.D. 95-96

Location: Written on the Island of Patmos

Part One: “The Things Which You Have Seen” (1:1-20)

I. Introduction 1:1-8

II. Revelation of Christ 1:9-20

Part Two: “The Things Which Are” (2:1-3:22)

I. Message to Ephesus 2:1-7

II. Message to Smyrna 2:8-11

III. Message to Pergamum 2:12-17

IV. Message to Thyatira 2:18-29

V. Message to Sardis 3:1-6

VI. Message to Philadelphia 3:7-13

VII. Message to Laodicea 3:14-22

Part Three: “The Things Which Shall Take Place” (4:1-22:21)

I. Person of the Judge 4:1-5:1

A. The Throne of God 4:1-11

B. The Sealed Book 5:1-14

II. Prophecies of Tribulation 6:1-19:6

A. Seven Seals of Judgment 6:1-8:5

  1. First Seal 6:1; 2
  2. Second Seal 6:3, 4
  3. Third Seal 6:5, 6
  4. Fourth Seal 6:7, 8
  5. Fifth Seal 6:9-11
  6. Sixth Seal 6:12-17
  7. 144,000 Jews 7:1-8
  8. Great Multitudes of Gentiles 7:9-17
  9. Seventh Seal 8:1-5

B. Seven Trumpets of Judgment 8:6-11:19

  1. First Trumpet 8:6, 7
  2. Second Trumpet 8:8, 9
  3. Third Trumpet 8:10, 11
  4. Fourth Trumpet 8:12, 13
  5. Fifth Trumpet 9:1-12
  6. Sixth Trumpet 9:13-21
  7. Little Book 10:1-11
  8. Two Witnesses 11:1-14
  9. Seventh Trumpet 11:15-19

C. Explanatory Prophecies 12:1-14:20

  1. The Woman 12:1-6
  2. The War in Heaven 12:7-12
  3. The War on Earth 12:13-17
  4. The Beast Out of the Sea 13:1-10
  5. The Beast Out of the Earth 13:11-18
  6. The 144,000 14:1-5
  7. The Three Angel’s Announcements 14:6-13
  8. The Harvest Judgment 14:14-20

D. Seven Bowls of Judgement 15:1-19:6

  1. Preparation for the Bowl Judgement 15:1-8
  2. First Bowl 16:1, 2
  3. Second Bowl 16:3
  4. Third Bowl 16:4-7
  5. Fourth Bowl 16:8, 9
  6. Fifth Bowl 16:10, 11
  7. Sixth Bowl 16:12-16
  8. Seventh Bowl 16:17-21
  9. Overthrow of the Great Harlot 17:1-18

a. Great Harlot is Described 17:1-6

b. Great Harlot is Destroyed 17:7-18

10. Overthrow of Babylon the Great 18:1-19:6

a. Babylon the Great is Destroyed 18:1-8
b. Earth Mourns Babylon’s Destruction 18:9-19
c. Heaven Rejoices Babylon’s Destruction 18:20-19:6

III. Prophecies of the Second Coming 19:7-21

A. Marriage Supper of the Lamb 19:7-10
B. Second Coming of Christ 19:11-21

IV. Prophecies of the Millennium 20:1-15

A. Satan is Bound 1,000 Years 20:1-3
B. Saints Reign 1,000 Years 20:4-6
C. Satan is Released and Leads Rebellion 20:7-9
D. Satan is Tormented Forever 20:10
E. Great White Throne Judgement 20:11-15

V. Prophecies of the Eternal State 21:1-22:5

A. New Heaven and Earth Are Created 21:1
B. New Jerusalem Descends 21:2-8
C. New Jerusalem is Described 21:9-22:5

VI. Conclusion 22:6-21


Responses

  1. This is great – thank you for the outline : )


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