Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Revelation 5 by John Niemelä
Revelation 5 continues the chapter 4’s scene of the heavenly court. Despite the heavenly setting, the passage starts with a scene of despair (vv 1-4). Revelation 5:1 mentions an unusual scroll, an opisthograph (a scroll written on both sides). John perceives the futility of the search for someone worthy to take and to break its seals. He weeps, until learning that Jesus is worthy...