The Epistle of Jesus to the Church

The Epistle of Jesus to the Church

by James D. Quiggle


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The Epistle of Jesus to the Church is a commentary on the book of Revelation that assumes Jesus was the author and John the reporter of the words and events described. Here one will not find an explanation of an anti-Roman message written by John in hidden codes and apocalyptic motifs to fool Roman authorities. John the apostle and prophet was the faithful scribe, who did not create the message but faithfully and accurately described all that he saw and heard. This commentary follows the principle that the Scriptures explain themselves, because the Revelation is a word from Jesus to his church—a word that is grounded in the Scriptures. The Epistle of Jesus to the Church has been written with teachers, students, and pastors in mind. The interpretation of the book of Revelation is thorough; difficult passages are addressed, and plausible answers are provided to the questions posed by in-depth study of the biblical book. This is a commentary for personal study or classroom instruction, one that may be confidently used to preach and teach the Revelation of Jesus to the church.

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ISBN-13: 9781556354892
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Pages: 490
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

James D. Quiggle was saved May 19, 1974, at a small Baptist church in Indian Springs, Nevada. A career in the U.S. Air Force gave him broad experience teaching the Scriptures in many churches and in several denominations in the United States and Germany. Quiggle currently resides and worships in Reno, Nevada where he is a professor at the Meadows Bible Institute. He holds a ThB and an MA in religion from Bethany Divinity College and Seminary. He has written thirteen commentaries on Old and New Testament books, commentaries privately printed for use in his local church. The Epistle of Jesus to the Church is his first published book.

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