There is a battle coming, but the people of God need not fear. Forces of good and evil will face off in one final, climactic clash, but the Lord’s victory is already assured. In the Book of Revelation, the prophet John paints an incredible picture of the final events of this fleeting reality before the true and beautiful is ushered in. While his account of violent warfare is startling at times, the children of the Most High can trust in the One who has begun the work of restoring our world to its proper place. He will continue until that work is complete. In the end, every wrong will be made right and all things will be made new.

Series Schedule

  • Week 1//February 7
    Revelation 1:1–20 – Introduction
  • Week 2//February 14
    Revelation 2:1–3:22 – Victory in Doubt
  • Week 3//February 21
    Revelation 4:1–5:14 – Centering Worship
  • Week 4//February 28
    Revelation 6:1–8:1 – Seven Seals
  • Week 5//March 7
    Revelation 8:2–11:19 – Seven Trumpets
  • Week 6//March 14
    Revelation 12 – Cosmic Battle
  • Week 7//March 21
    Revelation 13 – Earthly Battle
  • Week 8//March 28
    Revelation 14 – Army of the Lamb
  • Stand-Alone Sermon//April 4
    Easter Sunday
  • Week 9//April 11
    Revelation 15–16 – Seven Bowls
  • Week 10//April 18
    Revelation 17–19:10 – Conquest
  • Week 11//April 25
    Revelation 19:11–20:15 – Final Battle
  • Week 12//May 2
    Revelation 21–22 – All Things New

Sermons

Week 1//February 7
Week 2//February 14
Week 3//February 21
  • 1. Read Revelation 6:1–8:1 and watch this week's sermon.

  • 2. Which seal opening makes the greatest impression on you? Why is that?

  • 3. What’s the worst thing that’s happened to you because of your faithfulness to the Word of God?

  • 4. How does chapter 6 make you feel about the end times?

  • 5. Meditate on a word ascribed to God in 7:9–17 and praise Him for these attributes.

  • 1. Read Revelation 4:1–5:14 and watch this week's sermon.

  • 2. What is your impression of the figure on the throne? What about the 24 elders? Remember that the number 24 is used to represent all of God’s people—the Church.

  • 3. Chapter 4 focuses on God as Creator. What aspects of creation most demonstrate God’s glory and power in this chapter and in your own life?

  • 4. Chapter 5 focuses on God as Redeemer. What is your impression of what is happening here in John’s vision?

  • 5. What makes the scroll so significant (see Jeremiah 36:2–32)? What dilemma does the scroll present (see Isaiah 29:11)? What titles are used to describe Jesus in this chapter?

  • 6. What does all of this mean for our worship of God?

  • 1. Read Revelation 2:1–3:22 and watch this week’s sermon.

  • 2. Revelation is a letter to churches. It has a view on community with God and one another as the mark of the Church. In light of Revelation, what is Christian community and how does it differ from the world’s idea of community?

  • 3. The seven churches are represented here as individual warnings in a letter to be circulated among churches as a collective warning. What are warnings that you recall from the sermon that are still applicable to our church?

  • 4. Where do you need to repent of tearing down community with God and one another?

  • 5. How can you walk as a more faithful community member in light of the promised coming of Jesus?

  • 1. Read Revelation 1:1–20 and watch this week's sermon.

  • 2. What feelings do you have when you hear that we are spending time as a church in John’s Revelation? Did the sermon address any of those feelings?

  • 3. Who wrote Revelation? Where was he when he wrote it? To whom was it addressed?

  • 4. Revelation is a series of windows. How might that impact your interaction with the prophecy, poetry, and promises in this book?

  • 5. What are the titles given to Jesus in verses 5 and 6? What does this say about Him? What does it mean for our church that He “has made us to be a kingdom of priests to serve his God and Father”?

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