Revelation 6 Devotional Commentary

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Revelation 6:1

Revelation 6:1

When John was caught up into the throne-room of heaven, He saw a document sealed with 7 seals, in the hand of the Ancient of Days. It could only be opened by the Lamb on the throne. Only the slain Lamb of God was worthy to break the seals and open the scroll. He alone is worthy to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.

The content of any sealed scroll is un-alterable... but read more...

Revelation 6:2

Revelation 6:2

The wages of sin is death, and the only way for man to be saved is EITHER - to live a perfect, sinless life, OR - to accept God's offer of salvation, for the forgiveness of sin, through Jesus Christ. The first way is impossible for sinful man, leaving only one way to be declared righteous by God and gain salvation - by grace through faith in Jesus.

There are NONE that are good! There are NONE that live a perfect, sinless life! read more...

Revelation 6:4

Revelation 6:4

Because of unbelief, Israel failed to enter their promised rest and receive their inheritance, when they first crossed the Jordan and entered the Promised Land. They failed, once again, when they did not recognise the 'Day of their Visitation', and crucified the Lord of glory. And for 2000 years - during the dispensation of grace - Israel has been set aside as God's witness on earth. However, the main purpose of the Tribulation read more...

Revelation 6:5

Revelation 6:5

The Lamb on the throne was the only One Who was worthy to open the seven-sealed scroll and set in motion the full force of God's judgement and wrath, on a world, that not only rejected the Father, and the Holy Spirit, convicted the world of sin, righteousness, and judgement, but they also rejected the Lord Jesus Christ - the second Member of the Godhead, Who came to earth as a Man, to pay the ultimate price for the sin of the world. They even rejected the One Who read more...

Revelation 6:6

Revelation 6:6

The seven seals of Revelation 6 begin to lay-out the chronological progression of the Great Tribulation. The first four judgments depict four horsemen, who gallop onto the world scene bringing devastation and distress to a world that has rejected God's offer of salvation, through faith in Christ's sacrificial death on Calvary and His glorious resurrection from the dead.

For 6000 years God has given man the opportunity to turn to read more...

Revelation 6:8

Revelation 6:8

The world is only too familiar with the four horsemen of the Apocalypse. Books have been written, poems have been penned, and pictures have been painted in an attempt to portray the carnage that is to befall the world during the great and terrible Day of the Lord. Songs have been sung, orchestras have fiddled, films have been produced, and preachers have proclaimed the happenings of the Great Tribulation when the wrath of God will be poured out on a God-hating, read more...