I believe that this attitude toward a portion of the Inspired Word of God to be un-acceptable to God and to all those who profess to be children of His. There is the ever on going conflict of war present. Armies clash either to suffer defeat and destruction of winning in Victory.
The book itself reveals that the author was a Jew, well versed in Scripture, a church leader who was well known to the seven churches of Asia Minor, and a deeply religious person fully convinced that the Christian faith would soon triumph over the demonic forces at work in the world.The date is significant, because if Revelation was "just" written about far-away future events, then this letter to people in dire stress was mostly meaningless.How could they listen to the words of the prophecies and obey something that was not relevant to them?Like John, we find it hard to describe what we read in the book of Revelation.Key Verses: Revelation , "Write, therefore, what you have seen, what is now and what will take place later." Revelation -17, "He also forced everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or on his forehead, so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark, which is the name of the beast or the number of his name." Revelation , "I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse, whose rider is called Faithful and True.Because it sets up what approach or view one will take-which of the four.